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The Restorative Dentistry Blog

A blog on topical and hopefully interesting bits of Perio, Endo and of course Prostho

Lets talk about sugar…

The sugar tax is finally upon us, but are corner shops or supermarkets for that matter likely to worry about this potentially threatening change to their flagship product line? The tax targets all drinks and equates to a tax of... Continue Reading →

A guest blog on 3D printing as a solution for a common prosthodontic problem

This blog illustrates the use of optical scanning and digital work flow in providing an immediate denture for a patient due to the catastrophic failure of a bridge. Case presentation A patient attended a practice on a Wednesday afternoon. The patients... Continue Reading →

Factors needing consideration prior to planning root canal treatment-A revision infographic

There are numerous factors that need considering prior to providing root canal treatment these have varying importance depending on presentation. Important factors include patient related issues, periodontal status, the endodontic difficulty, the amount of remaining tooth structure and the history... Continue Reading →

Endodontic Microsurgery: A new paradigm in apical disease management by Daniel Flynn

The advent of predictable implant technology has challenged endodontists to adopt more techniques into their armamentarium. Endodontists need to be able to provide high quality predictable treatments. Gone are the days of the clumsy apicectomy and amalgam retrograde fillings. Like all... Continue Reading →

Key topical areas in Implant Dentistry: EAO Consensus Conference 2015

What is a consensus statement ? A consensus statement is a comprehensive analysis by a panel of experts (i.e., consensus panel) of a scientific or medical issue related to dentistry. A consensus statement is developed immediately after a consensus conference... Continue Reading →

Specialist training in Dentistry

‘What do I need to do to get a training post?’ is a question often asked by those interested in specialising. There are several specific criteria that need to be met before applying for a training post. The following information has... Continue Reading →

How can you manage tooth loss in the traumatised dentition?

Tooth loss through trauma is tragic. Stu in 'The Hangover', his character being a member of the dental profession, was positively shocked that, whilst under the unfortunate influence of Rufilin (for the dentolegal gang he didn't consent to this), had his... Continue Reading →

Periodontology Revision: The BSP Good Practitioners Guide to Periodontology

When we compare and contrast between periodontology, endodontology and prosthodontics there are few similarities. Endo deals with the bugs on the inside of the root, perio on the outside and prostho groups together restoration of teeth and the replacement of... Continue Reading →

Revision on Crowns, Bridges and Implants: British Society for Restorative Dentistry Guidelines

Planning and making crown and bridges requires an objective analysis of a number of factors. The advantages and disadvantages of fixed prosthodontic provision need to be considered, communicated to the patient in addition to the need for long term maintenance. There... Continue Reading →

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