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May 7, 2019 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

The Notorious MB2 Canal: How To Find And Treat It

by Manor Haas, DDS, Cer. Endo, MSc(D), FRCD(C)

Introduction One of the most infamous canals we chase in endodontics is the second mesio-buccal (MB2) canal of maxillary molars. It’s often referred to as the “fourth canal” and is one of the most frustrating aspects of maxillary molar root

April 3, 2019 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

Minimally Invasive Smile Rejuvenation

by Dan Ward, DDS

Introduction In today’s high-paced society, people want everything accomplished now. They do not want to wait. Extreme makeovers, which have been featured in the media, primed the public to search for quick-fix treatment solutions. These programs helped to educate the

February 27, 2019 News News

How Dentsply Sirona Defines Design for Treatment Centers

by Dentsply Sirona

What turns a plain dentist’s appointment into a first-class treatment? Dentsply Sirona’s answer to this question is the premium design concept for its treatment centers Teneo, Sinius and Intego. In a concept where “form follows function”, each treatment center visualizes

January 17, 2019 News News

Wisdom Teeth Removal Puts Some Young People at Risk of Opioid Addiction, Study Says

by Maria Clark, NOLA.com

Wisdom teeth removal surgery, a fairly common and painful procedure, is also one of the first points of access to prescription opioid medication among adolescents and young adults resulting in a higher risk of opioid addiction in this age group,

November 5, 2018 News News

NICE Should Change Antibiotic Guidelines for Dental Patients, Study Shows

by University of Sheffield

New research has revealed the impact a change in US guidelines had on the prescribing of antibiotic prophylaxis (AP) to prevent a life-threatening heart condition infective endocarditis (IE) in patients before undergoing invasive dental treatment. The findings of the international

October 2, 2018 News News

Dentsply Sirona Supported Tooth Preservation and Oral Health Projects in Amazonia

by Dentsply Sirona

Giving a smile back every day to people who would otherwise not have the opportunity to receive dental treatment: such is the mission of Brazilian non-profitable organization DSF, Doutores Sem Fronteiras (Doctors without Borders). This year, initiator Dr. Caio Machado

August 15, 2018 News News

New Dental Product May Slash Treatment Costs

by Elena McPhee, Otago Daily Times

In New Zealand, hundreds of thousands of dollars are spent treating bone fractures and on dental surgery every day – but a new material created from cattle bones at the University of Otago could change that, a researcher says. Dr

July 4, 2017 Product Spotlight

The Intego Treatment Center: Optimally Designed for Preventive Care

by Dentsply Sirona

General scaling and periodontal debridement applications are an integral service offered by dental practices. In order to help practitioners to best set up their treatment rooms, Dentsply Sirona has expanded its existing Treatment Centers product range with an integrated preventive

Two Different Shaping Systems
May 2, 2017 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Histological Analysis of the Cleanliness Produced by Two Different Shaping Systems

by Ivan Olivares, DDS; Jorge Vera, DDS; Edgar Mendez, DDS, MSc; Ana Arias, DDS, PhD; Jose-Luis Jacome-M

In The Apical Third Of The Mesial Roots Of Mandibular Molars: An Ex Vivo Study Abstract Introduction: Current preparation techniques leave a different amount of unprepared root canal wall and consequently do not achieve complete cleanliness. The objective of the

April 4, 2017 Product Spotlight

Safe Diagnoses, Optimum Patient Communication at Treatment Center

by Dentsply Sirona

Intraoral X-ray systems at Dentsply Sirona offer a complete range of options and products: Whether it is sensors with HD image quality, phosphor plates including scanners, patient-friendly positioning systems for the optimum placement of the detector media (Aimright, Rinn XCP-ORA

March 23, 2017 Product Spotlight

Integrated Implantology with Teneo

by Dentsply Sirona

Integrated functions make Teneo a true expert – especially in implantology. Many implantologists have already come to appreciate Teneo’s qualities. The premium treatment center from Dentsply Sirona Treatment Centers has allowed the familiar steps of implantology treatment to be performed

January 19, 2017 News DiseaseNewsPeriodontics

Periodontal Disease Research Begins for Treatment Options

by Wilfred Laurier University

Studies have shown problems with oral health are strong co-indicators of other serious diseases including diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. In 2009, the cost associated with the treatment of periodontal disease was shown be second only to cardiovascular disease in

November 23, 2016 Feature Oral HealthOral SurgeryProsthodontics

Treatment Planning: The Full Mouth Reconstruction

by Antonio Mancuso, DDS, MAGD

Every patient with extreme tooth wear has unique treatment needs, and all of these needs may not be addressed specifically in this article. The general guidelines for treatment of these patients include the following: 1. A comprehensive examination, including a

Treatment Acceptance
August 23, 2016 Feature DentalDental HygieneOral HealthPractice Operations

Increase Treatment Acceptance And Get Paid For Your Care

by Debra Engelhardt-Nash

Imagine the impact increasing your patient treatment acceptance rate by 10 to 15 percent would have on practice productivity. Now imagine getting paid for those services in an efficient manner! These components of your practice have significant influence on practice

August 19, 2016 News Dental CareNewsOral HealthPublic Health

There Could Be A Link Between Fluoride Consumption and Diabetes

by Science Daily

Water fluoridation prevents dental cavities, which are a costly public health concern. But despite the benefits supplemental water fluoridation remains a controversial subject. Some indicate it may cause long term health problems, but studies reporting side effects have been minimal

July 6, 2011 News General News

Many who skipped dental visits in the recession now face pricey procedures

by ken

At first I had a hard time with this news byte. Palm Beach, home of The Donald, Melania and “Baron”…good thing The Donald will own the school Baron goes to or the schoolyard harassment would be endless. Granted it is

June 22, 2011 News Innovations in dentistryTechnology

New portable chair could aid dental treatment

by ken

By Daniel Zimmermann from Dental Tribune – June 22, 2011 NEW YORK, USA/LEIPZIG, USA Design and Engineering students from Purdue University in West Lafayette in the US have developed a new kind of portable medical chair that can also be

April 8, 2011 News Pain management

Coffee table books personalize the Comprehensive Dental Experience

by ken

In a world of CAD/CAM dentistry, the inevitable has to be that people will share the information on their dental treatment as much as they will share their visit to Costa Esmeralda (a stay in the presidential suite of the

March 29, 2011 News General News

Cost is big factor in dental care, survey results show

by ken

Just over a quarter (26 per cent) of adults say the type of dental treatment they chose in the past has been affected by the cost of treatment. And almost a fifth (19 per cent) said that they have delayed

February 19, 2011 News General News

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by ken

Canadian and American dental patients are heading to Mexico in their droves to avoid high dental costs in their own countries. In recent years,the number of dental patients heading abroad for treatment has increased signif Image via Wikipedia icantly, as