Endodontic, Restorative & Prosthetic Dentistry

Oil pulling has been used extensively as traditional Indian folk remedy to prevent sensitivity, tooth decay, oral malodor, bleeding gums, dryness of throat and cracked lips. A clinical investigation of the effectiveness of oil pulling in reducing dentinal hypersensitivity has not been reported so far... this article is reprinted with…

Maxillary Central Incisor with two Root Canals and two Separated Roots: A Case Report

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Published: Sunday, 15 June 2014 08:51 Written by
Maxillary central incisors have been reported as presenting with only 1 root canal and a single root in 100% of cases. Variations in the number of roots or canals in the upper central incisors are rare. Therefore, to achieve a technically satisfactory endodontic outcome, the clinician must have adequate knowledge…

SPRINGING from Diagnosis Esthetic dentistry: Photographic diagnosis and treatment planning

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Published: Monday, 02 June 2014 06:30 Written by
Dr. Alain Méthot Clinical examination, radiographs, and study models are long-standing, essential tools to help practitioners diagnose dental problems in the majority of cases. However, in the realm of esthetic dentistry, photography is often overlooked or underutilized as an essential diagnostic tool that can effect a positive outcome

“M” PROPORTIONS The new Golden Rules in dentistry

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Published: Sunday, 01 June 2014 11:38 Written by
Dr. Alain Méthot The reason that we must use our Artistic eye so much, has been because in most cases, the Golden Proportion guidelines do not give a realistic view for tooth proportion.1 The standard Golden Rule works well for the determination of the central incisor ratio, but in the …

Imaging in dentistry: A clinical perspective

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Published: Sunday, 01 June 2014 11:06 Written by
Dr. Claudio M. Levato Digital imaging in dentistry is a field of expanding possibilities and applications. Within the broad context of imaging, there are diagnostic, clinical and administrative applications. Diagnosticimaging can be radiographic, ultrasound, visible light and laser fluorescence. The clinical applications include surgical microscopes, magnified video systems and optical…
Dr. Marco Del Corso & Dr. Alain Méthot In this article, we demonstrate the use of Dental GPS software, developed and proven over the last five years.5 The system uses the parameters captured by...

Predictable Treatment Planning and Final Cosmetic Restorations Using a Single Photograph

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Published: Sunday, 25 May 2014 08:16 Written by
Dr. Alain Methot Aesthetic results come from the practitioner’s combination of clinical smile design principles and artistic judgments. Each practitioner has their own vision of the final smile. The main goal is to provide a natural and pleasing appearance for the patient’s newly restored smile. For the last decade, most…

The Reevaluation of Rotary Endodontics

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Published: Saturday, 24 May 2014 12:47 Written by
Dr. Barry L. Musikant Enough new data exists today to seriously reevaluate some of the endodontic “truths” that define our understanding of this paradigm. The recognition of rotary NiTi as an effective method of instrumentation is founded on two factors that did not exist prior to its introduction. It’s increased…

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