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January 1, 2014 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

Diagnosis and Treatment of Ectopic Eruption of Permanent Molars

by Carla Cohn, DMD

One of the most common ‘parent questions’ that I hear in my private practice is “when will my child’s adult teeth come in?” More specifically, my parents are enquiring about anterior teeth. My parents and my children are very aware

January 1, 2014 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

In the Zone: Elegance and Simplicity are the Sine Qua Non of Sophistication

by By Kenneth S. Serota, DDS, MMSc

INTRODUCTIONEverything old is new again is an intriguing euphemism as demonstrated by the fact that rotary instrumentation based upon shape memory alloys is not a modern era concept; it was introduced in the late 19th century.1 Everything works, everything fails,

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World Oral Health Day 2014: a focus on protecting the teeth and mouth throughout life

by FDI World Dental Federation

A World Day for a global issue: oral health FDI World Dental Federation presents a stylish and memorable new World Oral Health Day logo LISTERINE®, Unilever, Henry Schein and Wrigley Oral Healthcare Program become the official global partners for World

PR Web Group
October 30, 2013 News DentistryOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Smiles Across America Gives $300,000 in Grants to Oral Health Organizations Across the Country

by PR Web

National Program Brings Needed Oral Health Care to Children

American Dental Association Foundation (ADA Foundation)
August 16, 2013 News DentistryHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

ADA Foundation Honors Community Groups Across the Nation Fighting to End Childhood Tooth Decay

by ADA Foundation

The American Dental Association Foundation awarded more than $114,000 in grants from the 2013 Samuel D. Harris Fund for Children’s Dental Health to nonprofit organizations fighting to end childhood tooth decay. The ADA Foundation awarded the grants to 24 organizations

The University of Louisville
August 15, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Consider more than cotton candy and corn dogs at the Kentucky State Fair

by University of Louisville School of Dentistry

Oral health assessments, juvenile diabetes walk booth and back-to-school screenings all part of dental school’s August community initiatives

America's ToothFairy (NCOHF)
August 8, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

NCOHF Oral Health Zone Program Summit Brings Together Leaders in Medicine and Dentistry

by Oral Health

With generous support from the KaVo Kerr Group, 3M ESPE and Heraeus Kulzer, National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy®/ Canada’s ToothFairy(NCOHF) brought together leaders in the fields of medicine and dentistry for the NCOHF Oral Health Zone Program® Summit.  

University of Louisville
July 10, 2013 News Dental OfficeDentistryOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

University of Louisville opens pediatric and dental offices at Sam Swope Kosair Charities Centre

by University of Louisville & Kosair Charities

Charitable lease agreement valued at $1.2 million over 5 years

University of Maryland
April 23, 2013 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

University of Md. Pediatric Dental Students Learn by Showing ‘Smile Kids’ Oral Health

by University of Maryland

Flashing a big smile of his own at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry’s latest “Give the Kids a Smile” day, Vineet Dhar, BDS, MDS, PhD, associate professor, said the dentistry can sometimes seem to be a small part

BrushBuddies "Make brushing fun!"
February 1, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Fans Choose Next Music Artist On Popular Brush Buddies Singing Toothbrush

by Brush Buddies

Winner featured alongside Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, One Direction, LMFAO and Psy Singing Toothbrushes.

Robert P. Carmichael, Chief of Dentistry, Director, Ontario Cleft Lip and Palate / Craniofacial Dental Program, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. rcarmichael@hollandbloorview.ca
January 1, 2013 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

Disability Equality for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Accessing Oral Health Care Services

by Robert P. Carmichael, BSc, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C)

Being a child with a special health care need (SHCN) places you in one of Canada’s largest minority groups. According to Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, in 2006 there were 202,350 children (3.7% of children) between the ages of

January 1, 2013 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

Policy on Patients with Special Health Care Needs

by Edward L. Rick, DDS, MS

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) defines Special Health Care Needs (SHCN) to include any physical, developmental, mental, sensory, behavioral, cognitive or emotional impairment or limiting condition that requires medical management, health care intervention and/or use of specialized services

Canada's Tooth Fairy
January 1, 2013 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

All Children Deserve a Healthy Smile

by Fern Ingber, MEd

Nathaniel, a child with special needs, was just five years old. This little boy was unable to eat and suffered severe headaches, fevers and pain due to three infected teeth. Night after night, his mother held her son as he

Figure B. After orthodontic treatment. Note hyperplasia of gingival secondary to anti-seizure medication
January 1, 2013 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

Orthodontic Care at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

by Shervin Abbaszadeh, BSc, DDS, MSc, FRCDC

One of the foundations upon which health care professionals practice is a commitment to provide the best possible treatment to each and every one of their patients. For some patients, medical or socioeconomic circumstances may present a challenge to the

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January 1, 2013 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

Treatment Planning for Missing Maxillary Lateral Incisors

by James Noble, BSc, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C)

INTRODUCTIONTreatment planning for missing maxillary lateral incisors is a common clinical predicament encountered by orthodontists, particularly at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital where congenital absence of maxillary lateral incisors is a common feature of many of our patients afflicted by

Figure 8. The Holland Bloorview Northern Outreach Team
January 1, 2013 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

Dentistry at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

by Robert P. Carmichael, BSc, DMD, MSc, FRCDC

INTRODUCTION AND VISIONHolland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is Canada’s largest rehabilitation hospital, serving children and youth with dis­abilities, not only in Ontario, but also throughout Canada and around the world. By pioneering treat­ments, technologies and real ­world programs that give

January 1, 2013 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

Non-pharmacologic Management of Patients with Special Health Care Needs

by Michael Park, DDS, MSc, FRCDC

INTRODUCTION Dentistry at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital provided care to 1,649 unique patients with special health care needs (SHCN) in 2011/12. Children with SHCN include children with autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, complex medical conditions

Figure 13. Final post-operative.
January 1, 2013 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

ICON Treatment of Post Orthodontic White Spot Lesions

by Carla Elizabeth Cohn, DDS

FORWARDIn the dental world, new products are introduced all the time. Dental technology and our materials are evolving daily. In this evolution, products are often introduced and labeled as “ground breaking” or “revolutionary.” These descriptions are all too often thrown

January 1, 2013 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

Noteworthy Trends in a Successful Governmental Dental Program in Alberta

by Dennis H. Bedard, BSc, DDS, Dip. Paedo, FRCD(C); Maryam S. Amin, DMD, MSc, PhD

The Alberta Child Health Benefit (ACHB) is a program administered by Alberta Human Services, formerly Alberta Human Resources and Employment. It was launched in response to the need for a health benefit program in low-income families identified by Albertans before

January 1, 2012 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

Letters To The Editor

by Oral Health

Re: We Can Only be the Best by Doing Our Best, With the Best, Louis Malcmacher, DDS, November, 2011 I read with interest Dr. Malcmacher’s excellent article on new technologies that make us more efficient while maintaining quality in our