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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

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

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

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

January 11, 2018 News NewsOrthodontics

Automated Orthodontic Treatment Planning Receives FDA Approval

by Business Wire

ULab Systems, a privately held digital dental company focused on the development of its patented automated orthodontic treatment planning software, announced U.S. FDA clearance today. The ULab system is a breakthrough orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning platform designed for use

September 18, 2017 News BlogsOrthodontics

Tips for Discussing Orthodontic Treatment with Patients

by Emily Taylor, Thurman Orthodontics

The thought of getting orthodontic treatment can be scary for patients, and if you feel like you’re meeting resistance when you suggest it, you’re not the only one. Many dentists find it difficult to get patients on board with the

September 7, 2017 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Tips for Discussing Orthodontic Treatment with Patients

by Emily Taylor

The thought of getting orthodontic treatment can be scary for patients, and if you feel like you’re meeting resistance when you suggest it, you’re not the only one. Many dentists find it difficult to get patients on board with the

September 7, 2017 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Histobacteriology Of Teeth With Failed Root Canal Treatment – A Pilot Study

by Gayathri Mohan; Nithya Jagannathan; Prasanna Neelakantan

Abstract While several in vitro studies have focused on the antibacterial activity of root canal disinfection protocols and sealing ability of root filling materials, the exact clinical relevance remains unknown. In this pilot study, we aimed at identifying the possible

September 7, 2017 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

The Three F’s of Predictable Endodontics “Finding, Following, and Finishing”

by John West, DDS

The classic “Endodontic Triad” is founded on the three pillar principles of cleaning, shaping, and packing. More specifically, the historical triad was described as debridement, sterilization, and obturation. However, the best mental and technical process for actually achieving cleaning, shaping,

September 7, 2017 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Buccal-Radial Radiographic Projections Allow Accurate Detection Of Cortical Bone Defects In Cadaver Mandibles By Practitioners With Different Levels Of Expertise

by María de Lourdes Lanzagorta Rebollo, DDS, MSc; Gabriel Arzate Sosa, DDS, MSc; Patricia Mencía Fernández, DDS, MSc; Jorge Vera, DDS; Ana Arias, DDS, PhD

Introduction Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) has been recommended for the “diagnosis of radiographic signs of periapical pathology when there are contradictory (nonspecific) signs and/or symptoms”.1 CBCT provides additional information from three-dimensional images; however, there is a need for the

September 7, 2017 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Treatment of a Patient in the Late Mixed Dentition with Severe Crowding in the Maxillary Arch, Ectopic Eruption of the Maxillary Canines, and Unilateral Transposition

by Morris H. Wechsler, DDS, FRCD(C); Jean Rizkallah, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C); Laurent Richard, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C)

Abstract The purpose of this article is to describe the treatment of a 14-year-old boy in the late mixed dentition with over-retention of several primary maxillary teeth. This situation has caused a palatal eruption of the permanent incisors and a transposition of the upper

September 7, 2017 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Editorial: The Real Rules for Practicing Dentistry

by Randy Lang, DDS, D. Ortho

The first “rules” that I can remember learning in dental school were G.V. Black’s rules for cavity preparation. My classmates and I carefully memorized those rules along with hundreds of others that our professors and clinical instructors taught us. But

March 9, 2017 Feature General DentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

Airway Orthodontics: An Argument for Early Orthodontic Treatment

by Dr. Barry Raphael

This article is not about the “how” of airway orthodontics. It’s about the “why”. But it does suggest that a regard for the rationale of airway orthodontics will spur a change in the way we do things in orthodontics altogether.

November 8, 2016 News AnnouncementNewsOrthodontics

3Shape TRIOS Orthodontics and EasyRx Announce Integration

by Oral Health

3Shape announces the integration of TRIOS Orthodontics and EasyRx universal orthodontic lab prescription software. Orthodontists and labs use EasyRx to create, manage, and submit orthodontic prescriptions. The integration now enables EasyRx users to access TRIOS intraoral scans and related patient