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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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