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January 3, 2019 Feature Oral HealthPaediatric DentistryProsthodontics

Letter to the Editor: The Severely Worn Dentition

by Dr. Nabil Tabbara – London, Ontario

RE: The Severely Worn Dentition by Dr. Oliver Pin-Henry – November 2018 Oral Health My thanks go to Dr. Pin-Henry for the timely article: The Severely Worn Dentition. As practicing dentists, we do see cases of worn-down dentitions very frequently.

November 13, 2018 Feature EditorialOral HealthProsthodontics

“Mindfulness” The New Science of Finding Focus & Happiness in Dentistry

by Dr. Mark H. E. Lin, BSc, DDS, MSc (Prostho), FRCD(C); Peter Barry

As a society we are in the midst of a popular growing obsession with mindfulness as the secret to health, happiness and success in any field of human endeavour, including dentistry! What was a fringe movement in our busy society

November 13, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProsthodontics

Prosthetically Driven Implant Surgery: Redefined

by David Powell, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C); John P. Zarb, BA, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C); Steve Bongard, DDS

Introduction Looking at online forums that discuss dental implants, one cannot help but notice a heavy emphasis on the surgical aspect of implant prosthodontics with the prosthodontic phase often overlooked or barely discussed. It is our opinion that this line

November 13, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProsthodontics

Prosthodontic Treatment of The Severely Worn Dentition

by Oliver Pin-Harry, DDS, MS, Cert. Prostho, FRCD(C), FACP

Introduction The severely worn dentition often poses a challenge to the restorative clinician. Diagnosis and treatment planning involve multidisciplinary and in-depth evaluation of etiological, esthetic, occlusal, functional and preventive factors. Modern dentistry has made tremendous progress in areas of decay

November 13, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProsthodontics

Tissue Management: A Guide to Capture a Single Tooth Preparation up to a Full Arch

by Joseph Fava, DDS, MSc, Certified Prosthodontist

Introduction With ever-evolving digital technologies in dentistry, the level of sophistication and accuracy that can be accomplished today is unsurpassed. Dental laboratories seem to be leading the charge as they embrace the predictability of CAD/CAM generated fixed restorations. Similarly, many

November 13, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProsthodontics

Retrieval of Damaged Prosthetic Screws: A Case Series of Multiple Techniques

by Avery Donkin; Jaffer Kermalli; Beatrice Leung, DDS, MPH, Cert. Pros, Dip ABP, FACP, FRCD(C)

Introduction Dental implants are at risk of technical complications such as abutment screw loosening, stripping and fracture. If fractured, the screw must be removed without damage to the internal implant connection to preserve the implant’s prosthetic function and maintain prosthodontic

November 13, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProsthodontics

Dentsply Sirona World 2018: The Ultimate Dental Meeting

by Oral Health

Valued continuing education courses, exciting daily entertainment and endless networking opportunities – it was a packed three days at Dentsply Sirona World 2018 in Orlando.Advertisement The Ultimate Dental Meeting offered CE courses in 12 specialized tracks, with some of the

November 13, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProsthodontics

Complex Maxillary Anterior Rehabilitation

by Goth Siu, BHSc, D.M.D, M.S., Cert. Prostho., FRCD (C), FACP Mark Lin, B.Sc., D.D.S., M.Sc. (Prosthodontics), FRCD (C) Amy Yeung, D.D.S., M.Sc. (Perio), F.R.C.D. (C)

The following case presentation will illustrate an anterior maxillary reconstruction with the use of dental implants and fixed prosthodontics. Our patient (P.C.) presented to the office with the pre-existing dental treatment done over 10 years ago as illustrated in Figures

Immediate Implant
November 13, 2018 Feature Clinical case reportOral HealthProsthodontics

Immediate Implant: A Case Report

by Joshua Shieh, BDS, MDS (Perio, India)

Introduction Successfully treating patients with missing or non-restorable teeth with a fixed prosthesis can be one of the finest services rendered to dental patients. This art and science of replacing missing teeth or those with hopeless prognosis requires a thoughtful

Restorative Materials
November 13, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProsthodontics

Does Selection of Different Restorative Materials Affect the Amount of Tooth Structure Saved for Crown Preparations?

by Ashkan Ebrahimpour; Omar El-Mowafy

Introduction Aesthetic tooth-colored restorations for both anterior and posterior teeth have been in the highest demand in recent years. This increasing demand motivated the dental industries to enhance the aesthetic and mechanical properties of restorative materials. These efforts lead to

