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Dens Evaginatus: A Simple Preventive Clinical Treatment with Dr. Larry Hill

Dr. Larry Hill shares his valuable experience in treating dens evaginatus. If you have a question or if would like to contact Dr. Hill, you can email him at larryhilldmd@gmail.com          

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Which Camera Best Fits your Practice Needs?

In an effort to keep you informed about CE opportunities available in Canada, we are pleased to offer a series of videos presented by prominent speakers who will lead CE sessions at the Ontario Dental Association’s Annual Spring Meeting ‘ASM 2016’ which will take place May 5 – 7, 2016. Ms. Rita Bauer, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about choosing the best intra-oral camera for the dentists’ needs. You can find more information on this and other CE sessions by visiting the ASM 2016 website. Rita Bauer is a professional photographer, specializing in medical photography. During her 30 years as a medical photographer at ...

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Optimizing Tooth Preparation with Dr. Samer Abi Nader

In an effort to keep you informed about CE opportunities available in Canada, we are pleased to offer a series of videos presented by prominent speakers who will lead CE sessions at the Ontario Dental Association’s Annual Spring Meeting ‘ASM 2016’ which will take place May 5 – 7, 2016. Dr. Samer Abi Nader, Prosthodontist, presents a glimpse into his session at ASM. You can find more information on this and other CE sessions by visiting the ASM 2016 website. Dr. Samer Abi Nader attended McGill University where he earned a degree in physiology before completing his dental degree at the Université de ...

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Protect Yourself and Your Patients from Non-Compliant Products

Bernie Teitelbaum, Executive Director of the Dental Industry Association of Canada (DIAC), spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the importance of ensuring that dentists deal with suppliers and use products that are compliant with Health Canada’s Medical Device Regulations. Useful Links Medical Device License Listing Medical Device Establishment License Listing CDA Guidance Document for Purchases of Medical Devices              

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“Sharing my Clinical Experience as a Periodontist” with Dr. Edy Braun

In these two videos, Dr. Edy Braun shares some clinical pearls from his practical experience as a periodontist. Dr. Braun is a periodontist in the GTA. He graduated from the University of Toronto in 1997 with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree specializing in Molecular Genetics and Molecular Biology and  continued on at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry to obtain his Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 2001. Later, Dr. Braun decided to broaden his international experience by continuing his education in the United States. He entered a General Practice Residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey, ...

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Speaking of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice with Dr. Dan Pompa

Dr. Dan Pompa spoke with Dr. Suham Alexander about a webinar he presents on the Colgate oral Health Network for Professional Development and Education, entitled: Update on Medical Emergencies: 2016. Access the Webinar here After graduating from New York University College of Dentistry in 1978, Dr. Pompa completed a General Practice Residency at Long Island Jewish Hospital, followed by specialty training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Lincoln Hospital, New York Medical College. In 1982, he became a Fellow of The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and in 1992 a Fellow in The International Congress of Oral Implantologists. In November ...

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Practical How To: Tokuyama Shield Force Plus – Desensitizer

This post was prepared in collaboration with Tokuyama Dental America On an experimental basis, we have asked a limited number of companies to provide us with practical “How To” answers to clinical questions. We were prompted to conduct this experiment when dental team members told us that they visit company websites and consult company representatives for practical clinical information. We look forward to receiving your feedback on this experiment. Dentinal hypersensitivity is a well-known issue and is frequently encountered in clinical practice. Some reports indicate it occurs in 15% to 20% of all dental patients. Most desensitizers on the market are ...

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Treating the Patient with Parkinson’s Disease

Dr. Aviv Ouanounou, fron the University of Toronto, comes back to offer tips on how to manage the patient with Parkinson’s disease in the dental office.   Highlights Parkinson’s disease is a progressive and degenerative neurological disorder characterized by: bradykinesia, tremors, rigidity and postural stability. This disease affects ~2 million people in the United States and every year 80,000 new cases are diagnosed. While this disease is usually found in those 65 and older, approximately 10% of Parkinsonian patients are younger than 45 years of age. There are 4 main classes of medications used to treat the disease. Levo-dopa (with ...

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