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March 1, 2011 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

A Novel Concept: The Introduction of Cross-Linking Monomers into a Self-Etch Adhesive to Create a More Hydrophobic & Durable Bond

by Byoung In Suh, PhD, Liang Chen, PhD, Douglas J. Brown, DDS, FAGD

Dental bonding agents (adhesives) have been rapidly evolving since the 1950s.1 Based on the adhesion strategy, today’s adhesives can be classified as “etch-and-rinse” (4th and 5th generations) and “self-etch” (6th and 7th generations). The novel incorporation of cross-linking monomers within

March 1, 2011 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

ODA ASM11

by Oral Health

April 28-30, 2011 Metro Toronto Convention Centre (south building) www.odaannualspringmeeting.com www.oda.on.ca

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March 1, 2011 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

Interproximal Reduction (IPR)for Dummies

by Janice Goodman, DDS

 What is IPR? Simply put it is the removal of interproximal enamel to reduce the mesial-distal size of teeth. Interproximal reduction became popular over the past years with the advent of bonding brackets on teeth which exposed the interproximal surfaces

Figure 14. Zoomed out view of the completed diastema closure simulation.
March 1, 2011 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticGeneral Practice

Cosmetic Simulation: Every Nail Deserves a Hammer

by Martin B. Goldstein, DMD

If you are like me and enjoy spending your time working in the front of the mouth as opposed to repairing lower second molars and the like, then you are ever watchful for anterior dentistry projects. I find this not

Figure 6.  High magnification view of impression showing differences in impression of gingival sulcus with cord (left) and laser (right) but acceptable results with both methods.
March 1, 2011 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistryGeneral Practice

Lasers in Dentistry: An Application That Found its Purpose

by Dr. Glenn A. van As

INTRODUCTION In 2008, Dr. Gordon Christensen wrote an article in JADA comparing the soft tissue cutting ability of diode lasers versus that of electrosurgery (radiosurgery) units.1 In that article, he compared these two technologies against each other, and cited advantages

March 1, 2011 Feature General Practice

The Future of Dentistry

by Steven R. Olmos, DDS

Part I of a Series

February 10, 2011 News General PracticeOral Health

Prevora is approved for preventing cavities in high-risk adults in the United Kingdom

by Ross Perry

CHX Technologies has received approval from the Medicines Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to market Prevora™ (100 mg/ml) Dental Solution in the United Kingdom for the prevention of cavities in high-risk adults. Prevora is the first in-office treatment indicated specifically

February 3, 2011 News General PracticeOral Health

2011 ADA Annual Session Returns to Las Vegas: “The Future of Dentistry Meets Here”

by American Dental Association

152nd Annual Session to be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Oct. 10-13

February 1, 2011 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

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by Oral Health

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IDS
January 31, 2011 News General PracticeOral Health

Ceramics and Aesthetics in Dentistry: All-Ceramic Restorations Are Gaining Ground – a Main Topic of the IDS 2011

by Oral Health

Current developments in aesthetic dental medicine and technology – New CAD/CAM-supported fabrication options – Digital workflow creates new opportunities for laboratories – a main topic at the IDS (International Dental Show) from March 22 to 26 in Cologne Digital high-tech

January 12, 2011 News General PracticeOral HealthPublic Health

CANADIAN DENTISTS SUPPORT WATER FLUORIDATION

by The Canadian Dental Association (CDA)

The Canadian Dental Association (CDA) is urging Canadians to know the facts about water fluoridation – an important health-care issue.  Water fluoridation can benefit all residents in a community, regardless of age or socioeconomic status. Studies and research by over

January 12, 2011 News General PracticeOral Health

SECOND “PROS IN THE PROFESSION” WINNER SELECTED

by Crest Oral-B

Crest Oral-B announce RDH Trudy Meinberg as second recipient to be honored with award

January 12, 2011 News General PracticeOral Health

AACD offers dental students the chance to attend scientific session for free

by The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry is offering several scholarships to dental students so they can attend the AACD’s Annual Scientific Session in May at no charge—a $1,645 value. The AACD will host the session May 18-21 in Boston. The

December 9, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

The Special Care Dentistry Association (SCDA) will be hosting our 23rd Annual Meeting next April in Chicago

by Special Care Dentistry Association (SCDA)

23rd Annual Meeting on Special Care Dentistry Total Patient Care April 1-3, 2011 Swissotel Chicago Chicago, Illinois, USA Registration is now open for The 23rd Annual Meeting on Special Care Dentistry, the go-to event for dentists, hygienists and others who

IDS
December 6, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

IDS Preliminary Report – 34th International Dental Show – 2011 in Cologne, Germany

by IDS

IDS 2011 with record participation levels 1,800 suppliers from 56 countries – 65% from abroad – 1.4 Million square feet gross exhibition space in Halls 2, 3, 4, 10 & 11

November 29, 2010 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

MobileAppEx 2011 LAUNCH SET FOR JUNE 14-16, 2011 AT McCORMICK Place IN CHICAGO

by Koelnmesse GmbH

IDS Organizer Koelnmesse offers the Dental Industry specific mobile business solutions at MobileAppEx

Implant Direct
November 22, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Sybron Dental Specialties, Inc. and Implant Direct International, Inc. to Combine Implant and Abutment Businesses

by Sybron Dental Speciaties, Inc. & Implant Direct International, Inc. - ORANGE, CA and LAS VEGAS, NV

Sybron Dental Specialties, Inc. and Implant Direct International, Inc. announced today that they have entered into a definitive purchase agreement pursuant to which Sybron Dental and Implant Direct will combine their implant and abutment businesses into a single operation to

A materials training course was heald by Ivoclar Vivadent & Nobel Biocare which was recently held at the Nobel Biocare Training Facility in Richmond Hill, ON, Canada, on November 11th and 12th.
November 22, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Ivoclar Vivadent and Noble Biocare Provide Solutions to Dental Professionals

by Oral Health

A materials training course hosted by Ivoclar Vivadent and Nobel Biocare was recently held at the Nobel Biocare Training Facility in Richmond Hill, ON, Canada, on November 11th and 12th. Led by instructor Bill Barton, CDT, TE, a technical consultant

November 16, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Motivational Interviewing: An alternative to the Marshall Art of Tongue Fu

by Suzan Bekolay

What happens between a dentist (or any auxiliary) and a patient is shaped by many curious and confounding forces. Confusion between beliefs, actions or words and intent can sometimes be far from what we mean to convey. The slightest adjustment

Profitable Practice by Timothy A. Brown
November 16, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Profitable Practice Review

by Jordan Soll BSc, DDS

“Leaving the Business Profitably”, helps the maturing dentist transition into a position of strength when planning for the eventual sale of the practice