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Brett E. Gilbert, DDS

Brett E. Gilbert, DDS

Combining clinical excellence and compassion What can you tell us about your background? I was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. I attended college, dental school, and my postgraduate endodontic residency at the University...

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Randy Garland, DDS

Randy Garland, DDS

Exceeding expectations What can you tell us about your background?
I grew up in southern Orange County and earned a bachelor’s degree in biology at San Diego State University in 1983. There I met my future wife, Kim, at the...

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Scott A. Norton, DMD, MSD

Scott A. Norton, DMD, MSD

Focus on family, patients, friends, growth, and community What can you tell us about your background? For as long as I can remember, I wanted to make people smile. I always loved getting the class laughing in grade school. Looking back, I am sure...

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Management of a tooth with a large internal resorption defect

Management of a tooth with a large internal resorption defect

Dr. Robert Slosberg facilitates accurate mapping and obturation of the resportive defect with CBCT imaging Abstract
A patient presented with advanced internal root resorption of tooth No. 9. The prominent location of this tooth...

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Pulpal diagnosis of teeth presenting with condensing osteitis prior to endodontic treatment — a retrospective study

Pulpal diagnosis of teeth presenting with condensing osteitis prior to endodontic treatment — a retrospective study

Drs. Brian Shaughnessy, Margaret Jones, Ricardo Caicedo, Joseph Morelli, Stephen Clark, and Ms. Jennifer Osborne review the occurrence of teeth presenting with condensing osteitis and their associated pulpal diagnosis over a 2-year period. Introduction Read More...

GuttaCore® system: a step forward in the evolution of endodontics

GuttaCore® system: a step forward in the evolution of endodontics

Dr. Andrei Zoryan dispels some of the common myths surrounding carrier-based obturation Carrier-based gutta percha Carrier-based obturation (such as Thermafil®, GT® obturator, ProTaper® obturator [Dentsply Tulsa Dental Specialties]) is one...

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Practice Management

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Effortless, fun, and profitable endodontics

Effortless, fun, and profitable endodontics

In part 2 of his series, Dr. Ace Goerig suggests ways to reduce stress in the practice Almost all endodontists could be completely out of debt and on the way to financial freedom within 5 to 7 years if they only knew the secret. But the secret is...

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Life after root canal — it’s not just about having enough money

Life after root canal — it’s not just about having enough money

Dr. Robert Fleisher ruminates on how to prepare for retirement There are so many articles about everything that you become pretty much overwhelmed and can never expect to read them all. So you pick and choose. You like to learn about the latest and...

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Superior customer service

Superior customer service

Dr. Roger Levin presents the 10 top ways to help create a perfect dental team With the changes brought on by the economy, top companies are bringing in the best resources they can find to evaluate where their organizations stand. They want to know...

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CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO – March 1, 2011 HyFlex® CM Rotary Files from Coltène /Whaledent, Inc. are “changing the DNA of NiTi files.” This endodontic file system is a unique breakthrough in NiTi rotary files with a “Controlled Memory” (CM) effect.

HyFlex®CM  NiTi files are manufactured utilizing a unique process that controls the material’s memory, making the files extremely flexible, without the shape memory of other NiTi files. The process allows the instrument to follow the canal without creating undesired lateral forces on the canal walls, making the files extremely flexible with no rebound, while reducing the risk of file separation, binding and complications such as ledging, transportation and perforation.

This new technology yields an improvement of more than 300% in cyclical fatigue compared to standard NiTi files*, reducing the incidence of file separation – the endodontist’s “worst nightmare”.

A clinician is also able to achieve multiple uses from a HyFlex®CM file, because the shape of the files with straightened spirals can be restored during autoclaving and re-used.

Coltène/Whaledent, Inc., a dental products manufacturer whose US headquarters is in Cuyahoga Falls,OH, is built on a strong history of product innovation, and has emerged as a leader in the fields of impression materials, endodontic products,  composites, bonding, post and core, ultrasonic systems, and delivery systems. Coltène/Whaledent’s ongoing mission is to recognize the unique demands of the global dental market at an early stage and to provide high quality solutions to meet those needs.

*Source: in-house tests, at 300 rpm simulated 30 degree root canal

 

235 Ascot Parkway

Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223

Tel. 330-916-8800

Contact: Pamela Conaway, 330-916-8864

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Research has shown that irrigants are more effective when they are electro-mechanically activated.

Acoustic streaming and cavitation have been proven to significantly enhance cleaning of difficult anatomy. Studies have shown that low frequency (Sonic) oscillation (160-190Hz) was not sufficient to create acoustic streaming or cavitation within the canal space.

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