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Single-session endodontic and surgical approach to internal root resorption: A long-term case report

Internal root resorption (IRR) is the loss of dental hard tissue due to odontoclastic activity. In most cases, it is asymptomatic, and the aetiology is ...

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Utilising R-SWEEPS laser-assisted irrigation for the treatment of chronic periapical periodontitis

48-year-old female patient was referred to our clinic owing to a defective amalgam restoration on tooth #46. She had spontaneous acute pain in the area of ...

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Practical tips for reliable endodontic treatment

Orifice opener, glide path file, shaping file and finishing file—for classic endodontic treatment, a compact system of nickel–titanium (NiTi) files is ...

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3D-printing inlays, onlays and overlays with SprintRay: A revolutionary approach to dental restorations

Dentistry has undergone a remarkable transformation with the advent of 3D-printing technology. Gone are the days when patients had to endure multiple visits...

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Skeletal and dental Class II, Division I malocclusion solved in 11 months with MTO system: Using Carriere Motion Appliance and clear aligners without extraction

Clear aligners are increasingly being used by orthodontists and requested by patients for its aesthetics, better hygiene and comfort. Thanks to ...

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Solving sagittal discrepancies in orthodontics is probably the most energy-demanding movement you can do with aligners

Aligners are highly efficient in achieving several dental movements, but they lose efficacy and predictability when used for distalisation of the posterior ...

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Immediate loading of the posterior maxilla with two abutment-level bridges produced in a digital workflow

Dental implants are widely acknowledged for their success in replacing missing teeth. Several factors influence the effectiveness of implant treatment, ...

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The use of inexpensive 3D printers to provide in-office solutions for immediate temporary restorations on implants

The use of 3D printers is rapidly gaining interest across the world. 3D printing is threatening to replace traditional subtractive CAD/CAM methods in ...

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Motivating your team

In training sessions, managers, dentists, leaders often ask me how they can motivate their team and keep them motivated. This is a million-dollar question, ...

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3D face scanning: Affordable and user-friendly

In dental diagnostics and restorative treatment, the precise mapping of 3D spatial relationships between the hard dental and facial structures and the soft ...

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Fully digital full arch? Continued advancements in full- arch implant restoration

Full-arch implant-supported reconstruction continues to provide viable solutions to restore and improve function, enhance aesthetics and change quality of ...

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Ethical communication and brand building

As communication and marketing through social media become indispensable for cutting through the clutter of media communication, the dental ...

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Implant placement in narrow spaces—a guided approach

Implant placement in spaces that are narrow in the mesiodistal dimension poses challenges related to the surgical aspect of treatment. This is further ...

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Nuvola aligners combined with a myofunctional device in paediatric treatment: A case report

In recent years, orthodontists have been treating patients of increasingly younger age.1 This is due to increased attention by paediatricians, greater ...

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HeyGears 3D printers simplify and speed up operations

The Label Dent laboratory has a history of exploring new technologies in the pursuit of happy customers since its establishment in 2007, in Bordeaux in ...

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The piston technique—a novel approach to canal obturation

Up to now, the gold standard of obturation has been the continuous wave compaction technique.1,2 However, this technique is difficult to perform and needs ...

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Immediate full-arch zirconia implant therapy utilising the power of robotic assistance and digital scanning

In the ever-evolving realm of modern dentistry, innovations are continually reshaping the landscape of patient care, bringing greater precision, efficiency ...

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A fully guided digital workflow for predictable implant planning and placement

A 62-year-old male patient was referred to my practice for implant planning and treatment in the maxillary anterior region. The teeth in the maxillary ...

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A non-surgical orthodontic approach using clear aligners in a Class III adult patient

Over the past decade, there has been a notable surge in the use of clear aligners, and their benefits and advantages have been extensively documented. ...

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On the pulse of endodontics—the key role of new technologies in root canal therapy

“Faster, higher, stronger”—this motto certainly no longer applies only to the Olympic Games. How can certain tasks be performed even more precisely, ...

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“The UltraGLOSS printing technique is an absolute winner”

As a certified dental technician, I have worked in, managed and owned several laboratories around the world. This has exposed me to many different analogue,...

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Treatment of severe oral pathology in pre-geriatric patients: A proposal for a clinical protocol for same-day dentistry

Modern restorative and prosthetic dentistry have undergone significant advances over the last five years. Innovations in dental materials have truly ...

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Maxillary full-arch implant-supported rehabilitation with a digital workflow: Two-year follow-up

Complete edentulism is an irreversible condition that is a known marker of disease burden for oral health.1 Edentulism significantly influences both oral ...

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Printing crowns in less time than it takes to brew a cup of coffee

Dental crown restoration is a common procedure in dentistry for damaged or weakened teeth. Traditionally, this process has required multiple visits to the ...

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Endocrowns milled from CAD/CAM composites for high strength and flexibility

In the case described in this article, the patient benefited from the innovative clinical use of a high-quality milled composite material (Grandio blocs, ...

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Revolutionising dental treatments: The power of digital integration with Invisalign Smile Architect

In modern dental practices, a multidisciplinary approach is employed, each specialty collaborating towards the outcome in terms of predictability and ...

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The transformative power of AI in dentistry

When we think of artificial intelligence (AI), our minds often conjure up images of sentient humanoid robots from iconic science fiction films like 2001: A ...

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Broken file management with Er:YAG laser and SWEEPS technology—a case series

Broken file management is one of the most challenging parts of endodontic treatment. Regardless of whether the clinician is faced with a retreatment ...

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The missing link

I am very passionate about surgery, and my days are typically taken up with treating complex cases, including those involving 3D bone and soft-tissue ...

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The necessity of multiple aligner attachments—a reality check

In my practices, lecturing and life, I live by the acronym I:CAN—Improvement: Constant and Never-Ending. This means a constant search for better ways of ...

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