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September 22, 2014 News DentistryOral HealthPeriodontics

Clinical Study Supporting PerioPredict Receives Prestigious Clinical Research Award from the American Academy of Periodontology

by Interleukin Genetics, Inc.

Drs. Kenneth S. Kornman and Lynn Doucette-Stamm of Interleukin Genetics Honored at the 100th Anniversary of the AAP Interleukin Genetics, Inc. is pleased to share that Dr. Kenneth S. Kornman, Chief Executive Officer and Dr. Lynn Doucette-Stamm, Vice President of Development

August 28, 2014 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPeriodontics

American Academy of Periodontology Welcomes Dental Community, Media to 100th Annual Meeting

by American Academy of Periodontology

Dental Publications and Professionals Invited to San Francisco for the Latest on Gum Health The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) will hold its 100th Annual Meeting Sept. 19-22, 2014, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. A number of sessions

August 14, 2014 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPeriodontics

Cause of gum disease related to type 2 diabetes uncovered

by Science Daily

Going to the dentist isn’t fun for anyone, but for those with periodontal disease related to type 2 diabetes, a new research discovery may have them smiling. In a report appearing in the August 2014 issue of the Journal of

June 30, 2014 News DentistryOral HealthPeriodontics

American Academy of Periodontology Holds Think Tank on Regenerative Treatments

by American Academy of Periodontology

Three-day consensus workshop provides clinical recommendations for treating advanced gum disease The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) held its first-ever consensus workshop on regenerative therapies for periodontal disease titled “Enhancing Periodontal Health Through Regenerative Approaches” on June 1-4, 2014, at

June 12, 2014 News DentistryEndodonticsOral HealthPeriodonticsProsthodontics

Top Dentists Come Together to Save Natural Teeth

by The American Association of Endodontists, the American Academy of Periodontology and the American College of Prosthodontists

The American Association of Endodontists, the American Academy of Periodontology and the American College of Prosthodontists co-host symposium July 19-20, 2014 “How can I save my tooth?” is one of the most significant questions a patient can ask. In an

May 28, 2014 News Dental LaboratoriesDentistryImplantologyMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthPeriodontics

BIOMET 3i announces the 11th winner of the Richard J. Lazzara Fellowship in Advanced Implant Surgery

by BIOMET 3i

BIOMET 3i and the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation are pleased to announce that Dr. Tapan N.  Koticha is the winner of the 11th annual Richard J. Lazzara Fellowship in Advanced Implant Surgery. The Lazzara fellowship was established as a

May 20, 2014 News Dental LaboratoriesDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingImplantologyMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthOrthodonticsPeriodontics

Dental Shield Launches Insured Dental Warranty Program in North America for Dentists; Warranty Covers All Restorative Procedures for 5 Years

by PRWEB

Dental Shield is the newest provider of a five-year dental warranty that covers participating dentist’s patients for 5 years and pays the dentists for patient claims that arise from a failed  restorative procedure. Dental Shield has engaged Internet Marketing-Consultant.com to

May 14, 2014 News Dental LaboratoriesDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral SurgeryPeriodontics

Henry Schein Dental Announces The Launch Of Henry Schein Dental Surgical Solutions

by Henry Schein, Inc.

New Surgical Solutions Group will Specialize in Providing a Comprehensive Package of Innovative Products and Services to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and Periodontists Henry Schein Dental, the global dental business of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world’s largest provider

April 25, 2014 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthPeriodontics

Gaming Toothbrush Saves Kids’ Teeth

by PRWeb

Grush (Game-brush) Visualizes Tooth Brushing and Makes It a Fun Game for Kids Tooth brushing is often viewed by children as an unpleasant chore.  Parents have to spend a lot of time supervising their child’s brushing. There is a ‘battle

December 18, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthPeriodonticsPreventive Dentistry

Nonsurgical Treatment for Periodontal Disease May Not Be Enough for Patients with Diabetes

by American Academy of Periodontology

American Academy of Periodontology encourages dental professionals to continue to provide personalized care for patients with diabetes A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that nonsurgical treatment of periodontal disease does not improve

Heraeus Kulzer Mitsui Chemicals Group
November 13, 2013 News Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthPeriodonticsProsthodontics

