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March 22, 2016 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

Antidepressants and Dental Implant Failure

by Asnan Portal

Antidepressants, commonly used to treat anxiety, pain and other disorders, may play a role in dental implant failure, according to a new pilot study by University at Buffalo researchers, 2016. The research found that the use of antidepressants increased the

March 22, 2016 News Dental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Dentsply Sirona Announces Additional Celebrity Speaker and Key Opinion Leaders to SIROWORLD Lineup

by Dentsply Sirona

Thought-provoking, comical celebrity motivational speaker and additional clinical thought leaders added to the SIROWORLD agenda  CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Dentsply Sirona, the Dental Solutions Company™, announced today the confirmation of yet another widely renowned celebrity speaker and additional clinical thought leaders presenting at SIROWORLD: The

March 18, 2016 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPublic Health

Canada’s Dental Hygienists Celebrate World Oral Health Day

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Ottawa, ON, On , Canadian dental hygienists will join in the global celebration of World Oral Health Day. This year’s public awareness campaign has chosen as its slogan: “It all starts here. Healthy mouth. Healthy body,” in recognition of the

March 17, 2016 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

Five Years Of Experience With Sirona InCoris TZI

by Dr. Horst Michael Birkhoff

For many years, PFM crowns and bridgework have been the backbone of prosthodontic dentistry all over the world. While having its limitations and problems, it has been a reliable way to restore our patient’s teeth for decades. About 12 years

March 16, 2016 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

Composites for Children Made X-tra Easy

by Carla Cohn, DMD

For those of us that take care of children all of the time, most of the time, or some of the time, we know that we must have good behavioral management skills as well as good technical dental skills. When

March 16, 2016 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

I – Raise Minimally Invasive Hydraulic Sinus Lift Technique. An Innovative Implant Design: A Case Report

by Mili Harel-Raviv, DMD; Eli Raviv, DMD; Roy Raviv, DMD, BBA, LLB; Izhar Shohat, DMD, MHA; Gabi Chausho, DMD, MSc

Introduction Implant placement in the posterior atrophic maxilla is a challenge. Bone augmentation (sinus floor elevation) is indicated very often.1 When the sub-antral residual bone height is very limited, the open sinus-lift surgery – lateral window-Caldwell-Luc antrostomy is the conventional

March 16, 2016 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

Face Mask Performance: Are You Protected?

by John A. Molinari, PhD; Peri Nelson, BS

Published reports in the 1960s investigated reported increases in upper respiratory tract infections in dentists from airborne splashes, spatter, and aerosols generated during use of high-speed handpieces. Later studies also indicated a higher incidence of colds in dental hygienists who

March 15, 2016 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Martin Tyas to address IDEM-GC Symposium


Former FDI Science Committee Chair Prof. Martin Tyas will be among five expert speakers to address the IDEM-GC Symposium ‘Towards the Post-Amalgam Era’, to be held on 9 April during IDEM Singapore 2016. His lecture will discuss the origins of

March 15, 2016 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPeriodontics

Robert J. Genco to receive 2016 Distinguished Scientist Award from AADR

by Oral Health

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Robert J. Genco, University at Buffalo world-renowned scientist, will receive the Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Association for Dental Research (AADR). The prestigious award, presented once every two years, recognizes Genco for his outstanding contributions to

March 11, 2016 News General PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

OneRepublic to Perform During SIROWORLD 2016: The Ultimate Dental Meeting

by Oral Health

The Grammy-Award nominated band set to deliver an astounding live concert at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida. CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Dentsply Sirona Inc., The Dental Solutions Company™, announced recently that the Grammy-Award nominated band, OneRepublic, will perform during

March 10, 2016 News DentalDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Henry Schein ‘Graduates’ 17 Dental Practice Owners Following Completion Of The Company’s First Business Institute

by Oral Health

Practitioners Looking to Grow their Business and Enhance Management Skills Received Interactive Business Acumen Training With Program Partner Simulation Studio MELVILLE, N.Y., Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental,

March 10, 2016 News DentalDental LaboratoriesDentistryGeneral Practice

Henry Schein Sponsors 10th Annual Senior Dental Leaders Programme In London

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Conference Forges Global Network of Senior Oral Health Leaders to Advance the Mission of a Cavity-Free World for Children MELVILLE, N.Y., Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal

March 9, 2016 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

Formaldehyde in Dentistry: The Irrational Fear of a Human Endogenous Substance

by Pasquale Duronio, DDS

ABSTRACT The world has seen many problems with man-made chemicals such as thalidomide, PCB’s, DDT etc. In many people, this has sparked a fear of all chemicals, including many that are naturally occurring. Members of the scientific community are not

March 9, 2016 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

The Pendulum Has Swung ­– Conservative Veneer Preparations Are Back

by Tony Mancuso

It seems that the pendulum has swung back to conservatism when it comes to veneer preparations. Back in 1987 when I restored my first veneer case it was a no-prep case.1 That was the standard back then. Some minor modifications

March 9, 2016 Feature DentistryGeneral PracticeProsthodontics

Digital Complete Dentures: Improving Quality Of Removable Prosthesis While Decreasing Number of Appointments

by Mark Lin, BSc, DDS, MSc (Prostho), FRCD(C)

Utilization of the complete dentures as a viable tooth replacement option historically dates back over 50 years until present time. Dating back to 700 BC, dentures in Europe and Asia were made of human or animal teeth. In the 1700’s,

March 9, 2016 News DentalDental TechnologyGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

American Eagle Instruments wins the Pennwell RDH Reader’s Choice “Game Changer Award”

by Oral Health

Missoula, Mont., American Eagle Instruments, Inc. (AEI) recently received the Pennwell RDH Reader’s Choice “Game Changer Award.” This award is presented by RDH Magazine and is tabulated based on clinician votes. The “Game Changer Award” is defined as any product or

March 8, 2016 News Cosmetic / AestheticDentalDentistryGeneral PracticeGeriatric DentistryOral Health

Oral Health Group presents “Canada Rocks” event during AACD Toronto April 29th, 2016

by Oral Health

Oral Health Group is proud to invite you to “Canada Rocks” a dental party that is being held in Toronto on Friday, April 29th. Come and party with us at Lee’s Palace in downtown Toronto, on Friday, April 29th from

March 8, 2016 News DentalDentistryGeneral PracticeImplantology

Antidepressants linked to tooth implant failure, new study finds

by University at Buffalo

Side effects of antidepressants, the second most prescribed drug in America, weaken bone growth, a crucial factor for implant success BUFFALO, N.Y. – Antidepressants, commonly used to treat anxiety, pain and other disorders, may play a role in dental implant

March 7, 2016 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

Digital Dream or Digital Denial – CEREC Fundamentals and Workflow

by Dr. Bobby Chagger

In the many years since the 1985 CEREC introduction led by Dr. Werner Mormann, we have seen digital dentistry grow. Digital dentistry allows for the utilization of technology and material advances to provide exceptional dental care, a diversified treatment philosophy,

March 7, 2016 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

Xylitol: Natural Sweetener It may also be good for your teeth.

by Deborah Wilson, DDS

What Is It? Xylitol is a naturally occurring sweetener that is found in agricultural and forest products, (e.g. raspberries, plums and cauliflower), and it is produced by the human body during its normal metabolism of glucose at the rate of