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Oral Midazolam Proves Most Effective in Pediatric Sedation

Oral Midazolam Proves Most Effective in Pediatric Sedation

23 June 2017

By kindergarten, 40% of children have been diagnosed with early tooth decay or cavities, reports...

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Success Rate of Tooth Implants Rises

People with a bone deficiency may be in luck.

Researchers at the Universitat Jaume I in Castellon, Spain have created an implant coating with biodegradable material. This will serve to increase the success rate of implants. At the same time, the total time of osseointegration will be lowered.

The goal of this new material is to enable some people to go about their normal lives faster than they can now. For some people, the implant could take months to be anchored to the jawbone.

This material works by releasing silicon compounds during degradation, serving to promote bone generation.

Some of the testing included in vitro testing with cell cultures of various biomaterials and, eventually, live animal evaluation. This was done until the desired results were feasible. The next part included clinical evaluation to create sanitary products that can be marketed within a few years.

This research is necessary because not replacing a tooth creates other problems, like altering one’s bite line. Periodontal diseases like gingivitis or periodontitis also may be an issue. As a result, it’s essential to replace the tooth as quickly and effectively as possible.

The Wednesday Watch

Exclusive Interview: Patient Education and GentleWave

Exclusive Interview: Patient Education and GentleWave

21 June 2017

Patients are becoming more educated, as a world of information is readily available at our...

Technique of the Week

e-Prescribing with XLDent

e-Prescribing with XLDent

29 March 2017

Drs. David Andersen and Lora Nelson explain how easy e-Prescribing...

Technology Today

Show Me the Way

Show Me the Way

02 May 2017

This year’s International Dental Show did not disappoint: 155,000 participants from 157 countries attended,...

Implants Today

Narrow-Body  Dental Implants

Narrow-Body Dental Implants

02 May 2017

As the multibillion-dollar market for dental implants grows, many new companies are entering the...

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