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July 1, 2015 Feature Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & Technology

No Brushing Required Changing the Way You Think About Pet Oral Care

by Oral Health

Petsmile is a revolutionary new pet toothpaste that eliminates the hassles of brushing your and your patients’ dog’s teeth. Petsmile was developed by the humans who brought you Supersmile, hailed as the “#1 Whitening System” recommended by cosmetic dentists. Petsmile

July 1, 2015 Feature Dental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & Technology

Oral Health Salutes 2015 Best of Class “Award Winners”

by Oral Health

Leaders in Technology Innovation

July 1, 2015 Feature Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & Technology

Putting Education to Work

by Dr. George Freedman

When I graduated from dental school, Continuing Education was the last thing on my mind. I was certain that I had learned all that I needed to know, and that I knew everything that could possibly be important for the

July 1, 2015 Feature Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & Technology

Managing Oral Mucositis Cancer Therapy

by Joel B. Epstein, DMD, MSD, FRCD(C); Deborah P. Saunders, BSc, DMD

The goal of this paper is to present oral mucositis management approaches that are currently available in Canada. It is currently estimated that over 500 Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer every day (Canadian Cancer Society/Cancer Statistics 2014). Although advances in

July 1, 2015 Feature Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & Technology

A Tale of Two Lasers

by Gerry Ross, DDS

Laser therapy is not a foreign concept in most dental practices, as many practitioners include soft tissue surgical lasers in their arsenal of high-tech equipment. Low-level lasers are a subset of the laser family that elicit a cellular response from

July 1, 2015 Feature Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & Technology

Finishing Orthodontics for Undersized Teeth: The Bioclear Method

by David Clark, DDS

Orthodontics has seen significant advances over the past decade. In spite of these advances, there is no magic wand when teeth are undersized. In addition, there are a staggering number of adult ortho cases that produce the dreaded black triangle;

July 1, 2015 Feature Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & Technology

Integrated Sterilization

by George Freedman, DDS, FAACD, FIADFE, FACD

Over the past five decades, the dangers of microbial threats in the dental practice have been more specifically recognized, and more definitively addressed, than ever before. There has been significant progress in the understanding of previously known and newly identified

July 1, 2015 Feature Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & Technology

Implants and Prosthetic Restorations: Clinical Considerations

by Joseph J. Massad, DDS; Swati Ahuja, BDS, MDS; Charlie J. Goodacre, DDS, MSD

INTRODUCTIONEdentulism is considered to be a disability and a major oral health problem worldwide.1,2 Replacing missing teeth with complete dentures does not restore the masticatory efficiency of natural dentition, even though a well-designed and fabricated removable dental prosthesis can, and

July 1, 2015 Feature Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & Technology

3M True Definition Scanner Q&A with Mark Leishman, BMedSc, DDS

by Mark Leishman, BMedSc, DDS

1You have been using an intra-oral scanner in your practice for more than a year. Can you tell us what your reasons were for investing in this new technology? Dr. Leishman: I felt it was time to upgrade to a

July 1, 2015 Feature Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & Technology

Are Mouth-Guards Hazardous to Your Health?

by Ira Hoffman, DDS

The good news is that many sports participants, both young and old, have been educated (or perhaps required) to wear sports mouth-guards during contact and non-contact games. These guards prevent countless impact and shock injuries to the teeth and the