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Why are furcation areas important and how can they be treated?

August 19, 2013

This question was submitted by a general dentist: Why are furcation areas important and how can they be treated? Dr. Sayed Mirbod, representing the Canadian Academy of Periodontology (CAP), provided this initial quick response: The primary ...

What is the significance of bleeding on probing?

August 16, 2013

This question was submitted to us by a general dentist: What is the significance of bleeding on probing? Dr. Sayed Mirbod, representing the Canadian Academy of Periodontology (CAP), provided this initial quick response: The classical signs ...

What is the significance of periodontal-probing depth measurement?

August 15, 2013

This question was submitted by a general dentist: What is the significance of periodontal-probing depth measurement? Dr. Sayed Mirbod, representing the Canadian Academy of Periodontology (CAP), provided this initial quick response: Probing depth measurement is an ...

What are the main components of a comprehensive periodontal examination?

August 14, 2013

This question was submitted by a general dentist: What are the main components of a comprehensive periodontal examination? Dr. Sayed Mirbod, representing the Canadian Academy of Periodontology (CAP), provided this initial quick response: The primary objective ...

Opening the Conversation: What is the recommended protocol for remineralizing incipient cervical carious lesions using Recaldent (MI paste)?

August 14, 2013

This question was submitted by a general dentist: What is the recommended protocol for remineralizing incipient cervical carious lesions using Recaldent (MI paste)? The following is a “discussion-opener” response by a dentist: Dr. Karen Black I ...

What are the clinical differences between gingivitis and periodontitis?

August 13, 2013

This question was submitted by a general dentist: What are the clinical differences between gingivitis and periodontitis? Dr. Sayed Mirbod, representing the Canadian Academy Periodontology (CAP), provided this initial quick response: Chronic marginal gingivitis is clinically ...

Comparing whitening agents: which is more effective?

August 12, 2013

This summary is based on the article published in the Dental News: Comparison of short-term effectiveness of four different tooth whitening systems (September 2012) Context Popular media has had an impact on swaying people’s opinion ...

Opening the Conversation: Temporization – What is the best material for veneer temps and what are the best techniques?

August 12, 2013

This question was submitted by a general dentist: Temporization – What is the best material for veneer temps and what are the best techniques? The following is a “discussion-opener” response by Dr. Dorothy Marko: After 33 ...