Oral Health Group

January 2016

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January 7, 2016 Feature DentalPaediatric Dentistry

Predictable Immediate Implant Prosthetics using Guided Surgery and Guided Prosthetics: A Case Report

by Natalie Y. Wong

Introduction For terminal dentition patients, the concept of a removable provisional prosthesis can cause a great deal of anxiety and even cause deferral of treatment. Traditional healing phases in implant dentistry can be several months, and up to a year

January 6, 2016 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

Oral Sedation in Pediatric Dentistry: The Growing Wave of Chemical Restraint

by Gino Gizzarelli, BScPhm, DDS, MSc (Dental Anaesthesia); David Farkouh, Bsc, DMD, MSc (Pedo), FRCD(c)

The following is a summary of the use if oral sedatives for pediatric dentistry. This information is not intended to present a comprehensive review, the reader is therefore encouraged to seek additional and confirmatory information. Sedation is used to increase

January 6, 2016 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

Congenital Granular Cell Epulis: A Case Report

by Shan Sun, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C); Wa Sham Cheung, BA, DDS, FRCD(C)

Introduction Congenital granular cell epulis (CE) is a rare benign tumor occurring exclusively in neonates. The term “epulis” derives from the Greek word meaning “on the gingiva”.1 It was first described by Neumann in 1871, and is sometimes referred to

January 4, 2016 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

Pediatric Patient Care Starts With The Parents!

by David R. Farkouh BSc, DMD, MSc (Paedo), FRCDC

When talking with my colleagues it is astonishing how often the topic of how to deal with difficult parents in the office comes up. It appears that dentists who treat the pediatric population are having more and more challenges dealing