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December 27, 2011 News Dental ethicsEminence based dentistryEvidence based dentistry

Pseudo-Science and Sponsorship versus Science and Censorship: A Duel Lasting Centuries or Underway

by ken

If you wish to ignore my blather, simply read the article on the link below. I couldn’t help but reflect on the past year in dentistry. There is no question technology is elevating the service mix of the profession; however,

October 5, 2011 News Endodontics

Case Presentation Warwick University UK

by ken

Wave One – New product introduction………..very little science as yet re; apical debris extrusion….a mix of Protaper design on shaft and K3 style configuration apically…….used in reciprocating handpiece, ProMark from TDS…….as with all new product launches, time will tell. https://picasaweb.google.com/101688955052453412186/RecentlyUpdated

September 5, 2011 News Dental ethics

Publish-or-perish: Peer review and the corruption of science

by ken

Time to look for a deserted island and a cave. Politics is a given, Wall Street has always been the world’s largest legalized casino, religion, let’s not go there, but now, science. In the immortal words of Marlon Brando in

June 28, 2011 News Cosmetic DentistryEvidence based dentistry

Oh yoo Canadians!!

by ken

From Dr. Bicuspid – June 28, 2011 Researchers from the University of Alberta conducted a systematic search of electronic databases, including Medline, PubMed, Embase,Cochrane Library,and Web of Science up until May 2010. They identified and selected articles in which investigators

May 2, 2011 News Tradeshows

California, here I come, right back where I started from……

by ken

From Dental Tribune ANAHEiM, CA: Once a year, sunny Anaheim, Calif.,opens its arms to tens of thousands of dental professionals from around the world for CDA Presents the Art and Science of Dentistry. This year’s meeting will take place May

April 27, 2011 News Evidence based dentistryGeneral NewsGovernment regulationsPathologySystemic linksTrends in Dentistry

Dentistry advanced by science – not market??? Hmmmm

by ken

Science gets partial answers slowly – Margaret Scarlett – April 18, 2011 from Medscape Connect In these changing times with technology always changing, I’m reminded of a saying from a colleague at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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,

October 4, 2010 News CAD/CAM

Toronto CEREC Study Club and Ivoclar Vivadent Lecture

by melissa

I was privileged last week to be part of a special programme put on by the Toronto CEREC Study Club and Ivoclar Vivadent. The session was entitled “Contemporary Ceramics: A Closer Look at the Materials”. After a wonderful cocktail hour

May 17, 2010 News Implantology

Who or what is in the driver’s seat?

by ken

Image by enno via Flickr It is no surprise that the market for implant dentistry continues to grow impressively as the result of advances in science and technology and from the purchasing power of the most affluent older generation in