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Henry Schein Dental Announces The Launch Of Henry Schein Dental Surgical Solutions

by Henry Schein, Inc.

New Surgical Solutions Group will Specialize in Providing a Comprehensive Package of Innovative Products and Services to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and Periodontists Henry Schein Dental, the global dental business of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world’s largest provider

Florida Craniofacial Institute
October 8, 2013 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthOral SurgeryOrthodontics

Choosing the Right Time for Wisdom Teeth Extraction

by Oral Health

Local teen weighs in on his experince and provides advice to peers As our kids head back to high school or even off to college, Florida Craniofacial Institute, leading Bay Area Oral Maxillofacial and Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery experts, provides tips

IDEM Singapore
September 17, 2013 News Cosmetic / AestheticDental HygieneDental LaboratoriesDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthOral SurgeryPublic Health

IDEM SINGAPORE 2014 – Widespread Optimism among North American Companies Regarding Export Prospects In South East Asia

by IDEM 2014 Singapore (International Dental Exhibition and Meeting)

IDEM 2014 Singapore (International Dental Exhibition and Meeting) will open its doors in 7 months. The event is widely considered to be one of the premier dental industry trade shows and conferences for the fast growing Asian Market. Early sign-ups

About Face
August 27, 2013 News Cosmetic / AestheticDentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthOral SurgeryOrthodontics

2013 Scholarship Winners

by Jessica Fitzpatrick

AboutFace is proud to announce the recipients of the 6th Annual AboutFace National Scholarship Awards are Miss. Braidy Mackay and Mr. Josh Grossgardt! Both young winners receive a $2,000 scholarship in recognition of their academic achievement and their dedication to

The University at Buffalo
July 16, 2013 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral Surgery

University of Buffalo receives $1.2 million grant to train future oral health researchers

by The University at Buffalo

 The Department of Oral Biology in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine has been awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Training Grant to allow PhD students and postdoctoral fellows to engage in critical oral health research in

Figure 1. A quality impression with little tissue damage allows for restorations that are hard to discern from the natural teeth.
June 3, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthOral Surgery

Pathways for Predictable Impressions

by Dr. David Newkirk, DDS

If you have the opportunity to speak with a lab technician about their greatest frustrations, they would probably tell you that a key complaint is the number of impressions they receive with discrepancies. Even the literature shows that there is

Dr. Simon Weinberg is Emeritus Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. He was the former Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Consultant to the Editorial Board of Oral Health and is currently a Contributing Consultant.
June 1, 2013 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Minor Surgery

by Dr. Simon Weinberg

The traditional classification of exodontia as minor surgery is often unwarranted considering the potential for the development of serious and unusual intra and post-surgical complications. Indeed, few situations in dentistry generate as much fear and anxiety as those precipitated by

Figure 33. One week follow-up for suture removal.
June 1, 2013 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Surgical Management of Basal Cell Carcinoma

by Nicholas J. V. Hogg, BSc, MSc, DDS, MD, MSc, FRCD(C)

INTRODUCTIONThe incidence of skin cancer appears to be increasing around the world.1 Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) accounts for the majority of non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC) and is the most common cancer in humans.  The actual incidence of BCC is likely

Figure 7. Post-surgery panorex showing tooth #28 displaced into the left sinus.
June 1, 2013 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Complications During and After Surgical Removal of Third Molars

by Hans Ulrich Brauer, DDS, Dr Med Dent, MA; Robert A. Green, DDS, MD, Msc, FRCD(C); Bruce R. Pynn, Ms

INTRODUCTIONThird molar surgery is one of the most common procedures performed in oral and maxillofacial surgery offices.1-6 Nevertheless, this procedure requires accurate planning and surgical skills. With surgical procedures in general, complications can always arise. The reported frequencies of complications

MOREHOUSE School of Medcine
July 18, 2012 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthOral Surgery

Former Surgeon General David Satcher Says Oral Health Epidemic Persists; Calls For Pursuing Options To Expand Access – Including Midlevel Providers, Dental Therapists

by Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM)

