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October 10, 2019 News News

TruNatomy™: Redefining Root Canal Treatment

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona is proud to be showcasing the TruNatomy™ Root Canal Treatment Solution at IDS 2019. TruNatomy’s™ unique combination of features was developed in partnership with skilled practitioners, Dr. George Bruder and Dr. Ove Peters, leaders in the field of

April 4, 2017 Product Spotlight

Kerr™ Endodontics Presents Endovac Pure™

by KaVo Kerr

Kerr Endodontics, a global leader in endodontic equipment and consumables, is proud to present Endovac Pure, an irrigation system that combines a portable base unit with a sterile packed cartridge and an ergonomically designed, single handheld controller for enhanced ease

December 19, 2016 News DentistryNewsOral Surgery

New Stem Cell Delivery Regenerates Dental Pulp-Like Tissue

by Tufts University

When a tooth is damaged, either by severe decay or trauma, the living tissues that comprise the sensitive inner dental pulp become exposed and vulnerable to harmful bacteria. Once infection takes hold, few treatment options–primarily root canals or tooth extraction–are

September 28, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsPaediatric DentistryPublic Health

UPDATE: 22 Children Infected After Root Canal Procedures in Anaheim

by Courtney Perkes, The Orange County Register

Pediatric dental infections contracted at an Anaheim clinic increased to 22 on Tuesday, as Children’s Dental Group said most of the 500 children who underwent root canals there have been examined for signs of illness. The Orange County Health Care

October 23, 2011 News Endodontics

A thing of beauty is a joy forever – unless you’re an anti-endodontite!

by ken

From the Queen Beatrix of the Principality of Netherlandian Endodontics This 16 year old girl was recommended to have 36 extracted. Her dentist separated an instrument, and caused a perforation during an attempt to remove it. She was referred to

October 9, 2011 News EndodonticsLaser Dentistry

Lasers in Endodontics

by ken

Comments from Maarten Meire re; subject about to get a lot of press as Biolase Technology has secured a new patent for cleaning and disinfecting root canals. The new patent called “Fluid Controllable Laser Endodontic Cleaning and Disinfecting System” covers

June 4, 2011 News Endodontics

Veritas; In the realm of the philosopher kings

by ken

Please bear with me re; this particular blog entry. It is an experimental model for future design parameters of both clinical and op-ed pieces on the winds of change in dentistry. As well, it is hoped that it can in

May 20, 2011 News EndodonticsEvidence based dentistryInnovations in dentistryMarketing strategiesNew Technologies

Veritas – If it seems too good to be true, it most likely is.

by ken

All I want is the truth, just gimme some truth – John Lennon (1940 – 1980) Endodontics is once again careening towards technologic revisionism – and the marketing by the companies veers as always towards corporate hegemony and their advocates

May 17, 2011 News Social networkingTrends in Dental Education

Introducing CheckDent,the Social Network for Dental Health

by ken

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May 13, 2011 News Endodontics

Still working on the Clinical eChronicle….I think we can, I think we can

by ken

From Dentinal Tubules – Bhavin Bhuva – http://www.dentinaltubules.com/articles/expert_columns The platform for the blog will change for the forthcoming eChronicle, but the content will look much like below.  This posting from Dentinal Tubules is a bit more than will be offered,

May 5, 2011 News Cosmetic DentistryEndodonticsRestorative

Coltène/Whaledent announces formation of endodontic business unit

by ken

From Dental Tribune USA – May 5, 2011 Coltène/Whaledent has a long history of manufacturing and selling endodontic products under the Roeko, Hygenic and Whaledent brands. The ParaPost system from Coltène/Whaledent has been dominating the market for more than 50

April 5, 2011 News Dental ethicsEndodontics

Endodontic Parousia – Nullius in Verba Redux

by ken

The intent of this “article/op-ed/editorial” piece is to see if I can finally shake loose those of you who read this blog, spend time on it and yet don’t post……….the point of this “MASHUP” is to engender “discovery” of information,

March 5, 2011 News Endodontics

The Root Canal Anatomy Project – there is magic and wonder in the world

by ken

“The Root Canal Anatomy Project” is being shared with Oral Health and those who enjoy this blog by members of the ROOTS forum. It is my most evanescent hope that others from the dental community in Canada and elsewhere will

February 13, 2011 News Endodontics

Intellidontic developing new device for dreaded root canal

by ken

Nothing warms the cockles of my aged heart like hearing that under 25’s are taking on the monoliths of the endodontic industry……those anti-social networking, pseudo-Lehman Brothers, Goldman Sachs underwear wearing suits who are convinced that market drives science and now

February 13, 2011 News Endodontics

Teen dies of illness after root canal

by ken

In the world of sound BY the, increased, theyl-health-specialist/gum-abscess.aspx”>Coping With a Gum Abscess (everydayhealth.com)

January 26, 2011 News EndodonticsTrends in Dental Education

One file, one cone – dohn’t compute!!!

by ken

The image below is produced by a technology called microCT.  90 years ago, similar images were produced by ink infusion technology. Dr. Hess in Germany showcased the inordinate complexity of the root canal system and tragically begat the Focal Infection

June 30, 2010 News General News

New technique made cavity disappear in about a month, mice study found

by ken

by Eric Bland Dentists could soon hang up their drills. A new peptide, embedded in a soft gel or a thin, flexible film and placed next to a cavity, encourages cells inside teeth to regenerate in about a month, according