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Full-mouth rehabilitation with three different types of KATANA Zirconia

July 23, 2020

A female patient came to Studio Cortellini in Riccione in Italy in order to improve not just her ability to chew but also the overall aesthetic appearance of her teeth. A clinical examination revealed the presence of several erosive lesions that contributed to her chewing problems and had caused a decrease in enamel thickness. This reduction in enamel, combined with a number of discoloured composite restorations, negatively affected the aesthetics of her smile.

The KATANA Zirconia Block—Clinical experiences from Italy

June 14, 2019

Earlier this year, Kuraray Noritake Dental invited dental professionals from all over Europe to a symposium in Berlin in Germany that highlighted the newest research and clinical findings on the KATANA Zirconia Block, the latest addition to the KATANA family. One of the presenters was Dr Nicola Scotti, an assistant professor at the Department of Cariology and Operative Dentistry at the University of Turin’s Dental School and operator of his own private practice.

Clear aligner therapy: Begin with the end in mind

April 28, 2016 | Business

Forty-one years ago, when I began my journey as an orthodontist, I was fortunate to have been invited to associate with Dr. Robert Ricketts and Dr. Ruel Bench in their Pacific Palisades, Calif., practice. During those 11 years of working closely with them, I learned many valuable lessons, but the one I call upon every day in my practice is to “begin with the end in mind.” In other words, visualize the treatment objectives before starting the treatment.

Understanding and treating patients with eating disorders

March 1, 2015

According to the US National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, 28 percent of patients with bulimia are first diagnosed at a dental appointment. Although dentists are in an ideal position to detect the warning signs of eating disorders, research has found that knowledge of the oral and physical signs of these conditions is often limited.

The world is very small

June 15, 2014

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is a respiratory condition associated with a specific strain of coronavirus called MERS-CoV. The clinical scenario includes severe respiratory illness, fever, cough and shortness of breath, leading to death in about a third of those infected. While MERS was first reported in 2012 on the Arabian Peninsula, cases have now been reported in over three dozen countries, spanning Asia, Europe and North America.

The future of dentistry in a world without mercury: An NGO’s perspective

October 14, 2013

In order to discuss the future of dentistry, we must first look at the history of the use of mercury in dentistry. Mercury is number 80 on the periodic table of elements. It is the most toxic nonradioactive material known to man and the most studied element since the beginning of alchemy.

Endodontics: A year in review

December 30, 2012

As we turn the page on the year 2012 and look toward the future, the field of endodontics continues to strive for innovations to provide the best possible patient care. Current advances in endodontics include improved techniques that connect innovative science and materials with biological understanding. Technology continues to allow us to improve our ability to detect and treat each tooth's unique pulpal anatomy.

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