Oral Health Group

Topic
General Practice

July 1, 2010 Feature General Practice

Getting wired with Oral Health & Dental Practice Management

by Oral Health

At Oral Health & DPM, we have always taken pride in delivering the very best clinical and practice management information to our readers. Thanks to your loyal readership, Oral Health & DPM are Canada’s leading clinical and practice management publications.

Funding for the SLSA program has been provided by:
July 1, 2010 Feature General Practice

Self Learning, Self Assessment 2010 (July 01, 2010)

by Oral Health

The SLSA program is based on current, referenced literature and consists of 40 questions, answers, rationales and references. Answers appear in the following issue at the end of each quiz. Dentists who complete the 15 question quiz in the November, 2010 issue of Oral Health may be eligible for continuing education points. The names and license numbers of all who complete the quiz will be forwarded to their respective provincial licensing authorities.

Pictured l-r: Retiring Museum Board members Dr. Stanley Block and Terry Smith, Board Chair Dr. Leslie Seldin, retiring staff member Elza Dunning and Executive Director Jonathan Landers.
June 28, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF DENTISTRY CHEERS 14 YEARS

by BALTIMORE, MD

Anniversary celebration honors supporters, highlights educational initiatives The National Museum of Dentistry celebrated its 14th anniversary on June 4 with an exhibit opening and preview of new outreach initiatives. The annual celebration honors supporters and friends who help the Museum,

June 17, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Robert N. Eskow NYU Implant Dentistry Award Presented to Dr. George A. Zarb

by Oral Health

The Robert N. Eskow NYU Implant Dentistry award was presented to Dr. George A. Zarb, a Toronto-based prosthodontist who has played a pivotal role in introducing implant dentistry techniques to Canadian dentists, at the annual NYU Implant Symposium in December

Kodak
May 12, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Carestream Health, Inc. Announces Purchase of Windent

by Rochester, NY

Digital imaging and practice management solution powerhouses join forces to offer integrated product set to Canadian dental professionals Carestream Health, Inc., and Healthsoft, Inc., jointly announce the purchase of the Windent business of Healthsoft by Carestream Health.  Windent is a

COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
May 6, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

COLGATE-PALMOLIVE PRESENTS BREAKTHROUGH SOLUTION TO HYPERSENSITIVITY

by Vancouver, BC

Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™ Desensitizing Paste with Pro-Argin™ Technology Presented at Pacific Dental Conference Colgate-Palmolive, the world leader in oral care, introduced a major advance in the treatment of dentin hypersensitivity. During the Pacific Dental Conference in Vancouver, Colgate presented Colgate®

May 4, 2010 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

IDS – 2011 Focusing on prophylaxis: more individual and more organic

by Oral Health

Age-specific oral hygiene — preventively oriented diagnostics — holistic prevention in the dental practice — a main topic at IDS. Health is highly valued by the general public — not least because of our ageing society. Oral prophylaxis has therefore

May 1, 2010 Feature Dental OfficeGeneral Practice

Innovation and Accountability in Dentistry Practice: Trying a Procedure for the First Time

by Randi Zlotnik Shaul JD, LLM, Ph.D, and Shelley Birenbaum BA, MSW, JD

Imagine that you are at a dentistry conference and you hear about the success a colleague has had with a procedure you have never tried before. The procedure has been validated elsewhere in Ontario, but does carry some risks. You

DentCAD
April 30, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Delcam wins Queen’s Award for dental CADCAM

by Oral Health

Delcam has been presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category in recognition of the continuous development of its software for the design and manufacture of dental restorations.  The Queen’s Awards are the UK’s most coveted commercial

POSTER_DP
April 28, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Nobel Biocare: New website for dental professionals!

by Oral Health

Nobel Biocare has launched its new website for dental professionals. The new site boasts a new structure, improved functionality and usability, all new content, including an industry-leading resource library, and it focuses on an interactive and intuitive user experience.  You

April 19, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

IDEM Singapore – International Dental Exhibition and Meeting

by Singapore

IDEM Singapore 2010 Keeps Asia’s Dental Community on the Cutting Edge   The International Dental Exhibition and Meeting (IDEM) Singapore 2010 drew to a close today, with registered participation from 6,057 dental traders and practitioners including dentists and dental clinicians.

April 14, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

New Web Site Design Unveiled by the American Dental Association

by CHICAGO

Enhanced for easier access to comprehensive, online oral health information  After a year and a half of extensive research, planning and design, the American Dental Association today announced the unveiling of its new, enhanced Web site, ADA.org,   encompassing the latest

IDS
March 23, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

All set for IDS 2011

by Cologne

IDS on course to further extend its position as a world leading fair – High exhibitor interest – Once again more than 1,800 exhibitors expected. There is still well over a year to go before the IDS once again drops

Figure 20
March 1, 2010 Feature Dental LaboratoriesGeneral Practice

A Simplified Approach That Yields Maximum Results

by Ron Klausz, RDT

If spending eight minutes reading an article could change the way you practice dentistry for the rest of your life, would you invest the time?

Figure 14-SECOND CASE EXAMPLE An occlusal view of the completed restorations after placement of microhybrid composite completed the enamel layer of the restoration.
March 1, 2010 Feature General PracticeHealth & Healing

The Search for a Low-Shrinkage Direct Composite

by Robert A. Lowe, DDS

Decreasing polymerization shrinkage stress is a critical determinant on the affects of composite curing on the adhesive interface. Since the advent of light-cured direct composite restorations in the early 1980s, the search for the “tooth-colored amalgam replacement” has continued. Every

March 1, 2010 Feature Dental OfficeGeneral Practice

Ontario Dental Association Annual Spring Meeting 2010 May 13-15 Metro Toronto Convention Centre – South Building

by Oral Health

2010 marks the 143rd ODA Annual Spring Meeting, considered one of the top free-standing dental meetings in North America.www.odaannualspringmeeting.com

Figure 22-Centrals Retracted 1:1 two week Post-op.
March 1, 2010 Feature General PracticeOral Surgery

Aesthetic Diastema Closure Utilizing a Novel Matrix System

by Michael Pollak, DDS

Abstract Diastema closure is a frequently requested, technique sensitive cosmetic procedure. When performed correctly, enhanced dental-facial aesthetics can result, with psychological and social benefits to our patients. If incorrectly done, poor contacts, poor contour, increased plaque retention, and gingival irritation

Funding for the SLSA program has been provided by:
March 1, 2010 Feature Dental OfficeGeneral Practice

Self learning, Self assessment

by Oral Health

The SLSA program is based on current, referenced literature and consists of 40 questions, answers, rationales are in the following issue at the end of each quiz. Dentists who complete the 15 question quiz in the November, 2009 issue of

March 1, 2010 Feature General Practice

2010-11 Oral Health/Dental Practice Management Calendar of Events

by Dental Practice Management

2010 APRIL April 9 – 10 36th Annual Technorama Advertisement Double Tree International Plaza Hotel Toronto, ON P. (416) 417-7462 F. (888) 854-3422 E. bernie@diac.ca www.diac.ca April 14 – 17 The Academy of Laser Dentistry’s 17th Annual Conference & Exhibition

Curing range of Fusion light.
March 1, 2010 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

Buyer’s Guide to LED Curing Lights

by George Freedman DDS, FAACD, FACD

The early self-curing composite resins did not lend themselves to characterization and artistry. Their extended chemical-curing times limited the dentist’s opportunity to develop esthetic tooth-like shapes and colors. The introduction of camphoroquinone containing light-cured composites in the early 1980s provided