Anesthetic efficacy of mental/incisive nerve block compared to inferior alveolar nerve block using 4% articaine in mandibular premolars with symptomatic irreversible pulpitis: a randomized clinical trial
Clinical Oral Investigations pp 1 –7 |Cite asOriginal ArticleFirst Online:07 June 2018AbstractObjectivesThe aim of this study was to compare the onset, success rate, injection pain, and post-injection pain of mental/incisive nerve block (MINB) with that of inferior alveolar nerve block (IANB) using 4% articaine in mandibular premolars with symptomatic irreversible pulpitis. The accuracy of electrical pulp test (EPT) in determining pulpal anesthesia was also examined.Materials and methodsThe study was designed as a randomized clinical trial with two study arms —MINB and IANB. Injections were performed using a st...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 18, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Understanding patients' and dentists' perspectives in dental trauma management: a mixed methods study - Ode W, Lopez V, Wong ML, Schou L, Yu VSH.
BACKGROUND/AIM: Patients suffering dental trauma are unprepared for the disability challenge and necessary rehabilitation, while a traumatic event places an expanded demand on the dentist who is focused on treating disease. The aim of this study was to exa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Fluoride Increase in Saliva and Dental Biofilm due to a Meal Prepared with Fluoridated Water or Salt: A Crossover Clinical Study
Caries Res 2019;53:41 –48https://doi.org/10.1159/000489132AbstractKnowledge about fluoride delivery to oral fluids from foods cooked with fluoridated water and salt is scarce, and no study has evaluated fluoride concentrations in saliva or biofilm during meal consumption. In this randomized double-blind crossover study, 12 volunteers ingested meals (rice, beans, meat, and legumes) prepared with nonfluoridated water and salt (control group), fluoridated water (0.70 mg F/L; water group), and fluoridated salt (183.7 mg F/kg; salt group). Whole saliva was collected before meal ingestion, during mastication, and up to 2 h...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 15, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Implant Dentistry Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Implant Dentistry
When should cone beam computed tomography be used in implant dentistry, and what advantages does it provide? These and other questions about the use of CBCT are covered in this comprehensive article.BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dental & Oral Health Journal Article Source Type: news

The incidence of facial injuries in children in Indian population: a retrospective study - Ashrafullah, Pandey RK, Mishra A.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the incidence and pattern of facial fracture in children of age 0-16 years of age. MATERIAL& METHODS: Patients with trauma reporting to department of paediatric and preventive dentistry and department of oral& maxillofacial surger... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Kenya:City Clinic Under Scrutiny After Botched Breast Enlargement Surgery
[Nairobi News] The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board has named the clinic where a woman had a breast enlargement operation that later resulted in her death. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 14, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The efficacy of orthodontic treatments for anterior crowding with Invisalign compared with fixed appliances using the Peer Assessment Rating Index
Conclusion: More than 90% of the subjects treated with Invisalign achieved a significant improvement, as shown by the PAR scores. A need for additional aligners was reported for 37% of the patients. Fixed bonded retainers seem to be a good option in preventing tooth relapse after Invisalign and fixed conventional treatments. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 14, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Kenya:Nairobi Clinic Under Scrutiny After Botched Breast Enlargement Surgery
[Nation] The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board has named the clinic where a woman had a breast enlargement operation that later resulted in her death. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 14, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

