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(locked)Differential Diagnoses for Persistent Pain Following Root Canal Treatment: A Study in the National Dental PBRN

July 1, 2015

By Donald R. Nixdorf, D.D.S., M.S., Alan S. Law, D.D.S. Ph.D., Mike T. John, D.D.S., M.P.H., Ph.D., Radwa M. Sobieh, D.D.S., M.S., Richie Kohli, B.D.S., M.P.H., and Ruby H.N. Nguyen, Ph.D., National Dental PBRN Collaborative Group From the July-August 2015 issue of Northwest Dentistry Pain present six months following root canal treatment (RCT) may be […] Read More »

(locked)Outreach, Prevention, and the Urgent Chair

July 1, 2015

By Cindy Shirtcliff, M.S.W. and Terie Dreussi-Smith, M.A.Ed. From the July-August 2015 issue of Northwest Dentistry Each member of Northwest Dentistry’s Editorial Advisory Board brings his or her individual experience and interest to the journal, and our brainstorming is a pretty lively and heartfelt process. When one of our members told us about the topic […] Read More »

(locked)Modern Trends in Indirect Restorations

May 1, 2015

Use of lost wax investment and casting came into use as a modern industrial process in the late 19th century, when dentists began using it to make crowns and inlays, as described by Dr. D. Philbrook of Council Bluffs, Iowa in 1897. Dr. William H. Taggart of Chicago, whose 1907 paper described his development of the technique, accelerated its use. Read More »

Golden Valley Orthodontist Honored by Minnesota Dental Association

April 24, 2015

Dr. Stephen Litton Receives 2015 Guest of Honor Award (Minneapolis, MN) – – Dr. Stephen Litton was selected as the recipient of the Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) 2015 Guest of Honor Award. He was honored by nearly 9,000 dental professionals the Star of the North Meeting, the MDA’s annual convention, at the RiverCentre in St. […] Read More »

Saint Paul Dentist Honored by Minnesota Dental Association

April 24, 2015

Dr. Howard Taylor Receives President’s Award (Minneapolis, MN) – – Dr. Howard Taylor was chosen as the recipient of the Minnesota Dental Association’s President’s Award. He was honored by nearly 9,000 dental professionals in attendance at the association’s recent annual convention, the Star of the North Meeting at St. Paul’s RiverCentre. Dr. Taylor graduated from […] Read More »

Byron Dentist Honored by Minnesota Dental Association

April 24, 2015

Dr. Frederick Nolting Receives 2015 Outstanding Service Award (Minneapolis, MN) – – Dr. Frederick Nolting was selected as the recipient of the Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) 2015 Outstanding Service Award. He was honored by nearly 9,000 dental professionals in attendance at the MDA’s annual convention, the Star of the North Meeting at the RiverCentre in […] Read More »

Minneapolis Dentist Honored by Minnesota Dental Association

April 24, 2015

Dr. Teresa Fong Receives 2015 Humanitarian Service Award (Minneapolis, MN) – – Dr. Teresa Fong was selected as the recipient of the Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) 2015 Humanitarian Service Award. She was honored by nearly 9,000 dental professionals at the MDA’s annual convention, the Star of the North Meeting at the RiverCentre in St. Paul. […] Read More »

Saint Paul Dentist Honored by Minnesota Dental Association

April 24, 2015

Samuel LaChance Receives 2015 New Dentist Leadership Award (Minneapolis, MN) – – Dr. Samuel LaChance was selected as the recipient of the Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) 2015 New Dentist Leadership Award.  He was honored by nearly 9,000 dental professionals in attendance at the MDA’s annual convention, the Star of the North Meeting at the RiverCentre […] Read More »

(locked)Recent Update on Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Prosthetic Joints for Dental Patients

March 1, 2015

By Nelson L. Rhodus, D.M.D., M.P.H., F.I.C.D. From the March-April 2015 Issue of Northwest Dentistry A potential long-term complication of chronic rheumatoid arthritis (as well as osteoarthritis1 and other types, including fractures that do not heal and avascular necrosis) is the ultimate destruction of particular joint structures to the degree that the joint must be replaced with synthetic materials. Patients with prosthetic […] Read More »