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December 1, 2001 Feature

Finance: A proactive transition planning check list

by Barry McNulty

The Oxford Concise Dictionary defines pension as a periodic payment made especially by governments, companies, or employers in consideration of past services or a relinquishment of rights. A broader definition of the word pension in my view would include all

December 1, 2001 Feature

SLSA 2002: Learning Assessment

by Oral Health

Self Learning/Self Assessment 2002 will commence in the January 2002 issue of Oral Health. The format will continue to be four items per month for 10 months, followed by a 15-question quiz in the November 2002 issue.Dentists who wish to

Dr. James Kerr, June Kerr, Brenda Chantler and Dr. Murray Chantler at the base of the largest pyramid in Cairo, Egypt.
November 1, 2001 Feature

Pictures

by Oral Health

Due to space and quality requirements, we may be unable to print every photo we receive.Please note: PHOTOS WILL NOT BE RETURNED.Show us where YOU read Oral Health. Send your photos to: Oral Health, 1450 Don Mills Rd., Don Mills,

November 1, 2001 Feature

Sites

by Oral Health

www.sacredsites.comTake a spiritual journey to sites that may have the powers to heal the body or enlighten the mind.www.travelhealth.comThis site offers general guidelines for water purification, lists specific disease risks and lists required vaccinations.www.symbols.comThis is the site for the Encyclopedia

November 1, 2001 Feature

2001 QUIZ

by Oral Health

Learning AssessmentQUIZ INSTRUCTIONS and answer card are found between pages 18 & 19.1.A luting cement should 1. resist microleakage2. be impervious to saliva3. inhibit plaque growth4. be biocompatibleA. 1, 2, 3B. 1 and 3C. 2 and 4D. 4 onlyE. All

November 1, 2001 Feature

Imagine Yourself as the Patient

by Dr. H. David Burstein

When first approached to write an article on dental ethics I was hesitant. Ask a specialist to discuss an aspect of their subspecialty and he/she could do it. But dental ethics? I am not an ethicist. I am not an

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November 1, 2001 Feature

ENDODONTICS: Single Visit Lower Molar RCT Shown Step-By-Step

by Houman Abtin, BDS

Just like fiber optics in telecommunication, nickel titanium files in endodontics have made this branch of dentistry simpler, safer and less time consuming. An advance in systems and technologies like microscopes, digital x-rays, thermoplastic gutta percha and apex locators have

FIGURE 14B A 10-year post-treatment radiograph reveals excellent healing and confirms the importance of treating the root canal system.
November 1, 2001 Feature

ENDODONTICS: NiTi Rotary Instruments Concepts for Preparing the Root Canal System

by Clifford J. Ruddle, DDS, FICD, FACD

The purpose of the “Ruddle on Rotary” series of articles is to provide useful information that will enable dentists to predictably shape root canals for three-dimensional obturation. The information in these articles is intended to help clinicians better understand when

FIGURE 15 Interim panoramic radiograph showing the additional 4 maxillary implants in preparation for converting the maxillary overdenture to a fixed maxillary bridge case.
November 1, 2001 Feature

PROSTHODONTICS: Teeth or Implants: A Qualitative Lifestyle Decision for Our Patients

by Alex F. Koranyi, DDS, Dip. Perio., Dip. Perio-Prosthesis/Fixed P

Implant restorations in patients who are fully or partially edentulous have proven to be very successful in the last 15 years, with success rates in the 90+ percent range.This remarkable success rate has encouraged more dental practitioners to include implants

TABLE 6 Number and dimension of double taper posts placed in mandibular teeth.
November 1, 2001 Feature

PROSTHODONTICS: Anatomical Post Design Applied to Quartz Fiber/Epoxy Technology: A Conservative Approach

by Pierre Boudrias, DMD, MSD; Salam Sakkal, D.M.D., MSD, and Yulian

ABSTRACTA wide variety of prefabricated post systems are manufactured with different materials and are offered with different shapes. Post-and-core adaptation represents an important element in the biomechanical performance of the prosthetic restoration. The double taper post system was designed with

October 1, 2001 Feature

Finance: Table 3 – The Price of Advice (Top value Managers vs. Indices – Three Years to July 2001)

by Dental Practice Management

One Year Three Year Performance Performance Asset Class Manager or Index July 2001 (%) July 2001 (%) Global Equity MSCI -16.7 1.45 Trimark Fund 9.47 9.35 AGF Int. Value 14.67 15.45 Cundill Value 23.55 17.96 Canadian Equity TSE 300 -25.7

October 1, 2001 Feature

Supporting Relief Efforts

by Dental Practice Management

Rochester, NY–Eastman Kodak Company donated US$2 million to the American Red Cross in the wake of the attack on the United States. The company also ensured that medical x-ray film and other radiography products reached hospitals and medical centres in

October 1, 2001 Feature

Forensic Dentistry and 9/11

by Catherine Wilson, Editor

New York City — October 6, 2001 Flags flutter everywhere. From bridges and scaffolds to the I-beams of unfinished condos. They dot everything that moves and everything that doesn’t. They are magnificently crisp and they are charmingly tattered. They are

October 1, 2001 Feature

Finance: Unfortunately…

by Ron MacKenzie

Hopefully a lesson can be learned from this unfortunate situation.

October 1, 2001 Feature

Technology: Getting the most from practice management software

by Craig Wilson

Some newer software takes internal communication to a whole new level

October 1, 2001 Feature

Technology: Interactive patient education

by Bob Rondeau, DMD

Sharing your knowledge with your patients.

October 1, 2001 Feature

General dentistry: Table 5: Adverse Orofacial Reactions To Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)

by Oral Health

MedicationxerostomiasialadenitisdysgeusiastomatitisgingivitisglossitisedematonguebruxismMisc.Phenelzine+000000000Tranylcypromine+000000000MoclobemideNot yet documented

October 1, 2001 Feature

Letter (October 01, 2001)

by Oral Health

Re: Environmental Issues Concerning Mercury Emissions from Amalgam Waste and the Responsibility of Dental Clinics in Canada, Oral Health, June 2001The authors of an article in your June 2001 issue entitled, “Environmental Issues Concerning Mercury Emissions from Amalgam Waste and

October 1, 2001 Feature

Guidelines for Manuscript Submissions to Oral Health (October 01, 2001)

by Oral Health

Oral Health welcomes original articles to its editorial, and is proud to be the means by which original works are introduced to the dental profession. When submitting an original manuscript, remember to include and/or consider the following:MANUSCRIPTSOral Health considers it

October 1, 2001 Feature

Re: Child Abuse, Summer 2001 DPM

by Dental Practice Management

I just wanted to bring you up-to-date on some things that have been happening since the article went to press. The issue of child abuse recognition is very much of interest throughout Canada. I have had several dentists call about