Volume 8, Issue 1 - March 2013
Pride & Prejudice… and Dental Practice
By: Mohammad Adnan Abu Khalifeh
Each one of us in the esteemed dental society thinks he/she knows it all. I’m guilty too. Well that’s not a bad approach if used wisely. Many of us dentists either own our small practice with a small staff, work with partners or work for a dental establishment as an associate dentist...
SMILE DENTAL JOURNAL is proud partner in the BRITISH ACADEMY OF IMPLANT & RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY courses at a GLOBAL LEVEL
By: Hassan Maghaireh
Smile Dental Journal is now expanding and getting bigger better than ever.
Debate in Focus
Narrow-Diameter Implant versus Lateral Bone Augmentation: What are the Evidences?
By: Moustapha Saad, André Assaf
For optimizing functional and esthetic implant therapy results, sufficient bone amount is required at the reception site. A reduced buccolingual ridge dimension may not allow the placement of a standard-diameter implant without the risk of implant thread exposure. In such situations, lateral bone augmentation procedures can be performed that would allow a restorative-driven placement of standard-diameter implants...
A New Concept in Hybridization Bromelain Enzyme for Deproteinizing Dentin before Application of Adhesive System
By: Raad Niama Dayem, Mona A. Tameesh
Objective: To assess the deproteinizing effect of bromelain enzyme and compare it with Nd:YAG laser and 10% NaOCl by using scanning electron microscope SEM and polarized microscope.
Soft Tissue Profile Values in Palestinian Adults
By: Amjad AI Taki, Eyas Abuhijleh, Lina Al-Shafei
Objective: To obtain standards for the soft tissue facial profile for male and female Palestinian adults using Holdaway and Legan-Burstonecephalometric analyses.
The Socket Shield Technique: A case Report
In the aim of achieving an optimal esthetic result, implant dentistry has become a prosthetically driven procedure. So special care is being taken to focus on the details that would lead to this objective. these details may include imitating the natural teeth, by harmonizing the structures around the placed implant...
Maintaining Missing Central Space Using Temporary Anchorage Device (TAD)
Orthodontic mini screws or temporary anchorage devices (TAD) are small screws/pins that are inserted into either jaw in orthodontic cases for anchorage ; they are relatively cheap and have proved their success in supporting tooth movement. However, TAD can be also used in orthodontic management of a congenital missing upper lateral incisor, which is the subject of this case report...
Research Summaries in Focus
Summarized & Presented by: Mohammad Adnan Abu Khalifeh
Ask the Experts
March Expert Panel: Hassan Maghaireh, Aveen K. Aljaff, Rami Chayah, Alan Qassab
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The Professional Diploma in Cosmetic Dentistry
By: BAIRD in Collaboration with ESCD & The Iraqi Dental Association
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