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

See Pictures (November 01, 2000)

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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.

FIGURE 17
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

GRAPH 4
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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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

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

Figure 5C
September 1, 2000 Feature

PRODUCT PROFILE: Replacing the Missing Single Tooth

by Milan Somborac, DDS

Implant treatment or conventional treatment?