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November 10, 2011 News Endodontics

Cypher me this Batman

by ken

This will either be a huge harangue at the horror being visited upon Ontario dentists in regards to mandated encryption, or a reference to the algorithm of success that the MB2 canal generates in regard to treatment outcome – see

September 2, 2011 News EndodonticsEvidence based dentistry

Caveat emptor

by ken

The longer I practice, the more consumed I am with evidence versus eminence based science. Accelerator pedals lock, rubber flies off tires, SUV‘s are prone to rollover and endodontic files will break no matter who says no. From the ROOTS

July 22, 2011 News Endodontics

Retreatment of failing endodontic procedures REDUX (2)

by ken

Just to keep you thinking…………………….. Reasons for failure subsequent to retreatment ·       Incomplete debridement ·       Inadequate apical enlargement ·       Extra-radicular infection ·       Resistant Intra-canal infection (E. faecalis) ·       Root surface biofilm  ·       Foreign body reactions ·       True cyst ·       Non-negotiable

February 21, 2011 News AnaesthesiaPain management

Is articaine better for infiltrations?

by ken

By Laird Harrison, Senior Editor -Dr. Bicuspid — Articaine worked better than competing anesthetics in seven out of 10 randomized clinical trials of infiltration analyzed for a review presented at the recent American Association for Dental Research (AADR) meeting in Washington, DC. But