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September 8, 2011 News Pathology

General dentists, specialists often misdiagnose oral lesions

by ken

From Dr. Bicuspid – by Donna Domino September 8, 2011 — Endodontists and periodontists were slightly more accurate than general practitioners and oral and maxillofacial surgeons in evaluating suspicious oral lesions, according to a study in Quintessence International (July/August 2011, Vol. 42:7,pp. 575-577).

September 5, 2011 News General NewsPathology

Freddy for a day

by ken

Was always a fan of Freddy Mercury and this is such a worthwhile cause……. http://www.freddieforaday.com/ Related articles Google Doodle Celebrates Freddie Mercury’s 65th Birthday (shoppingblog.com)

September 1, 2011 News Pathology

Sjogren’s syndrome

by ken

With the news that Venus Williams‘ tennis career may be ending because of Sjogren’s syndrome, I thought it purposeful to review the condition in light of the fact, that many patients may now wonder if they have it as well.

July 28, 2011 News Pathology

There are times you simply can’t afford to be wrong…..

by ken

Oral Pathology – we’re a lot more than drill, fill and billFrom Flap’s Dentistry Blog – July 27, 2011 Dentists Have a High Oral Lesion Misdiagnosis Rate? Oral squamaous cell carcinoma Apparently so, according to a new study. General dentists

July 25, 2011 News EndodonticsPathologyPosition paper

Just because it’s a policy statement doesn’t make it accurate, reasonable, logical or appropriate………

by ken

The following comes from the Department of Health in Jolly Olde: This letter from the Chief Dental Officer (England) clarifies the situation with regard to decontamination and re-use of instruments, especially those used in endodontic treatment, in the context of

May 10, 2011 News Pathology

Staph Infection Battle Adds New Rapid Diagnostic Test

by ken

From Health News, by Susan Brady, May 9, 2011 Last Friday, the FDA cleared a diagnostic test that will be able to quickly determine staph infections and their resistance to antibiotics. Staphylococci bacteria are common in infections, but many are

February 24, 2011 News Pathology

Pathology website du jour – in combination with a cbCT website THEN WE’D BE COOKING WITH GAS or INDUCTION HEAT!!!

by ken

PathXchange – click away on title mes enfants.Would someone like to pallaver with the powers that bee at YOU OF TEE and suggest that a collaborative pathology site and cbCT diagnostic site be created for Canadian dentists to lead the