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February 12, 2013

February, 12 2013
To Implant or Not To Implant: What Role Does Imaging Play? This case is presented by the Department of Oral Radiology at the University of Toronto A 72-year old female patient of African-American descent presented to an Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology clinic for pre-operative dental implant imaging. Read more…
How to identify the number of accessory canals while doing RCT? This case is presented by Dr. Mary Dabuleanu, Endodontist, at Dabuleanu Dental One never quite knows exactly how many accessory canals are present when you embark in a case. Read more…
How do I quantify the risk of nerve injury with wisdom teeth extraction? (VIDEO SOLUTION) This case is presented by Drs. Stephen Cho & Ian Furst at Coronation Dental Specialty Group & Cambridge Memorial Hospital A 56-year old male has a partially impacted wisdom tooth #3.8, communication to the mouth, pericoronitis, and a complaint of persistent pain associated with the tooth. A panorex identifies the overlap of the inferior alveolar nerve. Read more…
Clinical Case: When would you consider serial extraction? (VIDEO SOLUTION) This case is presented by Dr. Ian Furst at Coronation Dental Specialty Group A 9-year old girl presents for routine examination with prematurely exfoliated teeth 5.3 and 6.3 and the 1.4 is erupting very near the 1.2. Initial assessment based on examination, x-rays and models: mixed dentition with a hypoplastic maxilla characterized by a shalllow overbite and crowding. Read more…
Why can’t he feel his forehead? This image is presented by Dr. Ian Furst at Coronation Dental Specialty Group A 35-year old man develops a serious infection from an impacted 2.8. The tooth is extracted and the infection is drained, but he develops a serious bleed 3 days later, which requires neuroradiology embolization. One month later, he has recurrent swelling around the left temple and TMJ but also complains he feels numbness in the entire trigeminal nerve, including V-1. Read more…
What would you do with these highly impacted canines? This image is presented by Dr. Ian Furst at Coronation Dental Specialty Group An 11-year old girl presents with unerupted 1.3 and 2.3. Their height, on panorex, is extraordinary and you decide to get a cone beam CT. Read more…
Persistent ‘mucocele’ in a 16-year old boy This image is presented by Dr. Ian Furst at Coronation Dental Specialty Group A 16-year old boy had a swelling in his right lower lip removed at age 4 while living overseas. At the time, the surgeon told the father that it was multiple small mucoceles. The specimen was sent to a general pathologist who confirmed it as a mucocele. Read more…
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