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September 1, 2015 Feature DentistryOrthodontics

Palatally Displaced Canines Is There A Way To Prevent Impaction Of These Teeth?

by Harold Rosenberg, BSc, DDS, MSc (Ortho), FRCD(C); Austin Chen, BSc, DDS, MSc (Ortho), FRCD(C); Shervin Abbaszadeh, BSc, DDS, MSc (Ortho), FRCD(C)

IntroductionEctopic eruption is defined as a disturbance in which a tooth does not follow its usual path of eruption.1 Maxillary canines are one of the most common ectopically erupting teeth, second only to third molars,2 and of importance, once displaced

September 1, 2015 Feature DentistryOrthodontics

Bad Memories Of The Chalk Carving Admission Test

by Dr. Randy Lang

I can still vividly remember when I and over 100 other trembling students sat for the dreaded chalk carving dental admission test at the University of Toronto. It was a stifling hot summer day and we were all marched into

September 1, 2015 Feature DentistryOrthodontics

Why After 30 Years is the Cause of AIDS Still Being Questioned?

by John Hardie BDS, MSc, PhD, FRCDC

A major new report provides the reasons.

September 1, 2015 Feature DentistryOrthodontics

The Surprising Absence of Disease Transmission From Infection Control Disasters

by John Hardie BDS, MSc, PhD, FRCDC

IntroductionFrom the mid- 1980s and throughout the early 1990s there was an explosion of infection control recommendations from dental regulatory agencies, national and provincial dental associations and various speciality disciplines. This excess had as its primary function the prevention of