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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Top 10 intraoral scanners 2019 (CEREC Digest)
Foreword: Learning from Your Mistakes Two years ago, I wrote an article entitled “Overview of Intraoral Scanners at IDS 2017”, comparing 14 intraoral scanners at a dental show in Cologne.…

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What you need to know about dental implants
How is implant placement performed? The implant placement on average takes 15-20 minutes. After the doctor, together with the patient, planned the type of implantation and selected the implant system,…

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process

Psychology in endodontics. Microscope in endodontic practice, personal observations

Since 1999, I have been working with an endodontic microscope, during this time my attitude to this subject has evolved from irritation due to the need to retrain, to drug addiction: in the absence or breakdown – terrible depression and withdrawal, expressed in the desire to cancel the shift …

Over time, gradually, I realized the benefits of using an operational microscope in practice. Continue reading

Ankylosis. Part III: Treatment of Children with Permanent Ankylosis

As mentioned in parts I and II of the series of articles about ankylosis, several factors must be taken into account when choosing the appropriate treatment option for ankylosed tooth. When diagnosing ankylosis in a child, these factors are important to evaluate before treatment.

Factors include:

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Toothache or pain associated with dental disease

Why does a tooth hurt? Causes of Toothache
Many of us felt this or that toothache: sharp, piercing the entire jaw, ear, eyes, or aching monotonous, which intensifies, then subsides, or arises from various irritants (water, air, food). First night, then day.

Only after experiencing a toothache do you begin to wonder why you didn’t go to the dentist on time. After all, when a tooth hurts, it is impossible to do anything, either at home or at work. Continue reading

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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Ankylosis. Part II: Treatment of adults with tooth ankylosis
It is known that the root of an ankylosed tooth usually undergoes resorption and subsequent replacement with bone tissue. In addition, if ankylosis occurs before the growth and development of…

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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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Horizontal root fracture: remove or save?
A tooth with a traumatic root fracture was zipped using the Ribbond system. The patient does not show complaints. What to do? Will we discuss removal and subsequent implantation, or…

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