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February 6, 2018 News Oral Health

Yale Dental Students Took Selfie with Severed Heads

by CTV News

Graduate dental school students and a top University of Connecticut orthodontics professor took a selfie with two severed heads used for medical research at a training workshop at Yale University last year — an episode Yale officials called “disturbing” and

February 6, 2018 News Oral Health

Invisalign® Brand Strengthens its Commitment to the Middle East with Opening of First Regional Office in Dubai

by Align Technology, Inc.

Invisalign MEA DMCC, a subsidiary of Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) and provider of the leading Invisalign clear aligner brand, today announced it would be extending its global reach by opening its first regional office in the Middle East based

January 11, 2018 News NewsOrthodontics

Automated Orthodontic Treatment Planning Receives FDA Approval

by Business Wire

ULab Systems, a privately held digital dental company focused on the development of its patented automated orthodontic treatment planning software, announced U.S. FDA clearance today. The ULab system is a breakthrough orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning platform designed for use

October 24, 2017 News Oral Health

Lemala Dental Group is inviting all Canadian Dentists to TIFF Lightbox on November 7th, 2017 for an Exclusive Presentation

by Lemala Dental Group

Lemala Dental Group is now offering a 2nd presentation date on November 7th, 2017 for the launch of Lemala Dental Franchises. Our October 24th, 2017 event was booked to full capacity within the first 48 hours and due to the attendee demand,

October 4, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeOffice designOffice Management

Aurora Borealis Orthodontics

by Aurora Borealis Orthodontics

Live Long and Prosper Aurora Borealis Orthodontics is believed to be the world’s only Star Trek themed orthodontic practice, filled with authentic, screen-used props from all of the television series and motion pictures. Located in downtown Aurora, ON site started out

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September 7, 2017 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Tips for Discussing Orthodontic Treatment with Patients

by Emily Taylor

The thought of getting orthodontic treatment can be scary for patients, and if you feel like you’re meeting resistance when you suggest it, you’re not the only one. Many dentists find it difficult to get patients on board with the

September 7, 2017 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Histobacteriology Of Teeth With Failed Root Canal Treatment – A Pilot Study

by Gayathri Mohan; Nithya Jagannathan; Prasanna Neelakantan

Abstract While several in vitro studies have focused on the antibacterial activity of root canal disinfection protocols and sealing ability of root filling materials, the exact clinical relevance remains unknown. In this pilot study, we aimed at identifying the possible

Buccal-Radial Radiographic Projections Allow Accurate Detection Of Cortical Bone Defects In Cadaver Mandibles By Practitioners With Different Levels Of Expertise
September 7, 2017 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Buccal-Radial Radiographic Projections Allow Accurate Detection Of Cortical Bone Defects In Cadaver Mandibles By Practitioners With Different Levels Of Expertise

by María de Lourdes Lanzagorta Rebollo, DDS, MSc; Gabriel Arzate Sosa, DDS, MSc; Patricia Mencía Fernández, DDS, MSc; Jorge Vera, DDS; Ana Arias, DDS, PhD

Introduction Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) has been recommended for the “diagnosis of radiographic signs of periapical pathology when there are contradictory (nonspecific) signs and/or symptoms”.1 CBCT provides additional information from three-dimensional images; however, there is a need for the

September 7, 2017 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Treatment of a Patient in the Late Mixed Dentition with Severe Crowding in the Maxillary Arch, Ectopic Eruption of the Maxillary Canines, and Unilateral Transposition

by Morris H. Wechsler, DDS, FRCD(C); Jean Rizkallah, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C); Laurent Richard, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C)

Abstract The purpose of this article is to describe the treatment of a 14-year-old boy in the late mixed dentition with over-retention of several primary maxillary teeth. This situation has caused a palatal eruption of the permanent incisors and a transposition of the upper

April 11, 2017 Product Spotlight

Dentsply Sirona Orthodontics Advances the Treatment of Minor Anterior Tooth Misalignments

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona Orthodontics announces the expansion of treatment indications for the MTM® (Minor Tooth Movement) Clear•Aligner. The clear aligner combines proven orthodontic techniques with advanced digital modeling to provide dental professionals with a streamlined solution for treating minor anterior misalignments.

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April 5, 2017 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

Smile Enhancement in the Most Conservative Fashion: An Orthodontic, Restorative Perspective

by Jordan L. Soll, BSC, DDS; Bruno Vendettelli, DDS, Dip. Ortho, FRCDS

Abstract In 1987 dentistry changed profoundly when Fusayama introduced the world to “total etch, total bond” and the beginning of current cosmetic dentistry was born. By 1991 John Kanca began his uphill battle to gain acceptance of this ground-breaking technique

April 3, 2017 Product Spotlight

Reliable New Digital Solutions for Orthodontics

by Dentsply Sirona

Orthodontists and dentists who offer orthodontic treatments will experience a number of exciting changes from Dentsply Sirona at the IDS: DENTSPLY GAC has become Dentsply Sirona Orthodontics. The product range is comprehensive and offers numerous tried-and-tested materials and aids for

March 29, 2017 Product Spotlight

CEREC: Complete System for Restorations, Implantology and Orthodontics

by Dentsply Sirona

More than 30 years ago Dentsply Sirona brought CEREC to the market, a system which pioneered single visit dentistry. CEREC has been continually developed in that time so that not only restorations, but also implant drill guides, custom implant prosthetics

March 9, 2017 Feature General DentistryOral HealthSleep apnea

Pre-orthodontic Intervention for Pediatric Sleep Disordered Breathing: A (R)evolutionary Solution to a Modern Problem

by Kevin Boyd; Marianna Evans

Malocclusion (HM) is a rising public health epidemic that is seen mainly within industrialized/industrializing cultures. To date, there is no published evidence that malocclusion had ever been a significantly observed human trait prior to the Industrial Revolution in Europe and

March 9, 2017 Feature General DentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

Airway Orthodontics: An Argument for Early Orthodontic Treatment

by Dr. Barry Raphael

This article is not about the “how” of airway orthodontics. It’s about the “why”. But it does suggest that a regard for the rationale of airway orthodontics will spur a change in the way we do things in orthodontics altogether.

February 27, 2017 Product Spotlight

Dentsply Sirona Solution App Facilitates Orientation for Visitors to the IDS

by Dentsply Sirona

2,300 exhibitors from 60 countries over 160,000 square meters: From March 21st to 25th the IDS 2017 will again attract dentists and dental technicians to Cologne from all over the world to give them the opportunity to learn about the

December 19, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryNewsOral Health

New Associate Dean Named at the UB School of Dental Medicine

by Oral Health

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine has named Frank Scannapieco, DMD, PhD, as associate dean for faculty and professional development, and appointed Richard Scott Conley, DMD, as the new chair of the Department of Orthodontics. In his new

November 22, 2016 News AnnouncementAwardsMaterials & TechnologyNews

Lead Bioceramic Researcher at NuSmile Won 2016 Dr. Edward B. Shils Award

by Oral Health

NuSmile Ltd. today announced that Dr. Carolyn Primus, leader of its research efforts in bioceramic materials, was a recent winner of the 2016 Dr. Edward B. Shils Award. Dr. Primus was the founder and CEO of advanced mineral trioxide aggregate

November 8, 2016 News AnnouncementNewsOrthodontics

3Shape TRIOS Orthodontics and EasyRx Announce Integration

by Oral Health

3Shape announces the integration of TRIOS Orthodontics and EasyRx universal orthodontic lab prescription software. Orthodontists and labs use EasyRx to create, manage, and submit orthodontic prescriptions. The integration now enables EasyRx users to access TRIOS intraoral scans and related patient