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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

Peri-implantitis

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

August 5, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Mobile Tower Radiation Increasing Risk Of Oral Problems

by Zee News India

Radiation from mobile phone towers could be a reason for increasing oral problems in people, said a doctor at Saveetha Dental College and Hospital here on Wednesday. “The environment plays an important part in the health and oral health. Even

August 5, 2019 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

Computer Use Might Be Damaging Your Teen’s Oral Hygiene

by The Irish News

THREE hours of computer use each day is enough to put a teenager at risk of poor oral health, a new study has revealed. An examination of more than 1,500 18-year-olds showed those who spend more time on computers are

August 2, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Sanders’s Health Care Plan May Give Canada’s A Run For Its Money

by MSN

During last night’s Democratic debates, Senator Bernie Sanders naturally talked up his signature policy point, his Medicare for All proposal. He also made a familiar comparison, describing a bus trip he made from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario, with Americans who fill prescriptions in

August 2, 2019 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Cantel To Buy Dental Manufacturer Hu-Friedy

by Medical Product Outsourcing

Cantel Medical Corp., a provider of instrument reprocessing and infection prevention products and services, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Hu-Friedy Mfg. Co., a 111-year-old global manufacturer of instruments and instrument reprocessing workflow

August 2, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Self-Regulation In Health Care Professions Comes Under Scrutiny

by cmaj News

An inquiry into the regulation of British Columbia’s dentists may lead to an overhaul of health care regulation across the province — and could be a sign of what’s to come across the country. The resulting report suggested that self-regulating

August 2, 2019 News NewsOral Health

526 Teeth Extracted From 7-Year-Old’s Mouth

by NDTV

Doctors have extracted an astounding 526 teeth from the mouth of a seven-year-old boy in a rare surgery performed at the city’s Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, doctors said. Suffering from a rare case of “Compound Composite Ondontoma”, the boy