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September 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Custom Shirts And DIY Dentistry

by Dr. Bruno Vendittelli, DDS, D. ORTHO, FRCD(C)

I’m a sucker for custom shirts. I enjoy the process of selecting the fabrics, getting fit by my tailor, Jean Paul, and wearing the final product. They fit perfectly and I feel great when I wear them. I buy four

September 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Mayday, Mayday

by Brian Chapnick, BSc, DDS

The practice of dentistry has changed from the time I entered the profession 42 years ago. Change is important, for without change there can be no progress. On the other hand, not all change is good and we must be

September 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Treating The Dreaded Black Triangle With The Bioclear Method: A 4-year Follow Up

by David Clark, DDS

Orthodontic treatment in adults is very different than that for adolescents. A significant number of finished ortho cases, are in truth, not finished in the eyes of the patient. Patients that have undergone oftentimes lengthy orthodontic treatments are typically motivated

September 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

The Use Of Braces And Invisalign In Pre-Prosthetic Orthodontics

by Dr. Tracey J. Hendler

Adult patients present with defined treatment goals and priorities. While some of them would like a full mouth rehabilitation, often their goals are more discrete and specific, looking to fix “just the one thing” that brought them into the office.

September 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Non-Surgical Compensation Of Skeletal Class III Malocclusions

by Anthony Mair, DDS, MC1D; Anthony Mair, DDS, MC1D; Tiantong Lou, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C) Lou, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C)

Class III malocclusions are the least common type of malocclusion, yet they are often more complicated to treat and more likely to require orthognathic surgery for optimal correction.1 The reported incidence of this malocclusion ranges between 1% to 19%, with

September 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Orthodontic Interventions In Cleft Lip And Palate Individuals: An Overview Of Treatment Protocol

by Dr. Aura Sofia C. Manfio, DDS, Specialist in Orthodontics, MSc; Dr. Austin Chen BSc, DDS, MSc (Ortho), FRCD(C)

Introduction Cleft lip and/or palate is one of the most common congenital anomalies affecting the craniofacial structures.1,2 These anomalies are considered a relevant public health issue by the World Health Organization3 due to its effects on facial aesthetics, function and

September 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Space Maintainers Made Easy

by David R. Farkouh, BSc, DMD, MSc, FRCDC

Primary teeth have many important roles in the health and development of our young patients. Primary teeth are vital to chewing, speaking, smiling, aesthetics and holding space in the jaws for the developing permanent teeth.1 In some cases when a

September 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Palatally Impacted Canines: Early Intervention And Practical Management

by Paul J. Helpard, BSc, DDS, MS, Certificate in OrthodonticsJ. Helpard, BSc, DDS, MS, Certificate in Orthodontics

Impacted maxillary canines are a relatively rare but always memorable clinical presentation. They occur in just two per cent of the population. Eighty-five per cent of the time, the canine impaction is facial. This usually occurs as a result of

September 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Palatal MSI: Safe, Versatile, Easy

by Mohammad R. Razavi DDS, MSD, RDCD(C)

Introduction What next? You’ve attended almost every course on Temporary Anchorage Devices (TAD), and Mini-Screw Implants (MSI). You’ve read the numerous publications in the AJODO, JCO and other orthodontic journals about the benefits of incorporating MSI into your orthodontic practice.

July 11, 2019 News NewsOral HealthOrthodontics

Mail-Order Dental Care Has Arrived In Quebec — And Dentists Are Concerned

by CJAD 800 AM

It seems that in the Internet age, you can get orthodontic treatments done by mail order, without having to visit with an actual orthodontist. A Nashville-based company called SmileDirectClub opened a Montreal-area office just a few weeks ago. It advertises

November 20, 2018 News NewsOrthodontics

Do-It-At-Home Orthodontic Services Hit Ottawa, Spark Questions From Dentists

by Vito Pilieci, Ottawa Citizen

An American company offering a do-it-at-home teeth straightening service is moving into Ontario. SmileDirectClub, a primarily Internet-based company that was founded four years ago in the United States with a pretty solid pedigree of investors, offers at-home teeth-straightening services. The

September 11, 2018 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

A Multidisciplinary Approach for An Aesthetic Rehabilitation

by Jordan Soll, BSc, DDS, Dip. ABAD; Bruno Vendettelli, DDS, D. Ortho, FRCD(C); Yair Lenga, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C), Dip. ABP, Periodontist

Abstract Depending on the obstacles that may present, creating a beautiful smile can take on many different scenarios. Moreover, patient demands and the pseudo self-educated using the internet as a reference can add to the challenges of insuring a seamless

TMD
September 11, 2018 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

TMD: Eliminate All the Confusion with Proper Diagnosis (An Evidenced Based Approach)

by Harold Menchel, DMD

Introduction The single most controversial topic in dentistry is temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Because of the associated controversy and confusion most dentists are not prepared to deal with these patients when they appear in their practice. Proper diagnosis is the key.

September 11, 2018 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Predictable Open Bite Correction

by Mohammad R. Razavi, DDS, MSD, FRCD(C)

Introduction Since the mid-2000s, Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs) have given orthodontists a helpful tool to move teeth in ways that were previously impossible. One such movement in the vertical dimension is the intrusion of the posterior dental segments to aid

September 11, 2018 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Presurgical Infant Orthopedics for Cleft Lip and Palate – Nasoalveolar Molding at The Hospital for Sick Children

by Richard J.H. Lee, BDSc (Hons), BSc Dent (Hons), DClinDent (Orthodontics), Clinical Fellow – Orthodontics; Bruno Vendittelli, DDS, D. Ortho, FRCD(C), Staff Orthodontist, The Hospital for Sick Children

Introduction and Background Cleft lip and palate is one of the most common craniofacial defects involving the face and jaws with a worldwide frequency of 1 in 700. 1 While cleft lip and palate rarely results in mortality, the associated

September 11, 2018 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

In Remembrance: Dr. Simon Weinberg (1935-2018)

by Oral Health

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our friend and colleague, Dr. Simon Weinberg on August 20, 2018 after suffering a severe stroke three weeks earlier. Simon graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto

U of T Dentistry
September 11, 2018 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

U of T’s Faculty of Dentistry Opens World-Class Research Space

by University of Toronto's Faculty of Dentistry

University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry launched an exciting new era with the official opening of its leading-edge lab and research space on the top two floors of 124 Edward Street. The May 25th celebration, hosted by U of T

Technology in Dentistry
September 11, 2018 Feature EditorialOral HealthOrthodontics

The Highs and Lows of Magnification Technology in Dentistry

by Dr. Bruno Vendittelli, DDS, D. ORTHO, FRCD (C)

Greetings fellow colleagues! I hope that all of you have had a great summer and are looking forward to fall. I am honored to be the new Orthodontic Editor for the Oral Health Journal. I follow in the footsteps of

June 18, 2018 News BlogsOrthodontics

Get Your Patients Excited About Getting Braces with These 7 Orthodontic Tips

by Sharon William, Koch Orthodontics

A lot of your patients probably get skittish prior to getting braces right? The best way to calm them down is by reminding them why they are getting braces in the first place and how they will benefit from them.

May 7, 2018 News NewsOrthodontics

Henry Schein in Orthodontics Market with Simplified Treatment Process

by Henry Schein Orthodontics

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health, and medical practitioners, announced today that it has entered the rapidly growing market for orthodontic aligners with its proprietary SLX™ Clear