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August 1, 2019 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdata

Treatment Acceptance

by Oral Health

Successfully convincing your patients to accept a necessary treatment for their oral health is an important goal to have. You want the best for your patient… and your practice. Whether it’s a case of dental anxiety or a lack of

November 25, 2011 News Cosmetic DentistryPhotographyTreatment planning

Incoming AACD President, Dr. Ron Goodlin, featured on Labome.org and PubMed for his work, “Photographic-assisted diagnosis and treatment planning”

by ken

Good on ya Ronnie G: Dr. Goodlin’s paper–excerpted from his contribution to the textbook, Dental Clinics of North America, Vol 55 #2 entitled, “Esthetic and Cosmetic Dentistry for Modern Dental Practice“–describes recommended digital dental photographic equipment, how to produce the

November 19, 2011 News Social mediaSocial networkingTrends in Dental EducationWebsites

Leverage is not a four letter word

by ken

See link on bottom to read entire article… Most health care professionals prioritize patient education, because an educated patient makes wise, informed decisions for treatment. This translates into higher case acceptance rates for your practice. While personal consultations, combined with

November 3, 2011 News ImplantologyInfection controlPeriodontology

Peri-implantitis in a specialist clinic of periodontology. Clinical features and risk indicators.

by ken

Swed Dent J 2010;34(2):53-61 Carcuac O, Jansson L. Source Department of Periodontology at Kista-Skanstull, Folktandvården i Stockholms Iän AB, Stockholm,Sweden. Abstract Implant therapy has become a widely recognized treatment alternative for replacing missing teeth. Several long term follow-up studies have

November 1, 2011 News PharmacologyPharmacotherapeutics

Over-the-Counter Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen in Combination are Superior to Each Agent Alone in Treating Postoperative Pain

by ken

Sorry about the length but as I’ve indicated in the past…….no archive, no Word Press…..SOB!!!!!  Also can’t paste Dr. Wynn’s image – sharp looking dude, again NO WORD PRESS………..SOBBBB!!!!! Dr. Richard L. Wynn is Professor of Pharmacology at the University of

October 27, 2011 News EndodonticsImplantologyTreatment planning

Eh, what’s yer treatment plan doc?

by ken

Not going to say a word about this case, the images speak for themselves……….what I’d really like is to have the comments reflect treatment considerations……..if you’re having trouble with Moveable Type and the blog on www.oralhealthjournal.com – kendo@endosolns.com, I’ll post

October 26, 2011 News Cosmetic Dentistry

Porcelain Pornography by Larry Flynt DDS……..

by ken

By Rabia Mughal, Contributing Editor Dr. Bicuspid October 26, 2011 — Patients who come in for cosmetic work are often seeking the perfect smile. But some dentists are compromising sound enamel and dentin to give patients unnecessary porcelain crowns and

October 16, 2011 News Endodontics

Mentoring using social network can come from ANYWHERE! and in any language!

by ken

From Brazil   CBCT with 3D evaluations, Xray, Operating Microscope, Micro- surgical instruments, ultrasonic, MTA, cameras to record, hours and hours reading, thinking,studying and developing clinical skills on manequins,patience and passion to find the best solution to the patient……………..what can

October 7, 2011 News Implantology

Down but not out: Implant makers navigate economic storm

by ken

From DrBicuspid.com – Rob Goszkowski –  October 3, 2011 — The placing of a titanium dental implant by Per-Ingvar Brånemark into the mouth of a volunteer in Sweden in 1965 was a turning point in restorative dentistry. Over the past 40

October 2, 2011 News Implantology

How to stop an implant-related lawsuit before it happens

by ken

By Rob Goszkowski, Assistant Editor Dr. Bicuspid September 26, 2011 — SAN FRANCISCO – The specter of litigation can keep good dentists from adding dental implants to their treatment repertoire. While implants can add another revenue stream to a practice, dental practitioners

September 28, 2011 News Periodontology

Anti-Infective Agents in Periodontal Treatment

by ken

By Jorgen Slots, DDS, DMD, PhD, MBA Image via Wikipedia The primary goal of periodontal therapy is to achieve a periodontal environment free of infectious pathogens. Anti-infective periodontal treatment includes mechanical pocket debridement (scaling and root planing) to remove dental

September 24, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomographyPeriodontology

Cone-beam CT poised to play new role in periodontics

by ken

By Kathy Kincade – editor in chief of Dr. Bicuspid Drs. Rosenfeld and Mandelaris shared their thoughts on the evolving role of periodontists in interdisciplinary dentistry and their recent experiences with cone-beam CT in their practice, which they believe will

August 30, 2011 News Endodontics

Roberto is hot, hot, hot today!

by ken

More from the Netherlands Another one with a “preserving dentine” pattern.   Came yesterday in pain, percussion, palpation, treatment done 2 years ago. According to the patient was a vital case. It’s not his own dentist who performed the endodontic

August 27, 2011 News Decay assessment and prevention

Drill, fill and bill…..not so fast! Hold the drill

by ken

From Dental Tribune – don’t mind the background colour – Word Press is coming…..soon, I hope…….really I do. LEEDS, UK: The thought of the dentist’s drill puts many people off visiting their dentist,even if they only need a check-up and

August 23, 2011 News EndodonticsImplantology

I DON’T THINK SO!!!!!!!!!!

by ken

Recent posting in Dr. Bicuspid referenced an article in August Journal of Endodontics wherein a preponderance of respondees in a survey replied that they would not refer to an endodontist to place implants……….In lieu of a comments reply, thought I’d

July 31, 2011 News Endodontics

The Endo Blog – Jason Hales rocks!

by ken

For those interested in superb clinical endodontics, I refer you to www.theendoblog.com, the effort from a young lad in Eretzonia….that’s an inside joke that a few might get.  This unique weblog is an educational tool for dentists, dental students, dental

July 25, 2011 News EndodonticsPathologyPosition paper

Just because it’s a policy statement doesn’t make it accurate, reasonable, logical or appropriate………

by ken

The following comes from the Department of Health in Jolly Olde: This letter from the Chief Dental Officer (England) clarifies the situation with regard to decontamination and re-use of instruments, especially those used in endodontic treatment, in the context of

July 7, 2011 News Cosmetic Dentistry

Dentist slams overuse of ‘porcelain pornography’

by ken

From our friends at o’er the pond at dentistry.co.uk Some dental patients are having unnecessary, expensive and aggressive restorative treatment for minor cosmetic problems because porcelain crowns and veneers are being overused. That’s according to Martin Kelleher, consultant in restorative

June 22, 2011 News Innovations in dentistryTechnology

New portable chair could aid dental treatment

by ken

By Daniel Zimmermann from Dental Tribune – June 22, 2011 NEW YORK, USA/LEIPZIG, USA Design and Engineering students from Purdue University in West Lafayette in the US have developed a new kind of portable medical chair that can also be

May 27, 2011 News General News

Nunavut’s lack of dentists costs Ottawa millions

by ken

From CBC News Canada – May 26, 2011 A lack of dental care facilities in Nunavut may be painful not just for Inuit who live there, but also for the federal government, which spends millions of dollars to transport patients