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Figure 8. DM palatal view, post-operative.
August 1, 2011 Feature DentistryImplantology

New Glass Ionomer System and Application in Children

by Carla Cohn, DMD

INTRODUCTIONChildren are an integral part of every family dentistry practice. There is no doubt that children can be a tremendous practice builder, just as there is no doubt that children can, on occasion, be a tremendous challenge. There are times

August 1, 2011 Feature DentistryImplantology

Craniofacial Pain/Headaches/TMD and Apnea (The Same Animal?)

by Steven R. Olmos, DDS

Dentists are the most important component of screening and treatment for these disorders. For years, neurologists and pain management specialists have treated pain in the head and neck as separate entities. Sleep specialists include the fields of psychology; pulmonology and

Dr. Nicolucci is president of the Canadian Society of Oral Implantology and is Oral Health's editorial board member for Implantology.
August 1, 2011 Feature DentistryImplantology

It Must Be That Time of Year!

by Blake Nicolucci, BSc, DDS

It seems that every year, when it’s time to write an editorial for the August Implant issue of Oral Health, my head seems to be swimming with … not so much the Good – but the Bad and the Ugly.

August 1, 2011 Feature DentistryImplantology

The Big Business of Continuing Education

by Dr. Robert Greenbaum

Fellow Dental Professionals, As professionals, we must continually upgrade and refresh our knowledge, not only because it’s a requirement, but because we care about giving the best up-to-date treatment options to our patients.Advertisement We have many opportunities to do this

July 29, 2011 News Implantology

Dental Implants design and primary stability. A histometrical evaluation

by ken

Nothing like RSS feeds coming to your iPHONE, iPAD regardless of where you find yourself…..the pan seared rainbow trout with salsa verde at Ruby Watchco is exceptional G.E. ROMANOS1, M. DAMOURAS2,A. VEIS3,F. SCHWARZ4, and N. PARISIS3, 1New York University, USA, 2Dental School

July 27, 2011 News ImplantologyPathology

Leaky, smelly implants takes on a whole new meaning…..

by ken

From Dr. Bicuspid Team July 26, 2011 — In response to concerns over the degradation of titanium implants, researchers from the University of Oviedo in Spain have developed a highly sensitive method to determine the levels of titanium in human blood

July 18, 2011 News ImplantologyPeriodontologyTreatment planning

Dem bones, dem bones

by ken

Dem dry bones………. Histological Comparison of Healing Following Tooth Extraction With Ridge Preservation Using Mineralized vs. Demineralized Freeze Dried Bone Allograft Robert A. Wood D.M.D, M.S.,* Brian L. Mealey D.D.S., M.S.* *Department of Periodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center

July 10, 2011 News ImplantologyWebsites

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by ken

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July 6, 2011 News ImplantologyLaser Dentistry

Interview: ‘Lasers are going to revolutionise implantology’

by ken

“Luke, I am your father” has suddenly taken a strange twist. And the rumoured purchase of AMD lasers by Dentsply in concert with the acquisition of Astra Tech should be making more and more sense.  The new LightWalker hard- and

July 6, 2011 News ImplantologyOcclusion

So you think implants are the sine qua non of rehabilitation do ya?

by ken

Take a gander at this ‘un….. Adaptability of mastication in people with implant-supported bridges Grigoriadis A, Johansson RS, Trulsson M. Adaptability of mastication in people with implant-supported bridges. J Clin Periodontol 2011; 38: 395-404. Abstract Objectives: We aimed to determine whether people

July 3, 2011 News Community outreachImplantologySocial networkingTechnologyWebinarsWomen in dentistry

Chairside Techniques: How to Successfully Manage Implant Patient

by ken

Webinar on Tuesday from the Association of Dental Implant Auxiliaries HAVE A TEAM MEETING!!! https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/684212443 Image by fe_cavallo via Flickr Related articles Introducing CheckDent, the Social Network for Dental Health (blogohj.oralhealthjournal.com) Gene combination identified as risk factor in success of

July 1, 2011 News Implantology

American Academy of Implantology – Practical Education for the Practicing Implant Dentist!

by ken

Lost Wages, Nevada, October 19th – 22nd, 2011 Obtain practical continuing education you can use immediately in your implant practice at AAID’s Annual Meeting, October 19 – 22, 2011 in exciting Las Vegas. http://www.aaid.com/index.html Related articles Gene combination identified as

June 30, 2011 News Implantology

Gene combination identified as risk factor in success of dental implants

by ken

From Dentistry IQ June 29, 2011 Journal of Oral Implantology — The health of the surrounding tissue affects the success of a dental implant. Identifying and reducing risk factors is therefore a key step in the implant process. Now a combination of

June 23, 2011 News EndodonticsImplantology

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by ken

2011-12-12 14:39:11

June 22, 2011 News Implantology

Astra Sells Dental Unit for $1.8 Billion

by ken

By Margot Patrick from the Wall Street Journal LONDON–AstraZeneca PLC said Wednesday it has agreed to sell Astra Tech to Dentsply International Inc. for $1.8 billion,after a sale process that attracted strong interest from private-equity firms and strategic buyers looking to tap into

June 21, 2011 News Implantology

AstraZeneca Near Sale of Unit to Dentsply

by ken

From Bloomberg – June 21, 2011 AstraZeneca Plc (AZN) is close to an agreement to sell Astra Tech, a Swedish maker of dental implants and medical devices, to Dentsply International Inc. (XRAY) for about $1.8 billion,said a person with knowledge of the sale.

June 15, 2011 News Implantology

Healing times for dental implants could be cut

by ken

By Johanna Loberg from EurekAlert The technology used to replace lost teeth with titanium dental implants could be improved. By studying the surface structure of dental implants not only at micro level but also at nano level, researchers at the

June 3, 2011 News Implantology

A Survey Regarding the Nature and Type of Dental Implant Complications in Private Practices in the Province of Ontario

by ken

In spite of over a decade of avocational goofing around on the Internet, it never ceases to amaze me what you can find as your search for this, that and the other. This link will take you to a Masters

May 28, 2011 News Dental TraumaEndodonticsImplantology

Expasyl – the concept of extrapolation makes good sense

by ken

Had the occasion to chat with Dr. Jordan Soll a while back and for some reason, the subject of his use of Expasyl came up. It’s primary purpose is for tissue retraction. As I listened to him describe it’s value,

May 27, 2011 News EndodonticsImplantologyTrends in Dental Education

Full Fathom Five – The Endo Implant Algorithm

by ken

Time to make this blog a tad and smidge more erudite……thus, in terms of reference for the Endodontic Implant Algorithm – the removal of tooth when all is lost, I shall quote from Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Full fathom five thy