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October 1, 2015 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

Clinical Management Of Peri-Implantitis And Periodontitis: Are There Differences In Treatment Protocols?

by Eugene Kryshtalskyj, DDS, Dip. Perio., MSc (Perio), FRCD(C); Eugene Gerald Kryshtalskyj, BSc(hons); Alexander Matthew Kryshtalskyj, HBSc, BSc(hons)

IntroductionDental implants have evolved significantly over time. Four thousand years ago root form bamboo pegs were tapped into the jawbone to replace lost teeth, which changed to similarly shaped pegs made of precious metals or ivory in Egypt 2000 years

September 17, 2015 News Dental CAD/CAMDentistryEndodonticsGeneral PracticeOral HealthProsthodontics

COLTENE enters the CAD/CAM market


COLTENE, a global manufacturer of dental consumables, becomes a new material partner for SIRONA’s leading CAD/CAM system CEREC. Under the brand name BRILLIANT Crios, the new “Reinforced Composite Blocs” for chairside manufactured permanent inlays, onlays, full anatomical crowns and veneers

November 3, 2014 News Dental LaboratoriesDentistryMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthProsthodontics

New York Surgical Mask Manufacturer Responds to PPE Recommendations, Healthcare Worker Concerns

by Crosstex

Cantel Medical subsidiary Crosstex International, Inc., a leading U.S. manufacturer of face masks, is producing fitted masks at maximum capacity in response to healthcare worker concerns in light of Ebola threat.

November 1, 2014 Feature DentistryGeneral PracticeProsthodontics

Functional and Esthetic Rehabilitation of Amelogenesis Imperfecta: A Case Report

by Ming-Yi Chou BSc, DDS, MS, Cert. Prostho, FRCD(C)

There are many genetic conditions that may affect an individual and result in discoloured or malformed teeth. Gene changes that affect dentin and enamel formation are being defined scientifically and we now know more about these inherited disorders. Amelogenesis Imperfecta

November 1, 2014 Feature DentistryGeneral PracticeProsthodontics

Temporizing Immediate Implants: Creating The Foundation For Long-Term Success

by Suzanne Caudry, PhD, DDS, MSc (Perio)

Advances in technology have created a society that has come to expect immediacy in all things including dentistry. This, combined with an ongoing aesthetic focus, is what has forced dentistry to continue refining the field of implantology, and propelling clinicians

November 1, 2014 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

“Teeth in a Day” Immediate Full Arch Fixed Implant Rehabilitation

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

According to the World Health Organization in 2008, six to 10 percent of the world’s population is estimated to be edentulous.1 Close to 40 million people in the Western world, and 250 million people in Asia, are estimated to be

November 1, 2014 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

The Hydraulic and Hydrophobic Impression Technique: Facts Based on the Research Literature

by Leendert (Len) Boksman DDS, BSc, FADI, FICD; Cornelis H. Pameijer, DMD, DSc, PhD; Dr. Gildo Coelho Santos Jr., DDS, MSc, PhD

Crown and bridge impressions can either be described as an all-in-one impression or a two-step impression technique. The most commonly used impression technique, as seen in our dental laboratories, is the all-in-one, which utilizes a full or dual-arch impression tray,

November 1, 2014 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

Vital Pulp Therapy Using MTA: A Case Series

by Anu Bhalla, DMD, FRCD(c); Yosef Nahmias, DDS, MSc

One of the primary purposes of the human dental pulp is dentin formation. If the pulp undergoes pathological changes such as inflammation due to carious exposure, normal dentin and root growth can be disrupted. Traditional treatment for carious exposed pulps

November 1, 2014 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

Are You Practicing Evidence-Base Dentistry?

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

Mrs. Jones and her husband presented to my Prosthodontic Specialty clinic for an additional opinion regarding her treatment options to improve her existing oral condition. After conducting an interview with Mrs. Jones and completing a comprehensive clinical examination, along with

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