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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

Smile for a Lifetime
October 7, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

Campbell Orthodontics Awards Twentieth Smile for a Lifetime Orthodontic Scholarship

by Smile for a Lifetime

On Monday, September 9th, 2013, http://www.campbellsmiles.com awarded its 20th Smile for a Lifetime Orthodontic Scholarship Recipient. Daniel Agnelli was recently chosen by the Wilmington Smile for a Lifetime Board of Directors to be the next lucky child to receive the

Smile For a Lifetime
September 26, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

McGill & Hill Group Partners With Smile for a Lifetime Foundation

by Smile for a Lifetime Foundation

The McGill & Hill Group, a leading national dental consulting firm, announced that they have agreed to become an official corporate sponsor with Smile for a Lifetime (S4L) Foundation, a national non-profit providing scholarships for free orthodontic treatment to underserved

Ease of use has many more Dentists performing cosmetic orthodontic treatments.
September 19, 2013 News Cosmetic / AestheticDentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

Your Smile – Now With More Options

by Oral Health

RogersOutRank Sees A 34% Rise In Dentists Performing Orthodontic Treatments If your teeth have been straightened in the last 20 years the odds are high that the procedure was done by an orthodontist, but new technologies may change who performs

Dr. Lang is an orthodontic lecturer at the University of Toronto and past president of the Ontario Association of Orthodontics. He maintains an orthodontic practice in West Toronto and Mississauga, ON. Dr. Lang is co-chair of Oral Health's editorial board.
September 1, 2013 Feature DentistryOrthodontics

Advising Orthodontic Patients About Their Wisdom Teeth

by Dr. Lang

After the successful completion of two years of orthodontic treatment, the parents of my patients will usually ask, “What should we do about the wisdom teeth? We don’t want them to push forward and screw up your lovely result. When

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September 1, 2013 Feature DentistryOrthodontics

Timing and Assessment of Ankylosed Deciduous Molar Teeth – A Case Report

by Peter Konchak, DDS, Dip. Paed, Dip. Ortho; Brad Low, DMD

Ankylosed or submerged deciduous teeth are teeth that do not keep up with other teeth in the quadrant in their vertical development. As a result, this may cause significant problems in eruption, often with severe bone loss and migration of

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September 1, 2013 Feature DentistryOrthodontics

What Are The Treatment Options in Patients with Unilateral Congenitally Missing Second Mandibular Premolars?

by Gerassimos Angelopoulos, DDS, Dipl. Ortho, MSc, Dr. Dent; Afroditi Kouli, DDS

ABSTRACT:Four case presentations are utilized to review the treatment options in patients with unilateral congenitally missing second mandibular premolars. Once diagnosed, the dentist can either preserve or remove the respective primary molar. Preservation will lead to a tooth-size discrepancy. To

September 1, 2013 Feature DentistryOrthodontics

Re: Successful Light Curing – Not As Easy As It Looks, July 2013

by Dr. Len Boksman

It was a pleasure to read your July 2013 Issue of Oral Health and Dr. Freedman is to be congratulated for editing the issue. Dr. Strassler in his excellent overview on “Successful Light Curing — Not As Easy As it

AboutFace
August 27, 2013 News DentistryGeriatric DentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

KISS Rocks TO for AboutFace!

by AboutFace

Legendary rock band KISS came to Toronto in July and really gave AboutFace the spotlight! As you may know, KISS front man Paul Stanley is the Celebrity Spokesperson for AboutFace. With his participation KISS presented AboutFace with a $10,000 donation!

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

Smile For a Lifetime
August 26, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

Changing Lives Through the Gift of a Smile

by Smile for a Lifetime (S4L)

When Tehya’s family heard about Smile for a Lifetime they were excited about the possibility of their daughter receiving free braces but when she was chosen by the board of directors to receive a scholarship they were overjoyed! The Erie

Smile For a Lifetime
August 22, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

Brother & Sister with Rare Disease Receive Hope with Smile for a Lifetime Scholarships

by The Board of Directors of Midpeninsula Smile for a Lifetime

Residents of the Midpeninsula area now have another reason to smile! The Board of Directors of Midpeninsula Smile for a Lifetime program announced two of the six orthodontic scholarship recipients: Yeltzin (16 years old) and Elixua (15 years old). Yeltzin

Tekscan
July 25, 2013 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthOrthodontics

Tekscan, Inc. is pleased to announce their Corporate Partnership with the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies

by Tekscan, Inc. - Dental & The Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI)

Tekscan, Inc., manufacturer of the T-Scan® Bite Force System, a diagnostic device that records your patient’s bite force dynamics, is happy to announce their corporate partnership with the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI). Tekscan, Inc. will be

University of Toronto - Faculty of Dentistry
July 23, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

The Passing of Dr. Donald Woodside

by University of Toronto - Faculty of Dentistry

I regret to inform you that  Dr. Donald Woodside died on Friday, July 19th at his family cottage in Nova Scotia.  He was surrounded by his family.  There is no further information at this time on funeral arrangements.  The following

Academy of Craniofacial Aesthetics in India
July 19, 2013 News AnesthesiologyDental TechnologyDentistryEndodonticsGeneral PracticeImplantologyOral HealthOrthodontics

Inaugural Conference of the Academy of Craniofacial Asthestics in India on Occlusion, TMD & Full Mouth Rehabilitation at the Taj Exotica, Goa from September 13th – 15th, 2013.

by Academy of Cranio Facial Aesthetics in India

We are extremely happy to announce that we have organized a Conference on behalf of the Academy of Craniofacial Aesthetics in India at Taj Exotica, Goa from 13 – 15 September 2013. This is the1st ever Conference by the Academy

Smile For A Lifetime
June 10, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

Changing a Life Through the Gift of a Smile

by Smile For A Lifetime

In 2011, Ryan Lopez was awarded a Smile for a Lifetime (S4L) Scholarship from his local chapter in Fresno, California run by Dr. Pat DiCiccio of DiCiccio Orthodontics. The gift has been a life changer for Ryan whose self-confidence has

Figure 16. Final radiograph of bridge #11-24, showing #24 abutment.
September 1, 2012 Feature DentistryOrthodontics

Maxillary Arch Rehabilitation:

by Michael Pollak, DDS

Case Report of a Fixed Implant Supported Bridge Retrofitted and Extended to Include a Natural Tooth Abutment, Utilizing a Precision Attachment

Figure 22. Panoramic of final implant supported crown at site #11.
September 1, 2012 Feature DentistryOrthodontics

Immediate Implant Placement to Replace a Fractured Central Incisor: A Case Study

by Les Kalman, B.Sc.(Hon), DDS

AbstractImmediate implant placement in the anterior maxilla can be an ideal treatment option for patients, provided that the clinician properly plans the treatment. Treatment factors relating to the patient, the biology of the site and the experience and skill of

September 1, 2012 Feature DentistryOrthodontics

Good News: HIV Is Not a Communicable Disease

by John Hardie BDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C)

It is an incontestable fact that the single most significant health condition of the last 30 years has been the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. AIDS stimulated a billion dollar industry devoted to its cure and prevention. By some accounts the

Dr. Lang is an orthodontic lecturer at the University of Toronto and past president of the Ontario Association of Orthodontists. He maintains an orthodontic practice in Mississauga and West Toronto, ON. Dr. Lang is co-chair of Oral Health's editorial board.
September 1, 2012 Feature DentistryOrthodontics

Ontario’s Dumb, Stupid “Zero Tolerance” Law

by Dr. Lang

An Update for all Canadian Dentists