Assessing the need for computed tomography for lower-third-molar extraction: a survey among 322 dentists.

A study conducted by the department of oral surgery, Institute of Clinical Dentistry and University of Padova stated that, Orthopantomograms (OPT) are used to assess the anatomical relationship between the inferior alveolar nerves (IAN) and the roots of third molars and the related risk of postextraction iatrogenic neurological lesions.

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Salivary concentration of the antimicrobial peptide LL-37 in patients with oral lichen planus.

A study conducted by Preventive Dentistry, Periodontology and Implant Biology, Dental School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, stated that the antimicrobial peptide LL-37 is a significant molecule of innate immunity and recent studies indicate that it plays an important role in maintaining oral health. Yet limited knowledge exists on its role in oral diseases and oral lichen planus (OLP) in particular.

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Dr. Frank J. Tuminelli Installed as President of the American College of Prosthodontists

Frank J. Tuminelli, DMD, FACP, has been installed as the 2014-15 president of the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP). Dr. Tuminelli was sworn in during the 44th Annual Session of the ACP held in New Orleans from Nov. 5-8, 2014.

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Dr. Harold Litvak Honored with the American College of Prosthodontists Education Foundation's Founders Society Award

Harold Litvak, DMD, MSD, FACP, was honored with the Founders Society Award by the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) Education Foundation.

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New PatientActivator Holiday eCards Save Dentists Time and Money

PatientActivator dentistry’s all-in-one communications, social and online presence tool, has released a new collection of seasonal eCards to help dentists maximize patient retention and production throughout the winter holiday season.

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Cone-beam imaging in dentistry.

Conebeam imaging has gained has gained broad acceptance in dentistry in the last 5 years. The purpose of this review is to describe the use in dentistry and consider issues requiring further development.

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Effect of preheating on the film thickness of contemporary composite restorative materials

The placement of composite materials at an elevated temperature has been proposed recently in order to increase their flow for better adaptation in cavity walls.

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Manual Vs. Electric toothbrush

How does the electric toothbrush compare actually with the manual one? Some say it works better than the manual toothbrush and that it provides super dental care!
Let's see what the article says!

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You need to do your part at home to keep periodontal disease at bay.

Taking care of your teeth at home can help maintaining dental health and prevent periodontal, or gum, disease from developing. Read full article for more information!

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Evaluation of masseter muscle morphology in different types of malocclusions using cone beam computed tomography.

A study with the aim of evaluating the length and orientation of masseter in different types of malocclusions using Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT).

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