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There is a god; we made the New York Times Sunday Review

by ken

IT’S become commonplace to criticize the “Occupy” movement for failing to offer an alternative vision. But the thousands of activists in the streets of New York and London aren’t the only ones lacking perspective: economists, to whom we might expect

October 20, 2011 News ImplantologyOrthodonticsPharmacologyPharmacotherapeutics

See me, feel me, touch me, heal me

by ken

Before you read any further, please check out the website http://www.mis-implants.com/ – “some” companies are gittin’ it…….now to the point…… From Dr. Bicuspid October 18, 2011 — What can you do for a patient whose braces are shredding the inside of their

September 1, 2011 Feature Orthodontics

Re: The Dental Patient Who is High, Oral Health – June, 2011

by Dr. Lorne BermanDr. Lorne Berman Sechelt, BC

I was extremely surprised and disappointed by the responses expressed by some of the dentist interviewees, who were surveyed about their attitudes toward treating people who were ‘high’ on alcohol or marijuana. Such a negative, judgmental, harsh, exclusive and defensive

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September 1, 2011 Feature Orthodontics

Self Learning, Self Assessment 2011

by Oral Health

2011 is the final year of the SLSA program in Oral Health. The 8-question Quiz is coming in the November issue. Because the program is half its usual length, provincial licensing authorities may alter the allocation of CE credits. Unlike

September 1, 2011 Feature Orthodontics

Dental Internet Directory

by Oral Health

ASSOCIATIONS ASSOCIATION OF DENTAL TECHNOLOGISTS OF ONTARIOThe official voice of Registered Dental Technologists in Ontariowww.ADTO.orgAdvertisement CANADIAN DENTAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATIONBecause bad things happen to good dentists.www.cdpa.com ONTARIO ACADEMY OF GENERAL DENTISTRYQuality of care through life long learning.www.ontarioagd.org TORONTO ACADEMY OF DENTISTRYToronto

Figure 4E. Post-Treatment Panoramic Radiograph.
September 1, 2011 Feature Orthodontics

A Simple Lingual Alignment Technique for Mandibular Incisor Crowding

by Bruno L. Vendittelli, DDS, D. Ortho, FRCD(C) and Sarah McKinlay, RDH

Where wrinkles, frown lines and loss of skin tone are evidence of facial aging, aging of the dentition is characterized by generalized recession, loss of alveolar bone height and loss of tooth alignment.1,2 Approximately two thirds of untreated adolescents with

September 1, 2011 Feature Orthodontics

Are Our Clean Operatories Harming Us?

by John Hardie, BDS, MSc, PhD, FRCDC

The Hygiene Hypothesis Provides Some Answers

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September 1, 2011 Feature Orthodontics

Rubber Dam Hazards

by Ellis Neiburger, DDS

Though repeatedly proclaimed as an indispensable element of quality operative dentistry, the rubber dam is seldom used in private practice. This is because of the numerous hazards and inconveniences for the patient and dentist, which have been rarely mentioned. These

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 West Toronto and Mississauga, ON. Dr. Lang is co-chair of Oral Health's editorial board.
September 1, 2011 Feature Orthodontics

Self-Ligating Brackets – Is All The Hype True?

by Randy Lang, DDS, D. Ortho

It seems that every year an orthodontic company will come out with a new “self-ligating” bracket. Self-ligating orthodontic brackets use a metal clip or door to hold the archwire, whereas conventional orthodontic brackets use ligature wires or elastomeric rings to

August 6, 2011 News BlogsMarketing strategiesOrthodonticsSocial mediaWebsites

Huh, oh, WOW!!!

by ken

Was reading WebMD and then noticed an ad on the right side of the page……..HUH, OH!!! Then I clicked and………………. WOW!!! Sob……… the American Association of Endodontists spent millions on advertisements as well……………RADIO ads and TV ads at 3 in

August 1, 2011 News Orthodontics

New International Postgraduate Orthodontic Program starting in Jerusalem

by ken

From Dental Tribune – by Hebrew University – Hadassah School of Dental Medicine August 1, 2011 JERUSALEM,Israel: The Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Dental Medicine in Jerusalem has a new International Postgraduate Orthodontic Program and invites applications. The program,taught entirely in

July 31, 2011 News Orthodontics

Restoration of a lower incisor’s periodontal health by means of a selected radicular torque control using a fixed lingual orthodontic approach; case report.

by ken

REMINDER TO ONE AND ALL………..MOUTHING OFF is at long last changing to a social media and networking friendly platform; Word Press – took four thousand emails and some yelling and screaming but, soon……that’s corporate speak for more hurry up and

July 27, 2011 News Dental ethicsOrthodontics

Randy Lang – we need your Bill Maher New Rules sermon now more than ever

by ken

Just gonna let the image speak for itself………..if you’re really interested, I have a 90 second webinar in low resolution – why spend money on HD when you can get the gist in low res – on one file one

July 22, 2011 News BlogsMarketing strategiesOrthodonticsSocial networkingTrends in Dentistry

Zoom, zoom!

by ken

It’s not a new concept, it’s not a revolutionary concept, but it is, in the author’s opinion, the inevitability of how sales by corporate dentistry will flourish, especially when they grasp how social networking can explode the monetization of sales.

July 16, 2011 News Orthodontics

Damon Braces In Orthodontics with Winnipeg Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Brad Stevens

by ken

There was a blog posting on Damon braces a while back with no comments, however, this is an area in orthodontics that is worth revisiting – Damon Braces – it’s a divisive issue in the ortho specialty (yes it is a

June 22, 2011 News Orthodontics

Create Realistic Objectives

by ken

Editorial by Vincent Kokich from the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics – June 2011 ‘The ?rst step in planning orthodontic therapy is to establish treatment objectives.’   Read article by going to https://public.me.com/ken.serota160 – Public files – download Kokich

May 27, 2011 News Marketing strategiesOrthodontics

San Diego’s The Super Dentists™ soar into theaters with a first-of-its-kind 3D action film to show kids the fun way to fight cavities

by ken

From PR*Urgent – a free press release service San Diego, CA, May17, 2011– Move over Superman and Batman, there’s a new team of super heroes in San Diego and they aren’t sugar-coating anything. The Super Dentists,San Diego’s pediatric and orthodontic

May 21, 2011 News Orthodontics

More Veritas – Tooth Movement: Health Science or Unhealthy Cosmetics?

by ken

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May 20, 2011 News OcclusionOrthodontics

Orthodontics and Occlusion

by ken

2011-12-12 14:29:42

May 14, 2011 News Dental HygieneOrthodontics

Orthodontic therapy options – how hygienists can provide support for the movement

by ken

From RDH and Dentistry IQ by Ann-Marie C. DePalma, CDA, RDH, MEd, FAADH As defined by Wilkins, orthodontics is the area of dentistry concerned with the diagnosis, supervision, guidance, and treatment of the growing and mature dentofacial structures – including