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Bioactive Materials Offer a Better Alternative for Dental Fillings

17-03-2017

Traditional composites (white dental fillings) only last 5.7 years on average. The arrows show where traditional white composite fillings are breaking down, ultimately causing more tooth decay and requiring a new filling. Image courtesy of Dr. David Clark. Research shows that the average white dental filling only lasts 5.7 years. Dental fillings …

Study Shows Impact of Dental Benefits on Meeting Children’s Dental Needs

17-03-2017

A report in The Journal of the American Dental Association shows that dental benefits play a significant role in meeting the dental needs of children, including checkups and treatments. The study is particularly timely as February is National Children's Dental Health Month. The report finds that U.S. children enrolled in private or public …

Expanded Endo Tip Range for Efficient Root Canal Treatment

17-03-2017

Dr. Shahrad Nouraie Ashtiani In order to ensure that root canal treatments are performed as efficiently and atraumatically as possible, Dr. Shahrad Nouraie Ashtiani, an oral surgery resident and dentist specializing in endodontics from Hamburg (currently practising in Bremen), Germany, relies on the W&H Tigon+ piezo scaler in combination with …

The Biggest Trends in Implant Dentistry in 2017—Prof. Paulo Malo

16-03-2017

What will be the biggest trends and changes in implant dentistry this year? Prof. Paulo Malo shares his predictions for 2017. One of the current trends and challenges in implant dentistry is the potential of digital dentistry to contribute to the surgical and prosthetic fields.  Digital scanning techniques have been increasingly …

Tailored Preventive Oral Health Intervention Improves Dental Health among Elderly

16-03-2017

A tailored preventive oral health intervention significantly improved the cleanliness of teeth and dentures among elderly home care clients. In addition, functional ability and cognitive function were strongly associated with better oral hygiene, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. The study is part of a larger …

Discover Dialog Varnish

16-03-2017

New: Individual and highly scratch-proof characterization Dialog varnish light-curing sealing varnish--the multipurpose product for dental practice and dental lab that provides individual character and outstanding aesthetics This highly scratch-proof surface sealing varnish is suitable for many different applications in your dental practice or …

Workshop Explores Link between Gum Disease and Diabetes

15-03-2017

Experts from the fields of gum health and diabetes met in Madrid on February 19 and 20 for the Perio-Diabetes Workshop, a pioneering international summit that explored the latest evidence on the links between periodontal diseases and diabetes. The workshop reached a new scientific consensus on how these widespread chronic conditions reinforce each …

Efficient and Atraumatic Root Canal Treatment:

15-03-2017

Long-Term Conservation of Dentition Is the Prime Objective of Modern Endodontics Alongside efficient diagnostics and treatment methods, the use of the latest technical aids and instruments also makes an important contribution to successful patient care. Dr. Shahrad Nouraie Ashtiani and his team at the practice in Bremen, Germany, treat up to 10 …