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Volume 11 , Issue 4 - December, 2016

  • Volume 11 , Issue 4
  • Dental Care Throughout Pregnancy: Do’s and Don’ts By Alexandre Khairallah - See more at: http://smiledentaljournal.com/issue.php?id=15#sthash.Y3IcSwsB.dpuf

    Head, Heart & Hands Three Essentials for Success in Dental Practice By:  Hassan Maghaireh​

    Abstract

    Dentists often feel anxious when they want to plan for successful dental practice. In some instances they become frustrated when they notice
    other colleagues on social medial, who are usually the successful 10% of dentists running their busy dental practices with minimal efforts and
    huge benefits. It makes it harder for us when we feel that this unusual magic success of the lucky 10% of our colleagues seems to hinge upon finding deep-pockets funders and expert mentors which are not always available for the rest of us who is expected to start the journey of dental business from square one.

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    Dental Care Throughout Pregnancy: Do’s and Don’ts By Alexandre Khairallah - See more at: http://smiledentaljournal.com/issue.php?id=15#sthash.Y3IcSwsB.dpuf

    Clinic Values By: Ehab Heikal 

     

    Abstract

     

    Values are a difficult quantifiable business topic to write about because they can be hard -as a business technique- to develop; and use to make better decisions and build high-powered teams.

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    Dental Care Throughout Pregnancy: Do’s and Don’ts By Alexandre Khairallah - See more at: http://smiledentaljournal.com/issue.php?id=15#sthash.Y3IcSwsB.dpuf

    Is Piezoelectric Surgery the New Gold-Standard in Oral Surgery and Implantology?
    A Scientific Literature Review  PART 1  By:Troedhan Angelo, Ziad Tarek Mahmoud

     

    ABSTRACT

    Mills, drills, burs and low-frequency oscillating saws were the only tools for bone-cutting for a long time and their use rarely questioned on their biological and physiological effects on bone. With the emergence of new technologies in bone-cutting - such as lasers and piezoelectric cutting devices - more and more experimental and clinical studies shed light on the differences in the bone healing-cycle when traditional instrumentation is compared to these new technologies.


    A search in medical and biomedical databases was performed and molecular-biologic, micromorphologic, histologic, experimental and clinical comparative studies were selected, excluding case-reports and unclear methodology.


    Experimental and clinical findings then were summarized and compared against each other by their micromorphologic, histologic, biologic and clinical effects resulting in a comparative overview with impact to the clinician’s daily routine-work.


    At the current state of secure knowledge, scientific literature suggests piezoelectric surgical tools for bone-cutting to provide the highest clinical precision, the least procedural bone-loss, an improved bone-healing and best “ease-of-use”.

     

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    Dental Care Throughout Pregnancy: Do’s and Don’ts By Alexandre Khairallah - See more at: http://smiledentaljournal.com/issue.php?id=15#sthash.Y3IcSwsB.dpuf

    Is Piezoelectric Surgery the New Gold-Standard in Oral Surgery and Implantology?
    A Scientific Literature Review PART 2 By: Troedhan Angelo, Ziad Tarek Mahmoud

    ABSTRACT


    Mills, drills, burs and low-frequency oscillating saws were the only tools for bone-cutting for a long time and their use rarely questioned on their biological and physiological effects on bone. With the emergence of new technologies in bone-cutting - such as lasers and piezoelectric cutting devices - more and more experimental and clinical studies shed light on the differences in the bone healing-cycle when traditional instrumentation is compared to these new technologies.

     

    A search in medical and biomedical databases was performed and molecular-biologic, micromorphologic, histologic, experimental and clinical comparative studies were selected, excluding case-reports and unclear methodology. Experimental and clinical findings then were summarized and compared against each other by their micromorphologic, histologic, biologic and clinical effects resulting in a comparative overview with impact to the clinician’s daily routine-work.

     

    At the current state of secure knowledge, scientific literature suggests piezoelectric surgical tools for bone-cutting to provide the highest clinical precision, the least procedural bone-loss, an improved bone-healing and best “ease-of-use”.

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    Dental Care Throughout Pregnancy: Do’s and Don’ts By Alexandre Khairallah - See more at: http://smiledentaljournal.com/issue.php?id=15#sthash.Y3IcSwsB.dpuf

    Immediate Loading in Implant Dentistry: Prerequisites for Success By: Hassan Maghaireh

    ABSTRACT

    When people have dental implants in their jaws, they usually wait several months for the bone around the implants to heal before the implants prosthetic restorations are attached to the implant. During this healing period they use removable dentures, adhesive bridges or accept having a gap. However, more recently immediate loading of dental implants started to be a popular and predictable treatment option which meets our patient’s demands for better, faster and cheaper implant therapy. The up to date evidence from the dental literature supports immediate loading when proper case selection, good clinical training and good implant system are observed. This case report demonstrates a case of immediate loading for an upper premolar case detailing the clinical steps of immediate loading in dental practice.

