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November 15, 2011 News General News

Pardon, eh? can you speak louder, I can’t hear you!

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From Dental Tribune Nov 15, 2011 | USA New study targets dental drills for hearing loss by Daniel Zimmermann, DTI WESTMINSTER, Colo. & JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. USA: An audiology student who is investigating the effects of noise from dental drills

September 24, 2011 News Pediatric dentistry

Behind door #1 – Hall technique shines in 5-year randomized trial

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From Dr. Bicuspid September 22, 2011 — Sealing caries in primary molars using the Hall Technique “significantly outperformed” standard restorations in the long term, according to a new study in the Journal of Dental Research (September 15, 2011). Read more Related articles The

September 8, 2011 News Pathology

General dentists, specialists often misdiagnose oral lesions

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From Dr. Bicuspid – by Donna Domino September 8, 2011 — Endodontists and periodontists were slightly more accurate than general practitioners and oral and maxillofacial surgeons in evaluating suspicious oral lesions, according to a study in Quintessence International (July/August 2011, Vol. 42:7,pp. 575-577).

September 3, 2011 News General News

Where is Mitzi Gaynor when you need her?

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The fact is that 80% of Canadian dentists won’t get the upshot of the title of this blog entry…… South Pacific, washing, hair, Mitzi Gaynor – never mind. September 1, 2011, 1:16 PM Getting Doctors to Wash Their Hands By ANAHAD O’CONNOR

August 29, 2011 News Dental conventionsElearning

With a schmidgen of vizdgen – an online 3 day dental convention – incroyable

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August 22, 2011 News Implantology

Don’t ya just screw ’em in and let them integrate – WHO KNEW?

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Burlington, MA – August 22, 2011 Keystone Dental, an oral healthcare company focused on the delivery of breakthrough products to the oral healthcare space, announced today that a five-year, multi-center study to evaluate the long-term success of Genesis, The Biomimetic

August 10, 2011 News Evidence based dentistryFluorideResearchRestorative

A recent study supports the use of fluoride-releasing dental restoratives

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From Dental Healthub Imaging Wednesday, August 10, 2011 A recent study published in Prilozi (2011, 32(1):283-94;http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21822195) suggests that fluoride-releasing conventional glass ionomer, resin modified glass-ionomer, compomer and glass ionomer cement restorations help to reduce secondary caries in permanent immature and

July 28, 2011 News General NewsPeriodontologyPharmacology

Mouthwashing moms less likely to have a preemie

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By Kerry Grens – July 28, 2011 (Reuters Health) – Expectant mothers who have gum disease are less likely to deliver their babies prematurely if they use mouthwash throughout their pregnancy, a new study suggests. Pregnant women with gum disease,

July 28, 2011 News Dental examination

Should dentists screen for diabetes?

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By Rosemary Frei – DrBicuspid.com contributing writer July 28, 2011 — A new study suggests that dentists can accurately screen patients for diabetes and prediabetes using results from two measures they already routinely assess in the clinic (Journal of Dental Research,July

July 19, 2011 News Social networking

JDR publishes study titled ‘Public Health Surveillance of Dental Pain via Twitter’

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From News Medical – July 19, 2011 The microblogging service Twitter is a new means for the public to communicate health concerns and could afford health care professionals new ways to communicate with patients. With the growing ubiquity of user-generated

July 9, 2011 News Repetitive stress injury

You really DO need a backrub: study

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This could have gone off the rails SOOOO FAST, but I resisted the temptation – I must be growing up….dentists face this scenario incessantly…. THE CANADIAN PRESSJuly 5, 2011 A new study finds that patients with low back pain who got

June 28, 2011 News ElearningSocial networking

Your olde road is rapidly agin’, please get outta the new one if you can’t lend a hand

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Critical thinking, comprehensive reasoning…….online education, elearning, social media, endless study club connects…………these are sound bytes…… Just click on each of the Read me Seymour’s below and realize that you can get in the way of progress, you can try to

June 22, 2011 News Cosmetic DentistryTooth whitening

Go Red!

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From Dr. Bicuspid – June 21, 2011 Red laser light enhances teeth whitening June 21,2011 — When used to activate bleaching gel,low-level laser energy increases the effectiveness of teeth whitening, according to a study in the Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry (June

June 3, 2011 News CancerOral cancer

Multimillion-dollar study on early-stage oral cancer underway

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And when they win the cup, sob, talk amongst yourselves, I’m farklempt….. FROM DENTAL TRIBUNE – June 3, 2011 VANCOUVER,BC,Canada: Researchers from the University of British Columbia‘s (UBC) Faculties of Medicine, Science and Dentistry are leading a US$4.7 million pan-Canadian

May 23, 2011 News APPsPathology

Mobile app helps doctors diagnose strokes – Canadians at the forefront

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By Mark Millan – CNN – May 23, 2011 When a patient suffers an acute stroke, the outcome often rests on how quickly they receive expert care.  Now, by using a medical application for the iPhone or Android, doctors don’t

May 23, 2011 News General NewsTrends in Dental Education

More dental schools means more dentists – who’s doing the math?

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I am completely unaware of the workings of our licensing bodies in Canada, privy only to the mutterings around the table at a study club or society meeting. Mostly, I’m advised about the number of new endodontists coming to Ontario,

April 24, 2011 News General News

Da nose knows – hahchachacha……..

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Most of you are way too young to remember Jimmy Durante, but that was one of his signature phrases…..except now, it has increasing relevance as researchers in Israel have developed an artificial nose sniffs out cancer. An artificial electronic “nose”

April 22, 2011 News Women in dentistry

Closing the Gaps in Women’s Oral Care Education and Research

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Contact – Merideth Menken, ADEA Media Relations – MenkenM@adea.org   WASHINGTON, April 21 (AScribe Newswire) — Emerging data indicate the unique effects of oral cancer, periodontal disease, obesity, violence, and other factors on women’s health. The American Dental Education Association

February 22, 2011 News ImplantologyTrends in Dentistry

Types of Canadian Dentists Who Are More Likely to Provide Dental Implant Treatment Eh……

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Abstract from ICOI – Implant Dentistry Authors – Esfandiari, Shahrokh DMD, MSc, PhD; Majdzadeh, Reza PhD; Feine, Jocelyne DDS, HDR Objective: We designed to determine the variables that influence the adoption rate of implant technology amongst Canadian dentists. Methods and

February 5, 2011 News Implantology

Crown-to-Implant Ratios of Short-Length Implants

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Hardeep Birdi, DMD, MS John Schulte, DDS, MSD Alejandro Kovacs, DDS, MS Meghan Weed, RDH Sung-Kiang Chuang, DMD,MD Journal of Oral Implantology Vol. XXXVI/No. Six/2010 Excessive crown-implant ratios have been cited in the literature as being detrimental to long term implant survival. However, unfavorable