Editorials     04 December 2019

A “planet caring” dentistry

Co-author: Edoardo Mancuso

Dentistry is a profession dedicated to promoting and enhancing oral health and well-being. To accomplish these goals, dentists use an immense variety of...


A certain pain symptomatology is found, after a root canal treatment, with a frequency that varies between 3% and 58% of the cases.It is above all a complication both for the dentist and, above all,...


Restoration of teeth with insufficient coronal tooth structure due to deep caries, resorption or traumatic injury with fracture line extended under gingival...


 

Etiology   Dentin hypersensitivity (DH) is defined as diminutive and sharp pain which arises from exposed dentin surface in reaction to a stimulus of...


In the latest issue (November 2019) of the Angle Orthodontist an article was published about a technique developed to help the removal composite during...


Authors: D. Migliari, N. Sugaya, M. Trieveiler.

Reported by his dentist, a 76-year-old patient turns to our observation and has noticed for about a month the appearance of a lesion on the back of the tongue. The clinical examination reveals the...


Dental caries is one the most prevalent chronic disease in the world. It affects 60% to 90% of children and a large part of the adult population (data of the...


The use of restorative materials to adhere to the dental surfaces and to preserve as much dental tissue as possible, has determined and conditioned the choice...


Endodontics is a very common treatment in the pediatric dental practice and dental caries with infected root canals is an everyday problem in primary ...


Recent advances in dental implants have led to an increase in the number of patients treated, with survival rates of more than 95% in a healthy population. ...


Premolars are the most difficult elements to restore and have a high failure rate due to their anatomical position and the forces they undergo. Therefore the choice of the material to restore...


Scaling and root planing (SRP) is the gold standard for the treatment of periodontitis. However, treated sites are subject to recolonization with a microbiota...


Digital dentistry: scope and technologies in orthodontics Digital dentistry may refer to any dental technology or device that incorporates digital or computer-controlled components in contrast...


Manufacturers of dental supplies can make a huge difference when it comes to global warming by reducing greenhouse gases in their production. As a leading...


Artificial Intelligence (AI) is more and more part of our daily routine, from voice- powered personal assistants, like Siri and Alexa, to more underlying...


In these years, different kind of rotary instruments were created for root canal shaping. The aim of using these instruments was to create a correct tapered ...


Patient’s anxiety, surgical difficulty, medical background can lead the dentist to choose to perform the wisdom tooth extraction under general rather than...


In specific types of cases, removal of one mandibular incisor can greatly facilitate orthodontic treatment. There are 2 primary indications: (1) severe...


Poor oral hygiene has been implicated in the development of aspiration pneumonia in frail patients. In fact inadequate oral care can cause colonisation of...


Oral pathology     06 November 2019

Multiple white lesions

Co-authors: F. Scotti, M. Mandaglio, S. Decani, E. Baruzzi

An 83-year-old female patient arrives in urgency complaining of noticeable exacerbation of the symptoms at the level of oral mucous. The patient, non-smoker...


 
 

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