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Pandemic Dental
May 10, 2021 Feature EditorialEndodonticsOral Health

The Impacts of the Pandemic on Dental Practice: A Shift in the Oral Health Paradigm

by Gary Glassman, DDS, FRCD(C)

Over a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, dental practices continue facing unprecedented challenges on both personal and professional levels. We have had to cope with the universal concerns about health risks to our patients, families, and ourselves. Added to our

Pandemic Dental
May 10, 2021 Feature EndodonticsOral HealthViewpoint

Time to Say Goodbye: Best Practices for Dismissing a Patient From Your Dental Practice

by Kiran Madesha, Legal Advisor, dentalcorp; Kristy Pilatzke, Risk and Compliance Officer, dentalcorp

The dentist-patient relationship is the core of dentistry. Just like in any relationship, there inevitably will be a negative experience, and nearly all dentists will need to dismiss a patient at some point in their careers. Dismissals can be upsetting

May 10, 2021 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Armamentarium and Techniques For the Immediate Restoration of Endodontically Treated Teeth

by Bobby Nadeau, DDS, MSc; Dale Jung, DDS; Viraj Vora, DDS, MS

Introduction “Control what you can control” -Andre Agassi The standard of practice of mainstream endodontics has traditionally focused on the instrumentation, disinfection and obturation, while paying less attention to the restoration that follows root canal treatment.1 Despite many new advancements

May 10, 2021 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Conservative Management of a Rare Type III Dens Invaginatus Associated with Immature Teeth and Large Periradicular Disease: A Case Report with 3-Year Follow-Up

by Rodrigo Sanches Cunha, DDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C); Alanna Junaid, BSc, DMD, BSc Dent.; Giselle Nevares, DDS, MSc, PhD.

keywords: Dens invaginatus, endodontic treatment, pulp diagnosis, cone-beam computed tomography. Abstract Dens invaginatus (DI) is a dental anomaly resulting from an infolding of the enamel organ into the dental papilla during tooth development. This article elucidates how non-surgical endodontic treatment

Consider very guarded endodontic and/or restorative prognosis for tooth #14
May 10, 2021 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Pandemic-Minded Endodontics: Clinical Tips and Considerations

by Manor Haas, DDS, MSc(D), Cert. Endo.

INTRODUCTION The need for endodontic care during the COVID-19 pandemic has remained as important as ever. But as we face unprecedented clinical challenges due to this ongoing pandemic, we must adjust our practice by adopting certain protocols. This article will

Pandemic Dental
May 10, 2021 Feature Dental TechnologyEndodonticsOral Health

Be a Resource, Not a Salesperson: Marketing Wisdom for the Dental Practice, From One of the Industry’s Behind-the-Scenes Experts

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS

When it comes to innovation in dental marketing, I’ve watched Beth Gaddis work behind the scenes to take every organization she works with to a new level. Now, as Director of Content Marketing & Social Media at Simplifeye, she’s using

December 8, 2020 News DentistryNews

Sonendo® Reaches 500,000 Patients Treated Milestone with the GentleWave® Procedure

by Sonendo, Inc.

Sonendo, Inc., a leading dental technology company and developer of the GentleWave® System, today announced that more than 500,000 patients have been treated with the GentleWave Procedure. Sonendo’s GentleWave System ushers in the next evolution in endodontic technology that is transforming a rapidly

November 4, 2020 News DentistryEndodonticsNews

Recipient of the 2020 Dr. Gary Glassman Endodontic Achievement Award Announced

by dentalcorp

Dr. Jessica Yu Hsuan Hung has been selected as the first recipient of the Dr. Gary Glassman Endodontic Achievement Award. Established in 2019, this endowment fund was created to honour dentalcorp Chief Dental Officer Dr. Gary Glassman for his lifelong