UAlberta research identifies possible new pathway to treat anxiety
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine& Dentistry) William Colmers, a University of Alberta professor in the Department of Pharmacology, has identified a new pathway in the brain that might be a good target for a drug to reduce the symptoms of anxiety. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Numbers of Maori and Pacific students training to be doctors and dentists skyrocket
(University of Otago) There has been a significant increase in diversity of students entering the University of Otago's health professional programmes in recent years, especially among Maori and Pacific students and those from rural areas. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Long-term follow-up of inactive occlusal caries lesions: 4-5-year results
ConclusionThe vast majority of lesions (85 –90%) identified as inactive enamel caries at baseline did not progress over 4–5 years. Despite this fact, it was possible to detect an increased risk for caries progression in caries-inactive occlusal sites compared with the sound ones.Clinical relevanceConsidering the low progression rates, inactive caries lesions do not need a specific caries-controlling treatment and should be monitored longitudinally in the same manner as sound surfaces. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 13, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How long does it take for a gum graft to heal?
A gum graft is a procedure to treat receding gums. It is a simple process that does not take long to do. The recovery period is typically a few weeks and usually involves eating soft or cold foods to avoid damaging the graft. Complications are rare, and insurance may or may not cover the procedure. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Man in Mexico left with a mark in his mouth by performing fellatio
Dentists in Monterrey, Mexico, stumbled across the 47-year-old's red skin in the roof of his mouth during a routine check-up. Baffled as to what it could be, they quizzed the unidentified patient. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eleven tips for white spots on teeth
Having white spots on your teeth can be undesirable, but they are rarely a serious medical concern. Possible reasons for them include poor dental hygiene and eating too many acidic or sugary foods. Here, we look at the most likely causes of white spots on teeth and give you 11 tips for treating and preventing them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eleven tips to treat white spots on teeth
Having white spots on your teeth can be undesirable, but they are rarely a serious medical concern. Possible reasons for them include poor dental hygiene and eating too many acidic or sugary foods. Here, we look at the most likely causes of white spots on teeth and give you 11 tips for treating and preventing them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Man, 47, left with a mark in his mouth by performing fellatio
Dentists in Monterrey, Mexico, stumbled across the 47-year-old's red skin in the roof of his mouth during a routine check-up. Baffled as to what it could be, they quizzed the unidentified patient. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canal transportation caused by one single-file and two multiple-file rotary systems: A comparative study using cone-beam computed tomography
ConclusionNo significant difference exists among different rotary systems in the amount of canal transportation caused in the middle and apical third of the mesio-buccal canal in mandibular first molars. Although all rotary files caused some degrees of canal transportation, the rotary single-file instrument caused significantly greater canal transportation than the multiple-file sequences in the coronal third. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Discovery shines light on the mystery of cell death in MS
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine& Dentistry) Researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered a unique process of brain cell death that affects the cells that are most vulnerable in multiple sclerosis (MS). After identifying the process called pyroptosis, or fiery death, the researchers were able to block the enzyme in the brain that is responsible for it, using a drug that could potentially treat MS. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How dentists can ‘smell’ your fear
The researchers, from the International School for Advanced Studies in Trieste, Italy, said the smell of anxiety could trigger the same emotion in those who subconsciously smell it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mythbusters and tips
The Care Quality Commission has updated mythbusters and tips for general practice and dentistry. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - June 12, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

3M Expands Shade Portfolio of Esthetic Fluorescent Zirconia
St. Paul, MN – (June 8, 2018)– Over the years, dental zirconia has developed into one of the most popular esthetic restorative solutions: highly translucent, pre-shaded and – in the case of 3M™ Lava™ Esthetic Fluorescent Full-Contour Zirconia – now available with built-in, tooth-like fluorescence. In June 2018, the portfolio of this innovative material is expanding to include Lava Esthetic zirconia in all 17 shades – all 16 VITA® classical shades and one bleach shade.Full-contour zirconia is trending in the esthetic zone, making it essential for dental labs to offer highly...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 11, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

A primer on tooth sensitivity: What causes it and natural remedies to try
(Natural News) Tooth sensitivity is one of the most common dental problems, affecting at least 40 million adults in the U.S., according to the Academy of General Dentistry. It involves pain or discomfort in teeth when eating certain flavors – such as sweet or acidic foods – or when these are exposed to cold and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rural America Has Too Few Dentists — and Too Few Patients Who Can Pay
Discusses oral health needs and disparities in rural America, focusing on a rural town in West Virginia. Although things like workforce shortages and preventive services either being reimbursed at low rates or not being covered at all by Medicaid or Medicare can contribute to the problem, this also touches on the economic realities of rural America and how difficult it can be to afford care even when it is accessible. (May require subscription to view full article.) (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - June 7, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Ribbon cutting ceremony officially opens new Dentsply Sirona Academy, Charlotte
The innovative, centrally-located facility offers dental professionals a broad range of opportunities to learn through unique trainings, seminars, certifications and hands-on experiences.CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 1, 2018)–Dentsply Sirona Inc., The Dental Solutions CompanyTM, celebrated the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art training facility, the Dentsply Sirona Academy, Charlotte (DSAC), with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 24, 2018.Set to loud applause from enthusiastic attendees, Dentsply Sirona CEO Don Casey cut the ceremonial ribbon and welcomed guests to tour the ultra-modern space located at 1332...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 6, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

