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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

September 15, 2016 News Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & TechnologyNewsOral HealthOrthodontics

Biolux Research and Schulman Study Group Team Up for Orthodontics Products

by Oral Health

Biolux Research, developer of OrthoPulse®, is pleased to announce the renewal of its partnership with the Schulman Study Group in an agreement to promote and provide innovative photobiomodulation products to Schulman orthodontic practices and patients. The Schulman Study Group is a nationally-recognized

September 13, 2016 Feature DentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

SIROWORLD 2016: An Overview

by Oral Health

Dentsply Sirona, The Dental Solutions Company ™, concluded 2016’s SIROWORLD: The Ultimate Dental Meeting on Saturday, Aug 13. The event closed after three days of countless networking opportunities, comprehensive and educational clinical content, a wide-ranging trade show floor and exceptional

September 13, 2016 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDental CareOral SurgeryOrthodontics

Resolving Colour and Crowding

by Tyler Wynne, DDS

Introduction For some of our patients, esthetics is not a chief concern as lip posture accommodation has enabled them to hide their smile. A precipitating event, such as an accident resulting in dental trauma or critical comment from a stranger

September 13, 2016 Feature Dental TechnologyDentistryOral SurgeryOrthodontics

Diode Laser for Implant Uncovery and Soft Tissue Modification

by Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, MAGD, DICOI, DADIA

Abstract Diode lasers have become more widely used in dental clinical practice and have demonstrated a safe effective method for treatment in and around implants that require soft tissue modification to either expose the implant for the restorative phase or

September 13, 2016 Feature DentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

Digital Dentistry Series: Digital Orthodontics

by Bobby Chagger, BSc, DDS

Digital dentistry has been embraced in our daily practice from the use of digital radiography to the fabrication of CAD/CAM restorations. The transformation in office economics, treatment philosophy, staff productivity and case presentation which accompany this shift in practice are

September 13, 2016 Feature DentalDentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

2016 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards Including Roundtable Interview

by Oral Health

This year, the most prestigious award for dental industry companies, will transition sponsorship from the Pride Institute to the newly launched Cellerant Consulting Group, founded by Dr. Lou Shuman. The Cellerant “Best of Class” Technology Award, formerly known as The

September 13, 2016 Feature DentistryEditorialOrthodontics

DIY Orthodontics For Just $60!

by Dr. Randy Lang

Responding to an exponentially increasing number of online tutorials and websites, that claim to teach consumers how to straighten their own teeth, the American Association of Orthodontics has issued a series of television and radio public service announcements warning about

July 5, 2016 News DentalEndodonticsMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthOrthodonticsPreventive DentistryProsthodonticsRestorativeRestorative Dentistry

Christof Bissdorf Appointed as Vice President and General Manager, Dentsply Sirona Canada

by Dentsply Sirona

A new manager has been appointed for the Canadian location of the dental market leader following the merger of DENTSPLY and Sirona in February 2016: Christof Bissdorf brings with him a wealth of experience in the dental sector. Dentsply Sirona

May 26, 2016 News DentalDental LaboratoriesDentistryOrthodontics

The Aurum Group® Has Joined The DSD Community

by Oral Health

Capturing the Emotional Side of Digital Dentistry with Dr. Christian Coachman! The Aurum Group® is thrilled to announce our partnership with Dr. Christian Coachman, the original mastermind behind the Digital Smile Design (DSD) concept, and DSD as an Official DSD

February 1, 2016 News DentalOrthodontics

Renowned Speakers and Ground-Breaking Topics to Take Center Stage at the 2nd Annual Henry Schein Orthodontics Symposium

by Oral Health

World-renowned speakers, cutting-edge topics, and protocols for differentiating orthodontic practices—all in an idyllic setting. The 2nd Annual Henry Schein® Orthodontics™ (HSO) Orthodontic Excellence and Technology™ Symposium will present a comprehensive program to help orthodontists and their teams offer a progressive,