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November 30, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Tom Pidcock Undergoes Dental Surgery After High-Speed Crash At Tour De L’Avenir

by Cycling Weekly

Tom Pidcock has undergone dental surgery after his high-speed crash at the Tour de l’Avenir earlier this year. The British road and cyclocross star crashed out of the prestigious under-23 race in August, suffering injuries to his face and losing

November 28, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Major Shakeup in Regulation of Health Professionals Proposed in B.C. to Improve Patient Safety

by CBC News

Patients in British Columbia could soon know about every single action taken by professional colleges in response to complaints about health-care workers, rather than just a select few. That’s just one in a substantial list of proposals for reforming B.C.’s system for regulating health

November 27, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Smart Integration Award: Dentsply Sirona Honors Visionary Treatment Concepts From Female Dentists All Over The World

by Dentsply Sirona

The Smart Integration Award highlighted innovative ideas, successful concepts, and visions revolving around the concept of networked treatment centers. On November 21, the awards ceremony for the competition run for the first time by Dentsply Sirona, which focuses on the

November 24, 2019 News NewsOral Health

‘Men Are Interested In Improving Their Oral Hygiene’

by Gulf Today

Oral health impacts on general health, is associated with chronic diseases and on Wednesday, a dentist in Dubai gave advice on how men take care of their teeth and gums. The dentist is Dr. Ghadir Atout who laid out five

November 22, 2019 News NewsOral Health

ADA Supports Regulating Vaping Devices And Liquids

by ADA News

The American Dental Association is reaffirming its support for legislation aimed at regulating vaping devices and liquids in the same manner the Food and Drug Administration regulates cigarettes and other tobacco products. In a Nov. 18 letter to the House Energy

November 14, 2019 News CancerNewsOral Health

New Survey Exposes Shocking Lack Of Awareness Of HPV Despite Strong Mouth Cancer Link

by Oral Health Foundation

One in every 20 cancers is caused by the Human Papillomavirus (HPV).  Despite this, nearly half of Brits (47%) have not heard of HPV while almost two-thirds (63%) do not know how it is transmitted. The findings have been revealed

November 13, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Dentists Give Battered Women A New Life In Brazil

by France 24

Ana Claudia Rocha Ferreira suffered domestic abuse at the hands of multiple partners, dating back to when she was just 15 years old. The violence took a mental and physical toll. “I only had four teeth left in the front.

November 13, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Nanoparticles May Prevent Tooth Decay, University Of Manitoba Researcher Says

by CTV News

A University of Manitoba professor is developing a better way to keep teeth healthier longer using nanoparticles. We brush our teeth and see the dentist to prevent cavities, still dentist and bio-medical engineer Dr. Rodrigo França said have some tooth

November 13, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Chinese Man Finds Tooth That’s Grown In His Nose For Two Decades

by The Cold Lake Sun

One could say this Chinese man’s nose had plenty of bite. A 30-year-old man had to have a tooth removed from his nose after it had reportedly grown in his nostril for 20 years. According to Chinese television station Heilongjiang TV,

November 12, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Full Arch Implant Rehabilitation: Parafunctional Problems And Solutions

by Brian Freund, BSc, DDS, MD, FRCD(C); Steven Bongard, DDS; John P. Zarb, BA, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C); Carter Jones

As dentists, we all understand that good teeth and a beautiful smile are more than just symbols of health and success. The direct and indirect relationships between oral health and general health have been extensively investigated. There is now compelling

November 12, 2019 Feature Oral HealthProsthodontics

Oral Rehabilitation Of Two Patients With Amelogenesis Imperfecta

by Cecilia Aragon, DDS, MS, FRCD(C), FACP

Background Amelogenesis imperfecta (AI) is a rare genetically determined defect in enamel mineralization with a prevalence between 1:14,000 and 1:70.1,2 AI is caused by mutations in the genes AMELX, ENAM, or MMP20. These genes are responsible for making the proteins

November 12, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Bone Augmentation Prior To Implant Placement: A Review And Case Report

by Mehdi Garashi, DDS, MS; Kristen Diaz, DMD; Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA; FACD, FICD Diana Bronstein, DDS, MS, MS, FICOI, DICOI, DAAP

