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Root canal repair with the MTA sandwich technology

November 14, 2017

A clinical case that explains the technique step by step

Peri-implantitis: from the diagnosis to the treatment

October 27, 2017

Peri-implant disease diagnosis is as fundamental as controversial. Although the progress made during the last decades, it’s still hard to find univocal definitions and unambiguous diagnostic criteria.8,14,30

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Long-Term Clinical Success with the Neoss Implant System: A Case Report

July 13, 2017

In this article Dr. Thomas Zumstein presents a Neoss implant case that has been in function for more than 11 years. The case shows that long-term success and stable bone levels can be achieved in a predictable way with a high level of simplicity using the Neoss implant system.

Surgical management of peri-implantitis

June 9, 2017

Specialist Periodontist, Dr Jeremy Vo, explains how he has embraced AIR-FLOW® technology in the management of Peri-Implantitis

Plaque, Sugar, Diabetes and Smoking – Reassessing Risk Factors

January 14, 2017

Most dentists base their practice on an understanding of various risk factors thought to contribute to the common Dental Diseases. We have been taught that Dental Plaque (Biofilm) is universal in the development of caries and periodontal diseases, the former requiring the added ingredient of frequent sugar exposure and the latter, if it is to progress to significant bone loss, needing the presence of one or more of compounding factors such as Genetic Susceptibility, Smoking and Diabetes.

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Guided Biofilm Therapy: A New Concept for Prophylaxis Professionals

January 13, 2017

Guided Biofilm Therapy provides a two stages clinical protocol that is able to ensure complete cleaning of teeth while preserving tooth substance.

Full-Arch Implant-Retained-Restoration. Fixed or Removable?

November 9, 2016

Dental implants as abutments for full-arch restorations are a widely accepted treatment modality. However, when scheduling the use of a fixed or removable implant-supported full-arch restoration, many factors should be considered. Due to the possible need for additional surgical steps to enhance the esthetics surrounding fixed restorations, removable implant-supported dentures, often are a preferable alternative.

Early Childhood Caries: A Continuing Epidemic Oral Health Problem in the United Arab Emirates

September 20, 2016

Caries or dental decay in children has been known to exist for many centuries . Early Childhood Caries (ECC) is a chronic, transmissible infectious disease affecting the primary (milk) teeth. It is defined as the presence of one or more decayed, filled or missing tooth surfaces in any primary tooth in a child 71 months of age or younger . It can result in considerable suffering, pain, reduction of quality of life of affected children and disfigurement and frequently can compromise their future dentition. The etiology of the condition is a combination of frequent consumption of fermentable carbohydrates as liquids, especially at night, with on-demand breast- or bottle-feeding, oral colonization by cariogenic bacteria (especially mutans streptococci) and poor oral hygiene .

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