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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Periodontitis treatment with medical leeches
Periodontitis is a fairly widespread disease in which periodontal tissues become inflamed. It carries a very unpleasant sensation and reduces the quality of life: there is bleeding and swelling of…

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Diastema closure and midline deviation correction
Multiple diastemas in the frontal region affect the self-esteem of many patients and represent one of the most important problems in the clinic of aesthetic dentistry. The described clinical case…

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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. Based on the practical data of the first scan collected by the CEREC Asia team, we rated each scanner according to four criteria: speed, size, ease of use, and scanning correction efficiency. Continue reading

Burnt from labor
The topic of the professional burnout syndrome of dentists is described in the works of psychologists and HR consultants, in my opinion, in sufficient volume. However, conducting a large number…

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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…

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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.…

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Irrigator - an indispensable device for the care of dental implants
Patients who have undergone dental implantation or have pins are probably familiar with the concept of “irrigator”. Perhaps not everyone knows what exactly he is and how to use it…

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