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Review: What are the systematic interventions for recurrent aphthous stomatitis (mouth ulcers)?

This summary is based on the Cochrane systematic review: Systemic interventions for recurrent aphthous stomatitis (mouth ulcers)

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Video Presentation: How often does the mandibular first molar have three canals in the mesial root?

Dr. Rodrigo Sanches Cunha, from the College of Dentistry at the University of Manitoba, was interviewed by Dr. Suham Alexander, Oasis Clinical Editor, about the prevalence of the third mesial canal or middle mesial canal in mandibular 6’s.  Anatomy is considered a major challenge in root canal treatment and is documented in Hess’ study in 1925 where the words “root canal system” were coined. The complex system is subdivided into micro-anatomy and macro-anatomy.

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Pre-eruptive caries by Dr. Ian McConnachie

Dr. Suham Alexander, Oasis Clinical Editor, interviewed Dr. Ian McConnachie, pediatric dentist at Woodroffe Pediatric Dentistry Dr. Ian McConnachie is a pediatric dentist practicing in Ottawa as well as on staff at Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. He is currently the consulting editor for the YourOralHealth.ca magazine of the Ontario Dental Association and member of the Editorial Board for Ontario Dentist. Dr. McConnachie is a member of the Expert Panel of Reviewers and Advisors of the Journal of the Canadian Dental Association. In the summer of 2008, Dr. McConnachie participated as a speaker at a symposium on Designing Dental Programs for ...

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Using LED Lights in Your Office: Are Your Eyes at Risk?

By Dr. Richard Price In 2011 researchers at Dalhousie University highlighted the potential ocular damage to dental professionals from dental curing lights. ‘Evaluation of Ocular Hazards from 4 Types of Curing Lights
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What can you do to prevent early childhood caries?

Dr. John O’Keefe, Director of Knowledge Networks at the Canadian Dental Association, interviewed Dr. Ross Anderson about the prevalence of early childhood caries, also known as “the silent epidemic” and what dentists can do to help. 

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Between Gluma, Duraflor and other 1.1% fluoride toothpastes, what works best for dentin hypersensitivity?

This question was submitted by a general dentist: Between Gluma, Duraflor and other 1.1% fluoride toothpastes, what works best for dentin hypersensitivity?

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How do you prepare primary molars for stainless steel crowns? Video Presentation

This question was submitted by a general dentist: How do you prepare primary molars for stainless steel crowns and how do you crimp and cement these crowns? Dr. Suham Alexander, Oasis Discussions Editor, provided this quick initial response

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Which handpieces are appropriate to use in bone removal and tooth sectioning during exodontia to minimize the risk of air embolism?

This question was submitted by a general dentist: Which handpieces are appropriate to use in bone removal and tooth sectioning during exodontia to minimize the risk of air embolism? Dr. Suham Alexander, Oasis Discussions Editor, and Dr. George Sandor, Oral maxillofacial surgeon, provided this initial quick response

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