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Dr. Jeff Williams of Tatamagouche, NS, took Oral Health along to Playa Pesquero, Holguin, Cuba.
August 1, 2003 Feature

Where You Read Oral Health (August 01, 2003)

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August 1, 2003 Feature

2003 Self Learning Assessment (August 01, 2003)

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The SLSA program is based on current, referenced literature and consists of 40 questions, answers, rationales and references. Answers appear at the end of each quiz. Dentists who complete the 15 question quiz in the November, 2003 issue of Oral

FIGURE 11--A panoramic radiograph demonstrating the final restoration in place.
August 1, 2003 Feature DentistryOrthodonticsPeriodontics

Implantology: Immediate Occlusal Loading for Fixed Prostheses

by Carl Misch, BS, DDS, MDS and Hom-Lay Wang, DDS, MSD

ABSTRACT The concept of immediate implant occlusal loading root form implants for fixed restorations has received increasing interest over the last five years. Studies have discussed the factors that may influence results, including implant number, implant length, bone density, occlusal

FIGURE 39--This is the final result at the time of insertion. The 5 mm distance between the bone level and the first interproximal point of contact will allow the papillae to be maintained and the results will be more esthetically pleasing.
August 1, 2003 Feature Implantology

Implantology: How To Deal with the Most Challenging Area of the Mouth with Implants

by Yvan Poitras, DMD

Ten to 15 years ago, the majority of our implants cases involved the completely edentulous mandible. We gained a lot of experience restoring those cases. Now the demand is directed more toward partially edentulous situations. Actually, it is not rare

Dr. Nicolucci is president of the Canadian Society of Oral Implantology and Oral Health's implantology Board member.
August 1, 2003 Feature

My ‘Point of View’

by Blake Nicolucci, BSc, DDS

When I was much younger, I remember thinking that ‘once something happened in the States, it was only a matter of time before it came to pass in Canada’. Take for example — Sunday shopping. When there was no Sunday

August 1, 2003 Feature DentistryEndodonticsOrthodonticsPeriodontics

Internet Directory (August 01, 2003)

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ASSOCIATIONS CANADIAN ACADEMY OF PERIODONTOLOGY Excellent source of informationon periodontics. www.cap-acp.caAdvertisement CANADIAN DENTAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION Bad things happen to good dentists. www.cdpa.com iCANADEN…internet CANAdian DENtistry An OPEN FORUM on the business and practice of dentistry. www.canaden.com ONTARIO STUDY CLUB FOR

July 1, 2003 Feature DentistryEndodonticsOrthodonticsPeriodontics

Dental Internet Directory (July 01, 2003)

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ASSOCIATIONS CANADIAN ACADEMY OF PERIODONTOLOGY Excellent source of informationon periodontics. www.cap-acp.caAdvertisement CANADIAN DENTAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION Bad things happen to good dentists. www.cdpa.com iCANADEN…internet CANAdian DENtistry An OPEN FORUM on the business and practice of dentistry. www.canaden.com ONTARIO STUDY CLUB FOR

Dr. Kryshtalskyj is Oral Health's contributing consultant for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Fellow American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons; Fellow American College of Dentists; Fellow International College of Dentists; Fellow Academy of Dentistry Internationale and Fellow Pierre Fouchard Academy.
July 1, 2003 Feature

Government Torpedoed Biopsy Funding — Dark Clouds Over Ontario

by Dr. Bohdan Kryshtalskyj, BSc., DDS, DOMSA, MRCD(C), FACD, FADI

As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, I want to bring to the readership’s attention an issue of great importance to the public as well as to the profession. It involves the unilateral government withdrawal of funding for the interpretation of

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

July 1, 2003 Feature Implantology

2003 Self Learning Assessment (July 01, 2003)

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The SLSA program is based on current, referenced literature and consists of 40 questions, answers, rationales and references. Answers appear at the end of each quiz. Dentists who complete the 15 question quiz in the November, 2003 issue of Oral

FIGURE 10--Photomicrograph showing left mandibular cyst wall composed of fibrous tissue and lined by keratinized epithelium with a polarized basal cell layer (Haematoxylin and Eosin x 40).
July 1, 2003 Feature Dentistry

