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January 1, 2015 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

High Performance Athletes = High Performance Caries

by David R. Farkouh, BSc, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C)

Just the other day in my office, I saw a 14-year-old patient for his recall exam. I have been seeing him since he was five years old. He is one of those few patients, who up until now, has been

January 1, 2015 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

Assessment and Management of Complex Traumatic Dento-Alveolar Injuries

by Kelly Oliver, BDSc DClinDent (Pediatric Dentistry)

The phone rings late on a weekday evening at the end of summer. A 15-year-old boy has injured himself riding a skateboard. His face covered by a bloodied cloth, with others in the room looking grey and wondering if he

January 1, 2015 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

Arteriovenous Malformation of the Left Maxillary Sinus: Case Report

by Donald R. Berger, DDS, FAAP, Diplomat, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

rteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are rare vascular lesions, especially in the maxillary sinus. Congenital AVMs are generally asymptomatic and remain quiescent until puberty. They are thought to be the result of errors in vascular morphogenesis or the result of trauma. AVMs

January 1, 2015 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

The Single Compromised Tooth – Where Are We Going?

by Geoffrey Sas, BMSc, DDS, FRCD(C); Mor Dagan, BSc 2015 DMD Candidate

The two main principal treatment-planning preferences for a single diseased tooth are endodontic treatment coupled with coronal restoration, and extraction with an implant. The issue of which approach to pursue in any given case is important for students, educators, clinicians,

January 1, 2015 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

Lingual Orthodontics – The Renaissance

by Dr. Anthony Strelzow

The Second ComingAfter 30 years in relative obscurity, lingual orthodontics is finally coming into its own. New technologies have swept through the specialty, bringing changes to the way traditional orthodontics is practiced. Developments in CAD/CAM, rapid prototyping and robotics have

January 1, 2015 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

Restorations in the Primary Dentition and the Consequences of Inadequate Treatment Planning

by Poonam Sekhon, BSc, DDS; Anuradha Mukerji BSc, DDS

Oftentimes, dentists find themselves answering a long list of questions from parents regarding the treatment of their child’s primary teeth. The one question that seems to crop up frequently is “why should we treat primary teeth if they will fall