Ivoclar Vivadent to acquire Wieland Dental

Ivoclar Vivadent to acquire Wieland Dental

With the acquisition of Wieland Dental, Ivoclar Vivadent strengthens its position in the field of all-ceramics. Ivoclar Vivadent, headquartered in Schaan, Liechtenstein, announced ...

IDS 2013: Tickets available online now!

IDS 2013: Tickets available online now!

Many visitors have been waiting and now it’s started: the advance ticket sale and voucher exchange for IDS 2013. You can now buy your ticket or present your voucher at www.ids-colo ...

Post Show Report: 4th Dental – Facial Cosmetic International Conference

Post Show Report: 4th Dental – Facial Cosmetic International Conference

Dubai gathered for the fourth time the world experts of Dental - Facial Cosmetic on 09th - 10th November 2012, an international conference, open to all aspects and specialists work ...

A Student’s Guide to Dental Loupes- Part 1: The Basics

Loupes. It’s something we hear a lot around our dental school, but a month or so back, if you’d asked me anything about what loupes are on the market or how they work, I’d have absolutely no idea…There’s a distinct lack of information available to help dental students make a decision on whether or not to get loupes, and if they decide yes, there are a dozen different specifications to work your head around… ...

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Maxillary overdentures supported by 4 or 6 implants in the anterior region; 1-year results from a randomized controlled trial

Slot W et al. – Comparing treatment outcome of 4 and 6 bar–connected implants in the anterior maxillary region to support an overdenture during a 1–year follow–up period. Bar–supported overdentures on 4 implants in the anterior maxillary region are not inferior to overdentures supported by 6 bar–connected implants. Implant survival was high, peri–implant conditions were healthy and patients’ satisfaction ha ...

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Adjunctive effect of chlorhexidine antiseptics in mechanical periodontal treatment: first results of a preliminary case series

Calderini A et al. – In the study – a preliminary case series with small sample size and short follow–up – the adjunctive use of chlorhexidine (CHX) to scaling and root planing (SRP) resulted in clinical and microbiological benefits in the treatment for generalized chronic periodontitis. A CHX gel formulation consisting of CHX digluconate and CHX dihydrochloride seems to lead some additional benefits over S ...

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Restoration of root surface caries in vulnerable elderly patients: a review of the literature

Amer RS et al. – The authors conducted a literature search of the electronic databases using MEDLINE, PubMed, to identify original clinical research articles regarding treatment of root caries lesions, with emphasis on research focused on the vulnerable elderly. Five articles were clinical studies of root caries restorations.   [button url="http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1754-4505.2012.00 ...

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Risk factors for gingivitis in a group of Brazilian school children

Chiapinotto FA et al. – The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence and extension of gingivitis and associated factors in Brazilian schoolchildren. Gingivitis was associated with higher number of sites with plaque and with skin color, reflecting the influence of biological and demographic factors on this oral condition.   [button url="http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jphd.12001/abstract ...

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The Association Between Clinical and Radiographic Periodontitis Measurements During Periodontal Maintenance

Payne JB et al. – The study aims to examine the association between clinical and radiographic periodontitis measurements during two years of periodontal maintenance. In postmenopausal osteopenic women undergoing periodontal maintenance, baseline PD was associated with subsequent ABD and ABH loss. Although no longitudinal change preceded another measurement change, changes in probing depths and relative clin ...

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Thermographic and clinical correlation of myofascial trigger points in the masticatory muscles

Haddad DS et al. – The aim of the study was to identify and correlate myofascial trigger points (MTPs) in the masticatory muscles, using thermography and algometry. Infrared imaging measurements can provide a useful, non–invasive and non–ionizing examination for diagnosis of MTPs in masticatory muscles.   [button url="http://dmfr.birjournals.org/content/41/8/621.abstract" size="normal" color="crimson" ...

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Tooth sensitivity and bleaching effectiveness associated with use of a calcium-containing in-office bleaching gel

Kossatz S et al. – The authors conducted a study to evaluate tooth sensitivity (TS) and the bleaching effectiveness associated with use of a calcium–containing (CC) in–office bleaching gel. The CC 35 percent hydrogen peroxide gel reduced the TS during in–office dental bleaching without jeopardizing the bleaching effectiveness.   [button url="http://jada.ada.org/content/143/12/e81.abstract" size="normal ...

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Microleakage of Er:YAG laser and dental bur prepared cavities in primary teeth restored with different adhesive restorative materials

Baghalian A et al. – The purpose of the study was to evaluate and compare the effect of erbium:yttrium–aluminum–garnet (Er:YAG) laser irradiation and conventional dental bur cavity preparation on in vitro microleakage of class V cavities restored with different adhesive restorative materials and two types of self–etching adhesives in primary teeth. The Er:YAG laser–prepared teeth restored with composite and ...

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The Dental Directory is the UK's largest full service dental dealer.Our new online catalogue features over 26,000 different professional dental products including Materials, Consumables, Sundries and Equipment. You can now order your essential professional product online. Use our Search facility or browse through our catalogue to find the product you need. ...

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