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November 30, 2011 News EndodonticsLaser Dentistry

PIPS – an endodontic breakthrough

by ken

Photon Induced Photoacoustic Streaming from Lares Dental http://laresdental.com/pips.asp An idea whose time has come? Related articles Avalanche of endodontics on acrylic blocks? (blogohj.oralhealthjournal.com) Lasers in Endodontics (blogohj.oralhealthjournal.com) Retreatment of failing endodontic procedures REDUX (blogohj.oralhealthjournal.com) Retreatment of failing endodontic procedures REDUX (1.5)

November 19, 2011 News EndodonticsTrends in Dental Education

Avalanche of endodontics on acrylic blocks?

by ken

Always found it odd that acrylic blocks were treated in the hotel courses given when each new endodontic file system that was superior to the preceding system and all other company’s systems were launched. I’ve been in practice for 137

October 27, 2011 News Endodontics

Share and Care

by ken

The literal avalanche of new endodontic files systems has created a renewed interest in endodontic CE.  Cliff Ruddle was in town this past weekend and as always, his course was SRO as he is without exception one of the most

October 3, 2011 News Endodontics

White lines or white lies?

by ken

By Rafael Michiels, Belgium – from Dental Tribune With the recent development of new file systems–WaveOne from DENTSPLY Maillefer and RECIPROC from VDW–endodontists have been having controversial discussions about their usefulness. This is partly due to the aggressive marketing of

September 28, 2011 News Endodontics

Decompression case – endodontics

by ken

From Dr. Fred Barnett Patient is a 16 year old female; past history of trauma to tooth #2.1. Patient originally presented with a significant cellulitis (to the orbital area) to her local ER and she was admitted and placed on IV clindamycin.

September 22, 2011 News Endodontics

It’s the singer,not the song REDUX v2.0

by ken

2011-12-12 14:52:25

September 6, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomography

Editorial on the use of small FOV cbCT

by ken

From the International Endodontic Journal – very well written and thought out editorial. files.me.com/ken.serota160/s27h67 Check out the vid – someone has funky tastes in muzak  Related articles Endo Perio Implant Algorithm Redux (blogohj.oralhealthjournal.com) Retreatment of failing endodontic procedures (blogohj.oralhealthjournal.com) Artifacts

August 5, 2011 News Restorative

When John Flucke comments, everyone……………

by ken

Kerr SonicFill Evaluation is Complete – a game changer if’n there e’er was one….. For about the past 5 months, I’ve been using/evaluating the Kerr SonicFill system.  In a nutshell, I’m endorsing the product with my highest recommendation.  If you’ve

July 22, 2011 News EndodonticsEvidence based dentistry

Retreatment of failing endodontic procedures REDUX (3)

by ken

Logic, logical progression, critical thinking, comprehensive reasoning…….and all things fall into place. ILLOGICAL BETTER – but no cigar THINK BIO – LOGICALLY Time for comments and questions…….

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

July 22, 2011 News Social networking

Retreatment of failing endodontic procedures REDUX (1.5)

by ken

2011-12-12 14:45:05

July 22, 2011 News Endodontics

Retreatment of failing endodontic procedures REDUX (1)

by ken

The big picture objective is to use the “COMMENTS” section to begin an engagement or discussion at which point, I can harass the BIZ GROUP for the long dreamed of BLOG DISCUSSION FORUM and engage all the editorial consultants and

July 22, 2011 News Endodontics

Retreatment of failing endodontic procedures

by ken

I’ve been giving a great deal of thought about why some folks glom onto the blogosphere and others could care less. There is no question that Facebook is an acquired taste and it’s possible that GOOGLE + will give it