Month: October 2020

Household Economics: Best Practices for the Modern Dental Practice

HOUSEHOLD ECONOMICS A BUSINESS MODEL FOR MODERN DENTAL PRACTICES Paul Samuelson, the first American to receive the 1970 Nobel Prize in Economics, defined Economics as: “The study of how people and society end up choosing, with or without the use of money, to employ scarce productive resources that could have alternative uses to produce various …

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Understanding and Managing Root Resorption

Understanding and Managing Root Resorption Clinically, there are more than 12 types of root resorption. Although most dental resorption defects appear radiolucent at their advanced disease stages, they differ widely in etiology, histopathology, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Most dental resorption problems are caused by dental treatments. Each dental specialty has its own encounter with the …

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Understanding and Managing Cracked Teeth

Understanding and Managing Cracked Teeth The Abou-Rass 3×3 classification of cracked teeth provides clinicians with observable clinical criteria to diagnose and treat the different types of tooth structure cracks commonly encountered in dental patient care. In 1964, Cameron introduced the cracked tooth syndrome diagnosis to the profession. In 2018, the problem is more serious than …

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Endodontic Surgery for General Dentists

Endodontic Diagnostics: Pulpal, Periapical and Periradicular Collective analysis of the 8 profiles presents powerful diagnostics. The 4ROD eliminate the need for traditional concept of “tentative diagnosis”.As recently as 2012, the Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment (SBU) a systematic review of the methods of endodontic diagnosis and treatment in endodontics found them to be unscientific …

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Composite Post-and-Core Build-up: Best Practices in Restoring Endodontically Treated Teeth

Composite Post-and-Core Build-up: Best Practices in Restoring Endodontically Treated Teeth Endodontic post errors, such as; stripping, perforations, crack initiation, and crack propagation are caused by the commercial, invasive prefabricated post drills. The drills are not scientifically standardized and do not correlate with root canal anatomy. The evidence is now settled; there is no significant remaining …

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