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August 6, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Minimally Invasive Surgical And Prosthetic Management Of A Failed Implant In The Esthetic Zone

by Dr. Sherif Said

Introduction Management of the peri-implant soft tissue contours is a critical component of esthetic implant therapy. In patients with high esthetic demands, minimally invasive surgical techniques and prosthetic soft tissue development are important in achieving a seamless, naturally appearing implant

August 6, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Peri-implantitis

by Dr. Mark Nicolucci

Implants are more common today than ever before. Even dentists who don’t provide implant treatment commonly see patients who have implants. This has changed the face of dental practice across the world. Clinicians who do not offer root canal treatment

August 1, 2019 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice managementWebsites

Paid Harnessing The Power Of A Website For Your Practice

by Sophie Cameron, Director of Marketing at dentalcorp

In today’s digital world, your website is your primary marketing tool – whether you like it or not. A recent study showed over 80% of Canadian consumers use a digital device to locate and/or validate a business online before making

August 1, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus

by Jackie Joachim

I must admit that when this book first came out in the early nineties, I never read it. I still have not read the book to this day. The premise of the book was that most common relationship problems between

August 1, 2019 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice managementWebsites

How To Use Your Dental Website Landing Pages Effectively To Build Client Loyalty

by Naren Arulrajah, CEO of Ekwa Marketing

The importance and advantages of a landing page are manifold in digital marketing. It is a powerful marketing platform and the place where a visitor “lands” after clicking on your website link in Google search results, a Google AdWords ad

August 1, 2019 Feature FinancesOral Health OfficePractice management

Client Retention Takes Centre Stage Amid Market Uncertainty

by Tim Dawson, CPA, CA

With rising interest rates, a stagnating economy, significant tax rule changes for professional corporations and increased revenue pressures, 2018 was another low point in a string of troublesome years for Canadian dental practitioners. No single event more clearly echoed the

August 1, 2019 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Smiling Bright

by Dr Robin J. Slowenko

Our journey to expand Prince Albert Smiles from one to two locations began with a vision: the need to better serve our rapidly expanding patient base. We have created a strong culture of acceptance and warmth for our patients and

August 1, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficeSocial mediaSocial networking

Running A Successful Dental Implants Campaign On Facebook

by Brent Parr, CEO of Optio Publishing Inc.

Facebook can help you reach new dental implant patients through targeted ads. A dental implants campaign can raise awareness in your community and show that your practice is experienced when it comes to placing implants. With a bit of creativity

August 1, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice Management

Introverts Unite

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

Extroverts are outgoing and introverts are shy, right? Not exactly. I’m an introvert. No, I’m not shy. I’m not antisocial. I’m not stuck up. I’m simply just listening and observing in my comfort zone. Truly understanding each personality type in

August 1, 2019 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdata

Treatment Acceptance

by Oral Health

Successfully convincing your patients to accept a necessary treatment for their oral health is an important goal to have. You want the best for your patient… and your practice. Whether it’s a case of dental anxiety or a lack of

July 2, 2019 Feature Community outreachOHGdata

Are You Using Online Reviews As A Marketing Strategy?

by Oral Health

You’re undoubtedly sick of hearing about how your practice needs a digital marketing strategy, to build a social media presence and why you should learn about SEO. While the dental industry relies heavily (and successfully) on patients’ word-of-mouth to refer

July 2, 2019 Feature Dental OfficeDental TechnologyEditorialGeneral DentistryMarketing strategiesOral HealthProduct ReportTechnology

The Modern Dental Revolution

by Dr. George Freedman, DDS, DiplABAD, FAACD, FIADFE

The July edition of Oral Health regularly highlights new products, new techniques, and new technologies. These are the innovations that improve our patients’ oral and general health, and make clinical dentistry better, faster, and easier. Inventive approaches make the practice

July 2, 2019 Feature DentistryOral HealthProduct Report

Adhesion: Past, Present, And Future

by George Freedman, DDS, DiplABAD, FIADFE, FAACD; Adjunct Professor, Western University of Dental Medicine, Pomona CA

Bonding agents were tentatively introduced in the early 1970s. Since then, the evolution of adhesive techniques has transformed the scope of dental practice. Arguably, the high impact of bonded, appearance-transforming dental restoratives has propelled the dental profession into its greatest

July 2, 2019 Feature DentalDental TechnologyMaterials & TechnologyNew TechnologiesOral HealthProduct Report

3D Technology In The Dental Practice

by W. Joerd van der Meer, DDS, PhD; Yijin Ren DDS, PhD

Introduction The last few years a plethora of 3D technology seems to have inundated the dental market(Fig. 1). Whereas the initial efforts to 3D scan the dentition of a patient or to convert dental impressions or study casts to 3D

July 2, 2019 Feature Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthProduct Report

Technology In Minimally Invasive Dentistry

by Daniel H. Ward, DDS

Technology is changing the way we live and work, improving our lives. Smart phones and watches keep us connected to the world, monitor our heart rates, detect and alert atrial fibrillation, check glucose levels, count our steps, record our hours

July 2, 2019 Feature EndodonticsOral HealthProduct Report

The NiTi File Revolution

by Barbara Müller, BSc, MSc, PhD

Nowhere in dentistry is technical progress as rapid as in modern endodontics. The development of flexible nickel-titanium files in the late 1980s created entirely new and hitherto unknown opportunities in the mechanical preparation of root canals. Numerous recent innovations have

July 2, 2019 Feature DentistryImplantologyOral HealthOral SurgeryProduct Report

Dynamic Navigation: Predictable Implant Placement In Close Proximity To Sinus Floor

by Jim Yeganegi, BSc, DMD

The goal of the implant surgeon is to place an implant in the ideal position, that will support a prosthesis with the best long-term prognosis, while managing important anatomical landmarks. With the aid of Cone Beam CT scans the implant

July 2, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOral SurgeryProduct Report

A Simplified Approach To Lateral Sinus Augmentation

by Arun K. Garg, DMD; Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, MAGD

Introduction Normal pneumatization of the maxillary sinus frequently when combined with the loss of teeth provides inadequate volume of bone, specifically related to height to house an implant. This process is further complicated with periodontally failing posterior teeth are to

July 2, 2019 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDental CareDentistryOral HealthProduct ReportRestorative Dentistry

Totally Simplified Colour Matching: Single Shade Direct Composite

by Robert A. Lowe, DDS, FAGD, FADI, FACD, FIADE, FASDA Diplomat, American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry

Placing tooth colored direct composite restorations is a clinical challenge for even the most experienced clinician. Aside from the technique sensitivities involved in adhesive bonding, determining a shade (whether single or layered) that predictably and precisely matches the natural tooth

July 2, 2019 Feature DentistryImplantologyOral HealthProduct Report

Colour Modifiers To Match An Odd Shade

by David V. Mazza, DDS, CAGS

Matching odd shades (particularly if they do not appear in shade guides) can be a challenging task for a dental professional. A skillful practitioner who is familiar with principles of colour (Value, Chroma, Hue and Translucency) and composite systems, colour