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My Mentor Dr. Hussein Zaki

This week, I learned about the passing of one of my great mentors from Pittsburgh.  My mentor, Dr. Hussein Zaki, passed away this month. I have been feeling quite sad.  And I couldn’t help but to reflect on our time together. He had played a such big part in my professional development during my time […]

Giving Hope To Society’s Rejects

When I first learn to make dentures, I felt so sad for those people who have to suffer from losing their full set of teeth.  I thought to myself the least I can do is to learn how to make the most beautiful and the most comfortable set of dentures for them and perhaps I […]

Reflecting on My Dental Teaching Journey

Reflecting on my journey, it was almost five years ago that I was given the opportunity to teach at the dental school.  At the time, I had been in private practice for almost fifteen years.  At the time, I didn’t know if I could teach….But I always remembered how stupid I felt in dental school…how […]

Tips On Taking Impressions on Very Mobile Teeth

One of the most common questions I get from students is how do I take impression on teeth with advanced periodontal disease requiring prosthetic planning and treatment.  I’m here to share some tips with you.  I hope you like the information.  Thanks for watching!

The Things I would tell my Younger Self

A recent Facebook post reminded me that I moved back to Toronto seventeen years ago….which means I started my prosthodontic residency in Pittsburgh twenty years ago. I started going through some pictures of my graduation to remind me of what mindset I was like at that stage in my life.  I found this one picture […]

The Unaesthetic Black Triangle

When I first started practising dentistry many years ago, I didn’t know how much people hated the black triangle.  The black triangle that can develop as a result of gingival recession leading to the loss of the interdental papilla.  So much research has been around to determine what contributes to supporting the interdental papilla.  All […]

How to Plan and Execute a Partial Denture Reline and Repair

Many dental colleagues have reached out to me privately where their denture reline has gone wrong.  I decide to document this simple case of denture reline and repair and share the thought process and techniques I used to manage this case successfully.  I hope you find the information here useful.  Please share if you like […]

Running My First Online Prosthodontic Course

Running My First Online Prosthodontic Course After two years of taking on the role of a course director for the third year prosthodontic course at the dental school at U of T, I thought I finally got the hang of running a didactic course. Then of course, Covid hit and everything changed.  My course had […]

May The Force Be With You

May The Force Be With You As dentists, we work with our hands everyday to fix things in the mouth.  The two most common diseases that can destroy the mouth are dental caries and the periodontal disease.  However, I think we don’t spend enough time understanding the forces in the mouth.  These forces can be […]

Removing Your Temporary Crown And Bridge

Removing Your Temporary Crown And Bridge Do you ever get nervous when it is time to remove your temporary crown and bridge? You are worried that you may not be able to remove it? Or that your abutments will break upon removal?  Well today, I want to talk about the techniques in removing your temporary […]