Brushing teeth
Let's first understand what plaque is. What happens, what consequences it leads to and how to deal with it. Plaque is an accumulation of bacteria in the form of a…

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Periodontal disease or periodontitis?
We often hear from patients that they have periodontal disease. And upon examination, it turns out that this is gingivitis (inflammation of the gums) or periodontitis (which is much more…

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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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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 when at least 20 percent of the root is affected)
The incisal or occlusal margin is apical to the incisal / occlusal plane
Marginal gums and enamel-cement joints are in a more apical position compared to adjacent teeth Continue reading

An electric toothbrush that helps you see your dentist less often

Who does not dream of a medical capsule, in which he lay down and recovered, is cured of all diseases? But it is still ahead of us. We will not fantasize, but let’s talk about real things that can improve our health right now.

In fact, dentists are treating already obvious problems in the oral cavity, and preventing dental problems. But the health of a smile is largely up to you. What do you eat, drink, how to care for your teeth. Continue reading

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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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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How to become "effective"? Tips for young doctors and students
1. Take the first step before anyone else. You need to start with the first courses of the Faculty of Dentistry. Mastering the basics is best done by those who…

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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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