Dr. Johan Hartshorne highlights technical aspects practitioners need to consider before adding a cone beam computed tomography unit to their practice The development of inexpensive X-ray tubes, high-quality detector systems, and powerful personal computers has paved the way for commercially available and affordable 3D cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) imaging systems for dental practices. This …Read CE Article
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Drs. Filipe Amante and Patrik Zachrisson describe the use of partial extraction therapy in a case of coronal fracture of a maxillary lateral incisor The usage of osseointegrated dental implants to replace missing or hopeless teeth is currently regarded as one of the best treatment options in dentistry worldwide. Since the technique was presented to …Read CE Article
Drs. Ashok Sethi, Thomas Kaus, and Naresh Sharma examine risk factors and management of this increasingly prevalent condition A rapid increase in the incidence of peri-implantitis has been reported. Prevalences up to 56% at patient level have been reported for periodontitis susceptible patients (Donos, et al., 2012; Heitz-Mayfield, et al., 2014; Monje, et al., 2016). …Read CE Article
Dr. Dipesh Parmar details a case where the patient’s need to avoid a denture shaped the progression of treatment In pursuit of esthetic and functional perfection, clinicians often fail to see beyond these goals and fully appreciate the psychological impact that the removal of teeth has on our patients. The following case demonstrates how dental …Read CE Article
Dr. Rory McEnhill demonstrates the difficult process of providing an implant restoration that can offer outstanding esthetics for the long term Background This patient presented with a missing UR2. He was a young man and had already worn a flipper denture and an adhesive bridge. Neither of these treatment options had brought him any satisfaction. …Read CE Article
Drs. Muhammed H. Abram and André van Zyl describe a case whereby one patient required complex tissue regeneration following a grinding disc injury. Injuries to the maxillofacial region resulting from the use of angle grinders are often disfiguring. They can negatively influence phonetics and masticatory function as well as self-esteem. This article presents a case …Read CE Article