MouthWatch Donates its TeleDent ™ All-in-One Teledentistry Platform to the Little City Community for People with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities
Metuchen, NJ – May 31st, 2018 –MouthWatch, LLC aleader in innovative teledentistry solutions, digital case presentation tools and intraoral imaging devices, recently donated its TeleDent ™ all-in-one teledentistry platform as part of a pilot program to expand the access to oral care for the rapidly growing resident population at Little City, an organization providing services for individuals diagnosed with developmental and intellectual disabilities.Little City has been serving individuals with disabilities on its 56-acre campus located in Palatine, Illinois, since 1959. In June of 2016, Little City Found...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 5, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to treat a loose tooth in adults
Losing teeth is a regular part of growing up. In adults, however, loose teeth may be a cause for concern. Adult teeth are designed to last a lifetime and should not fall out. We explore reasons that teeth may loosen, including gum disease and osteoporosis. Learn about preventing further damage, treatments, and more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Neutron tomography: Insights into the interior of teeth, root balls, batteries, and fuel cells
(Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin f ü r Materialien und Energie) A team of researchers at Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB) and European Spallation Source (ESS) has now published a comprehensive overview of neutron-based imaging processes in the renowned journal Materials Today (impact factor 21.6). The authors report on the latest developments in neutron tomography, illustrating the possible applications using examples of this non-destructive method. Neutron tomography has facilitated breakthroughs in so diverse areas such as art history, battery research, dentistry, energy materials, industrial research, magnetism, palaeobiolo...
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 5, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Registration Open for 2018 Global Oral Health Summit, User-Centered Educational Program Takes Center Stage
ATLANTA —Along with open registration for its 2018 Global Oral Health Summit, Carestream Dental is pleased to announce a unique educational program that was designed with the guidance of real practice management software users. The results are an event that ’s made for oral health professionals by oral health professionals.“User-centered design and the voice of the customer drives the development process at Carestream Dental, and these concepts carried over to the decision-making process surrounding the speakers, session formats and courses offered at the Summit,” Ed Shellard, D.M.D., chief dental o...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 5, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR E-Newsletter: Summer 2018
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Summer 2018 E-Newsletter is now available. In this issue: NIDCR News NIH/HHS News Science Advances Funding Opportunities Funding Notices The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD 20892-2190 301-496-4261 (Source: NIDCR Science News)
Source: NIDCR Science News - June 4, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you know if you have a cracked tooth?
Cracks in teeth vary in severity. Some are mild and invisible, while others are significant and cause a lot of pain. Dentists judge the extent of damage by inspecting the tooth and taking X-rays. Here, we describe how to tell if a tooth is cracked and when one needs removing. We also explore other treatment options. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Ten ‐year follow‐up of dental implants used for immediate loading in the edentulous mandible: A prospective clinical study
ConclusionImmediate loading of 5 fluoride ‐modified dental implants with a fixed prosthetic rehabilitation is a predictable and reliable treatment in the edentulous mandible, based on a 100% implant survival and limited peri‐implant bone loss. Implants used for immediate loading in the edentu lous mandible who are showing early bone loss may be at higher risk to develop peri‐implantitis. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 1, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR Science News - May 2018
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. The Science of Saliva NIDCR-supported scientists work to engineer replacement salivary glands. NIH Director's Blog • May 3, 2018   Researchers Discover Cellular Messengers Communicate with Bacteria in the MouthThe Forsyth Institute • May 8, 2018 First Description of mEAK-7 Gene Could Suggest Path toward Therapies for Cancer, Other DiseasesUniversity of California Los Angeles • May 14, 2018   STAY...
Source: NIDCR Science News - May 31, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Ducey signs dental therapy bill against dentists' wishes
Dental groups had argued against a law that would allow certain procedures. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

