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Practical How To: How can you effectively bond to dentin using a self-etching bonding agent?

This post was prepared in collaboration with Kuraray On an experimental basis, we have asked a limited number of companies to provide us with practical “How To” answers to clinical questions. We were prompted to conduct this experiment when dental team members told us that they visit company websites and consult company representatives for practical clinical information. We look forward to receiving your feedback on this experiment. When using a two-step product such as CLEARFIL SE PROTECT, the primer portion is a water-based solution with a mild acid. This etching solution is kinder to the tooth structure than the one ...

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Practical How To: Voco – Admira Fusion

This post was prepared in collaboration with VOCO On an experimental basis, we have asked a limited number of companies to provide us with practical “How To” answers to clinical questions. We were prompted to conduct this experiment when dental team members told us that they visit company websites and consult company representatives for practical clinical information. We look forward to receiving your feedback on this experiment. Although today’s modern composites offer an esthetic tooth-like-restoration result for the short term, there is still room for improvement that benefit both dentists and patients, alike. Admira Fusion and its Nano-ORMOCER® (ORganically- MOdified CERamic) ...

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Practical How To: Tokuyama Shield Force Plus – Desensitizer

This post was prepared in collaboration with Tokuyama Dental America On an experimental basis, we have asked a limited number of companies to provide us with practical “How To” answers to clinical questions. We were prompted to conduct this experiment when dental team members told us that they visit company websites and consult company representatives for practical clinical information. We look forward to receiving your feedback on this experiment. Dentinal hypersensitivity is a well-known issue and is frequently encountered in clinical practice. Some reports indicate it occurs in 15% to 20% of all dental patients. Most desensitizers on the market are ...

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Practical How To: Kuraray’s PANAVIA V5

This post was prepared in collaboration with Kuraray  On an experimental basis, we have asked a limited number of companies to provide us with practical “How To” answers to clinical questions. We were prompted to conduct this experiment when dental team members told us that they visit company websites and consult company representatives for practical clinical information. We look forward to receiving your feedback on this experiment. Practitioners have always faced the challenges associated with choosing a cement which offers both durability and esthetics. PANAVIA V5, the 5th version of cement in the PANAVIA family, is a true dual-cure, fluoride-releasing, color-stable, esthetic, universal ...

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CBCT Scan Reveals Previous Unsuccessful Bone Graft

This post was prepared in collaboration with Carestream On an experimental basis, we have asked a limited number of companies to provide us with practical “How To” answers to clinical questions. We were prompted to conduct this experiment when dental team members told us that they visit company websites and consult company representatives for practical clinical information. We look forward to receiving your feedback on this experiment. Case Overview A healthy male patient presented at my office seeking an implant to replace the maxillary left central incisor (# 9).His general dentist had extracted the tooth and performed a socket bone ...

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Practical How To: CBCT and CAD/CAM Allow for One-Day Restoration of Tooth #9

This post was prepared in collaboration with Carestream On an experimental basis, we have asked a limited number of companies to provide us with practical “How To” answers to clinical questions. We were prompted to conduct this experiment when dental team members told us that they visit company websites and consult company representatives for practical clinical information. We look forward to receiving your feedback on this experiment. Case Overview Our office received a frantic phone call from the mother of one of our twelve-year-old patients, who stated that her daughter fell while in P.E. class and broke a front tooth. ...

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Practical How To: CBCT provides clarity of prognosis

This post was prepared in collaboration with Carestream On an experimental basis, we have asked a limited number of companies to provide us with practical “How To” answers to clinical questions. We were prompted to conduct this experiment when dental team members told us that they visit company websites and consult company representatives for practical clinical information. We look forward to receiving your feedback on this experiment. How has CBCT enhanced your delivery of patient care? Share your experiences with your colleagues oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca Case Overview A 67-year-old female taking Forteo (Teriparatide) for the treatment of osteoporosis was referred by her general dentist ...

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Practical How To: The Science Behind the Bond: Futurabond U

This post was prepared in collaboration with Voco for their Futurabond U product. On an experimental basis, we have asked a limited number of companies to provide us with practical “How To” answers to clinical questions. We were prompted to conduct this experiment when dental team members told us that they visit company websites and consult company representatives for practical clinical information. We look forward to receiving your feedback on this experiment. Highlights In the video below, VOCO describes the science behind the dual cure universal adhesive, Futurabond U. The bond itself contains an acidic monomer which has two different polarities ...

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