Oral Health Group

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Prosthodontics

November 1, 2005 Feature Prosthodontics

Solving Dental Fear and Anxiety Without Medication

by Trina Ghauri, Ph.D.

Dental fear and anxiety is a common problem that many patients and dentists must deal with on a regular basis. Without adequate resources, it can be one that tries the patience of the most professional and compassionate of dentists, often

FIGURE 20--Intaglio surface of the prosthesis.
November 1, 2005 Feature Prosthodontics

The Use of Prosthodontic Principles in Managing a Compromised Implant Case

by Beatrice Leung, DDS, MPH, Cert. Prostho

Treatment planning for any complex case requires the clinician to be diligent in carrying out the clinical examination in order to arrive at a proper diagnosis. The blueprint which develops from this exercise must consider factors beyond the oral cavity,

Bruce Glazer is the prosthodontic editor to Oral Health and a continuing associate and lecturer at the Faculty of Dentistry for the last 35 years. He is in private practice limited to prosthodontics and anaesthesia in Toronto.
November 1, 2005 Feature Prosthodontics

Informed Consent

by Bruce Glazer

Here I am standing in line at Gallerie Lafayette, one of the largest department stores in Paris, standing in a line that winds endlessly around the exterior of the Louis Vuitton department. I was honouring a birthday promise to my

FIGURE 30--Final full frontal smile.
November 1, 2003 Feature Prosthodontics

Prosthodontics – Bulimia Nervosa: A Multidisciplinary Treatment of Enamel Erosion

by Bruce Glazer, Peter Gold, and Wayne Wolfstadt

Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder are a serious concern in women’s oral health and a clinical challenge to dental professionals. Each of these eating disorders presents with unique patterns of psychological, medical, and dental

Bruce Glazer is the prosthodontic consultant to the editorial board of Oral Health.
November 1, 2003 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

The Pursuit of a Real Margin of Perfection in Prosthodontics

by Bruce Glazer

What separates a “margin of error” from a “margin of perfection”? Prosthodontics is the replacement and/or restoration of missing anatomic structures in the oral cavity. It also broadens to include maxillofacial concerns and temporomandibular disorders and is far more complicated

October 1, 2003 Feature DentistryOrthodonticsPeriodonticsProsthodontics

66th Annual Winter Clinic – Friday, November 14th 2003

by Oral Health

The Winter Clinic trade show is not only for those looking to buy or sell, it is also the place that you will find exciting new products, learn vital new information and enjoy novel presentations and demonstrations.

October 1, 2003 Feature DentistryOrthodonticsPeriodonticsProsthodontics

Letters (October 01, 2003)

by Oral Health

Re: Editorial, ‘What’s In a Name?’ March 2003 Dr. Goodlin suggests that the public’s best interests are served in recognizing the accreditation in AACD as a specialty degree in “cosmetic dentistry”.Advertisement The assumption is that cosmetic dentistry exists in a

September 1, 2003 Feature Prosthodontics

Letters to the Editor (September 01, 2003)

by Oral Health

Re: Implant Complications and Maintenance Issues, July, 2003 Drs. Lai and Albert do not make a distinction between research-driven implant system designs and those that were developed for practical clinical applications. That is still common with most implant authors today.Advertisement

FIGURE 10--Framework Fracture of Fixed Implant Prosthesis.
July 1, 2003 Feature DentistryPeriodonticsProsthodontics

Periodontics: Implant Complications and Maintenance Issues

by Oral Health

By Jim Yuan Lai, DMD, MSc(Perio), FRCD(C) and Francine Albert, DMD, MSc(Prosth), FRCD(C) The high predictability and long-term success of implant therapy has been well documented (Adell 1981, Albrektsson 1986). Complications do arise, as it may be the case after

FIGURE 4--Definitive restorations with proper function and aesthetics.
April 1, 2003 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

Designing Anterior Restoration for Function and Aesthetics

by Frederick M. McIntyre, DDS, MS

Our patients’ demands for beautiful smiles have created an aesthetic revolution in the dental materials industry today. Never before has the dental profession experienced such rapid development in dental materials; all related to the demand for aesthetic dentistry. New composites