Managing Dental Anxiety
Fear of going to the dentist is a common health-care related anxiety. Patients often express a broad range of triggers, such as the fear of pain, claustrophobia, needles, sounds, or sensations. Unfortunately, long term avoidance of oral healthcare can lead to deeply debilitating problems that can be physically, psychologically and socially impactful. Our mouth represents a center point for our survival, by impacting our ability to eat comfortably and communicate. So, caring for this immensely important part of our bodies is crucial for both our general health and psychological wellbeing.  Often minor dental problems c...
Source: Psych Central - May 31, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Dr. Samuel Rosehill Tags: Anxiety General Habits Healthy Living Panic Disorder Phobias anxious thoughts Coping Skills dental anxiety dentist anxiety overwhelm Personal Hygiene worry Source Type: news

Effect of Various Laser Wavelengths on Temperature Changes During Periimplantitis Treatment: An in vitro Study
This study aimed to investigate and compare temperature change during implantdecontamination with different laser types (carbon dioxide [Co2]/diode/neodymium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet [Nd:YAG]/erbium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet [Er:YAG]/antimicrobial photodynamic therapy [aPDT]).Material and Methods: Sixty implants were inserted into a bone block cut from a sheep's mandible. A 3 × 8 mm vertical lesion was made at the buccal of each implant. The bone block was placed into a 37°C water bath to simulate thein vivo oral condition. A K-type thermocouple was placed in contact with the implant to register tem...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 31, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Why being lovesick is a form of mental illness
Dr Frank Tallis, a clinical psychologist, details his experience with lovesick patient Megan, a happily married woman in her 40s who became obsessed with her dentist, stalking him for around 18 months. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Decision Making for Management of Periimplant Diseases
Conclusion: Management of periimplant diseases can include lasers, mechanical instrumentation, chemical detoxification, and antimicrobial agents for nonsurgical approaches. On the other hand, removal of failing implants, resective surgery, guided bone regeneration, and soft-tissue grafting are presented as valid options for the surgical treatment ofperiimplantitis. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 30, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Septodont helps prevent tooth decay with sealant donation to america ’s toothfairy
A young patient is prepped to receive an application of Septodont ’s Toothfairy Pit& Fissure Sealant at one of America ’s ToothFairy’s Dental Resource Partner clinics(Charlotte, NC – May 23, 2018) Tooth decay is the most common chronic untreated disease among children in the U.S., but thanks to a generous product contribution from Septodont, thousands of children will receive preventive sealants to protect their smiles from the devastating consequences of tooth decay. Over $75,000 in Toothfairy ™ Pit& Fissure Sealants were donated by Septodont to America ’s ToothFairy: National C...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 30, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

High-risk, undertreated mystery heart attacks occurring more commonly in women
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine& Dentistry) A mysterious type of heart attack known as MINOCA is more common and poses a higher risk than previously thought, especially for women, according to a new University of Alberta study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

70,000 more toddlers to get their first dental check-up as NHS England targets childhood dental health
NHS England is calling on dentists to see an additional 70,000 pre-school children as part of a drive in the health service ’s 70th year, to help young families to get into the habit of good dental health. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 29, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

UCLA celebrates 3 medical graduates who overcame extraordinary odds to be called ‘doctor’
Some 200 students in the Class of 2018 will receive their medical diplomas on June 1 during the Hippocratic Oath Ceremony for theDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.Earning an M.D. requires unwavering focus and the stamina to survive grueling hours and demanding classes. It ’s a tough journey for any student, but the following graduates overcame additional hurdles to achieve their dream of becoming a doctor. Each of them is enrolled in UCLA’sPRIME, a five-year program whose goal is to develop medical leaders dedicated to improving the lives of underserved patients. The program requires medical graduates to ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 28, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

