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July 1, 2015 Feature Dental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & Technology

Oral Health Salutes 2015 Best of Class “Award Winners”

by Oral Health

Leaders in Technology Innovation

March 1, 2015 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

TOTS-Tethered Oral Tissues The Assessment and Diagnosis of the Tongue and Upper Lip Ties in Breastfeeding

by Lawrence Kotlow, DDS

AbstractThe roll of tethered oral tissues (TOTS) such as an infant’s tongue and upper lip attachment are often overlooked or dismissed as cause of infant distress or maternal discomfort during breastfeeding. Successful resolution of problems and understanding of these two

March 1, 2015 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

Role of Dentist and Oral Health Literacy in Screening and Preventing Osteoporosis: An Overview

by Navdeep Kaur, BDS, MSc, PhD candidate; Daniel Kandelman, Dr CD, DMD, MPH

AbstractOsteoporosis is a skeletal disorder that is characterized by decreased bone mass density and increased susceptibility to fractures. It is known as a “silent epidemic” and substantially impacts individuals as well as the health care resources. This article provides an

March 1, 2015 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

Post Script to “Cranio” Editorial

by Joy Moeller, BS, RDH, BBE

Since I wrote this editorial, the field of sleep disorders has exploded and included myofunctional therapy as an adjunctive treatment. Many studies are now showing that airway surgery such as tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy alone are not enough to reverse the

March 1, 2015 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

ODA 148th Annual Spring Meeting

by Oral Health

The Annual Spring Meeting (ASM) is the Ontario Dental Association’s signature dental conference and trade show. Now in its 148th year, the ASM continues to be a prominent gathering place for all dental professionals. The ASM offers an unparalleled education

March 1, 2015 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

Myofunctional Therapy, Dentistry and Your Practice

by Dr. Janice Goodman

Recently I have been introduced to an emerging treatment modality called orofacial myofunctional therapy (OMT). “Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy is neuro-muscular re-education of the oral facial muscles through a series of exercises, to assist in the normalization of the developing or

March 1, 2015 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

Dear Readers of Oral Health

by Dr. Peter Nkansah

Re: Articaine and paresthesia in dental anaesthesia: neurotoxicity or procedural trauma?  (Toma et al., February 2015) It may seem odd for me to write a letter to you about an article that I recommended for publication, but that’s what I’m

March 1, 2015 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

Introducing the Advanced Light Force(ALF) Appliance

by James M. Bronson, DDS; J. Alexander Bronson, DMD; Cathy Holway, PT, DPT

ABSTRACTThe use of a light-force oral mechanism to facilitate orofacial reorganization and optimize oral-motor function. INTRODUCTIONThis orofacial reorganization and optimized oral-motor function also allows for an enhanced genetic expression in cranial facial growth and development. Challenges to orofacial form and

March 1, 2015 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

CASE REPORT – Initial Release Treatment of a TMJ disorder with the side benefit of alleviating the symptoms of Tourette’s syndrome

by Jeffrey L. Brown, DDS

Chief ComplaintBoris (not his real name) is a young man in his early twenties who presented with constant uncontrollable and embarrassing masticatory and cervical muscle movement disorders. HistoryBoris is a 22-year-old male who resides with his family in Northern Maine

March 1, 2015 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

Immediate Implant Placement and Temporization in the Maxillary Aesthetic Zone

by Michael Pollak, DDS

A Case Report Utilizing a Customized Transfer Abutment