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November 9, 2011 News Infection controlPathologyPrivacy issuesResearch

AIDS: Pioneering dentist looks back on early hysteria around HIV and AIDS

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By Tully Satre In 1998, Mayor Richard M. Daley completed a multi-million dollar restoration on Halsted Street with nearly two-dozen rainbow-linked bronze pylons. One of the unique charms of the city in the past decade and a half has been

July 31, 2011 News Restorative

Replacement of a faulty posterior restoration – restorez-toi McDuff

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I wish to share an example of what all of us at Oral Health hope will become a standard of sharing and caring by Canadian dentists. This case is online with Cosmetic Tribune, one of the incredible publications from Dental

May 13, 2011 News CAD/CAMInnovations in dentistryNew TechnologiesTechnology

Sirona launches Cerec 4.0

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From Dr. Bicuspid – May 13, 2011 Sirona Dental Systems unveiled its newly revamped Cerec dental CAD/CAM system this week at the California Dental Association (CDA) spring meeting in Anaheim. “This is much more than an upgrade,” noted Roddy MacLeod, vice

April 16, 2011 News Implantology

Seating crowns on implant abutments

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The word NEXUS has been in my lexicon for 137 years. It was “stolen” from Avrum King who wrote a newsletter back in the 70’s and 80’s on practice management. His background or so he claimed was rumour and propaganda

December 15, 2010 News Endodontics

Long-Term Prognosis of Endodontically Treated Teeth: A Retrospective Analysis of Preoperative Factors in Molars

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Abstract  Introduction Long-term predictability of restored endodontically treated teeth is important for the decision of tooth retention versus extraction and implant placement. The purpose of this study was to validate the hypothesis that preoperative factors can predict the long-term prognosis

December 11, 2010 News Cosmetic Dentistry

Paint it pink – I see a white tooth and I want to paint it pink

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by Martin B. Goldstein, DMD I think we’ve all purchased products at one time or another and shortly thereafter wondered, “What will I do with this stuff?” This might describe how I felt shortly after acquiring Voco America’s Amaris Gingiva.

October 24, 2010 News Implantology

Look for soups, beets, asparagus and tuna fish in distended cans

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Because the majority of dental implant patients are older and have facial aging, dentists may want to consider the benefits of rejuvenation techniques such as Botox to maximize the cosmetic outcomes of the procedure, according to a presentation at the

October 20, 2010 News Cone beam computed tomographyTrends in Dental Education

Multidimensional Imaging: Immediate and Imminent Issues

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by Allan G. Farman, BDS, PhD, MBA, DSc; William C. Scarfe, BDS,MS,FRACDS; and Michiel van Genuchten, PhD While dentistry of the future will likely include interventions such as biologic scaffolding and tissue regeneration, dentistry of the present and near future will

May 15, 2010 News CAD/CAM

3M ESPE – Lava™ Precision Solutions

by ken

The Lava™ Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S. has captured the imaginations of industry leaders and analysts in every area of dentistry. Computer-assisted design, computer-assisted machining (CAD/CAM) systems fall into two general categories. One is a laboratory-based system. This type of system

May 15, 2010 News CAD/CAM

Soup to nuts, CAD/CAM style

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Image via Wikipedia At the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, Straumann introduced an array of integrated computer-based technologies that have been designed to increase confidence,safety, precision and reliability in implant and restorative dentistry. Under the new umbrella brand of Straumann