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Johnson & Johnson Reach 400 Max
March 1, 2003 Feature

News (March 01, 2003)

by Dental Practice Management

DCF Celebrates Philanthropy in Style Ottawa–Dentistry Canada Fund (DCF) dentistry’s national charity for oral health, is ‘Celebrating Smiles’ at a gala May 7th 2003 at Toronto’s Royal York Hotel.Advertisement DCF will announce its first philanthropic award winners both within the

Janice Goodman is the general dentistry board member of Oral Health. Please send comments to the editor at: cwilson@oralhealthjournal.com.
March 1, 2003 Feature

What’s in a Name?… My View

by Janice Goodman, DDS

This commentary is based on the editorial by Dr. Ron Goodlin in this issue where he suggests that we recognize the specialty of cosmetic dentistry and change the general dentistry title to family dentist. In his opinion, accreditation by the

FIGURE 11--Occlusal close-up of the soft tissue portion on the final cast.
March 1, 2003 Feature

Implantology: Implant Prosthetic Soft Tissue Model Fabrication

by Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, MAGD, MIPS/ICOI, FPFA, DICOI and Allen L. Schneider, DDS, FAGD, DICOI

Soft tissue contours are critical to fabrication of fixed and removable implant prosthetics. Without this information aesthetics and hygiene may be compromised in the final prosthetics. To ensure that the emergence profile of fixed abutments replicates natural tooth aesthetics, the

Final endo x-ray.
March 1, 2003 Feature

Out of the Deep End

by James Findlay, DDS

Water Park Opening on Saturday! The town’s kids were sweating and lined up for hours to visit the newest summer attraction. Saturday evening my emergency phone line sharply announced the first casualty of the high-speed superdrop slide. One of my

Shofu
March 1, 2003 Feature

Product Profile: A Review of Dental Products

by Oral Health

SPARTAN’S SL TIPS Obtura SpartanAdvertisement Using ultrasonic tips in restorative dentistry has gained popularity recently, partly because of the growing options available. Several companies now manufacture their own particular version and new tips are in the development stages and will

March 1, 2003 Feature

Practice Management: Too Many Patients?

by Timothy A. Brown

A large percentage of Canada’s ‘middle-age’ dentists are about to reach a point in their career where they desire to reduce their working hours. This is a direct result of the aging baby boomer population. The need to work fewer

March 1, 2003 Feature

How to Steal From a Dentist

by Larry Wintersteen

Embezzlement in the Dental Office

March 1, 2003 Feature

Finance: The Benefits of a Written Financial Policy & Offering a Healthcare Credit Program

by Cathy Jameson, PhD.

With a firm financial policy, you are going to be more likely to receive payment at the time of service…

March 1, 2003 Feature

Finance: Constructing Constructive Returns

by Michael Birbari

These have been puzzling times for investors and economists alike. Opinions continue to diverge on where stock prices are going and whether current prices even represent fair value. As investors patiently await the return of reasonable growth in the markets,

Dr. J.D. Henderson of Regina, SK, takes a breather at Mt. Everest. The Tibetans call the mountain Qomolang ma, or the Golden Mother of the Universe and at its base, the world's highest monastery.
March 1, 2003 Feature

Where You Read Oral Health (March 01, 2003)

by Oral Health
March 1, 2003 Feature

2003 Self Learning Assessment (March 01, 2003)

by Oral Health

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, 2002 issue of Oral

March 1, 2003 Feature

Letters (March 01, 2003)

by Oral Health

Re: Endodontic Standard of Care, Oral Health, December 2002. Very well put, Dr. Ruddle. ‘Standard of Care’ is a legal term. It derives from settlement of an official court proceeding and is becoming less and less a regional variable. Nonetheless,

Dr. Goodlin is a general dentist with a special interest in cosmetic dentistry. He serves on the executive board of the Toronto Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and is actively completing his Accreditation with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
March 1, 2003 Feature

What’s in a Name?

by Ron Goodlin, DDS

I know this is a controversial editorial and one that may ruffle the feathers of many of my colleagues. It is not my intent to anger nor upset anyone. I hope this editorial will open some eyes and promote discussion

March 1, 2003 Feature

Directory Listing

by Oral Health

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

March 1, 2003 Feature

Ontario Dental Association

by Oral Health

2003 Spring Meeting

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March 1, 2003 Feature

General Dentistry: Restoring Denture Abutments

by Emma Yu, DDS

As practitioners of general dentistry, restoring denture abutment teeth is a necessity. With the aging of the general population this type of procedure will be more and more common in our daily treatment schedule. The challenge of restoring a denture

February 1, 2003 Feature DentistryOrthodonticsPeriodontics

Internet Directory (February 01, 2003)

by Oral Health

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

February 1, 2003 Feature

Health Issues: USA Preparing for Smallpox Vaccinations

by R.A. Clappison, DDS, FRCD(C)

The concern that smallpox could be used as a weapon of biological terror has caused the U.S. government to plan a response to the threat. The plan calls for rapidly vaccinating millions of people in the case of an outbreak.

Greg Psaltis, DDS
February 1, 2003 Feature

Pearls for your practice… (February 01, 2003)

by Oral Health

The 2003 Pacific Dental Conference is proud to present some of the world’s leading dental practitioners who will share with you their secrets to clinical and practice success. Come and enjoy their “Pearls for your Practice” in Vancouver at the

February 1, 2003 Feature

2003 Self Learning Assessment (February 01, 2003)

by Oral Health

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, 2002 issue of Oral Health may be eligible to receive continuing education points. The names and license numbers of all who complete the quiz will be forwarded to their respective provincial licensing authorities.