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Bleaching of Non-vital Discolored Teeth: Keys of Success

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Bleaching of Non-vital Discolored Teeth: Keys of Success Dental News March 2018 IssueDr Mayada Jemâa (dr.jemaamayada@gmail.com) - Assistant Professor, Department of Dental Medicine, Military Principal Hospital of Instruction, Tunis, Tunisia.
Dr T. Ben Neji- Resident in Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics, Military Principal Hospital of Instruction, Tunis, Tunisia.
Pr N. Zokkar- Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics, Dental Clinic, Monastir, Tunisia.
Dr H. Ouertani- Assistant Professor, Department of Dental Medicine, Military Principal Hospital of Instruction, Tunis, Tunisia.
Dr H. Jegham- Assistant Professor, Department of Dental Medicine, Military Principal Hospital of Instruction, Tunis, Tunisia.
Pr L. Bhouri- Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics, Dental Clinic, Monastir, Tunisia.
Pr MB. Khattech- Professor, Department of Dental Medicine, Military Principal Hospital of Instruction, Tunis, Tunisia

Abstract Teeth discoloration is a fundame…

Enamel White Lesions (Part II): New Classification (WSTC)

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Enamel White Lesions (Part II):
A report of three cases treated according to the new Classification (WSTC)
Dental News March 2018 
Dr. Fadwa Chtioui (cldfadwa@hotmail.com)DDS and Postgraduate Student, Department of restorative Dentistry and Endodontics, University Hospital of Sahloul, Sousse - Tunisia
Dr. Omar Marouane - Assistant Doctor, Department of restorative Dentistry and Endodontics, University Hospital of Sahloul, Sousse - Tunisia
Dr. Nabiha Douki - Head of the department of Odontology, Professor in Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics University Hospital of Sahloul, Sousse - Tunisia

Abstract Conventional treatment options available to treat enamel Opacitiesinclude non-invasive and invasive approaches. Resin infiltration technique has been used in cases of enamel discoloration arising from developmental defects (hypocalcification, fluorosis, and molar-incisive hypomineralization) or white spot lesions (WSL) as a minimally invasive treatment that aims to mask enamel discoloration…

Human Teeth: A Shocking Evolution

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Human Teeth: A Shocking Evolution Broken, discoloured or decayed teeth can have a severe effect on both your self-esteem and overall health. When left untreated these dental problems can escalate extremely fast into problems including tooth loss and nerve damage. An unhealthy mouth, especially if gum disease is present, can even increase your risk of serious health problems such as stroke, cardiac disease, poorly controlled diabetes and premature labour. It is for these reasons that it comes highly to recommended to visit your dentist, at the very least, once a year. In as little as 30 years dentistry has changed completely. It is not only the products, services and equipment that has changed but the manner in which dental care is provided as well.  There has been a radical shift from reactive to preventative with current dentistry aiming to prevent dental problems and diseases before they occur instead of treating them afterwards. In order to understand the shift in the dental indust…

Vitamin D Crucial for Dental Implant Success

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Vitamin D Crucial for Dental Implant Success By Lucy Wyndham



If you have just lost one or more teeth, you may be considering dental implants as a solution. Gaps in teeth can affect your bite, lead to the movement of adjoining teeth, and even cause pain and discomfort so many patients opt for implant surgery for a lasting solution to their problem.  Because dental implants are considered ‘aesthetic surgery’, they are generally not covered by average health insurance plans in Lebanon, and they can be costly. Sometimes, insufficient bone may be present, occasionally leading to a need for bone implantation or even a sinus floor elevation, which also increases the cost.
When you opt for dental implants, it is vital to do all you can to increase your chances of success. One way to do so, research indicates, is by ensuring you have sufficient Vitamin D levels. How Can Vitamin D Help? If you are above the age of 65, then you are probably well aware of the importance role vitamin supplements ca…

What is the best choice of toothpaste?

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Middle East dental consensus: Stabilized Stannous Fluoride based dentifrice is toothpaste of choice A selected panel of ME elite dental academics gathered for a two-day scientific consensus to discuss recommendations for best choice of toothpaste. This unique assembly took place at The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, UAE. The consensus was led by Professor Hien Chi Ngo, Dean of College of Dental Medicine of the University of Sharjah and Dr. Elias Berdouses, Board Member of Emirates Pediatric Dental Club. The consensus was achieved by the Delphi methodology (A structured survey approach conducted in multiple rounds of questionnaires and answers. It is regarded as a systematic, interactive forecasting method relying on a group panel of experts*), resulting in an unbiased evidence based conclusion on the best type of toothpaste available.
Introduction An ideal toothpaste should protect gums, teeth and the oral environment with minimal side effects and environmental impacts. In addition to t…

Updating the CA Clear Aligner Therapy

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Updating the CA Clear Aligner TherapyPablo Echarri, D.D.S. - Director of the Master in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics of Athenea Dental Institute, San Jorge University, Spain, President of the Iberoamerican Association of Orthodontists, Chairman of the congress of the World Society of Lingual Orthodontics
Javier Echarri, D.D.S. - Student of the Master in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics of Athenea Dental Institute, San Jotge University, Spain

Dental News Volume XXIV, Number IV, 2017


Abstract In this article the author explain the particular characteristics that makes the CA Clear Aligner system different that the others as well as the special tools that allow the clinicians to reduce the treatment time and increase the effectiveness of the therapy.
Keywords: CA Clear Aligner, Screws, Pliers, Power grip
Introduction Actually CA Clear Aligner through CA Digital offer a complete solution for the doctors that want to digitalize their offices. In fact from one scan (directl…