White Knights: Venus White and Dr. Kerri White Ride to the Rescue of Domestic Violence Victims

by Heraeus Kulzer

Heraeus Kulzer is Official Whitening Fundraising Partner of “Give Back a Smile” Heraeus Kulzer, LLC, the worldwide leader in dental esthetics, has a long tradition of giving back to the community.  One of the benefits of this tradition is that

Carestream Dental
November 7, 2013 News Dental CAD/CAMDental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthPeriodontics

Carestream Dental Supports Teaching Award Through Sponsorship of the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation

by Carestream & American Academy of Periodontology Foundation

2013 Dr. D. Walter Cohen Teaching Award Given to Further Education in the Periodontal Specialty Carestream Dental is pleased to announce another successful year of sponsoring the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) Foundation in support of the Dr. D. Walter

American Academy of Periodontology
October 28, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthPeriodontics

Self-Report Questions May Help Predict Periodontitis

by American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)

Study confirms validity, reliability of self-report data in determining periodontal disease prevalence in US adult population

American Academy of Periodontology
October 15, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthPeriodontics

New Officers Installed To American Academy Of Periodontology (AAP) Board Of Trustees

by American Academy Of Periodontology

Officers of the AAP’s Board of Trustees Assume New Responsibilities at 99th Annual Meeting

American Academy of Periodontology
October 9, 2013 News DentistryGeneral PracticeImplantologyOral HealthPeriodontics

American Academy Of Periodontology Installs New Board Of Trustees President

by American Academy of Periodontology

Dr. Stuart J. Froum Assumes Board Leadership at 99th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia Stuart J. Froum, DDS, of New York City was named President of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) Board of Trustees during its 99th Annual Meeting held

Figure 5. A probing depth of 4mm does not reveal the entire story. One must add the recession measurement to determine the CAL and true attachment loss.
October 1, 2013 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Clinical Attachment Level – How to Calculate and Interpret this Important Measurement

by Peter C. Fritz, BSc, DDS, FRCD(C), PhD (Perio)

Periodontal probing continues to be a key element in the diagnosis of periodontal disease and this maneuver is performed hundreds of thousand times a day in dental offices across the world. However, a probing depth alone does not reveal the

Figure 8. Immediate post-surgical appearance of the buccal aspect.
October 1, 2013 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Periodontal Defect Associated with an Unusual Root Anatomy of a Maxillary Lateral Incisor: A Case Report

by David Chvartszaid, DDS, MSc (Prostho), MSc (Perio), FRCD(C)

Prior to commencing treatment, a prudent practitioner seeks to establish clarity of diagnosis and expected treatment outcome. Occasionally, the clinical presentation is unclear and a degree of uncertainty presides over both the diagnosis and the degree of expected treatment success.

Figure 9I. Periapical of end result showing osseous harmony and a suitably sized implant for the area
October 1, 2013 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Clinical Application of the Mucogingival Subepithelial Connective Tissue Graft

by Eugene Kryshtalskyj, DDS, Dip. Perio, MSc, FRCD(C); Eugene Gerald Kryshtalskyj, BHSc; Alexander Krys

INTRODUCTIONIn 1999, Albandar et. al1 estimated that more than 20 percent of the population presents with one or more tooth surfaces with gingival recession. When root exposure occurs, it can be quite uncomfortable causing root sensitivity and can lead to

Figure 2. A severe case of peri-implantitis with a progressive bone loss and multiple exposed threads.
October 1, 2013 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Peri-Implant Infection – A modern Phenomenon or a Long-Ignored Problem?

by Dr. Hendrik Doering, DDS

Replacing lost teeth by artificial tooth roots (implants) in combination with artificial dental crowns has become part of mainstream dentistry and is now regarded as a routine procedure with predictable results. Over the past 30 years, the number of implants

Figure 32. Final post-operative radiograph of implants 25-26.
October 1, 2013 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Extraction and Management of Extraction Sockets are Integral Part of the Implant Treatment – Rationale and Treatment Strategies

by Avi Shelemay, DDS, MSc (Perio), FRCD(C)

Dental implants are the preferred method for replacing missing teeth in most circumstances. They offer high predictability, which is backed by many long-term studies. Very often the discussion on tooth replacement starts when patients learn that they will be losing