Disparities in Oral Health Are Profound, Especially Among Poor Children and Children of Color; Oral Health Provisions Under ACA Critical to Expanding Care to Children

Figure 10. 3D Reconstruction showing a pathologic fracture through the left mandibular angle and #38 extraction site.
July 1, 2012 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Chronic Osteomyelitis as an Unusual Complication of Third Molar Surgery

by Katie Gilbertson RDH, DH BS, Daisy Chemaly DMD, MSc(D), FRCD(C), Gordon B Wong MSc, DDS, MRCD(C)

A series of 5 Cases

Dr. Sands is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon and is in private practice in Woodbridge, Ontario.
June 1, 2012 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Patients and Patience

by Tim Sands, DDS, DipOMS

Okay, I admit, I have always had a type ‘A’ personality, I prefer multitasker, and I do not believe Oral Health would print what my kids call it. For years, I had a to-do-list scrawled on a piece of paper

June 1, 2012 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Antibiotic Prophylaxis and Dental Treatment in Patients with Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

by Kurt P. Droll, MSc, MD, FRCS(C) and Bruce R. Pynn, MSc, DDS, FRCD(C)

Total hip and knee arthroplasty surgery has been found to significantly improve health-related quality of life.1 Over one million total hip and knee arthroplasties are estimated to be performed in the United States annually, with this number projected to increase

Figure 3B. The cyst was lined bykeratinizing stratified squamous epithelium with granular cell layer.
June 1, 2012 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Midline Submental Dermoid Cyst: A Case Report

by R.A. Green, DDS, MSc, MD, FRCD(C), A.J. Turner, MD, FRCS(C), M. Kennedy MD, FRCP(C), and B.R. Pynn,

CASE REPORT A 21-yr-old male initially presented to emergency department (ED) of the hospital with pericoronitis (pain, buccal and submandibular swelling) related to his impacted teeth. He was given antibiotics for a week until the wisdom teeth were removed in

Figure 5. Incisional biopsy of what proved to be highly malignant adenoid cystic carcinoma. The mucosa was intact and the mass not frighteningly large!
June 1, 2012 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Beware of Palatal Swellings

by Archie Morrison, DDS, MS, FRCD(C) and Curtis Gregoire, BSc, DDS, MD, MS, FRCD(C)

By way of introduction of the topic I will relay a case history of a 50 year old male who presented in 1999 with a very small pedunculated asymptomatic soft tissue lesion in the right midpalatal region of his mouth.

June 1, 2012 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Assessment and Management of Dental Patients with Mental Health Issues

by Kevin J. McCann, BSc, DDS, FRCD(C)

For every body system there are readily observable characteristics that can be used to assess the structure and function of that system, and to distinguish the healthy from pathologic state. As an example, the cardiovascular system can be assessed through

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June 1, 2012 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Placing Posterior Composites: A New, Practical, Efficient Technique

by Ronald D. Jackson, DDS, FACD, FAGD, FAACD

INTRODUCTIONLet’s face it, placing successful posterior composites is exacting, tedious and time consuming. The process includes achieving the necessary isolation, selecting and placing an appropriate matrix, precise execution of the adhesive steps, the placement of a flowable resin or resinionomer

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June 1, 2012 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Immediate Custom Implant Provisonalization: A Prosthetic Technique

by Gerard J. Lemongello Jr., DMD

Surgical and restorative techniques that can reduce the loss of hard and soft tissues are desirable. The use of a custom fabricated provisional will provide a mechanism by which preservation of hard and soft tissue can be achieved. This article

Submucosal mass
June 1, 2011 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Lumps and Bumps

by Oral Health

A Practical Guide to the Differential Diagnosis of Submucosal Lesions

Bruce R. Pynn, DDS, MSc, FRCDC , Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, Thunder Bay, ON. He is the oral and maxillofacial surgery board member for Oral Health.
June 1, 2011 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Evolving Scope of Practice

by Bruce R. Pynn, MSc, DDS, FRCD(C), FICD

Since the Second World War, the scope and complexity of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in North America has steadily progressed beyond the practice of exodontia. Significant advances were made in the medical and surgical management of victims of trauma, temporomandibular