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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

December 24, 2013 News DentistryImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Gerald Niznick, Dmd, Msd Announces Retirement & Tom Stratton Appointed President of Implant Direct

by Oral Health

Gerald A. Niznick DMD, MSD, president and founder of Implant Direct, announced his retirement effective November 30, 2013. Dr. Niznick is succeeded by Tom Stratton as President of Implant Direct. Dr. Niznick has a 32-year successful history in the dental

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

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November 6, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthProsthodontics

Ultra Fine Grain Titanium Dental Implants, Initial Clinical Observations

by Americo Fernandes, DMD

ABSTRACTUltra Fine Grain (UFG) titanium is a new improved form of the old classic Commercially Pure (CP) implantable titanium we as dentists are familiar with. It is produced through a process known as Severe Plastic Deformation. This novel patented process,

Colin Glazer is a new associate with Rosen Sunshine LLP. He articled at a full service mid-sized firm and is now assisting various health care professionals with professional matters before their licensing bodies. He was called to the Ontario bar in January 2012.
November 1, 2013 Feature DentistryEndodonticsImplantologyProsthodontics

Thinking “What they Don’t Know Won’t Hurt Them” Can Hurt You: The Dentist’s Duty to Disclose Adverse Outcomes

by Lonny Rosen, Elyse Sunshine and Colin Glazer

Something has gone wrong during a dental procedure, now what? There has been a great deal of confusion with regard to what a dentist is required to disclose, when, and to whom. Legislation, the common law and a dentist’s own

November 1, 2013 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

The Rogue Dentist, Infection Control and Questionable Testing

by John Hardie, BDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C)

In the first two weeks of August 2013, a considerable amount of media hype was devoted to the exploits of Tung Sheng (David) Wu performing dentistry without a licence. According to various reports this so called rogue dentist had been

Figure 16. Indirect sinus with vertical bone augmentation using the CAS-KIT and surgical placement of Hiossen ET dental implant.
November 1, 2013 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

Controlled Technique for Indirect Sinus Grafting With Simultaneous Implant Placement

by Mark Lin, BSc, DDS, MSc (Prosthodontics), FRCD(C)

RESIDUAL RIDGE RESORPTION OF THE POSTERIOR MAXILLANon-restorable carious lesions, periodontally compromised alveolar support or fractured roots result in the extraction of the natural dentition. Once the loss of the natural dentition occurs, the lack of occlusal forces transferred to the

Table 3. Clinical indications for use of luting agents.
November 1, 2013 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

A Review of Luting Agents

by Cornelis H. Pameijer, DMD, DSc, PhD

Due to the availability of a large number of luting agents (dental cements) proper selection can be a daunting task and is usually based on a practitioner’s reliance on experience and preference and less on in depth knowledge of materials

Figure 10. Similar to a sinusoidal wave, a rotating PTN file produces a mechanical wave of motion, or swaggering effect, along its active portion.
November 1, 2013 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

The Shaping Movement 5th Generation Technology

by Clifford J. Ruddle, DDS, FICD, FACD

Since the beginning of modern day endodontics, there have been numerous concepts, strategies, and techniques for preparing canals. Over the decades, a staggering array of files has emerged for negotiating and shaping canals. In spite of the design of the

Figure 8. 4 months post-op.
November 1, 2013 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

PIPS Improving Your Outcomes Using Laser Activated Irrigation

by By Prof. Enrico Divito, DDSProf. Giovanni Olivi MD DDS

Successful endodontic treatment depends upon maximal debridement and disinfection of the entire root canal system. The root canal system must be shaped to a convenience form that permits adequate cleaning and disinfection by elimination of microbes.1 The literature is clear

Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics
July 23, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthProsthodontics

The Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics is happy to announce the 21st Annual Scientific Meeting September 25th – 28th, 2013

by Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics

21st Annual Scientific Meeting September 25th – 28th, 2013 Vancouver Renaissance Harbourside Hotel Vancouver, British Columbia Register Today, Members and Non Members Welcome!  Wednesday, September 25 Dr. Clarkwill present creative solutions to overcome the major clinical impediments to modern resin dentistry.  This hands

Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry & Prosthodontics (CARDP)
July 17, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthProsthodontics

The Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry & Prosthodontics would like to invite you to join us for our 21st Annual Scientific Meeting

by Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry & Prosthodontics (CARDP)

Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry & Prosthodontics 21st Annual Scientific Meeting  Vancouver Renaissance Harbourside HotelVancouver, British ColumbiaSeptember 25th – 28th, 2013Members and Non Members Welcome! Plus join us for our social events to experience “The Best of Vancouver” Register Today

Womenin Dentistry
February 14, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthProsthodontics

Only 6 spaces left! Prosthodontic Association is hosting a Hands on Program; Porcelain Veneers from A-Z.

by Prosthdontic Association Women in Dentistry

(Hands on Program – Limited Space Available)

Women in Dentistry
February 5, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthProsthodontics

Prosthodontic Association is hosting a Hands on Program; Porcelain Veneers from A-Z.

by Prosthdontic Association Women in Dentistry

(Hands on Program – Limited Space Available)

Adrian Kaplan is a partner in the law firm of Heenan Blaikie LLP. He specializes in Intellectual Property (Patent) law. With his B.Sc. in biochemistry, Adrian represents clients in the procurement of patent, industrial design and trademark rights and advises on legal issues relating to the use of products in commerce. Adrian has guest lectured on patent law at Osgoode Hall Law School and is a regular on national television involving intellectual property issues.
November 1, 2012 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

Grey Goods – The Danger of Complacency in Purchasing Trademarked Goods covered by the Medical Devices Regulations

by Adrian Kaplan

The sale of grey market goods is of concern across diverse industries ranging from snacks and drinks to clothing and cosmetics. The concern is especially acute with health care related products such as dental materials where deficiencies can cause harm

Matthew Wilton is a Toronto litigation lawyer specializing in health law. He has been assisting dentists in RCDS matters, principal associate disputes and employment law matters since 1991. As a litigator Matthew has appeared before the RCDS Discipline Committee, the Ontario Divisional Court, the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.
November 1, 2012 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

Regulatory and Legal Issues arising from Grey Market Dental Products

by Guest Editorial: Matthew Wilton

Depending on the factual circumstances, a dentist can face legal liability for damages, or allegations of professional misconduct for utilizing Grey Market dental products in his or her dental practice. In Ontario dentists are regulated by the Royal College of

November 1, 2012 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

Dealing with Complaints Defensively

by Lonny J. Rosen, C.S. and Elyse Sunshine

(or How to Prevent a Minor Complaint from Turning into a Major Headache)

Figure 10. Finished Case Retracted.
November 1, 2012 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

Informed Consent, Record Keeping and Adverse Outcomes

by Bruce Glazer

Record keeping and informed consent are the two courses most frequently imposed on dentists involved in collegial undertakings. An undertaking can be voluntary or it can be imposed, by either the ICR (Inquiries, Complaints and Reports) or the Discipline Committee

November 1, 2012 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

Entrepreneurism and Dentists – Mutually Exclusive? No! A necessary combination!

by Kristin Nickells

Dr. Bruce Glazer published an feature in Oral Health (Nov. 2011) called “Entrepreneurism and Dentistry – mutually exclusive?”. I feel compelled to respectfully rebut. Dr. Glazer makes the argument that because the likelihood of failure is relatively small and the

Table 1: from Malo et al JADA 2011;142(3):310-320) shows the cumulative success rate over ten years for All-On-4 mandibular implants.
November 1, 2012 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

All-On-4 Treatment Concept: A Viable treatment modality or under engineering in biomechanics?

by Mark Lin, BSc, DDS, MSc (Prostho), FRCD(c)

An interview with Dr. Steven Bongard