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October 9, 2019 News News

‘Absolute Hell’: Parents Say Of Daughter, 5, Who Almost Died After Routine Dental Surgery

by CBC News

Autumn Ferguson went into a Regina dental clinic with a few cavities, and left in an ambulance on life support. The five-year-old girl’s lungs collapsed while receiving oxygen in the wrong way under general anesthesia, according to the surgical centre’s own admission. Ferguson’s

May 18, 2019 News News

Dental Assistant Found Guilty of Sexually Abusing Minor During Surgery

by Abigail Constantino, WTOP

A dental surgical assistant from Montgomery County, Maryland, has been found guilty of sexually abusing a teenager during oral surgery. Mervin Alexander Rivas-Chang, of Germantown, could face years in jail for sexually abusing a then-17-year-old girl. His sentencing is scheduled

January 29, 2019 News News

Man Pulls Out His Own Tooth with Pliers After 18-Month Wait to See NHS Dentist

by Ross McGuinness, Yahoo News UK

A man says he pulled out his own tooth after waiting 18 months for an NHS dentist. David Woodhouse, 62, from Ventongimps, near Truro, Cornwall, claimed he couldn’t get a place at the dental surgery near his home. “I had

August 15, 2018 News News

New Dental Product May Slash Treatment Costs

by Elena McPhee, Otago Daily Times

In New Zealand, hundreds of thousands of dollars are spent treating bone fractures and on dental surgery every day – but a new material created from cattle bones at the University of Otago could change that, a researcher says. Dr

August 8, 2018 News News

NSW Government Suspends Dentist, Warns Patients of Bloodborne Viruses

by Nicole Chettle, ABC

The New South Wales Government has warned decades worth of patients at a dental surgery in Sydney’s inner-west they could have been infected with bloodborne viruses. Dr James Pok-Yan Ng was suspended last month after his cleaning and sterilisation practices

May 1, 2018 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

The Cortical Window: Part Two Computer Guided Endodontic Surgery (CGES)

by Naheed Mohamed, DMD, MSD, Perio, FRCD(C); Yosef Nahmias, DDS, MSc; Ken Serota, DDS, MMSc

Innovations in the micro-armamentarium, techniques and materials used for endodontic microsurgery are seminal to enhanced predictable outcomes by comparison with historical microsurgical procedures. The superior magnification and illumination of surgical operating microscopes heightens identification of root peripheries, ensures a lesser

May 1, 2018 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

The Cortical Window: Part One The Evolution of Endodontic Surgery

by Naheed Mohamed, DMD, MSD, Perio, FRCD(C); Dr. Yosi Nahmias, DDS, MSc; Ken Serota, DDS, MMSc

Non-surgical endodontic therapy requires access preparations that uncover entrances to the labyrinthine tunnels of the root canal system. The era of bio-minimalism has altered the traditional configuration of endodontic access cavities. These bio-minimalistic trends are also transforming endodontic surgery. 1

April 13, 2018 News News

Ontario Dental Surgeon Pulls Man’s Teeth Out “In Error”

by Jason Vermes, CBC Radio

Lee Schwaderer loves corn on the cob and singing with his church choir, but now he can’t enjoy either. When the 65-year-old Keswick, Ont., man went in for dental surgery three years ago, he says he woke up from anesthesia

March 20, 2018 News NewsOral Surgery

B.C. Government Aims to Increase Dental Surgeries by 15 Per Cent

by Wendy Stueck, The Globe and Mail

The B.C. government plans to increase the number of dental surgeries done in the province by 15 per cent this year, as part of a strategy to improve access to dental care for vulnerable patients including disabled children and adults.

June 5, 2017 Feature Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryOral Surgery

A Rare Complication of a Retrobulbar Hematoma Formation

by Julia Pompura, DDS, Dip. OMFS, FRCD(C); Omar Bin Suhaym, DDS; Osama Alghamdi, DDS, FRCD(C)

Following the Extraction of an Impacted Maxillary Wisdom Tooth The on-call team of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery was notified to assess and treat a complication of retrobulbar hemorrhage and hematoma following the extraction of a left impacted maxillary wisdom tooth.

Internal Cervical Resorption
May 2, 2017 Feature Clinical case reportEndodonticsOral Health

Successful Endodontic Treatment of Internal Cervical Root Resorption

by Marina Polonsky, DDS, MSc Lasers in Dentistry

 Using Er,Cr:YSGG 2780nm and Diode 940nm Laser Systems: A Three-Year Follow-Up Case Report Abstract Endodontic therapy for teeth diagnosed with irreversible pulpitis has been in use for many years, and continues to be the standard of care in the dental

April 28, 2017 News NewsOral SurgeryPaediatric Dentistry

Backlog of Pediatric Dental Surgeries Continues to Grow

by Michael Crowe, WBIR

Children are suffering, and there’s nothing they can do — that’s the message from a group of East Tennessee dentists this week. The group, headed by Dr. Richard Myers of Western Heights Dental, is concerned that TennCare is falling behind

April 1, 2017 Product Spotlight

KaVo ELECTROmatic: Electrified by Perfection

by KaVo Kerr

The KaVo ELECTROmatic converts a non-electric dental treatment unit into an electric one. An existing dental unit can be upgraded with the KL703 LED within minutes and without the need of a specialist. Just starting by plug-in the ELECTROmatic onto

February 27, 2017 News Dental CareNewsPublic Health

Canadian Emergency Rooms Seeing Too Many Dental Cases

by CBC Radio

If dental care was publicly funded, fewer people would become addicted to opioids. That’s just one of the reasons Dr. Hasan Sheikh, an emergency room physician in Toronto, is calling on governments to expand medicare. Another reason? Doctors don’t know

February 24, 2017 Product Spotlight

Solea SW 3.1.1 Provides Improved Usability and Patient Comfort

by Convergent Dental

Convergent Dental Inc., developer of Solea®, the industry-leading, computer-aided, CO2 all-tissue dental laser system, is pleased to announce the launch of Solea SW 3.1.1 at this year’s Chicago Midwinter dental meeting. The latest software provides dental professionals with unprecedented usability

January 10, 2017 Product Spotlight

Zimmer Biomet’s 3.1 mmD Eztetic a Strong Solution for Implants

by Zimmer Biomet

Zimmer Biomet’s dental division is pleased to announce the availability of its new 3.1 mmD Eztetic™ Implant, manufactured by Zimmer Dental, and accompanying surgical and restorative components. The 3.1 mmD Eztetic Implant offers a strong, esthetic solution for narrow anterior

December 29, 2016 News ImplantologyNewsOral Surgery

Dental Implant Coatings Could Prevent Common Bacterial Infection

by University of the Basque Country, ScienceDaily

Mouth infections are currently regarded as the main reason why dental implants fail. A piece of research by the UPV/EHU has succeeded in developing coatings capable of preventing potential bacterial infection and should it arise, eliminate it as well as

November 23, 2016 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Predictable Immediate Implant Prosthetics: Part 2

by Natalie Y. Wong

Introduction This article discusses a novel protocol to deliver a full-arch immediate fixed provisional prosthesis, which is clinically accurate and predictable. Detailed steps are outlined and documented that enables conversion of the provisional into a fixed screw-retained final prosthesis after

November 23, 2016 Feature Oral HealthOral SurgeryProsthodontics

Grafting with Biomaterials – Did You Get Consent?

by Tina Kokosis, DDS, MS, FRCD(C), FICOI Certified Specialist in Periodontics

I remember my first days as a new dentist and my introduction to the great debate over amalgam restorations vs. composite restorations. Today, we no longer place an amalgam or resin restoration without having a discussion with our patients over