There is no doubt that the advent of dental implants has revolutionized the field of dental medicine. With the ability to esthetically and functionally replace single teeth or act as abutments for dentures, implants show not only versatility in application,

November 12, 2019 Feature ImplantologyMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Final Molar In One Day: Digital Implant Therapy Utilizing Current Technology

by Bobby Birdi, DMD, MS, FRCDC, FACP, DABP; Faraj Edher, DMD, MS, FRCDC; Ron Zokol, DMD, DABOI, FICOI, FACD; Sundeep Rawal, DMD; Sajid Jivraj, BDS, MSEd

Single molar tooth replacement is still the hallmark of dental implantology today, and this may continue for many years to come. As a result, numerous implant designs and various restorative solutions have come and gone through the evolution this type

November 12, 2019 Feature ConferenceDental conventionsOral Health

Dentsply Sirona World 2019 Proves Again To Be The Dental Industry’s Must-Attend Educational Event

by Oral Health

As three days of unparalleled educational opportunities and thrilling entertainment options came to a close, attendees left the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas understanding why Dentsply Sirona World remains the premier dental event in the world.Advertisement Held

November 12, 2019 Feature DentistryOral HealthProsthodontics

Patient-Centred Approach To Dentistry: Essential. Inevitable. Achievable

by John P. Zarb, BA, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C); Michelle Ryckman; Steve Bongard, DDS; David Powell, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C)

Introduction Aclinical career in dentistry provides a multitude of experiences that consolidate what we learn during our formal training. As clinicians, we have the privilege of taking care of our patient family. This is an honour we don’t take lightly.

November 12, 2019 Feature Oral HealthProsthodontics

Non-Syndromic Oligodontia: A Case Report

by Ming-Yi Chou, BSc, DDS, MS, Cert Prostho, FRCD(C)

Dental agenesis, the congenital absence of one or more teeth, is the most common developmental anomaly in humans and appears in 2.2-10% of the general population.1 The majority of cases are genetic in origin. In literature, congenital tooth agenesis can

fixed implant
November 12, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Transition From A Removable To A Fixed Implant-Supported Prosthesis: A Case Report

by Elahe Behrooz, DDS, MBA, MSc (Prostho), FRCD(C); David Chvartszaid, DDS, MSc (Prostho), MSc (Perio), FRCD(C)

Abstract Incorporation of dental implants to support fixed and removable prostheses is an effective treatment modality for edentulous patients that provides enhanced patient function, comfort and overall quality of life in comparison to a conventional complete removable prosthesis. Both fixed

Porcelain Veneers
November 12, 2019 Feature Oral HealthProsthodontics

Setting The Stage For Porcelain Veneers – Joints, Orthodontics And Periodontics

by Camila Caro, DDS, Dip Ortho, MSc (ORTHO), FRCD(C); Bruce Freeman, DDS, DOrtho, MSc; Andrea Johnstone, BSc (Hons), DDS, MSc(Perio), FRCD(C); Bradley Lands, BSc, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C); Goth Siu, BHSc, DMD, MS, Cert. Prostho, FRCD(C), FACP

Aesthetic dentistry is not just about beautiful restorations. Careful diagnosis and interdisciplinary planning are required for predictable treatment outcomes that will satisfy the patient and stand the test of time. Prior to restorative treatment, the temporomandibular joints, face and smile

Evidence Based Dentistry
November 12, 2019 Feature EditorialOral HealthProsthodontics

“Bridging The Gap”

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

Evidence Based Dentistry (EBD) may be defined as a process which combines “the best available scientific evidence and the clinical expertise of dentists with the patient needs and preferences in order to serve as the foundation for clinical dental care”.

November 12, 2019 News NewsOral Health

WHO Report Shows The Arts Can Help Treat And Prevent Illness

by 7 News

Didgeridoo lessons, singing toothbrushes, and calligraphy training can all benefit health, according to a new report. The World Health Organisation looked at the ways in which the arts can help prevent ill-health and support the treatment of mental illness, non-communicable