November 13, 2018 Feature Dental LaboratoriesOral HealthProsthodontics

The “Silent” Dental Partner: The Laboratory Technician

by Mark H. E. Lin, BSc, DDS, MSc (Prostho), FRCD(C)

Upon insertion of a newly fabricated dental prosthesis, it drops intraorally and fits perfectly requiring minor adjustments. The patient looked in the mirror following this insertion and was delighted with the final aesthetics results. The patient states, “It looks and

January 23, 2018 News News

American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics Hosts Dental Meeting in Amsterdam

by American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics

The American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics (AAFP) and the Dutch Flemish Restorative Society (NVVRT) are pleased to announce their forthcoming, joint meeting in Amsterdam on Friday, May 25 and Saturday, May 26, 2018. The AAFP, formed in 1951, is one of the pre-eminent

November 15, 2017 Feature

A Review of Implant Screw Fractures: Their Causes and Methods of Retrieval

by Beatrice Leung, DDS, MPH, Cert Pros, FRCD(C), FACP

Figure 1 Advertisement Figure 2 Dental implants have been the treatment solutions for replacing missing teeth for many years. Their use has been well documented and accepted as a predictable method for teeth replacement.1,2 With the increasing use of dental

November 9, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProsthodontics

Minimally Invasive Rehabilitation: A Case Study

by Dr. N. Sassi

Abstract Traditionally, full-crown coverage is indicated when doing a full-mouth rehabilitation. Clinicians did not have many other ways to tackle cases of advanced eroded and/or worn down dentition until the improvement of adhesive dentistry was able to meet the requirements

November 9, 2017 Feature

“The High-Risk Patient”

by Dr. Mark H. E. Lin, BSc, DDS, MSc (Prostho), FRCD(C)

It’s Monday morning, time to review your patients for the day with the rest of your team. As you go through your schedule everything seems uneventful until you recognize the name of the 3 p.m. patient. It’s Mr./Mrs. PITA. This

November 9, 2017 Feature

Remembering Dr. James Kerr

by Oral Health Group

November 20th, 1930 – October 2nd, 2017Advertisement By far, the most difficult page we have ever assembled for Oral Health. We celebrate our Editorial Board Chairman, Dr. James Kerr. Jim led a full and large life, which cannot be contained

November 9, 2017 Feature

Clinicians Guide for Post-Extraction Preservation of the Alveolar Socket: A Review

by Diana Bronstein, DDS, MS, MS; Mehdi Garashi, DDS; Denae Rushing, BS; John B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA

Introduction Extractions & Ridge Atrophy Alveolar ridge atrophy and morphological changes subsequent to exodontia have been extensively investigated and the pathophysiology is now well understood.1 Loss of bone support in the alveolar ridges posses a great challenge for dental restorative

November 9, 2017 Feature

Feldspathic Porcelain Veneers: Teamwork Between Prosthodontist and Orthodontist

by Goth Siu, BHSc, DMD, MS, Cert. Prostho., FRCD(C), FACP; Nima Mir, BSc (Hon), DDS, MSc, FRCD(C)

Communication amongst clinicians in interdisciplinary cases is crucial for proper orchestration and execution of procedures. Careful diagnosis and treatment planning is required for successful outcome.The clinician must examine the face and the smile comprehensively to diagnose the problems. There is

November 9, 2017 Feature

Today’s Dental Implant Therapy: Digital Technology & Restorative Innovations

by Bobby Birdi, DMD, MS, FRCDC, FACP, DABP; Ron Zokol, DMD, DABOI, FICOI, FACD; Sundeep Rawal, DMD; Sajid Jivraj BDS, MSEd

Dental implant therapy has advanced remarkably in the last decade with new innovations on both surgical and prosthetic fronts. New techniques, materials, and modalities have been developed, but the most important development has been the refinement and utilization of digital

November 9, 2017 Feature

Digital Solution For The Dental Practice: Making a Lasting “Digital” Impression

by Mark Lin, BSc, DDS, MSc (Prosthodontics), FRCD(C); Michael Wang, Laboratory Associate; Julia Hang, Laboratory Associate

What Is Digital Solution and Why Should I Integrate It Into My Dental Practice? The need to implement a digital solution in today’s age has become ever more apparent with our society’s desire to be on the cutting edge. You