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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

October 1, 2000 Feature

Learning Assessment (October 01, 2000)

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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, 2000 issue of Oral

Dr. Birek is Associate Professor with the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto and maintains a practice in Periodontics and Implant surgery in central Toronto.
October 1, 2000 Feature

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand …

by Peter Birek, DDS, MSc., Dip Perio

My dental assistant figures that I did go to dental school to learn “dentalese,” a language patients can’t understand. What happens is that I dictate my findings during examination of a patient and she transcribes it into the chart. Nothing

FIGURE 1 Photo of final tooth preparation (using 3M Scotchbond dentinal bonding agent) before tensile testing.
October 1, 2000 Feature

PRODUCT PROFILE: Retentive Properties of a Split-Shank Threaded Post with a Core Using Three Different Multi-Step Bonding Agents

by Brett I. Cohen, Ph.D, Yekaterina Volovich, BS, Barry Lee Musikan

ABSTRACT: The use of dentinal bonding agents has achieved wide acceptance in dentistry. However, there are limited studies on their retention of a post with a core bonded to tooth structure using various dentinal bonding agents. This study determined the

October 1, 2000 Feature

INFECTION CONTROL: Preprocedural Mouthrinses

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

Mouthrinses are used in dentistry for a number of reasons: to freshen breath, to prevent or control tooth decay, to reduce plaque formation on teeth and gums, to prevent or reduce gingivitis, or to deliver a combination of these effects.

Dr. Jean Monat took an expedition to the top of Europe with a copy of Oral Health in tow.
September 1, 2000 Feature

See Pictures (September 01, 2000)

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September 1, 2000 Feature

Walkerton water worries keep the topic up front

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

With the number of deaths as high as 11, illness in the thousands and numerous business establishments seriously affected, nation-wide attention has been drawn to the problem of the safety of drinking water in this Ontario town of approximately 5,000

September 1, 2000 Feature

Learning Assessment (September 01, 2000)

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The SLSA program is based on current, referenced literature and consists of 40 questions, answers, rationales and references. Dentists who complete the 15 question quiz in the November, 2000 issue of Oral Health may be eligible to receive continuing education

September 1, 2000 Feature

An open forum for our readers to express their valued opinions (September 01, 2000)

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Re: The Denturist Issue Revisited, Oral Health, June 2000 The June Viewpoint article entitled ‘The Denturist Issue Revisited’ submitted by the Association of Prosthodontists of Ontario, was somewhat enigmatic in that it actually dealt with two separate and seemingly unrelated

September 1, 2000 Feature

Pussycat 1, Orthodontist 0

by Randy Lang, DDS, D. Ortho

Earlier this year my dental assistant came to work one morning carrying a large blue cage with a handle on top. She explained it was a “cat carrier”, and sure enough her pet cat was inside. She asked if it

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September 1, 2000 Feature

PRODUCT PROFILE: Replacing the Missing Single Tooth

by Milan Somborac, DDS

Implant treatment or conventional treatment?

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September 1, 2000 Feature

ORTHODONTICS/PRODUCT PROFILE: The Orthos Lip Bumper: Patient Friendly and Efficient

by Michael W. Scott, DDS., MSD

Orthodontists have used lip bumpers for years as a usual part of their Phase One treatment regimen and clinical research has repeatedly proven their effectiveness. What we have needed is a patient-friendly lip bumper that is easy to seat, easy

Dr. Nicolucci is Presidentof the Canadian Society of Oral Implantology and Oral Health's implantology consultant.
August 1, 2000 Feature

The Perception of Implants by the Profession

by Blake Nicolucci, BSc., DDS

I was dismayed, recently, to hear that a female patient of mine had been on a holiday south with her friends, and had the opportunity to be introduced to an Orthodontist – a friend of one of her friends who

August 1, 2000 Feature

PRODUCT PROFILE: Tables

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Table 1: Summary of Bone-Implant Interface Strength Determinations Surface Design Shear Strength Tensile Strength N/mm2 N/mm2 Machined 1-3 <1 Grit-blasted 4-6 <1 Acid-etched 1-3 <1 Plasma-sprayed >10 2-5 Sinter Porous-sfe’d >10 -10

FIGURE 8 Dense bone insertion of 4.7 mmD tapered Screw-Vent into a straight osteotomy.
August 1, 2000 Feature

PRODUCT PROFILE: Achieving Osseointegration in Soft Bone: The Search for Improved Results; PRODUCT PROFILE

by Gerald A. Niznick, DDS, MSD

Modern implantology represents a continuum of developments spanning more than a century. Most early implant restorations were relatively short-lived, due to a lack of fully biocompatible materials.1 Increased predictability was finally achieved with Strock’s2 introduction of cobalt-chromium implants in 1939.

FIGURE 20 Ifiac crest onlay bone graft and sinus grafts post-operative radiograph.
August 1, 2000 Feature

IMPLANTOLOGY: Endosteal Implants in the Edentulous Posterior Maxilla: Rationale and Clinical Report

by Carl E. Misch, DDS, MDS; Yvan Poitras, DMD; Francine Dietsh-Misc

ABSTRACT: The maxillary posterior region of the mouth sustains greater bite forces compared to the anterior, yet often present the poorest bone density. A biomechanical approach, often presented to decrease risk factors in regions of high stress or poor bone

August 1, 2000 Feature

IMPLANTOLOGY: Tables

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Table I: Patients (n = 131) Age/Years Female Male 17-78 84 47 Table II:Advertisement Prosthetics (n = 131) Single Tooth FPD < 4 FPD > 4 O.D. 30 20 43 38 Table III: Implants (n = 456) No. Type Success

Dr. Vivien Boyd and assistant Marian in Venice, catching the night train to Nice, France.
August 1, 2000 Feature

See Pictures (August 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.Advertisement Due to space and quality requirements, we are unable to print