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Volume 9, Issue 4 - December 2014

 

 

 

 

 

Editorial


Caries Risk Management: Paradigm of the Third Millennium
By: Alexandre Khairallah

Dental caries (tooth decay) is a major oral health problem in most industrialized countries. The global increase in the prevalence of dental caries has affected all age groups in general, but the younger generation in specific...
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Smile Message


From GOOD to GREAT!
By: Shadi S Samawi

 

Well into the second decade of the 21st century, the digital, paperless dental practice - envisioned decades ago - is already a reality, and the pendulum of technological advancement in all fields of clinical dentistry is in full swing...

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Debate in Focus


Implants in the Esthetic Zone; Challenges and Solutions | Part 1
By: Tareq Abu-Saleh, Bashaar Aboushaar

In the anterior maxilla, esthetic and functional treatment outcomes highly depend on the level of alveolar ridge reconstruction or preservation.

Insufficiency of alveolar bone may necessitate an augmentation procedure to achieve optimum results. Implant treatment showed high success rates but many challenges are faced. This review presents the challenges associated with implant treatment at anterior maxilla as well as ridge preservation techniques to overcome some of the challenges. It ends with the evidence based knowledge pertinent to this topic...


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Orthodontics


Forced Eruption of Impacted Canines with Micro-Implant Anchorage
By: Luai Mahaini

The most challenging problem in the orthodontic practice is the palatally impacted canine and the most commonly used treatment modality is canine alignment and withdrawal to the line of occlusion. However, the duration and prognosis of such treatment is not always predictable. The orthodontic traction may take much longer time than expected and patients may encounter pain more frequently than explained. It has become obvious that all efforts should be made to make canine orthodontic movement more predictable without exerting unnecessary forces onto the neighboring teeth to avoid the well-known side effects to the remainder of the dentition...

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Literature Review


Oral Pyogenic Granuloma | A Literature Review & Case Report
By: Mohammad Assaf

This paper presents the literature related to etiology, incidence, clinical, and histological appearance of Pyogenic Granuloma. The management of this pathology occurring in the oral cavity is described as well. A case presentation of a thirty-seven years old female who was complaining of the appearance of a tumor on the gingiva related to upper first molar is reported. The benign lesion was excised and pathologically analyzed. All aspects of diagnosis and treatment of the case are presented with a one-year follow up...


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Dental Materials


Effect of Immediate and Delayed Finishing and Polishing Procedures on Micro Hardness and Gloss of Esthetic Restorative Materials
By: Nazish Fatima

Objective: To study the immediate and delayed finishing and polishing procedures effects on surface micro hardness and gloss of different composite.
Materials and methods: The restorative materials included a Hybrid composite (Valux TM Plus), Nano resin composite (Filtek_ Z350) and a poly acid modified resin composite Dyract Extra (Dentsply Caulk, Milford, DE, USA). 30 discs were fabricated from every restorative material and at random divided into three groups. The group one served as control...


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Literature Review


Oral Piercing
By: Meouchy Badry, Rita Farhat, Antoine Karam, Fady El-Hajj

Oral piercing has become common in young adults in recent years. The present review addresses the prevalence, risk factors and complications associated with oral piercing. Complications can be categorized as acute or late, moreover periodontal complications caused by lip and tongue piercings will be also discussed...


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Research Summaries in Focus


Summarized & Presented by: Mohammad Adnan Abu Khalifeh

  • Survival and Complications of Zirconia-based Fixed Dental Prostheses: a Systematic Review
  • The Pulpal Anesthetic Efficacy of Articaine Versus Lidocaine in Dentistry: a Meta-analysis
  • A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Survival of Non-feldspathic Porcelain Veneers Over 5 and 10 Years

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Ask the Experts


December Expert Panel

Zaid Z. Tamimi, Anas Tawfiq, Rajesh K. N.

  • How to deal with odontogenic infections?
  • What are the differences between clear aligners (e.g.Invisalign) and the traditional orthodontic treatment? And when to use clear aligners?
  • Sodium Hypoclorite Still a Good Root Canal Irrigant? What’s the Ideal Concentration?


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Flash News


 

  • Digital Ultra™ 4-Cylinder Portable N2O-O2 Flowmeter System
  • OrthoQuest
  • ProMix™ 2: High speed capsule mixer now available
  • Crosstex
  • THE NEW COMPACT CLASS OF PIEZON®
  • GC introduces MI Varnish with Recaldent* (CPP-ACP)
  • Hu-Friedy: Traditionally good
  • Microbrush® International launches Microbrush® Original Superfine Size
  • Global Surgical Corporation
  • M.access Stainless Steel Hand Files
  • Waterpik® Ultra Water Flosser
  • Keystone Industries Acquires The Harry J. Bosworth Company
  • PRODONT-HOLLIGER
  • eCEMENT™
  • Microcopy
  • POH Oral Health Products Profile
  • Keystone Industries’ Tecnoflask innovates denture processing
  • OralID Is The Most Affordable Oral Cancer Screening Device Available
  • The Wand® Computer Assisted Anesthesia System
  • FKG Dentaire: 2014 has seen great developments in Endo. In 2015 FKG Dentaire propels Endo in the future...
  • MICRO-MEGA® 110 years

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Two Minutes with


Dr. Ali Matar

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BAIRD Communication


By: BAIRD

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Events



  • 24th Jordanian International Dental Conference     | Download |

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