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February 19, 2020 News News

Study: Fluoride Good for Teeth, But Over-Exposure May Damage Enamel

by United Press International

Fluoride helps prevent tooth day — but too much of it can actually negatively affect oral hygiene, a new analysis has suggested. In findings published Tuesday in┬áScience Signaling, researchers have expanded their understanding of how a condition called fluorosis develops.

December 2, 2011 News Decay assessment and prevention

Microcavities: Does Earliest Decay Need Filling?

by ken

Lotta chatter about dentistry on the news shows these days…this from ABC news By the time a dentist finds a cavity, that tooth has been through several stages of a chronic infectious disease called dental caries, where acids dissolve tooth enamel,

October 21, 2011 News Decay assessment and preventionNew Technologies

Evaluation of two imaging techniques: near-infrared transillumination and dental radiographs for the detection of early approximal enamel caries

by ken

From Dentomaxillofacial Radiology/British Institute of Radiology A M A Maia, L Karlsson, W Margulis and A S L Gomes Objectives: The aim of this paper was to evaluate a transillumination (TI) system using near-infrared (NIR) light and bitewing radiographs for the detection of early approximal

October 7, 2011 News Decay assessment and preventionEndodonticsRestorative

Clinical tip: you need an air-polishing device (air slurry polisher) for more than you think!

by ken

My preference is to use it to uncover canals once the access perimeter has been defined, but I’ll give el Gordo his due on this one. Sep 22, 2011 – From Dental IQ By Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

August 30, 2011 News Endodontics

Eh, what’s up doc?

by ken

I seem to be unable to stimulate clinical case reports from our editorial board or from the dentists, all three of you, that read this blog, thus, you’re stuck with endo and my beloved ROOTERS – it’s as they are

August 12, 2011 News Research

Scientists unlock secrets of enamel formation

by ken

If they can do this, how come they can’t figure out how Palin and Bachman and Rob Ford were cloned from stem cells provided by Grover Nordquist, but I digress…….. From Dental Tribune – August 12, 2011 PITTSBURGH & ANN

June 10, 2010 News Cosmetic Dentistry

Mix and Match; Catch as Catch Can

by ken

With the profundity of restorative materials expanding the marketplace; it’s long overdue to look at how they impact on one another and moreover on natural teeth.  The following is from Podium by Ivoclar Vivadent……… Since the introduction of IPS e.max,