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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

March 28, 2012 News ClinicalComposite resinRestorative

Unique Nano-hybrid Composite Performs Well in In Vivo Dental Studies

by ken

(Nanowerk News) Heraeus Kulzer, LLC, the worldwide leader in dental esthetics, announced today that its Venus Diamond nano-hybrid composite was highly rated in an 18-month in vivo clinical study conducted by the Department of Restorative Dentistry of the Dental School

March 23, 2012 News ClinicalCosmetic DentistryImplantologyPediatric dentistryPeriodontologyPhotographyRadiologyRestorative

You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you just might find, you get what you need.

by ken

There is no magic to the needs of this blog. We have abundant talent across this country. The concept of sharing and caring provides a baseline for standard of clinical expertise and all that is needed is a series of

March 22, 2012 News ClinicalDental TraumaEndodonticsRestorative

In vitro evaluation of the effect of post system and length on the fracture resistance of endodontically treated human anterior teeth

by ken

Sahil Jindal, Ritu Jindal, et al – CLINICAL ORAL INVESTIGATIONS Abstract Objectives  The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of post system and length on the fracture resistance of endodontically treated human anterior teeth. Material and method  Seventy-five extracted human

February 21, 2012 News Decay assessment and preventionRestorative

Clog – Controlled dentin preparation with Smart Bur 2

by ken

by George Freedman DDS, FAACD, FADFE, FACD 1. The excavation of deep decay with a metal carbide bur carries the risk of not only removing infected dentin, but also unintentionally cutting away affected dentin.         2. This

February 21, 2012 News Restorative

Clog – No-flow flowables, the new 2-step posterior paradigm

by ken

by George Freedman DDS, FAACD, FADFE, FACD 1. Occlusal decay is readily visible. Electronic shade is taken for color matching the composite.         2. After conservative preparation, BeautiBond (Shofu) 7th generation adhesive is applied to the prepared

February 21, 2012 News Restorative

Clog – The Perimeter Preparation: Conservative Composite Repair

by ken

And so it begins……..all clinical cases on the Mouthing Off Blog will be called CLOGS – share the concept, share your cases, tell a friend, tell a database, tell a referral base, OHJ – is open for dental business, the

January 25, 2012 News Restorative

Resistance to compression of weakened roots subjected to different root reconstruction protocols

by ken

ZOGHEIB, Lucas Villaça et al J. Appl. Oral Sci. [online]. 2011, vol.19, n.6, pp. 648-654 OBJECTIVE: This study evaluated, in vitro, the fracture resistance of human non-vital teeth restored with different reconstruction protocols.MATERIAL AND METHODS: Forty human anterior roots of similar shape and dimensions were assigned

January 15, 2012 News Clinical case reportDental industryRestorative

Tips and Tricks – of a clinical nature

by ken

I was thinking as I posted the last entry, that there are so many clinical tips and tricks that go unknown for want of a NEXUS for clinical information. The idea of MENTOR [Multiplatform Educational Nexus Terminal for Online Resources]

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There is a god; we made the New York Times Sunday Review

by ken

IT’S become commonplace to criticize the “Occupy” movement for failing to offer an alternative vision. But the thousands of activists in the streets of New York and London aren’t the only ones lacking perspective: economists, to whom we might expect

October 26, 2011 News Restorative

3M ESPE launches educational website on temporization

by ken

From Dr. Bicuspid – October 25, 2011 http://www.3mespetemps.com/ 3M ESPE‘s new education microsite, www.3MESPEtemps.com, offers a spectrum of information about the company’s temporization materials, including an overview of indications, techniques, troubleshooting tips, and case studies. The site also features printable technique

October 7, 2011 News Decay assessment and preventionEndodonticsRestorative

Clinical tip: you need an air-polishing device (air slurry polisher) for more than you think!

by ken

My preference is to use it to uncover canals once the access perimeter has been defined, but I’ll give el Gordo his due on this one. Sep 22, 2011 – From Dental IQ By Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

August 31, 2011 News Clinical case reportRestorative

Compendium Of Continuing Education In Dentistry

by ken

One of my favorite CE journals is Compendium from www.dentalaegis.com Check out this case from John Weston, DDS. http://www.dentalaegis.com/cced/2011/09/conservative-full-mouth-reconstruction-of-a-worn-dentition-utilizing-digital-impression-technology-and-moden-ceramic-materials which linked off the AACD blog at http://aacd.posterous.com/conservative-full-mouth-reconstruction-of-a-w Ah, the smell of napalm and social media/networking in the a.m. Related articles Neuromuscular Dentistry

August 13, 2011 News CAD/CAMRestorative

I’d donate a kidney for a clinical example

by ken

This is such a routine procedure and yet it is fraught with risk……there is something close to 20K dentists in Canada, 19K alone in the GTA. Surely, don’t call me Shirley, someone has a clinical example of this concern that

August 12, 2011 News Restorative

How to place better composites…

by ken

From the AACD blog….. AACD member, Dr. Amanda Seay, presents a how-to piece in the current issue of Dental Products Report, “How to better place posterior composites” using Ivoclar Vivadent‘s Tetric EvoCeram to help solve premature polymerization problems. Read it online here: http://bit.ly/qKrOUi

August 10, 2011 News Evidence based dentistryFluorideResearchRestorative

A recent study supports the use of fluoride-releasing dental restoratives

by ken

From Dental Healthub Imaging Wednesday, August 10, 2011 A recent study published in Prilozi (2011, 32(1):283-94;http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21822195) suggests that fluoride-releasing conventional glass ionomer, resin modified glass-ionomer, compomer and glass ionomer cement restorations help to reduce secondary caries in permanent immature and

August 5, 2011 News Restorative

When John Flucke comments, everyone……………

by ken

Kerr SonicFill Evaluation is Complete – a game changer if’n there e’er was one….. For about the past 5 months, I’ve been using/evaluating the Kerr SonicFill system.  In a nutshell, I’m endorsing the product with my highest recommendation.  If you’ve

August 4, 2011 News PeriodontologyRestorative

Many errors are related to violation of the biological width

by ken

From Dental Tribune – by Daniel Zimmerman – August 4, 2011 Restoration using dental ceramics is commonly associated with aggressive preparation and short survival rates, says dentist Eduardo Mahn from Chile. In a live webcast to be presented by the

July 31, 2011 News Restorative

Replacement of a faulty posterior restoration – restorez-toi McDuff

by ken

I wish to share an example of what all of us at Oral Health hope will become a standard of sharing and caring by Canadian dentists. This case is online with Cosmetic Tribune, one of the incredible publications from Dental

July 26, 2011 News Dental amalgamRestorative

The Replacements – terrible movie, effective use of amalgam?

by ken

From Dental Bicuspid.com – Assistant editor Rob Goszkowski July 26,2011 — There’s a pervasive problem in restorative dentistry, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Dental Association (July 2011, Vol. 142:7, pp. 842-849): Too many dentists are replacing amalgam