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What are the indications for third molar extraction?

This summary is based on the article published in the Journal of the American Dental Association: The indications for third molar extractions (June 2014)

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What is the relationship between smoking and periodontal disease? Review of the literature

This summary is based on the article published in the New York State Dental Journal: The relationship between smoking and periodontal disease. Review of the literature and case report (November 2013)

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What are the effects of different interventions used in the management of TMJ DDwoR? A systematic review

This summary is based on the article published in the Journal of Dental Research: TMJ Disc Displacement without Reduction Management: A Systematic Review (2014)

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What is the crown-to-root ratio for short implants and crowns that are long or longer than the 50/50 guide for natural teeth?

This question was submitted by a general dentist:  What does the literature say about crown-root ratio for implants with regard to short implants and crowns that are long or longer than the 50/50 guide for natural teeth? Dr. Suham Alexander, Oasis Discussions Clinical Editor, and Dr. Effie Habsha drafted and reviewed this quick initial response 

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How does one decide whether a crack/craze line on an asymptomatic tooth should be attempted to be removed, either with a restoration or a crown?

This question was submitted by a general dentist: How does one decide whether a crack/craze line on an asymptomatic tooth should be attempted to be removed, either with a restoration or a crown? Dr. Mary Dabuleanu of Dabuleanu Dental, in collaboration with Dr. Suham Alexander, Oasis Clinical Editor, provided the following quick initial response

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What criteria determine success in implant dentistry? A systematic review

This summary is based on the article published in the Journal of Dental Research: Success Criteria in Implant Dentistry: A Systematic Review (March 2012)

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Are reconstructive procedures successful in treating peri-implantitis? A systematic review

This summary is based on the article published in the Journal of Dental Research: Reconstructive Procedures for Treating Peri-implantitis: A Systematic Review (December 2013)

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Audio File: What is the emergency treatment of an avulsed tooth?

This question was submitted by a general dentist: What is the emergency treatment of an avulsed tooth?   Dr. Suham Alexander interviewed Drs. Rodrigo Sanches Cunha, DDS MSc PhD FRCD(C) and Scott Leckie DMD about the treatment of the emergency scenario of avulsed tooth. 

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