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April 5, 2011 News Dental ethicsEndodontics

Endodontic Parousia – Nullius in Verba Redux

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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 15, 2011 News PeriodontologyTrends in Dentistry

Acellular dermal regenerative matrix

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March 6, 2011 News EndodonticsTrends in Dental Education

New FullHD video of Piezoelectric Apical Microsurgery

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From ROOTS member Leandro A. P. Pereira ………pssssssst – if you choose to comment, bug Melissa to bug Kim to get a “plug in” for the blog software that will let me embed YOU TUBE CODE!!!!! nudge, nudge, wink, wink,

February 24, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomographyOrthodontics

The Use of Cone Beam Computed Tomography for the Evaluation of Pathology, Developmental Anomalies and Traumatic Injuries Relevant to Orthodontics

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Image via CrunchBase Byung-Cheol Kanga, Suk-Ja Yoonb, Jae-Seo Leec, Wisam Al-Rawid, J. Martin Palomoe YOU TUBE – plug link in your browserhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTf9ph3Gsjk The objective of this work is to illustrate pathologic conditions relevant to orthodontists who use dental cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) images. A

February 21, 2011 News Implantology

DENTSPLY Friadent’s long-term treatment success under the IDS banner

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Solutions for every individual case “from root to crown”: DENTSPLY Friadent offers a comprehensive portfolio, from the pinpoint accurate digital planning, through the stable base for implantation, right up to the esthetic completion of the treatment. This complete concept is

February 21, 2011 News AnaesthesiaPain management

Is articaine better for infiltrations?

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By Laird Harrison, Senior Editor -Dr. Bicuspid — Articaine worked better than competing anesthetics in seven out of 10 randomized clinical trials of infiltration analyzed for a review presented at the recent American Association for Dental Research (AADR) meeting in Washington, DC. But

February 13, 2011 News Endodontics

Teen dies of illness after root canal

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

February 1, 2011 News Dental TraumaEndodontics

Of tulips and horizontal root fractures

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Marga Ree is one of the most stellar endodontists in the world.  She works in the Netherlands and shares cases like these online and a courses throughout the globe.  She will be in Toronto at the George Hare Endodontic Study

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

January 21, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomographyDigital radiographyEndodontics

The certify me, certify you blues….cbCT in endodontic diagnosis..where is Ricky Gervais when you need him?

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by Jason J. Hales D.D.S., M.S. Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) is a valuable tool in endodontic diagnosis. The following case illustrates how CBCT provides added diagnostic information not available through traditional 2D imaging. This patient was referred to our

December 22, 2010 News Cone beam computed tomographyDigital radiography

Purrhlee klynykul – ROOT FRACTURE DU JOUR

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July 30, 2010 News Orthodontics

A Simple Wire Guide for Positioning Microimplants

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The objective of this post is to derive increasing orthodontic contribution to the blog. One of the primary uses of mini-screws and implants is anchorage for a variety of orthodontic treatment objectives…..the scope of orthodontics as a result of three

July 25, 2010 News Geriodontics

Older patients’ oral health critical prior to surgery

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July 23, 2010 By: Erin Archer, R.N. from DrBicuspid.com Elderly patients presenting for surgery may be harboring undetected oral infections that could lead to expensive and life-threatening complications, according to a study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (June 1, 2010). The

June 30, 2010 News General News

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

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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

June 11, 2010 News Endodontics

Beyond endodontics: Roots Summit 2010

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BARCELONA, Spain/LEIPZIG, Germany: What do Barcelona and endodontics have in common? For me, the answer was nothing, until last week’s Roots Summit. From now onwards, I will forever connect Gaudí, Paella and La Sagrada Família with root canals. It is

May 18, 2010 News Cone beam computed tomography

cbCT should be pervasive – not in Ontario? – pity!!!!!

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CBCT/3D Webinar Series Focused-Field CBCT/3D in Daily Endodontic Applications Dr. Emanuele Ambu June 24, 2010 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM CET The introduction of CBCT/3D technology has been of great interest for endodontists because it makes it possible to study and