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May 2, 2017 Feature Clinical case reportEndodonticsOral Health

Enhanced Properties of a Classic Material: Clinical Case Report

by Dr. Fábio Duarte da Costa Aznar

Female patient, 47 years old, presented with a clinical picture of extensive iatrogenic perforation of the furcation region of the dental element 36 (Fig. 1), associated with radiographic bone loss, vestibular fistula and pain on palpation. The patient reported history

April 2, 2017 Product Spotlight

Versatile Zirconium Oxide to Supplement the All-Ceramic Range

by Ivoclar Vivadent

Beside lithium disilicate, monolithic zirconium oxide is one of the most commonly used all-ceramic materials due to its high flexural strength and fracture toughness. Given its robustness, the material allows the fabrication of restorations that have a clearly reduced wall

March 30, 2017 Product Spotlight

Dentsply Sirona Acquires RTD, Pioneer in Fiber-Reinforced Composite Posts

by Dentsply Sirona

“RTD’s unique and innovative offering perfectly complements our new R2C™ – The Root to Crown Solution. R2C™ provides state-of-the-art products and procedural guidance from diagnosis and treatment planning to the final coronal restoration. R2C™ and the RTD acquisition will enable

March 2, 2017 Product Spotlight

Shofu Unveils Hybrid Material for CEREC Restorations

by Shofu Dental Corporation

Shofu Dental Corporation, a leading manufacturer of award-winning dental materials and equipment, unshrouded HC Blocks/Discs—proprietary hybrid ceramic materials for CAD/CAM-based restorative dentistry with CEREC—and a new collection of BurButler abrasive kits. HC Block/Disk is a new CAD/CAM composite with excellent

January 5, 2017 Feature EditorialOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Editorial: The Stainless Steel Crown Revisited

by Keith Titley, BDS, Dip Paedo, MSD, FRCD(C) and Alison Sigal, B.H. Kin, DDS, MSc (Ped Dent), FRCD(C)

Sixteen years ago, Titley and Farkouh (2001) published a paper in this journal entitled “The Stainless Steel Crown – An Underused Restoration in Paediatric Dentistry.” A review of the current literature indicates that stainless steel crowns (SSC’s) continue to be

December 2, 2016 Feature Materials & TechnologyOral HealthProactive Intervention DentistryRestorative Dentistry

The Evolution of Glass Ionomer Restorative Materials

by Daniel H. Ward, DDS

Glass ionomers have enjoyed many firsts in dentistry. They were the first materials designed to resist recurrent decay. They were the first bioactive materials, which release fluoride in an acidic environment and recharge or replace lost fluoride ions when they

November 23, 2016 Feature Materials & TechnologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Altering Vertical Dimension with Bonded Composite

by Joseph Fava, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C)

Abstract This case report demonstrates the importance of careful diagnosis and treatment planning to effectively treat a worn dentition in a conservative manner while maximizing the long-term prognosis. The patient presented having completed orthodontic treatment with a significantly worn dentition

November 23, 2016 Feature Materials & TechnologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Modern Biomaterials: What, Where, When and Why

by Brenton Winnett, CD, MSc, DDS, MSc (Prostho), FRCD(C); Slawek Bilko, RDT

Lifelike aesthetics in prosthodontics has been a moving target since the dawn of modern dentistry. The definition of what meets the contemporary understanding of a clinically acceptable prosthesis has always been dependent upon what is considered possible and practical at the