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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

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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

January 7, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Nobel Biocare appoints Melker Nilsson as Senior Vice President Business Development and John Cox as Senior Vice President of Sales for North America

by Oral Health

Nobel Biocare announced today that Melker Nilsson has been appointed Senior Vice President of Business Development for North America. Melker takes over the responsibility for Marketing, Training and Education, Customer Support and Clinical Support. He will also assume responsibility for

December 21, 2009 News General PracticeOral Health

A Picture of Health: BC Dentists Help Olympic and Paralympic Athletes’ Smiles

by Oral Health

As excitement builds toward the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, athletes are preparing for the final stretch before they take to the world’s stage in a display of excellence in their respective sports. Similarly, approximately 72 dentists and

December 11, 2009 News General PracticeOral Health

‘Your Spitting Image’ web site reveals what your mouth says about you

by BALTIMORE, MD

Interactive program explores forensics, saliva, and bioengineering through dentistry Did you know that a person can be identified from the DNA in saliva left behind on a postage stamp? The average person creates enough saliva each day to fill a

November 20, 2009 News General PracticeOral Health

OraFresh Enterprises Inc. (OFE) Announces

by Oral Health

OraFresh Enterprises Inc. (OFE) announces that Alliance H. Inc.(AHI), a Toronto based manufacturer of Dental Equipment, Cabinets and Infection Control products, has become a major shareholder of the Company. Concurrently, Michel A. Hart, Chairman of AHI, will become Chairman and

November 5, 2009 News General PracticeOral Health

Study Suggests Dentists Can Identify Patients at Risk for Fatal Cardiovascular Event

by Oral Health

A new study indicates dentists can play a potentially life-saving role in health care by identifying patients at risk of fatal heart attacks and referring them to physicians for further evaluation. Published in the November issue of the Journal of

November 4, 2009 News General PracticeOral Health

2009 FDI Annual World Dental Congress Post-Congress Summary

by Oral Health

4 November 2009, Geneva, SWITZERLAND – The 2009 FDI Annual World Dental Congress was held in Singapore, at the Suntec International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 2 to 5 September. The FDI World Dental Federation was delighted to work with the

October 28, 2009 News General PracticeOral Health

The Canadian Foundation for Dental Hygiene Research and Education Announces New President

by Oral Health

The Canadian Foundation for Dental Hygiene Research and Education (CFDHRE) is delighted to welcome Dr. Laura Dempster as the new President of the Board of Directors. In this role, Dr. Dempster will promote the development of a body of knowledge

July 29, 2009 News General PracticeOral Health

American Dental Association Statement: Food and Drug Administration Action on Dental Amalgam

by Oral Health

The American Dental Association (ADA) agrees with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision not to place any restriction on the use of dental amalgam, a commonly used cavity filling material. The FDA ruling issued today categorizes encapsulated dental

July 29, 2009 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

FDA Action on Dental Amalgam

by Oral Health

                                                                                    American Dental Association Statement: Food and Drug Administration Action on Dental Amalgam WASHINGTON, July 28, 2009—The American Dental Association (ADA) agrees with the  U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision not to place any restriction on the use of

July 22, 2009 News General PracticeOral Health

OSAP Symposium Great Success

by Oral Health

OSAP Attendees Electrified by Infection Control Program ANNAPOLIS, MD: July 21, 2009 – More than 200 OSAP Symposium attendees from around the world braved a severe electrical storm, tornado warnings, and even an evacuation at the 2009 Symposium, “Infection Prevention:

June 4, 2009 News General PracticeOral Health

Journal of Periodontology and The American Journal of Cardiology Develop Clinical Recommendations on the Treatment of Periodontitis and Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

by Oral Health

Cardiovascular disease (CVD), the leading killer in the United States, is a major public health issue contributing to 2,400 deaths each day. Periodontal disease, a chronic inflammatory disease that destroys the bone and tissues that support the teeth affects nearly

June 3, 2009 News General PracticeOral Health

Canadian Health Care Anti-fraud Association

by Oral Health

Canadian Health Care Anti-fraud Association 2009 Annual ConferenceTheme: “Eliminate Fraud: Play a Leading Role” October 1st & 2nd, 2009 Hyatt Regency Toronto370 King Street WestToronto, ON, CanadaM5V 1J9Join delegates from insurance companies, benefit sponsors, law enforcement and professional organizations across

May 12, 2009 News General PracticeOral Health

Pacific Dental Conference 2010

by Oral Health

April 15th – 17th, 2010Pacific Dental ConferenceContinuing Education and Trade Show Vancouver Convention CentreBritish Columbia,  CanadaWebsite: www.pdconf.com

April 16, 2009 News General PracticeOral HealthOrthodontics

Ontario Association of Orthodontists Slate of New Officers for the 2009-2010 session

by Toronto, Ontario

Ontario Association of Orthodontists are please to inform you of the slate of new officers for the 2009-2010 session. President: Dr. Sheila Smith Vice Presidnt: Dr. Graeme Hibberd Immediate Past President: Dr. Jim Posluns For more information, contract: www.oao.on.ca

March 18, 2009 News General PracticeOral Health

Prevora to be Marketed to All Canadian Dental Offices

by Toronto and Brantford, Ontario

Prevora, the only Health Canada approved preventive treatment of adult tooth decay at the gum line (root caries), now the number one dental disease in many dental offices, will be marketed across Canada starting in April 2009.  This new, in-office