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July 7, 2017 Product Spotlight

On1™: A New Concept in Tissue-Level Treatment

by Nobel Biocare Canada

The role of soft tissue maintenance in supporting successful outcomes for dental implant treatment should not be underestimated. Not only does healthy, well-adhered soft tissue provide better esthetics, it acts as a barrier to bacteria and helps to maintain bone

July 13, 2011 News Endodontics

Mechanism of Action of Calcium and Hydroxyl Ions of Calcium Hydroxide on Tissue and Bacteria ‘or’ THE MAGIC WHITE POWDER

by ken

The use of calcium hydroxide as an interim therapeutic agent for all endo cases other than vital cases remains a political football. I encourage you to visit the link below and make up your own mind. Image via Wikipedia http://blackstar.forp.usp.br/bdj/t0262.html Related

June 30, 2011 News Implantology

Gene combination identified as risk factor in success of dental implants

by ken

From Dentistry IQ June 29, 2011 Journal of Oral Implantology — The health of the surrounding tissue affects the success of a dental implant. Identifying and reducing risk factors is therefore a key step in the implant process. Now a combination of

May 28, 2011 News Dental TraumaEndodonticsImplantology

Expasyl – the concept of extrapolation makes good sense

by ken

Had the occasion to chat with Dr. Jordan Soll a while back and for some reason, the subject of his use of Expasyl came up. It’s primary purpose is for tissue retraction. As I listened to him describe it’s value,

May 27, 2011 News Dental Trauma

Cause summer’s here and the time is right for marching in the street, boy

by ken

It’s summer time, time for frisbee in the park and ballet stepping around dog poop. Time for E. Coli closing beaches and going top down in the auto and topless whereever.  It’s also time for the infamous “knocked out front

May 16, 2011 News ElearningEndodontics

What’s your diagnosis doctor?

by ken

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May 10, 2011 News Stem cell research

Blood vessel cells aid tissue repair

by ken

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April 5, 2011 News Laser Dentistry

AMD LASERS incorporates Apple iPads as a standard part of its educational curriculum

by ken

AMD Lasers announcing new educational initiative – April 2011 From MarketWire – I’m including this because it mentions iPADS!!! INDIANAPOLIS, IN, USA: Bringing another first to the dental industry, AMD LASERS is now offering iPads as part of its companywide

April 1, 2011 News Innovations in dentistryPeriodontologyTrends in Dentistry

Keystone Dental Announces the Launch of DynaMatrix™ Plus, A Bioactive Material Designed for Soft Tissue Grafting Applications

by ken

BURLINGTON, Mass., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Keystone Dental,an oral healthcare company focused on enhancing every patient’s smile,is excited to announce the launch of DynaMatrix™ Plus, a soft tissue regeneration product specifically designed to serve as an alternative to patient’s own tissue for

January 9, 2011 News CAD/CAMCone beam computed tomographyImplantologyPeriodontology

Clinical Case – Hard Tissue and Soft Tissue Augmentation

by ken

This case from Dr. William Cohen of St. Louis, Missouri was presented to the members of osseou@ls.rxdentistry.com – www.osseouniversity.com. It sequentially demonstrates a pre and post autogenous block graft, a connective tissue graft (preliminary and post block scans taken, fixtures

December 11, 2010 News Cosmetic Dentistry

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

by ken

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.

December 4, 2010 News EndodonticsImplantology

Vivisection du jour

by ken

For years, I have administrated a series of online discussion forums whose sole purpose has been to learn collegially.  The case presented is from an Estonian dentist, the images are in a MOBILE ME link.  The case references an endo-implant

September 18, 2010 News Periodontology

LANAP

by ken

This is not what you call what you do in Los Angeles when you get tired, nor is it a misspelled APP for setting up a Local Area Network…..LANAP is an acronym that stands for Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure. 

September 11, 2010 News Stem cell research

Who knew?

by ken

ScienceDaily (Sep. 10, 2010) — For most people, wisdom teeth are not much more than an annoyance that eventually needs to be removed. However, a new study appearing in the Sept. 17Journal of Biological Chemistry shows that wisdom teeth contain a valuable

May 24, 2010 News Stem cell research

Tissue engineering

by ken

A Feasibility of Useful Cell-Based Therapy by Bone Regeneration with Deciduous Tooth Stem Cells, Dental Pulp Stem Cells, or Bone-Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Clinical Study Using Tissue Engineering Technology Yamada Y, Nakamura S et al…..March 8, 2010This study investigated

May 14, 2010 News Practice management

Reignite Your Practice Income Growth

by ken

Chico, CA: April 26, 2010 – Lares Research has launched a nationwide series of “Reignite Your Practice Income Growth” seminars. The seminars show general dentists how they can dramatically increas practice income by treating all their own endo and perio