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Gingival recession: part 1. Aetiology and non-surgical management by Patel et al.

Gingival recession is a common finding in many patients. Some patients will not be concerned whereas others will have aesthetic concerns or complain of sensitivity. This paper highlights the aetiology of gingival recession, the treatment options available to treat any... Continue Reading →

Post-and-cores: Past to present by Terry & Swift

For more than 250 years, clinicians have written about the placement of posts in the roots of teeth to retain restorations. As early as 1728, Pierre Fauchard described the use of “tenons,” which were metal posts screwed into the roots... Continue Reading →

Over 100,000 views restorativedentistry.org – The top 6 Blogs

To celebrate over 100K reads on Restorativedentistry.org since its release in January 2017 I have compiled the top 6 blog posts over the last two years or so. Please enjoy. Maxillary Molar Root Canal Morphology and Anatomy Useful online Dentistry... Continue Reading →

Precise root canal location with dynamic navigation: case study

Its a common problem we face when we have a tooth requiring root canal treatment that is severely sclerosed. We all love a challenge but how will our determination to locate the canal effect the remaining residual tooth tissue? How... Continue Reading →

Restoration of the root canal treated tooth by Eliyas et al.

When considering endodontically treated teeth, the quality of the restoration is important from the outset. It sheds light into possible causes of pulp necrosis or failure of endodontic treatment and influences the outcome of future endodontic treatment. A tooth undergoing... Continue Reading →

Contemporary endodontics – part 1 by Barnes & Patel

This is the first of two review papers which aim to update the general dental practitioner on contemporary endodontic practice. This first paper reviews advancements in knowledge of endodontic infections, case selection and diagnosis. An overview is given of contemporary... Continue Reading →

Interdisciplinary management of severe intrusion injuries in permanent incisors: a case series by Nazzal et al.

Intrusion injuries to the permanent dentition are amoung the most severe types of dental injuries, occurring in 0.3‐1.9% of all dental trauma cases. The current clinical guidelines in the management of intrusion injuries are based on level B evidence due... Continue Reading →

Contemporary obturation of the root canal system by Tomson

This article will provide an overview of the rationale behind taking a contemporary approach to obturation of the root canal system. It will outline a broad range of obturation materials including those traditionally used and newer, advanced ones that are... Continue Reading →

Utilising combined CBCT and intraoral scanning with dynamic navigation for implant placement by Burgess

With the developments in digital technology and the need for accuracy in implant placement the utilisation of scanning technology to aide placement of implants is inevitable. This article provides some insight into recent developments in this exciting field of guided... Continue Reading →

The three step technique for adhesive rehabilitation by Vailati

The technique of 'double veneering' teeth for tooth surface loss is not a new one. This was first described in 1996 by Bishop and colleagues in the British Dental Journal. Interesting how good ideas get recycled and rejuvenated over the... Continue Reading →

Nonvital Tooth Bleaching: A Review of the Literature and Clinical Procedures by Plotino

Tooth discoloration varies in etiology, appearance, localization, severity, and adhesion to tooth structure. It can be defined as being extrinsic or intrinsic on the basis of localization and etiology. In this review of the literature, various causes of tooth discoloration,... Continue Reading →

Prosthodontic rehabilitation of a patient using a swing-lock lower denture after segmental mandibulectomy by McKenna

A swing-lock denture is useful in partially dentate patients where the configuration of the remaining teeth means that either the retention or stability available for a conventional removable partial denture is compromised. Such removable prostheses can also prove to be... Continue Reading →

Contemporary crown-lengthening therapy A review by Hempton

Periodontal crown lengthening can be used for esthetic enhancement in the presence of delayed passive eruption. Moreover, for teeth with subgingival caries, fractures or both, this treatment can establish a biological width and, if needed, a ferrule length facilitating prosthetic... Continue Reading →

Beautiful documentation by John Rhodes of microsurgical endodontics

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The Dahl Concept-A short video

The Ferrule Effect-A short video

 

Micro-surgical endodontics by Eliyas et al.

Non-surgical endodontic retreatment is the treatment of choice for endodontically treated teeth with recurrent or residual disease in the majority of cases. In some cases, surgical endodontic treatment is indicated. Successful micro-surgical endodontic treatment depends on the accuracy of diagnosis,... Continue Reading →

The aetiology and management of labial and vertical migration of maxillary incisors: ‘Do you catch my drift?’ by Taylor et al.

Labial and vertical migration of maxillary incisors is a common complaint seen in general and specialist practices alike. Tooth movement in the aesthetic zone may cause significant concern to the patient, and a challenging management case for the dental team.... Continue Reading →

Peri-implantitis. Part 3: Current modes of management

Peri-implantitis is an inflammatory condition fuelled by the presence of bacteria on the implant surface. As such, in a similar manner to periodontal disease management, the removal of biofilm from the implant surface should result in regression of the disease... Continue Reading →

Zygomatic Implant Options for the Atrophic Maxilla: Case Report

The use of zygomatic bone for implant placement can be a predictable alternative to certain other treatment tech- niques when rehabilitating the atrophic maxilla. Despite the high success rates of zygomatic implants, there is no consensus in the literature about... Continue Reading →

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