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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

March 21, 2012 News ClinicalEndodonticsProsthodontics

How far down the root canal should the post be placed?

by ken

By Gord Christensen from Dental IQ Mar 7, 2012 – Dr. Gordon Christensen answers questions from readers and offers his answers based on research, dentists’ opinions worldwide, and personal observation. In this video, Dr. Gordon Christensen says that what many dentists

March 18, 2012 News ClinicalProsthodontics

Now that’s what I’m talking about!! Photo Essay me Baby!!!

by ken

We have such incredible talent in this country; sadly most of it has to go to the US to be recognized, but I digress. Below you will find PERZACTLY what I’d love to see from YOU and YOU and YOU…the

February 26, 2012 News ImplantologyProsthodontics

How To Use Atlantis Abutments On Dental Implants

by ken

By Todd Welch – FACEBOOK Here is a recent case I completed. I place Astra Tech dental implants and typically utilize Atlantis abutments for implant supported bridges and anterior implants. I have the lab fabricate the Atlantis abutments and temporary

February 14, 2012 News ImplantologyProsthodontics

He’s #1; He’s #1

by ken

Many thanks to Dr. Oliver C. Pin-Harry, D.D.S., M.S., F.R.C.D.(C) of BURLINGTON PROSTHODONTICS 425 Locust Street – Suite 200 |  Burlington, ON L7S 1T8 | Canada T: 905-633 1200  |  www.burlingtonprosthodontics.com for helping to kickstart a new dynamic in “MOUTHING OFF” – “sharing and caring” clinical cases

Chin Tucks
November 1, 2011 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

Neck Pain: A Scientific Look at the Dentist’s Neck!

by Mahmoud Zaerian, BA, DC, Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, CSCS

In the February 2009 issue of Oral Health the common musculoskeletal disorders (MSK disorders) that dentists face were outlined; specifically, the impacts MSK disorders have on professional performance and longevity as well as the implications leading to a decreased quality

Bruce Glazer is the communication editor and a dental advisor for the Canadian Dental Protective Association (CDPA) and the Prosthodontic Editor for Oral Health.
November 1, 2011 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

Entrepreneurism and Dentistry

by Bruce Glazer

The word ‘entrepreneur’ came into vogue in the 1980s and has now come to mean a person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so. Entre­preneurism is an

November 1, 2011 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

Self learning, Self assessment 2011

by Oral Health

2011 is the final year of the SLSA program in Oral Health. The 8-question quiz appears here. Because the program is half its usual length, provincial licensing authorities may alter the allocation of CE credits. Unlike previous years, SLSA will

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November 1, 2011 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

No-Prep Veneers: Enhancing the Natural Tooth

by Mark Willes

As we all know, preparation design can make or break a case. With proper planning and prep design we can create stunning esthetics with depth and vitality. Without proper planning and prep design the best we can do is usually

Figure 8 - Lack of adaptation of light body around implants - light body was set and could not be moved by heavy body hydraulics.
November 1, 2011 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

Faster Is Not Always Better

by Gregg Tousignant, CDT and Len Boksman, dds, bsc, fadi, ficd

When it Comes to Impressioning

FIGURE 6
November 1, 2007 Feature Prosthodontics

Principles for Designing the Most Naturally Beautiful Smiles

by Peter E. Dawson, DDS

The esthetic revolution has expanded beyond all expectations. The desire for a beautiful smile is more and more the primary reason patients seek dental care. But don’t make the mistake of thinking that smile design is just about straight, white

FIGURE 25--Final non-homogenous (Procera-Nobel) restorations using a thicker more opaque alumina core to mask the dark prep. An ideal situation for zirconium oxide based restorations (Lava - 3M, Cercon - Dentsply) as well.
November 1, 2007 Feature Prosthodontics

Material Selection, Tooth Reduction, and Margin Placement for Anterior Indirect Esthetic Restorations

by Frank Spear, DDS

Choosing a method of restoration and a material comes down to evaluating several different parameters. These include the condition of the existing tooth, colour of the existing tooth, position of the tooth in the mouth, (anterior vs. posterior) esthetic desires