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January 1, 2001 Feature

Self Learning Assessment (January 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

December 1, 2000 Feature

Learning Assessment: Self Learning, Self Assessment Program for Dentists

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SLSA 2001 Self Learning/Self Assessment 2001 will commence in the January 2001 issue of OralHealth. The format will continue to be four items per month for 10 months, followed by a 15-question quiz in the November 2001 issue.Advertisement Dentists who

December 1, 2000 Feature

A summary of interesting sites for our readers to browse (December 01, 2000)

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If you know of a site your colleagues would find informative, send the information to: Catherine Wilson, Managing Editor, cwilson@corporate.southam.caAdvertisement or fax: (416) 442-2214 www.legal-fiction.com Law and literature go hand-in-hand, but before you publish the next great thriller, submit your

December 1, 2000 Feature

PERIODONTICS: Periodontal Disease as a Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Disease

by Henry H. Chang, DDS, MS and Haihong Chen

ABSTRACT: Coronary heart disease is one of the leading causes of morbidity and death in most countries. In the United States, coronary heart disease is responsible for one of every five deaths. In recent years, a number of studies have

December 1, 2000 Feature

PRODUCT PROFILE: Mineral Trioxide Aggregate (MTA): An Updated Review

by Ioana Cirstescu, DDS and Maria-Lilliana Rodriguez, DDS

ABSTRACT: Mineral Trioxide Aggregate (MTA)* is a special purpose dental material developed at Loma Linda University. Studies to evaluate its properties and explore possible applications have yielded promising results. Ease of manipulation as well as the unique ability to stimulate

FIGURE 7 Radiographs confirms that the canals were successfully located.
December 1, 2000 Feature

ENDODONTICS: The Use of Apex Locators in the Diagnosis of Perforations

by Yosi Nahmias, DDS, MSc.

It is Monday morning, you are starting a root canal on an upper first molar. The x-ray shows that the canals are calcified. You make your access opening in a careful manner and after half an hour of drilling you

Dr. Ivalise Alvarez Rosa and friend in Cienfuegos, Cuba with their favorite dental journal.
December 1, 2000 Feature

See Pictures (December 01, 2000)

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Show us where YOU read Oral Health. Send your photos to: Oral Health, 1450 Don Mills Rd., Don Mills, ON M3B 2X7 Please note: PHOTOS WILL NOT BE RETURNED. Due to space and quality requirements, we are unable to print

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December 1, 2000 Feature

General Dentistry: Full Arch Triple Tray Technique

by Ronald N. Porth, DMD

The triple tray technique is a very efficient method for taking impressions. The impression taken prior to preparing the teeth can be utilized to fabricate both the temporary restoration and then the final impression, which includes the opposing occlusion. The

December 1, 2000 Feature

ENDODONTICS: Coronal Leakage: A Clinical Studies Review

by Stephen Johal, DMD

A 43-year-old woman saw her dentist complaining of a toothache. Her medical history was not significant. The maxillary left lateral incisor was diagnosed as the cause of her complaint. There was no sinus tract or buccal swelling, EPT gave a

Gary Glassman is a Fellow and an Examiner for the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and Oral Health's Endodontic Consultant.
December 1, 2000 Feature

Discharging Undesirable Patients From Your Practice: Professionally, Ethically & Legally

by Gary Glassman, DDS, FRCD (C)

Pardon my candor but there are patients that present to my office who I would just prefer not to treat. I know I’m not alone. From the time we graduate from dental school we spend considerable time and money taking

Dr. Demetrios Petropoulos on the Greek island of Naxos.
November 1, 2000 Feature

See Pictures (November 01, 2000)

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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 Advertisement

November 1, 2000 Feature

Learning Assessment 2000 QUIZ

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QUIZ INSTRUCTIONS Please Read and Follow All Instructions CAREFULLYAdvertisement The SLSA quiz consists of 15 questions based on the year’s Program. There is only ONE correct answer per question. Please circle the appropriate letter on the quiz card. All provincial

November 1, 2000 Feature

PERIODONTICS: A Rationale for Combining Chlorhexidine and Fluoride

by Leeann Donnelly, Dip. DH, Hannu S. Larjava, DDS, Ph.D, Dip. Peri

ABSTRACT: There are questions as to whether chlorhexidine and fluoride can be used together. The purpose of this paper is to determine if chlorhexidine (CHX) and fluoride (Fl) when combined could be used as a powerful tool for the prevention

November 1, 2000 Feature

PAIN CONTROL: The Burning Mouth Syndrome

by W.H. Hewitt, DDS

What is a syndrome? It indicates something very complicated; something that no one quite understands or can explain. I am here to tell you what burning mouth indicates. It is not a syndrome at all. It is simply an allergy.

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November 1, 2000 Feature

PRODUCT PROFILE: It’s Not Your Father’s PFM

by Robert G. Ritter, DMD

When tooth-coloured restorative materials were first introduced to the field of dentistry, it was apparent that a revolution was in the making. The word “cosmetic” was uttered in the same sentence with “filling,” and everyone took notice, from dentists and

October 1, 2000 Feature

A summary of interesting sites for our readers to browse (October 01, 2000)

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www.marathonguide.com Serious runners can get their pulses racing with this site, overflowing with information. Members can create a running log, access training tips and nutrition advice.Advertisement www.etiquettegrrls.com Two women created this site to purge the world of ‘horrible, crass, rude,

October 1, 2000 Feature

Tribute to George Scott

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Mentor, Teacher, Friend…

Dr. Norman and Mrs. Bev Marshall and Oral Health at Glacier Bay, Alaska in August, 2000.
October 1, 2000 Feature

See Pictures (October 01, 2000)

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Show us where YOU read Oral Health. Send your photos to: Oral Health, 1450 Don Mills Rd., Don Mills, ON M3B 2X7 Please note: PHOTOS WILL NOT BE RETURNED. Due to space and quality requirements, we are unable to print

By utilizing some of the 'ticks' illustrated above, we can achieve excellent results (tooth # 2.1 is an implant supported single crown).
October 1, 2000 Feature

PERIODONTICS: The Little Things That Count

by Peter Birek, DDS, MSc, Dip Perio

A highly cosmetic replacement of a maxillary anterior tooth with an implant-supported crown is, at most times, a challenge. Since the immediate insertion of an implant into a “clean” extraction socket is often not feasible or desirable, the prosthetic-surgical team

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October 1, 2000 Feature

PERIODONTICS: Advanced Early-Onset Periodontitis with Two Years of Maintenance

by Jim Yuan Lai, BSc, DMD

ABSTRACT:The treatment and 2-year outcome of the case presented here was completed in the University of Toronto Graduate Periodontic Department. A graduate periodontal resident in training provided active treatment. This case details current concepts and treatment of advanced periodontitis and