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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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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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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Monthly Archives: November 2017

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

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 before fixing the final restorations. This is due to the fact that dental training takes place on the example of one tooth, where the requirements for temporary restorations are limited and relatively simplified. Continue reading

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…

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Veneers: Pros and Cons
Vining, veneers, lumineers, tooth coatings, tooth pads. In the article we will tell you what it is, whether they are harmful to health and how much it costs. Veneers are…

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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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All About Toothbrushes
In the modern world, there is a very large assortment of oral care products. Many people get lost when choosing a toothbrush. And manufacturers use this, creating beautiful ads and…

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