Do you "wedge" your teeth before a composite restoration in the lateral region?
Composite materials for direct restoration of the lateral tooth group are the most common in clinical practice. However, clinicians often need to make a lot of efforts in order to…

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Dental diseases provoking a headache
Typically, migraines provoke a predisposition, or pressure surges, stuffy air, lack of water or visual fatigue. However, there is another important cause of headache related directly to the health of…

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Seven major violations in the design of a smile
Students and practitioners are increasingly turning to digital smile design techniques to directly demonstrate potential aesthetic changes to patients and members of the treatment team (including dental technicians). The principles…

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Monthly Archives: March 2018

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

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

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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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…

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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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Dental implantation - full return of teeth
Dental implantation is an excellent substitute for traditional prosthetics, such as bridge or removable. One of the conditions for a good result is a high level of skill and a…

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