Endodontic, Restorative & Prosthetic Dentistry

Dental CT versus Radiography in the Detection of Vertical Root Fractures

Rate this item
(0 votes)
Published: Monday, 21 April 2014 13:29 Written by
Aims & Objectives: To compare the fi ndings of Radiography and Computed Tomography (CT) in the diagnosis of vertical root fractures and to correlate our fi ndings post operatively. Material and Methods: We evaluated 22 cases of clinically suspected vertical root fractures those who were referred to us for Dental…

Polyamides in Dentistry

Rate this item
(0 votes)
Published: Monday, 21 April 2014 13:29 Written by
Thermoplastic resins have been used in dentistry for over 50 years. Since that time their applications have continued to grow, and the interest in nylon based materials have increased. With the development of new properties, there are certain to be additional new applications for thermoplastic resins in the future, to…

A Vexing Problem: Diagnosing Vertical Root Fractures

Rate this item
(0 votes)
Published: Monday, 21 April 2014 13:29 Written by
AbstractVertical root fractures (VFRs) are often difficult to recognize, especially in the early stages. A protocol S-O-A-P (subjective, objective, assessment, procedure) that will enable the practitioner to identify these often hidden root fractures is described in this paper. this article is reprinted with permission of the IJSS

Oral Rehabilitation case: Classic Fixed-Removable

Rate this item
(0 votes)
Published: Monday, 30 December 2013 13:35 Written by
This classic fixed-removable oral rehabilitation case was restored according to the treatment guideline for Category I case (Turner KA, JPD 1984). This case was done almost 20 years ago, composed of upper anterior PFM crowns, full lower arch PFM FPDs and upper PD attachments retained RPD. This picture series exhibit…

Increased Predictability in Tooth Shade-Matching

Rate this item
(0 votes)
Published: Saturday, 07 December 2013 07:52 Written by
Dr. Kelvin I. Afrashtehfar FOUNDATION OF ESTHETIC DENTISTRYCosmetic and esthetic dental outcomes are essential to meet patients’ high expectations and positively influence their self-esteem.1,2 Shape and color determine the aesthetics of both natural and restored teeth.3-6 Attractive restorative and prosthodontic outcomes begin with a consistent buccal shape and silhouette that…

Esthetic Rehabilitation of Anterior Teeth with Porcelain Laminates and Sectional Veneers

Rate this item
(0 votes)
Published: Wednesday, 30 October 2013 09:44 Written by
Dr.Marco Gresnigt, Dr. Mutlu Özcan & Dr. Med Dent Improvements in adhesive technologies mean that small indirect restorations may be applied with removal of only a superficial layer of enamel. 

Occlusal Contact Variation With Changes of Head Position

Rate this item
(0 votes)
Published: Wednesday, 23 October 2013 07:20 Written by
Dr. R.I. Chapman, Dr.W.L Maness & Dr.I. Osorio Ten healthy young adults were examined for changes in occlusal contacts related to three head positions: supine, sitting, and head forward.
Robert B. Kerstein, DMD Blackwell W Although implant 5-year survival rates are reported to be very high1,2,3, it has been shown that occlusal dental material damage, and superstructure breakage, can compromise the longevity of an implant supported prostheses. In one published study involving 76 implant restorations, within 3.25 years of…

All Articles

Our Partners

Breaking News

New partnership cooperation between Dawson Academy...

After over 35 years of educating dental professionals, The Dawson Academy remains committed to the o [ ... ]

Specialist Tips

banner-right SARAH