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May 5, 2014 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthOrthodonticsPreventive Dentistry

Study: Custom-Made Mouthguards Outperform Store-Bought Models in Reducing Athletes’ Risk of Concussion

by PRNewswire-USNewswire

When it comes to buying a mouthguard, parents who want to reduce their child’s risk of a sports-related concussion should visit a dentist instead of a sporting goods store. High school football players wearing store-bought, over-the-counter (OTC) mouthguards were more

April 14, 2014 News AnesthesiologyDentistryGeriatric DentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

Celebrating two of Oral Health’s Editorial Board Members with the U of T Faculty of Dentistry Teacher of the Year Award

by Oral Health Group

Drs. Peter Nkansah and Randy Lang won University of Toronto Teacher of the Year awards at the Dental faculty recently. Dr. Nkansah won for 2nd Year and Dr. Lang won for 4th Year.   Congratualtions to both of these editorial

February 18, 2014 News Cosmetic / AestheticDentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

Allesee Orthodontics Appliances (AOA) Partners with the Smile for a Lifetime (S4L) Foundation

by Allesee Orthodontics Appliances (AOA)

Allesee Orthodontics Appliances (AOA) a subsidiary of Sybron Dental Specialties, Inc., will partner with the Smile for a Lifetime (S4L) Foundation, a national non-profit providing orthodontic scholarships (free braces) to underserved children who could not normally afford them. Kevin Rattle, Sales

February 12, 2014 News AnesthesiologyDental OfficeDentistryOral HealthOrthodonticsPublic Health

OrthoBanc Partners with Smile for a Lifetime to Gift Smiles

by OrthoBanc & Smile For A Lifetime

OrthoBanc, a risk assessment and payment management provider specializing in electronic payments for orthodontists has  become an official corporate sponsor with the Smile for a Lifetime (S4L) Foundation, a national non-profit providing scholarships for free orthodontic treatment to under-served children.

January 14, 2014 News General NewsMedical newsOrthodonticsPediatric dentistry

Buck Teeth: Correct Them Once in Early Adolescence

by Kahaliah Richards

Children with prominent front teeth, colloquially known as buck teeth, often require orthodontic work to straighten their teeth and improve both their bite and appearance. This can be done in one stage during early adolescence (age 10 to 16) or

January 7, 2014 News Dental TechnologyDentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

Ormco Corporation Unveils Its Strategy to Be the Market Leader in Digital Orthodontic Technology

by Ormco

Company’s Substantial Investment Increase Will Strengthen the Build of its End-to-End Treatment Solution for Orthodontists

December 18, 2013 News CharityDental CareGeneral DentistryGeneral NewsMedical newsOrthodonticsOverall Health

Dental care boost for kids in poverty

by Kahaliah Richards

Additional 70,000 to get free service in Ontario An additional 70,000 low-income Ontario children will be eligible for free dental care under a new streamlined program to be rolled out over the next 18 months, Health Minister Deb Matthews said

November 26, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthOrthodontics

Interviews from the 2013 Winter Clinic Meeting

by Oral Health Group

Oral Health Group was delighted to be part of this year’s Winter Clinic meeting, put on by the Toronto Academy of Dentistry. We took this opportunity to interview some of the industry’s key people so take a few minutes and 

October 29, 2013 News Dental CareGeneral DentistryKeeping you guessingOrthodonticsOverall Health

Oral Bacteria Create a ‘Fingerprint’ in Your Mouth

by Kahaliah Richards

The bacteria in the human mouth — particularly those nestled under the gums — are as powerful as a fingerprint at identifying a person’s ethnicity, new research shows. Scientists identified a total of almost 400 different species of microbes in

Smile for a Lifetime
October 14, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

Determined Young Man Receives Smile for a Lifetime Scholarship

by Smile for a Lifetime

Dr. Coleman of Coleman Orthodontics believes that smiles can change lives and became a part of the Smile for a Lifetime (S4L) Foundation by forming a local chapter in 2009. S4L chapters provide orthodontic scholarships to children who would not

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

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