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August 19, 2019 News Oral Health

Adult Braces: Why Are More Grown-Ups Getting Their Teeth Straightened?

by BBC News

Braces are big business. According to the British Orthodontic Society (BOS), three quarters of their members say they’re seeing more grown-ups coming through their doors. Amid the rush to keep pace with demand, many have been expanding and buying new

August 19, 2019 News Oral Health

Roving Dental Practice On Hornby, Denman Islands Seeks New Owner After 3 Decades

by CBC News

Dr. Peter Walford has been on the road, so to speak, for more than 30 years doing dentistry on B.C.’s Hornby and Denman islands from an unusual clinic. After owning several practices on Vancouver Island through the 1980s, he explored converting a Blue

August 16, 2019 Feature Oral Health

Cellerant Best Of Class Technology Awards 2019

by Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award

The 2019 Cellerant Best of  Class Technology Award has been acknowledged as the most prestigious and coveted award that a dental manufacturer can receive. It is the only award of its kind, as it is covered by every major dental

August 16, 2019 News NewsOral Health

All U.S. Dental Schools Will Now Train Students To Manage Treatment Of People With Intellectual, Developmental Disabilities

by National Council on Disability

The Council on Dental Accreditation (CODA) recently passed votes requiring dental schools to now train their students in managing treatment of patients with ID/DD. Previously, patients with ID/DD were largely unable to obtain dental care treatment because dental students were

August 13, 2019 News Oral Health

GC FujiCEMTM Evolve: Resin-reinforced Glass Ionomer Cement

by GC America

GC America Inc. is excited to announce the launch of our next generation RMGI cement, GC FujiCEMTM Evolve, on September 1st, 2019 in US and Canada. It is built on the legacy of FujiCEMTM 2 which has been used for

August 12, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Paid Four Myths About Fluoride Varnish

by Amber Auger RDH, MPH

As a practicing hygienist, I come across a lot of misconceptions about treatment options, especially fluoride varnish. Here are the top four myths I’ve heard about fluoride varnish and what you need to know:   Myth #1: It’s all about

August 12, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Adelaide Teenager Forced To Quit School Over Dental Issues As Thousands Await Public Care

by ABC News

An Adelaide student who says she’s been waiting years for “life-changing” dental and orthodontic surgery in the public system has had to drop out of mainstream school because of her health issues. Nikki Torpy’s family cannot afford private health insurance, and instead

August 12, 2019 News Oral Health

Planmeca USA Moves U.S. Headquarters To Larger, More Technologically-Advanced Facility

by Planmeca USA

Planmeca USA, a leading manufacturer of dental imaging and CAD/CAM equipment, recently moved its North American headquarters to a larger, high-tech facility that will house advanced training and facilitate innovation. The 90,000-square-foot facility, located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, is more

August 8, 2019 News Oral Health

Paid EyeSpecial Makes Dental Photography Easy

by Shofu Dental Corporation

Increase Production and Improve Patient Experience Digital photography plays a crucial role in the dental office. Studies have shown that approximately 65% of people remember information presented visually, while only 10% retain information given verbally. Documenting treatment planning with the

August 8, 2019 News Oral Health

Toof Keeps A Fresh Brush In Your Mouth And A Free Brush In Someone Else’s!

by Toof

Toof.com, the leader in online oral care products, is launching its “Toof Cares Program” at this year’s American Dental Association/FDI World Dental Congress in San Francisco September 5-7. The new program, which is available by subscription, offers dental practices a

August 8, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Australian Dental Association Warns Of Dangers Of DIY Teeth-Whitening Products

by ABC News

Australian dentists have said they are worried by the number of people coming to them with chemical burns and ulcers after using teeth-whitening products they saw being spruiked by celebrities and influencers online. “The worst case we’ve seen in our

August 7, 2019 News NewsOral Health

High Doses Of Vitamin D During Pregnancy Found To Help Child’s Dental Health

by CTV News

Upping vitamin D intake during pregnancy can significantly help the health of the child’s teeth long after birth, according to a new study. Danish researchers started their work in 2009, when more than 300 women were given high doses of

August 6, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

To Guide Or Not To Guide: There Is No Question! A Complete Digital Workflow For Guided Implant Surgery Using CEREC Guide 2

by Amarjit Rihal, DDM

The evolution of implant treatment planning has changed over the course of history. From the start, implant dentistry was considered to be surgically driven. Our current standard of care is three-dimensional placement of implants being gingivally driven. By using the

August 6, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Rethinking Health History When Bone Grafting

by Vivian A. Roknian, DMD, DICOI; Joseph P. Mulligan DMD, FACS, FICD*

In the last several years, there has been a noted increase in mysterious cases presented to my practice. These patients seem to have similar oral manifestations – rampant decay, poor healing ability, and an assortment of hopeless teeth. It isn’t

August 6, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Crestal Sinus Elevation For Implant Placement

by Arun K. Garg, DMD; Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS

Introduction Challenges to implant placement in the posterior maxilla may be related to the maxillary sinus. The sinus may pneumatize (enlarge) related to sinus issues, patient age, how long the site has been edentulous or related to periodontal bone loss

August 6, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Risk Factors In Implant Dentistry: Unrestorable Implants

by Murray Arlin, DDS, Dip. Perio, FRCD(C)

This article is the fifth in a series by the author submitted to and published in Oral Health. The previous four articles of the series were published in the August 2015 to 2018 issues with the titles: Surgical Risk Factors

August 6, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Minimally Invasive Surgical And Prosthetic Management Of A Failed Implant In The Esthetic Zone

by Dr. Sherif Said

Introduction Management of the peri-implant soft tissue contours is a critical component of esthetic implant therapy. In patients with high esthetic demands, minimally invasive surgical techniques and prosthetic soft tissue development are important in achieving a seamless, naturally appearing implant

August 6, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral Health


by Dr. Mark Nicolucci

Implants are more common today than ever before. Even dentists who don’t provide implant treatment commonly see patients who have implants. This has changed the face of dental practice across the world. Clinicians who do not offer root canal treatment

August 6, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Health Unit Reports A Significant Drop In Adult Emergency Department Oral-Health Related Visits

by Bay Today

The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit reports a significant drop in adult emergency department oral-health related visits in 2018. A Health Unit report indicates North Bay adults made 630 dental-related visits to the emergency department in 2018, down

August 5, 2019 News NewsOral Health

This New Discovery Could Allow Dentists To Regenerate The Roots Of Teeth

by USC News

To figure out how the body changes over time, researchers are increasingly looking to understand epigenetics, the study of changes in organisms caused by modification of gene expression rather than alteration of the genetic code itself. This scientific endeavor extends