YAG laser on sealer penetration into root canal surfaces

An in Vitro study has been published on Journal of Dentistry. The main objective of the study was to recognize the use of the Neodymium:Yttrium-Aluminium-Garnet (Nd:YAG) laser as part of the root canal treatment on the penetration of sealer into dentinal tubules. See full article for results.

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Effects of the application sequence of calcium-containing desensitising pastes during etch-and-rinse adhesive restoration

The main aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of different application sequence of calcium-containing desensitising pastes. Seventy molars were selected for test, polished and randomly divided into seven groups. Read full abstract for more details and results..
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A comparison between calvarial bone and iliac crest

A study conducted by the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine, University of Michigan School of Dentistry has surfaced on PubMed targeting the comparison of the architectural metric parameters using micro-computed tomography (μ-CT) between sites grafted with blocks harvested from the intramembranous origin calvarium and endochondral origin iliac crest for horizontal bone augmentation in the maxilla. The second aim was to compare primary stability of implants placed in both types of block grafts. 9 patients were selected for the study which came out with exciting results!

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Labortory evaluation of the effect of tooth brushing

A Recent study has been published on the American Journal of Dentistry, aimed at identifying the changes in surface gloss of different composite materials after laboratory toothbrushing simulation. 40 specimens were used for each material. Find out the results in full abstract.

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What Dental Patients Want?

A couple of days ago, Futuredontics a provider of dental marketing services offered a free webinar called "What Dental Patients Want" The webinar used findings from a major nationwide consumer survey to help dentists identify their patients needs nowadays so they can maximize new patient acquisition. For more details, Read full PR.

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Middle aged men have high risk of gum disease

According to the analysis of the Hannover Medical School in Germany, Men who doesn't have any sporting activities and spend most of their time working in a sitting position are having a higher risk of gum disease than their younger counterparts. Read full article

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Tooth decay may lead to the delay of growth with children

A new study suggests that tooth decay may delay children's growth rate! The study firstly appeared as an online version of Pediatrics journal then conducted at University College London and King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital in Saudi Arabia. check out the full article for more details.

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Prediction of unerupted canines and premolars in a Syrian sample

A study aimed at the evaluation of the applicability of the methods of moyers and of Tanaka and Johnston to estimate the mesiodistal widths of permanent canines and premolars in Syrian individuals, to determine whether the predicting equations differ by sex.
A total A total of 670 pretreatment pairs of casts belonging to 342 female patients and 328 male patients were selected for test. check out the results for more information!

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A collaborative approach to address temporomandibular dysfunction

A study conducted by the Chiropractor, ANEW Medical and Rehabilitation, Joliet, IL and the Dentist, Advanced Family Dental, Crest Hill, IL has been recently published on PubMed. The purpose of this study was describe the chiropractic and dental comanagement of a patient with temporomandibular dysfunction, headaches, and myalgia. A 38-year-old black female patient were presented for testing, after receiving treatment and required Chiropractic care the outcomes were fruitful.
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Oral Bacteria is a new way to identify a person

A recent study published on dentistry today, stated that Bacteria in mouth, specially these located in gums, can be a new way to distinguidh a person's identity! It's supposed to be similar to the fingerprint. Read full article.

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