October 20, 2020 Video Dental Video

Weekly Wisdom: Trouble Shooting Tips Using Your Apex Locator #5

by Oral Health

  Weekly Wisdom: Dr. Gary Glassman shares his final tip for trouble shooting when using your apex locator. Be sure to watch tips 1-4 here!     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to

October 6, 2020 Video Dental Video

Weekly Wisdom: Trouble Shooting Tips Using Your Apex Locator #4

by Oral Health

  Weekly Wisdom: Dr. Gary Glassman shares his fourth tip for trouble shooting when using your apex locator. Stay tuned for the final tip from Gary coming soon!     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode

September 15, 2020 Video Dental Video

Weekly Wisdom: Trouble Shooting Tips Using Your Apex Locator #3

by Oral Health

  Weekly Wisdom: Dr. Gary Glassman shares his third tip for trouble shooting when using your apex locator. Stay tuned for the remaining 2 tips…coming soon!     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight

September 1, 2020 Video Dental Video

Weekly Wisdom: Trouble Shooting Tips Using Your Apex Locator #2

by Oral Health

  Weekly Wisdom: Dr. Gary Glassman shares his second tip for trouble shooting when using your apex locator. Stay tuned for tips 3-5…coming soon!     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your

August 4, 2020 Video Dental Video

Weekly Wisdom: Trouble Shooting Tips Using Your Apex Locator #1

by Oral Health

   Weekly Wisdom: Dr. Gary Glassman shares his first tip for trouble shooting when using your apex locator. Stay tuned for tips 2-5…coming soon!     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your

July 7, 2020 Video Dental Video

Weekly Wisdom: Creating a Proper Flowing Glidepath

by Oral Health

  In this episode of Weekly Wisdom, Dr. Gary Glassman returns to share another Endodontics tip with us!     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox each week!   Sponsored by 

June 30, 2020 News NewsOral Health

American Association of Endodontists Launches Dedicated Newsroom Website

by American Association of Endodontists

The American Association of Endodontists, the dental specialty organization representing more than 8,000 members, today announced it has launched a Newsroom website designed with the media and public in mind. The sleek new site serves as a meaningful way to

June 2, 2020 Video Dental Video

Weekly Wisdom: Getting Down the Calcified Canal

by Oral Health

  Weekly Wisdom: Dr. Gary Glassman returns to the series with another Endodontic tip about getting down the calcified canal.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox each week!  

GreenMark Biomedical
May 11, 2020 Feature Dental TechnologyEndodonticsOral Health

Changing The Way We See Caries – Literally

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO and Founder of Cellerant Consulting

GreenMark Biomedical uses non-invasive nanotechnology to rethink how dental professionals will diagnose and treat carious lesions Advertisement Typically the purview of science fiction writers and medical researchers, nanotechnology isn’t something dental professionals are asked to think about very often, let

May 11, 2020 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Limited FOV CBVT in Endodontics – 3 Years Later and Never Looking Back

by Geoffrey L. Sas, DDS, FRCD(C), Dip. ABE

In Endodontics, a clinical examination and diagnostic imaging are both essential components before making a pre-operative diagnosis. The process of selecting a treatment option specifically of whether to extract or retain a tooth can often be complex. Conventional 2-dimensional imaging

Close up view of needle engaged in canal for intrapulpal injection.
May 11, 2020 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

“Managing Endodontic Emergencies in the COVID-19 Era”

by Manor Haas, DDS, Cert. Endo.

Introduction Imagine the following scenario. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you can only treat patients with acute emergencies, in order to help slow or stop the spread of the coronavirus. However, a patient calls you complaining of a severe tooth

May 11, 2020 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Armamentarium for Dentin Conservation During Endodontic Treatment

by Bobby Nadeau, DDS, MS; Dale Jung, DDS; Viraj Vora, DDS, MS

Introduction Primum non nocere – “first do no harm”–Hippocrates In today’s society, as life expectancy increases, patients expect their teeth to last a lifetime as healthy dentition is important for a good quality of life.1-4 Endodontic therapy is usually the