Crowns on the teeth. Which are better?
A dental crown is a fixed prosthesis that is used in cases of tooth decay of more than 50 percent in order to restore the functional load and aesthetics of…

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Ankylosis. Part I: Etiology, a look at the problem
Tooth ankylosis can be diagnosed in several ways: Lack of mobility or a distinct, stable sound when percussing with a hand tool (as a rule, this method is reliable only…

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Temporary restorations: the key to success
For dentists who have recently completed training, temporary restorations are often not considered an important part of treatment, but rather are a simple temporary solution between obtaining an impression and…

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Cone-beam Computed Tomography as a Noninvasive Assistance Tool for Oral Cutaneous Sinus Tract Diagnosis: A Case Series

Abstract
An oral cutaneous sinus tract is a relatively uncommon condition that is generally associated with long-standing periapical inflammation. The traditional process of oral cutaneous sinus tract diagnosis is an invasive method based on the insertion of a lacrimal probe or wire. The present article describes the use of cone-beam computed tomographic imaging as a noninvasive assistant tool for the verification of the odontogenic origin. Continue reading

Which tooth crowns are better - ceramic-metal or metal-free?
Ceramic-metal tooth crown A ceramic-metal dental crown is a denture made by a dental technician in a dental laboratory according to preliminary casts of a dentist. In simple words -…

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Restoration of front teeth
Restorative dentistry of the new millennium is becoming more conservative, and this trend is very convenient for both the dentist and his patient. Thanks to the latest generation of microhybrid…

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Author's view on the problem of broken tools
This article presents the author's view of Dr. M. Solomonov on the problem of broken instruments from a biological point of view. The author created a clinical decision making scheme…

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Ankylosis. Part V: Autotransplantation
Usually, in the treatment of ankylosed teeth in children, it is recommended to remove such teeth before intensive growth cycles so that the growth and subsequent teething do not create…

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