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Dr. Hill is an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is co-founder and current president of the Western Canadian Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Hill is a Contributing Consultant for Oral Health.
April 1, 2001 Feature

Free Consultation!

by Steven J. Hill, DMD

For those practitioners providing services in elective cosmetic dentistry, the subject of consultation fees for a new patient of record for their initial office visit is a hot issue. Some seem to suggest that free consultations are an indication of

While attending the American College of Prosthodontists meeting in Hawaii, Dr. Steven Young and his wife Kelli enjoy Oral Health in the Waipio Valley on the 'Big Island.'
April 1, 2001 Feature

See Pictures (April 01, 2001)

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Due to space and quality requirements, we are unable to print every photo we receive.Please note: PHOTOS WILL NOT BE RETURNED.

March 1, 2001 Feature

Guidelines for Manuscript Submissions to Oralhealth (March 01, 2001)

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Dr. Magathan has been practicing dentistry in Edmonton, AB for more than 15 years -- eight as a Dentist Anaesthesiologist.
March 1, 2001 Feature

Building a Successful and Rewarding Dental Practice

by Johanna Magathan, DDS, BSc., Dip. Den. Anaesthesia

Y ou would think that success in the dental office would be related to how skilled our hands are, but most of us know this is not true. What makes a successful dental office is not only how skilled our

FIGURE 1: Stained PVC (left) and Nitrile rubber (right) gloves by Birex (phenol-based) solution. For comparison purposes the unstained glove is shown on the right in both pictures.
March 1, 2001 Feature

INFECTION CONTROL: Comparison of Commonly Used Surface Disinfectants

by Lauren Crawford, BS, Zhi-Jian Yu, Ph.D., Erin Keegan, BS, Tina Y

Alcohol-, Phenol-, Chlorine-, and Quaternary Amine-Based Disinfectants

The V.I.A.G.R.A. Cycle Club takes a break (from cycling, right?) to review Oral Health during their 4th 'Fall Classic' through Collingwood, ON. (l to r) Drs. Tom McIntyre, Allan Struk, Jim Hardy, Richard Colden and Mike Kennedy with spouses Lauren, Rose, Carol and Roberta. Donna is behind the lens.
March 1, 2001 Feature

See Pictures (March 01, 2001)

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March 1, 2001 Feature

Learning Assessment (March 01, 2001)

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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, 2001 issue of Oral Health

March 1, 2001 Feature

Letter (March 01, 2001)

by Oral Health

Re: ‘Quantifiable Risk in Dentistry: A Letter to the Profession,’ by Dr. E. J. Neiburger, Oral Health, January, 2001I am writing to congratulate the Editorial Board for the insight and courage to publish the Neiburger article, which I view as

February 1, 2001 Feature

Amalgam Waste Management

by Janice Goodman, DDS

In July 2000, a Toronto bylaw was passed setting standards on the limit of mercury allowed into the drain exiting a dental office. The bylaw was put together by a number of engineers, city staff and politicians. They were partly

The 'spiritual' side of the festivities were supervised by Rev. Oral Rubbish (known to his lay friends as David Wilde 7T2).
February 1, 2001 Feature

See Pictures (February 01, 2001)

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

February 1, 2001 Feature

Guidelines for Manuscript Submissions to Oralhealth (February 01, 2001)

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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

February 1, 2001 Feature

Learning Assessment (February 01, 2001)

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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, 2001 issue of Oral Health

February 1, 2001 Feature

Chew On This

by David Cowan, DDS, FICD(C), FADI, FACD, FPFIA

EDITORIAL

FIGURE E New crown.
February 1, 2001 Feature

General Dentistry: Troubleshooting With Composiposts: Some Thoughts and Suggestions

by John D. Marotta BSc, DDS, MAGD, FICD, FADI

In 1994 when I first decided to use a Composipost, retrievability was my main concern. My patient’s lower left, first bicuspid had an old direct pulp cap that abscessed. I performed endodontics on the tooth but the pain did not

FIGURE 8: Close-up picture of the tip of a "paking" instrument.
February 1, 2001 Feature

General Dentistry: A New Nonsurgical Treatment for Periodontal Patients Who Refuse Surgery

by Dr. John Linghorne, DDS

Most general practitioners have many patients with moderate to advanced periodontal disease who refuse to have surgical treatment. The author, a periodontist, his brother a general practitioner and their father a periodontist developed, tested and used a nonsurgical approach on

February 1, 2001 Feature

See Websites

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www.film.comMovie reviews, clips, zine and lots to read including news and box office statistics. Features an excellent use of technology.www.imdb.comThe Internet Movie Database is the best place to settle a movie bet. Here, you can find out which Planet of

January 1, 2001 Feature

Web Sites (January 01, 2001)

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www.bbc.comMay look like any other portal, but click on a menu choice like ‘history’ to find intelligently written articles. Don’t miss the 24-hour news and feature broadcasts.www.bitpipe.comA one-stop shop for technical news and analysis on the Web. This site has

January 1, 2001 Feature

Doctors Beware: The Dilemma of Infant Oral Care

by M-Reza Nouri, DMD, Dip.Paedo., FRCD(C)

I recently had the opportunity to examine a five-year-old boy as a new patient in my office. The medical history was non-contributory other than seasonal asthma and the fact that he had undergone three surgeries for cleft lip and palate.The

January 1, 2001 Feature

INFECTION CONTROL: Kissing Spreads AIDS-related Virus

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

Herpes virus 8 was discovered in 1994 and is the cause of a cancer of the skin known as Kaposi’s sarcoma. Some researchers had suspected that the virus was transmitted by sexual intercourse but the November 9th issue of the

Diamond Head, Oahu served as the backdrop for Dr. Ed MacMurdo and his staff (l to r): Tara Villeforte, Christine Rybak, Shirley Carlson and Lisa Simmons.
January 1, 2001 Feature

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