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery: Multiple Jaw Cysts in a Syndromic Patient

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Carolina Ortega, DDS, Jessica Kudlats, DDS, Nick Blanas, DDS, FRCD(C) and Simon Weinberg, DDS, FRCD(C) Odontogenic and non-odontogenic jaw cysts usually occur as solitary lesions although the presence of multiple lesions in one patient is possible. The presentation of multiple

FIGURE 29--Another 'HAPPY ENDING.'
July 1, 2003 Feature Implantology

Implantology: Expect the Unexpected!

by Blake Nicolucci, BSc, DDS

Most of the time, when a patient comes in for implant treatment and you have done all of the pre-treatment work-up (complete and thorough) you might probably expect the case to go to completion with little (or no) complications. As

FIGURE 5B--SEM base of resin composite cylinder, note resin tags and attached collagen mesh (x10.0K).
July 1, 2003 Feature DentistryOrthodonticsPaediatric Dentistry

Paediatric Dentistry: How In-Vitro Research Can Contribute to an Appreciation of the Clinical Requirements for the Long-Term Success of Bonded Restorations In Primary Molar Teeth

by Keith Titley, BDS, MScD, FRCD(C), Gajanan Kulkarni, BDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C)

After many decades of scientific and clinical controversy new and innovative restorative materials are gaining acceptance as viable alternatives to the traditional use of silver amalgam and stainless steel crowns for the restoration of primary molar teeth. These new generations

FIGURE 27--Immediate postoperative radiograph. Mb and Mb2 join in the coronal third to exit as one canal.
July 1, 2003 Feature

Endodontics: Use of Ophthalmic Dyes in Root Canal Location

by Sashi Nallapati, BDS, Gary Glassman, DDS, FRCD(C)

The relationship between uninstrumented root canals and endodontic treatment failure has been studied extensively. Locating all the canals, then subsequently shaping and cleaning them in their entirety has shown to be essential for predictable clinical and biological success.1-4 High visual

June 1, 2003 Feature DentistryOrthodonticsPeriodontics

Dental Internet Directory (June 01, 2003)

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ASSOCIATIONS CANADIAN ACADEMY OF PERIODONTOLOGY Excellent source of informationon periodontics. www.cap-acp.caAdvertisement CANADIAN DENTAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION Bad things happen to good dentists. www.cdpa.com iCANADEN…internet CANAdian DENtistry An OPEN FORUM on the business and practice of dentistry. www.canaden.com ONTARIO STUDY CLUB FOR

June 1, 2003 Feature

Smoke Got in My Eyes

by Catherine Wilson, Editor

Millions of people attend thousands of trade shows covering hundreds of topics at venues around the world. Some of these venues are as well known as the events they stage. One such venue is Koln-Messe in Cologne, Germany. I’ve been

June 1, 2003 Feature

Office Design: Fewer Clients, Serene Surroundings

by Dental Practice Management

Dr. Ellen Dayan had a clear vision of her dental office from the beginning: soft lighting, mellow music and an inviting fireplace create a soothing ambiance as you enter the welcome area, where you are invited to enjoy herbal tea

June 1, 2003 Feature

2003 Self Learning Assessment (June 01, 2003)

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The SLSA program is based on current, referenced literature and consists of 40 questions, answers, rationales and references. Answers appear at the end of each quiz. Dentists who complete the 15 question quiz in the November, 2003 issue of Oral

(l-r) Dr. David Peters, George Rhodes, Dr. Douglas Smith, Dr. Ralph Crawford, Olga Crawford & Doug Patrick.
June 1, 2003 Feature

News (June 01, 2003)

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Perio disease, BMI linked to heart disease protein marker Chapel Hill, NC — Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have found strong new evidence that gum disease affects the entire body and appears to contribute to

June 1, 2003 Feature

Practice Management: Create Successful Financial Communication With Your Patient

by Jenny de St. Georges

Why do we need a financial policy? If we don’t, the patient will give us theirs! If your office does not lay out which methods you wish patients to take care of their financial responsibilities with, when problems arise due