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November 23, 2016 Feature Materials & TechnologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Altering Vertical Dimension with Bonded Composite

by Joseph Fava, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C)

Abstract This case report demonstrates the importance of careful diagnosis and treatment planning to effectively treat a worn dentition in a conservative manner while maximizing the long-term prognosis. The patient presented having completed orthodontic treatment with a significantly worn dentition

November 23, 2016 Feature Materials & TechnologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Modern Biomaterials: What, Where, When and Why

by Brenton Winnett, CD, MSc, DDS, MSc (Prostho), FRCD(C); Slawek Bilko, RDT

Lifelike aesthetics in prosthodontics has been a moving target since the dawn of modern dentistry. The definition of what meets the contemporary understanding of a clinically acceptable prosthesis has always been dependent upon what is considered possible and practical at the

November 23, 2016 Feature DentistryEditorialOral HealthProsthodontics

The Rule of 3 “P”s

by Dr. Mark H. E. Lin

As a long time devout Christian, I have listened to many inspiring sermons by numerous Pastors over the years. One particular Pastor’s sermon style stands out in my mind with a transferrable concept that is very practical and relative to

July 27, 2016 News AnnouncementDental TechnologyImplantologyNewsProsthodontics

Discover Top 100 Picks in Dental Implants and Prosthetics Manufacturers

by Business Wire

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “World Dental Implants & Prosthetics Market – Opportunities and Forecasts, 2014 – 2022” report to their offering. Dental implants act as foundation or substitutes for missing teeth that are fitted into

July 5, 2016 News DentalEndodonticsMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthOrthodonticsPreventive DentistryProsthodonticsRestorativeRestorative Dentistry

Christof Bissdorf Appointed as Vice President and General Manager, Dentsply Sirona Canada

by Dentsply Sirona

A new manager has been appointed for the Canadian location of the dental market leader following the merger of DENTSPLY and Sirona in February 2016: Christof Bissdorf brings with him a wealth of experience in the dental sector. Dentsply Sirona

June 28, 2016 News DentistryImplantologyProsthodontics

BEGO is one of the Top 100


Firm from Bremen joins Germany’s elite group of innovative companies/Award to be presented by Top 100 mentor Ranga Yogeshwar Bremen – The 23rd Top 100 awards for Germany’s most innovative SMEs are about to be presented, and this year, the BEGO

March 9, 2016 Feature DentistryGeneral PracticeProsthodontics

Digital Complete Dentures: Improving Quality Of Removable Prosthesis While Decreasing Number of Appointments

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

Utilization of the complete dentures as a viable tooth replacement option historically dates back over 50 years until present time. Dating back to 700 BC, dentures in Europe and Asia were made of human or animal teeth. In the 1700’s,

December 1, 2015 Feature Prosthodontics

Implant Staging for Ideal Esthetics

by Domenic Belcastro, DDS, BSc, MSc

Treatment planning for highly esthetic implant restorations can be a difficult challenge even for the most experienced implant surgeon and restorative dentist. This article will attempt to highlight many of the treatment planning considerations and the requisite conditions to create

November 20, 2015 Feature Prosthodontics

Zygomatic Implants For The Rehabilitation Of The Severely Atrophic Maxilla A Case Series

by Peter Gioulos, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C); Allan Vescan, MD, MSc, FRCD(C); Steven Bongard, DDS

ABSTRACT: Implant rehabilitation of the severely atrophic maxilla presents a surgical and prosthetic challenge to even the most experienced clinician. The “graft-less” approach with the use of zygomatic implants is gaining acceptance. The purpose of this case series is to

November 15, 2015 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

Porcelain Therapy: Veneers vs Jacket Crowns, the ALARA Principle for Prosthodontics

by Joseph Fava, DDS, MSc, (Prostho), FRCD(C)

ABSTRACT This article attempts to elucidate, using two case examples, the key factors that should be considered when deciding between restoring a maxillary incisor with a veneer or with a crown. Relevant literature, providing the scientific basis of the opinions

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 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

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

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