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    Dental Care Throughout Pregnancy: Do’s and Don’ts By Alexandre Khairallah - See more at: http://smiledentaljournal.com/issue.php?id=15#sthash.Y3IcSwsB.dpuf

    Antibiotic Susceptibility Patterns of Legionella Pneumophila Isolated from Water Lines of Dental Settings By: Zuhair S Alsehlawi, Isrra K Al-Yasiri, Ali J Fakhriddeen, Abbas AY Taher

     

    ABSTRACT

    Aims: the goal of the present study was to determine the in vitro antibiotics susceptibility of the L. pneumophila isolated from water of dental units.


    Methods and Results: Ninety dental units were screened at five teaching dental clinics in Najaf city during February to April 2016. Ninety four water samples were collected from air/water syringe, high-speed hand piece and water bottles of dental units, Totally 9 (9.5%) isolates of Legionella pneumophila were obtained using based charcoal yeast extract (BCYE) culture media and more confirmed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay, The antibiotic susceptibility patterns of 16 antibiotics were studied by disk diffusion test. Present study revealed that all L. pneumophila isolates (100%) recorded fully resistant for ten tested antibiotics. At the same time over 75% isolates were resistant to amoxicillin and tetracycline. Except (55-66%) of isolates exhibited a partial susceptibility to ciprofloxacin, doxycycline and chloramphenicol. Eight (88.8%) of them were extensive resistant (XDR) isolates as well as, Amikacin was highly effective drug.


    Conclusions: We conclude that, high occurrence of XDR L. pneumophila isolates in contaminated water of dental units in Najaf hospital settings, which has been reported as an etiological agents for hospital-acquired respiratory tract infection.


    Significance and impact of study: Statistical analysis showed that may considered significant result (P < 0.05) of extensive drug resistance (XDR) isolates.

     

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    Dental Care Throughout Pregnancy: Do’s and Don’ts By Alexandre Khairallah - See more at: http://smiledentaljournal.com/issue.php?id=15#sthash.Y3IcSwsB.dpuf

    Soft Drink Consumption: Innocent Indulgence or Dangerous Drinking Habit? By: Louis Z.G. Touyz, Kelvin I. Afrashtehfar

     

     

    ABSTRACT

    Many carcinogenic substances are known. Recently, soft drinks (pop, soda, lolly water) have been implicated in research as causing esophageal and other pre-cancerous changes. Many carcinogenic substances are known, among which carbon dioxide in gassy-drinks is becoming more and more into contention. However, gassy sugar sweetened drinks are generated on an industrial scale and its increasing production, promotion and consumption progresses unbound. This article warns about excess consumption of soft drinks as a cofactor in many conditions, such as osteoporosis, dental abfractions and diabetes, but particularly for dysplastic esophagitis, which often precedes neoplastic transformation. Moderation of imbibing soft drinks is advised.

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    Dental Care Throughout Pregnancy: Do’s and Don’ts By Alexandre Khairallah - See more at: http://smiledentaljournal.com/issue.php?id=15#sthash.Y3IcSwsB.dpuf

    XP-ENDO SHAPER - 3D-SHAPING CLINICAL CASES

     

    “The goal of root canal shaping is to allow an effective irrigation that will facilitate the cleaning and to eliminate the pulp, the bacteria. The desired shape should altogether prepare a cavity specific to the root canal anatomy and allow a threedimensional obturation.”


    S.COHEN, R. BURNS – PATHWAYS OF THE PULP

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    Dental Care Throughout Pregnancy: Do’s and Don’ts By Alexandre Khairallah - See more at: http://smiledentaljournal.com/issue.php?id=15#sthash.Y3IcSwsB.dpuf

    Clinical Evaluations Confirm Longevity of Glass Ionomer Cements by Professor L. Sebnem Turkun

     

    “EQUIA by GC excels in long term studies as permanent posterior restorative”


    For more than three decades, thousands of clinical studies have been conducted comparing the clinical performance of aesthetic resin based materials. Thanks to these, we now know that if done properly, resin composites perform as well as amalgam restorations in the timeframe of 8 to 10 years. However, with some high caries risk patients, it is literally a crime to place posterior resin restorations before stabilizing the oral environment. What is needed in cases like these is a high wear resistant, long-lasting and fluoride releasing dental material for posterior restorations.

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    Dental Care Throughout Pregnancy: Do’s and Don’ts By Alexandre Khairallah - See more at: http://smiledentaljournal.com/issue.php?id=15#sthash.Y3IcSwsB.dpuf

    Research Summaries in Focus, Summarized & Presented by: Mohammad Adnan Abu Khalifeh

     

    A New Method of Topical Anesthesia by Using Anesthetic Solution in a Patch

    Class III Orthognathic Surgical Cases Facilitated by Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics: A Preliminary Report

     Antibacterial Effect of New Bioceramic Pulp Capping Material on the Main Cariogenic Bacteria

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    Dental Care Throughout Pregnancy: Do’s and Don’ts By Alexandre Khairallah - See more at: http://smiledentaljournal.com/issue.php?id=15#sthash.Y3IcSwsB.dpuf

    Two Minutes with v.Prof. Dr.Dr. Angelo Troedhan

     

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