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October 1, 2014 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Think Different(ly), outside of the box?

by Dr. Peter Birek

The other day a young Canadian training in the US wanted advice for his return to Toronto to establish practice in periodontics (Toronto, the centre of the universe as we natives think of it, as if there were no other

October 1, 2014 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Clinical Applications of the Modified Crown Lengthening Procedure

by Dr. Eugene Kryshtalskyj, DDS, Dip. Perio, MSc (Perio), FRCD(C); Mr. Eugene Kryshtalskyj, BHSc; Mr. Alex Kryshtalskyj

INTRODUCTIONThe crown lengthening (CL) procedure has many applications in the periodontal sphere. It can take the form of a gingivectomy, full or partial thickness flap approach with or without osteoplasty, or even a flapless technique.1 These techniques allow for the

October 1, 2014 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Management of Failing Dental Implants / Re-Osseointegration – Current Knowledge

by Dr. Yair Lenga, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C), ABP (Perio)

Dental implants and their associated restorations offer an effective and predictable treatment modality for replacing missing teeth.11,28,29,30 Reported success rates for dental implants are high, and are typically published within a range of 88.3 percent and 99 percent.43,53 However, there

October 1, 2014 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Management of a Large Mucous Retention Cyst at the Time of Sinus Floor Augmentations – A Case Report

by Avi Shelemay, DDS, MSc (Perio), FRCD(C); Scott Peterson, DDS

Sinus floor augmentation is widely utilized to augment the bone volume available for placing dental implants in the posterior maxilla. Dr. Hilt Tatum first introduced the procedure in 1974. Since then various modifications to the technique have been introduced and

October 1, 2014 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Omega-3 Fatty Acids For Periodontal Health: An Update

by David W. Dodington, BSc (Hons), MSc; Peter C. Fritz, BSc, DDS, FRCD(C), PhD (Perio), Certified Specialist in Periodontics; Wendy E. Ward, B. Arts & Sci. (Hons), MSc, PhD.

USE OF SUPPLEMENTS CONTAINING FISH OIL OR OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDSOther than vitamin and mineral supplements, fish oil and flaxseed oil, rich sources of omega-3 fatty acids, are the most commonly used natural health products.1 Supplements containing omega-3 fatty acids in

October 1, 2014 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Lip Positioning Surgery for “Gummy Smile”/Thin Upper Lip/Asymmetrical Smile: A Case Report

by Claude G. Ibbott, BSc, DMD, FRCD(C); Angel Carlson-Fedyk, CDA, RDH; Whitney Love, RDH

INTRODUCTIONEGD has been referred to as a “gummy smile”. The amount of gingiva showing in a normal full smile is 1-2mm. A display of 4mm or more of gingival exposure is considered unattractive. The incidence of EGD may approximate 14

October 1, 2014 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Oral Inflammatory Load – A New Concept For The Understanding of Oral Disease

by Dr. Hendrik Doering, Dr. Howard C. Tenenbaum, Dr. Michael Glogauer

PERIODONTAL DIAGNOSIS AND ORAL INFLAMMATORY LOADIn the process of diagnosis of periodontal disease, the primary goals are to establish the presence or absence of the disease, particularly active disease as well as its severity. An accurate diagnosis is also essential

October 1, 2014 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

It’s Never What You Think It Is

by Tom Jovicich, DMD

ABSTRACTAs a practicing endodontist over the last 25 years, you believe you’ve seen whatever can walk in the door case wise. We are taught to look at digital imaging, listen to the patient’s history and symptoms and then offer a

September 25, 2014 News DentistryOral HealthPeriodontics

American Academy of Periodontology Recognizes Member Achievements

by American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)

Periodontists Awarded during AAP’s 100th Annual Meeting for Contributions to the Dental Specialty The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) issued ten special recognitions to members for their contributions to the periodontal specialty. The awardees were honored at a ceremony held

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