Nowadays, adhesive dentistry has reached a very high standard of quality and is able to offer clinicians a great variety of treatment options to obtain optimal...


Is it better to try to preserve a dental element with every possible means or to place an osseointegrated implant? There is a great variability of response...


Zirconia implants have been brought to the dental market as a viable alternative to titanium implants initially to fulfill a demand from patients for...


 

Many dental procedures can be performed with local anesthesia. Nonetheless in certain clinical situation and especially with pediatric patients it can be...


Authors: G. Mergoni, I. Giovannacci, G. Giunta, G. Ghidini, M. Meleti, M. Manfredi, P. Vescovi

An 11-year-old patient  was sent to out observation by her pediatrician for a maxillary gingival lesion that had arisen about 2 months earlier and...


In orthodontics, the archform is considered to be important mainly for stability, occlusion, and esthetics. Archform tends to return toward the pretreatment ...


In many areas of restorative dentistry, metal-free materials offer an alternative to metal-based restorations while ensuring high levels of biocompatibility and...


Restoration of endodontically treated maxillary central incisors with class III defects is a challenging procedures because the choice of which rehabilitation...


Odontogenic keratocyst (OKC), also known as keratoconus odontogenic tumor, is locally aggressive and frequently relapses, with most relapses occurring within 5 years of treatment. It originates...


The connective tissue graft (CTG) is considered the material of choice in treating gingival or mucosal recessions around teeth and implants. Nowadays it is...


Good hygiene practices are universally recognized essential factors for oral health, and flossing is considered an indispensable part of an effective oral...


Longevity of the prosthetic restoration  is important and depend on several factors, such as the type and degree of adaptation of the prosthetic...


Today there is an increasing number of patients demanding for highly aesthetic treatments and cosmetic dentistry is increasingly becoming an issue of concern...


The success of endodontic treatment derives from the complete elimination of microorganisms in intraradicular compartment. To achieve a more effective ...


Panoramic radiography, also known as orthopantomography (OPG), is commonly used in facial and dental pain investigations. This radiographic modality shows the...


Author: Riccardo Mauro Bonacina

Patient AB, a 46-year-old male, comes to our observation complaining of an increase in volume at the palatal level for about a month. The systemic anamnesis...


Periodontitis is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by an irreversible loss of connective tissue attachment and alveolar bone and it is a major cause...


In the May 2019 issue of the Journal The Angle Orthodontist an article was published concerning long-term effects of various cleaning methods on...


Crown decementation are the most frequent failures in restorations using zirconia as an infrastructure. Increasing the roughness of the zirconia surface has been...


The increased aesthetic demand, without sacrificing the preservation of biological structures, has led to the development and use, in recent years, new generations...


 
 

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