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Dental Tribune Canada Edition No.1, 2016

P a c i f i c D E N T A L C O N F E R E N C E Ad DENTAL TRIBUNE The World’s Dental Newspaper · Canada Edition Publications Mail Agreement No. 42225022 March 2016 — Vol. 10, No. 1 10 facts about dental implants Editor in Chief Dr. Sebastian Saba comments on the word ‘simple’ in marketing: ‘Prosthetic dentistry is not simple. And patients rarely have simple problems.’ ” page A2 GAME CHANGER IN HYGIENE INSTRUMENTS Company reports that its manufacturing process gives surfaces of scalers and curettes a metallurgic composition that ends the need for sharpening. ” page A10 Implant Tribune gingival grafting Dr. Preety Desai documents novel approach: A single- stage augmentation graft for root coverage. ” page B1 FROM THE Editor In Chief A2 • 10 facts about dental implants EVENTS A4–A6 • Cosmetic meeting reimagined for Toronto • Journées Dentaires Internationales du Québec (JDIQ) features deep lineup of courses • Pediatric dentists heading to the River Walk Industry a8–a17 • SciCan SALUS: Rack-and-sleeve system eliminates sterilization paper and pouches • Keystone adds first Canadian- dedicated regional manager • Game changer: American Eagle Instruments XP Technology • Designs For Vision: Headlight transfers across loupes, frames • Obturation system compacts and seals all canals — including lateral • From VOCO: Infection and climate- control packaging • Isolite Systems delivers dental- isolation technology • LVI Core I three-day course enables dentist and team to learn together • Elbow your way to better health • Single-bottle adhesive self-cures with no light activation ‘The Drop’ is one of many works of art in and around the Vancouver Convention Centre, the scenic host site of the annual Pacific Dental Conference in British Columbia. Opening day this year is St. Patrick’s Day. Photo/Robert Selleck, Dental Tribune Irish fun is on tap at the 2016 Pacific Dental Conference M ore than 150 open sessions and hands-on courses, six sessions of live dentistry, lively social events and an exhibit floor with more than 300 companies in 600 booths will be available to attendees of the Pacific Dental Conference. The event runs from Thursday, March 17, through Saturday, March 19. The annual gathering in Vancouver, British Columbia, in recent years has been at- tracting more than 12,500 dental professionals, making it one of the largest dental con- ferences in North America. Held in the Vancouver Convention Centre, on the Vancouver Harbour waterfront, the meeting can claim one of the most magnificent settings for a dental conference, with backdrops that include the busy harbor, an expansive Vancouver skyline and the snow- covered peaks towering above North Vancouver. Live dentistry on the exhibit floor The exhibit floor will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, March 17 and 18, with live dentistry sessions running throughout both days, sponsored by Sinclair Dental and Adec. On Thursday: • At 9 a.m., Bernard Jin, DMD, presents “Immedi- ate anterior implant solutions with ridge augmen- tations using innovative PRF applications” with commentary by Dr. Mark Kwon, cosponsored by Hiossen Implant Canada. • At 11:30 a.m., Ho-Young Chung, DDS, presents “Immediate implant denture solution with extrac- tions, PRF, immediate implant placement and im- mediate loading” with commentary by Dr. Mark Kwon, cosponsored by Hiossen Implant Canada. • At 2 p.m., Alan Lowe, DMD, Dip Ortho, PhD, FRCD(C), presents “Clinical techniques for sleep ap- nea therapy with oral appliances” cosponsored by Aurum Group. On Friday: • At 8:30 a.m., Peter Walford, DDS, FCARDP, pre- sents “Can’t place implants? Take a look at the inlay/flange bridge and what it can do.” • At 11 a.m., Sonia Lezly, DDS, Dipi Perio, FCDS(BC), FRCD(C), presents “Immediate implant placement and transitional restoration — 5 key steps for suc- cess,” cosponsored by BioHorizons Canada. • At 1:30 p.m., David Chong, DDS, and Brandon Kang, DDS, DMD, MD, present “Lateral and crestal Vancouver-based event is packed full with C.E., a sold-out exhibit hall and lively social events ” See PDC, page A2 Pacific Dental Conference March 17–19, Vancouver

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