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September 11, 2018 Feature Oral Health OfficePatient educationPractice management

Practice Production: Case Acceptance #101

by Angie Drinic

Most would surely agree that having a semester dedicated exclusively to the psychology of Case Acceptance and New Patient Compounding before starting their dental career, would have been highly beneficial in dental school. Take into consideration these fundamental points before

September 11, 2018 Feature Office ManagementOral Health OfficePractice Operations

Five Ways to Positively Impact Practice Revenue

by Lisa Philp

Every dental practice has key engines that drive and determine practice health, stability and longevity. These engines include building and maintaining a strong and thriving patient base, generating consistent and predictable revenue, efficiently managing expenses, and fostering effective communication. Ultimately,

September 11, 2018 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Leadership Lessons from the Road

by Amy Morgan

Why Bother – We are all NUCKIN’ FUTZ!   Dr. Wayne Pernell and I recently released our book, Leadership Lessons from The Road: Why Bother We are all Nuckin’ Futz (A #1 Best Seller on Amazon, which still cracks me

September 5, 2018 Feature EditorialLaser DentistryOral Health

One Must Open The Window To Let The Light In…

by Marina Polonsky, DDS, MSc Lasers in Dentistry

We all remember graduating dental school and thinking to ourselves: “What’s next?” The future is full of possibilities; we must make decisions which will ultimately affect the rest of our careers and lives. Some of us knew right away that

September 5, 2018 Feature EndodonticsLaser DentistryOral Health

Managing Refractory Endodontic Disease With Radial Apical Cleansing (Report Of Two Clinical Cases)

by Justin Kolnick, DDS

Keywords Refractory endodontic disease, endodontic, radial apical cleansing, Er,Cr:YSGG, diode, laser, biofilm bacteria. Introduction One of the defining attributes of an astute endodontist is the ability to successfully treat refractory endodontic disease. Refractory disease is defined as disease that is

September 5, 2018 Feature Laser DentistryOral Health

The Role of Erbium and Diode Laser System in the Treatment of Oral Frenula and Its Contribution to Breastfeeding

by Dr. María del Pilar Martín Santiago, DDs. MSc Lasers in Dentistry, Expert in Dentistry for Newborns

Is This Vision Important for Dentistry? Introduction Breastfeeding has an important role in the development of the orofacial structures in babies. For this reason, we need to review our knowledge and the importance of the mouth in the success of

September 5, 2018 Feature Clinical case reportLaser DentistryOral Health

A Novel Approach to Veneer Removal: A Clinical Case Report Using Er,Cr:YSGG Laser

by Amir Azzat, DDS, MSc

Introduction In the last decade, as a result of patients’ desires to get the HOLLYWOOD SMILE, full-ceramic restorations have become more popular due to their superior aesthetic appearance and are frequently used in the restorative and prosthetic fields. The development

September 5, 2018 Feature Clinical case reportLaser DentistryOral Health

Peri-Implantitis Solea CO2 Laser: Clinical Case Report

by Ed Kusek, DDS

Introduction According to the Seventh European Workshop, 15-30% of all implants placed will develop peri-implantitis. Three million people have implants and this number is growing by 500,000 a year. Thus, peri-implantitis cases will grow up to 450,000 with an additional

September 5, 2018 Feature Laser DentistryOral Health

An Underutilized Treatment Modality in the Dental Industry Low Level Laser Therapy

by Gerry Ross, DDS; Alana Ross, BScH

Imagine a tool that could reduce pain, improve wound healing, relieve muscle tension and regenerate nerves without the use of pharmaceuticals and achieved without any side effects. Although it may sound like magic, it is actually a therapeutic technology that

September 5, 2018 Feature Clinical case reportLaser DentistryOral Health

Laser Treatment of Benign Vascular Lesion: A Clinical Case Report

by Andre Chartrand, BSc, DMD

For some years now, dentistry has shaped people’s lifestyles. The well-being, the self-esteem and the image that we project have become very important. Television, increasingly present in our homes, is helping to boost our confidence through series and beauty programs.

August 31, 2018 Feature Continuing EducationOHGdataTrends in Dental Education

Trends in Dental CE Courses Shed Light on Industry Divide

by Oral Health

Your interests can say a lot about you, especially as a dentist. We’re not talking about what sports you watch or what radio station you listen to on your way home from work; we’re talking about what you study. Some

August 7, 2018 Feature OHGdataPractice management

Dentists’ Daily Business Challenges: Broken Down

by Oral Health

There are endless day-to-day challenges to face as a dentist. Not only are you performing procedures, developing treatment plans and trying to stay on top of the latest techniques and products, but you’re also running a business. While every practice

August 1, 2018 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Power of Healing

by Houman Abtin, BDS, MSc, FRCD(C), Diplomate American Board of Endodontics

To view figures, click on figure mentions throughout the article. Too often teeth are extracted merely due to the presence of apical periodontitis. The size of the apical radiolucency is not an indication for tooth extraction. Bacteria play the main

August 1, 2018 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Risk Factors in Implant Dentistry: Operator Related Risk Factors

by Murray Arlin, DDS, Dip. Perio, FRCD(C)

To view figures, click on figure mentions throughout the article. This article is the fourth in a series by the author submitted to, and published exclusively by Oral Health. The first article of the series was published in the August

August 1, 2018 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Implant Dentistry for Complete Maxillary Rehabilitation: Two Innovative Protocols

by Gilbert Tremblay, BSc, DMD; Scott D. Ganz, DMD

To view figures, click on figure mentions throughout the article. Patients who present with a terminal natural dentition in the maxillary arch offer both surgical and restorative challenges for the clinician. A formal diagnostic protocol is essential to determine viable

August 1, 2018 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

When to Take a CBCT Scan for Implant Placement

by Mark Nicolucci, DDS, MS, FRCD(C)

To view figures, click on figure mentions throughout the article. Implant dentistry has a particular need to assess the three-dimensional structure of the jaw bones. Traditionally two-dimensional radiographs have sufficed for most dentists’ needs such as with restorative or endodontics.

August 1, 2018 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Peri-Implantitis and The Risk Factors

by Leya Bahlou, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C); Nancy Mouradian, DMD, FRCD(C), Cert. Paro, Dip. ABP; Reginaldo Bruno Gonçalves, DDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C), Cert. Paro, Dip. ABP

To view figures, click on figure mentions throughout the article. Keywords peri-implantitis, implant, diagnosis, etiology, risk factors Abstract This review paper is to enable a better understanding of the biological complications that can occur after osseointegration on an implant. Inflammation

August 1, 2018 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Intraosseous Local Anesthesia Revisited

by Mark Lin, BSc, DDS, MSc (Prosthodontics), FRCD(C)

To view figures, click on figure mentions throughout the article. Your patient in the chair has confirmed that their lips and tongue are numb from your block local anesthesia. As you are beginning to start the clinical procedure, your patient

August 1, 2018 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

2018 Canadian Dental Show Wrap-Up

by Oral Health

2018 was an exceptional year for Canadian dental events. Oral Health Group was in attendance for the three biggest meetings – Pacific Dental Conference (PDC), Ontario Dental Association’s Annual Spring Meeting (ODA ASM) and Journées dentaires internationales du Québec (JDIQ)

August 1, 2018 Feature EditorialImplantologyOral Health

Implant Survival

by Mark Nicolucci, DDS, MS, FRCD(C)

The success of implants has been tremendous. Never before have we had a treatment option to replace missing teeth or stabilize dentures that performs so well. But just how successful are dental implants? In the May 2018 edition of Oral