When is dentistry not medicine? When insurance is involved
I'm 61 years old, a San Francisco homeowner with an academic position at the University of California-Berkeley, which provides me with comprehensive health insurance. Yet, to afford the more than $50,000 in out-of-pocket expenses required for the restorative dental work I've needed in the past 20 years, I've had to rely on handouts -- from my mom. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kenya:Dentist Leaves 30 Millimetre Needle in Child's Gum
[Nation] On January 25, Ms Jacinta Maina took her five-year-old granddaughter to a private hospital to have her decaying tooth removed. But what was meant to be a quick and ordinary tooth extraction procedure turned tragic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 28, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

23 Health Care Heroes celebrated among industry peers (slideshow)
Nearly 300 people came together Thursday night at Pearl Stable to honor and celebrate the San Antonio Business Journal's 2018 Health Care Heroes. The evening's 23 honorees represented a wide cross-section of San Antonio’s health care industry with a broad range of experiences — from our first Rising Star winner, Dr. Zeeshan Moorani, who is still early in his pediatric dentistry career and making a name for himself, to Dr. Larry Schlesin ger, a national luminary in medical research. Click on… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: Health Management Source Type: news

23 Health Care Heroes celebrated among industry peers (slideshow)
Nearly 300 people came together Thursday night at Pearl Stable to honor and celebrate the San Antonio Business Journal's 2018 Health Care Heroes. The evening's 23 honorees represented a wide cross-section of San Antonio’s health care industry with a broad range of experiences — from our first Rising Star winner, Dr. Zeeshan Moorani, who is still early in his pediatric dentistry career and making a name for himself, to Dr. Larry Schlesin ger, a national luminary in medical research. Click on… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

‘I just knew he loved me. I could see it in his eyes’: can a psychologist cure lovesickness?
Psychotherapist Frank Tallis on one of his most extreme cases: Megan, a married woman with an undying passion for her dentistMegan was a conservatively dressed barrister ’s clerk in her mid-40s. Her hair was dark brown and styled in a neat bob. An uncharitable person might have described her as dowdy. Her GP’s referral letter summarised the key facts of her case, which contained the essential elements of a tragic love story: emotional extremity, reckless abandon , passion and desire.After a few introductory remarks about my role as a psychotherapist, I explained that I wanted to hear her version of events.Conti...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 25, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Frank Tallis Tags: Relationships Psychiatry Psychology Mental health Sex Life and style Society Science Source Type: news

Adhesive/silane application effects on bond strength durability to a lithium disilicate ceramic
ConclusionsRegardless of the presence of silane in the composition of SBU, previous silane application is still recommended prior to cementation of Lithium Disilicate. Clinical SignificanceThe application of silane as a separate step is recommended prior to cementation of Lithium Disilicate reinforced glass ‐ceramic, independent of the presence of silane within the universal adhesive solution. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 25, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Assessment of the knowledge of United Arab Emirates dentists of child maltreatment, protection and safeguarding - Al Hajeri H, Al Halabi M, Kowash M, Khamis AH, Welbury R, Hussein I.
AIM: Child safeguarding is society's responsibility. Dentists are uniquely positioned to recognise Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) in dental practice and the wider society. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) introduced a child protection law in 2016. We aimed to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes pale gums?
The gums can turn pale for several reasons. Pale gums around the teeth may indicate anemia, which is often caused by a lack of iron, folate, or vitamin B12. If the gums are painful and the paleness is patchy or web-like, the cause may be more severe. Here, learn about underlying conditions and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Biodegradation of resin –dentin interfaces is dependent on the restorative material, mode of adhesion, esterase or MMP inhibition
   Publication HistoryPublished online:May 19, 2018Accepted:May 8, 2018 Received in revised form:April 2, 2018 Received:August 22, 2017 AbstractObjectiveTo measure the effect of simulated human salivary esterases (SHSE) and metalloproteinases (MMP) inhibition on the integrity of restoration –tooth interfaces made from traditional or polyacid-modified resin composites bonded to human dentin by either total-etch or self-etch adhesives.MethodsResin –dentin specimens, made from traditional (Z250) or polyacid-modified (Dyract-eXtra) composites were bonded to human dentin using total-etc...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 24, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news