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July 27, 2011 News AnatomyCone beam computed tomography

Study of the Posterior Superior Alveolar Artery with CT Imaging Suggests Gender Differences in Size

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From Dental Health Hub Imaging – July 26, 2011 A CT x-ray study to be published in Implant Dentistry in 2011 suggests that the posterior superior alveolar artery is larger in males than females and is closer to the alveolar crest in the molar

June 22, 2011 News Anaesthesia

Trigeminal nerve injuries related to local anaesthesia in dentistry

by ken

Probably shouldn’t be doing this, but as a child of the 60’s, that doesn’t stop me –  the article below is relevant and salient and resonates with the recent  publication in the RCDSO oeuvre from Garisto et al. Owner of

April 4, 2011 News AnaesthesiaEndodontics

Effectiveness of Supplemental Cervical Plexus Anesthetic Technique for Achieving Anesthesia in Mandibular Molars With Irreversible Pulpitis

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D. Uzbelger-Feldman et al The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of a supplemental injection utilizing the improved intraoral cervical plexus anesthetic technique in mandibular posterior teeth diagnosed with irreversible pulpitis when the conventional inferior alveolar nerve

January 9, 2011 News OrthodonticsPeriodontology

Is Gingival Recession a Consequence of an Orthodontic Tooth Size and/or Tooth Position Discrepancy? “A Paradigm Shift”

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From Compendium – Colin Richman, DMD Abstract: BACKGROUND:Gingival recession (GR) is a commonly observed dental lesion. The underlying etiology has not been clearly identified, although several theories have been suggested. Tooth crowding or tooth malalignment is also frequently observed, with both