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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28000282/coverage-of-mucosal-recessions-at-dental-implants
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Anton Sculean, Vivianne Chappuis, Raluca Cosgarea
Facial peri-implant mucosal recessions represent an increasing complication in implant dentistry and may negatively affect the esthetic outcome and patient satisfaction. The aim of the present paper is to provide a review on the potential causes of facial peri-implant mucosal recessions and to provide a rationale for treatment along with possible treatment options. The available data indicate that soft tissue augmentation around dental implants is possible, but at present there is no evidence demonstrating that the augmented soft tissues are able to influence the peri-implant bone levels (e...
February 2017: Periodontology 2000
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28000281/clinical-relevance-of-dimensional-bone-and-soft-tissue-alterations-post-extraction-in-esthetic-sites
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Vivianne Chappuis, Mauricio G Araújo, Daniel Buser
The key to achieving pleasing esthetics in implant dentistry is a thorough understanding of the biological processes driving dimensional bone and soft tissue alterations post-extraction. The aim of the present report is first to characterize the extent of bone and soft tissue changes post-extraction and second to identify potential factors influencing tissue preservation in order to facilitate successful treatment outcomes. The facial bone wall thickness has been identified as the most critical factor influencing bone resorption and can be used as a prognostic tool in order to identify sites at risk for future facial bone loss subsequent to tooth extraction...
February 2017: Periodontology 2000
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28000280/modern-implant-dentistry-based-on-osseointegration-50%C3%A2-years-of-progress-current-trends-and-open-questions
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Daniel Buser, Lars Sennerby, Hugo De Bruyn
In the 1960s and 1970s, implant-supported prostheses based on subperiosteal or blade implants had a poor reputation because of questionable clinical outcomes and lack of scientific documentation. The change to a scientifically sound discipline was initiated by the two scientific pioneers of modern implant dentistry, Professor P. I. Brånemark from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden and Professor André Schroeder from the University of Bern in Switzerland. Together with their teams, and independently of each other, they laid the foundation for the most significant development and paradigm shift in dental medicine...
February 2017: Periodontology 2000
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28000279/esthetic-assessments-in-implant-dentistry-objective-and-subjective-criteria-for-clinicians-and-patients
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Jan Cosyn, Daniel S Thoma, Christoph H F Hämmerle, Hugo De Bruyn
In recent years the scientific community has shown a clear interest in the esthetic outcome of implant treatment. The present paper provides an overview of the esthetic ratings that have been used in implant dentistry. A distinction can be made between objective evaluations by clinicians and subjective evaluations by patients. The former mainly include: midfacial and interproximal soft-tissue levels; two-dimensional/three-dimensional soft-tissue alterations; assessment of the color match between the natural dentition, on the one hand, and the peri-implant tissues and the reconstruction, on the other hand; and ordinal indices, such as the pink and white esthetic score...
February 2017: Periodontology 2000
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28000278/implant-placement-post-extraction-in-esthetic-single-tooth-sites-when-immediate-when-early-when-late
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Daniel Buser, Vivianne Chappuis, Urs C Belser, Stephen Chen
Implant placement in post-extraction sites of single teeth in the esthetic zone has been a topic of great interest in the field of implant dentistry since 1990. Triggered by the development of guided bone regeneration, the concept of immediate implant placement became quite popular in the 1990s. In the past 12 years, however, the dental community has begun to focus increasingly on the esthetic outcomes of post-extraction implant placement and several studies indicated a significant risk for the development of mucosal recessions with immediate implants...
February 2017: Periodontology 2000
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27957258/prevalence-and-distribution-of-selected-dental-anomalies-among-saudi-children-in-abha-saudi-arabia
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Syed M Yassin
BACKGROUND: Dental anomalies are not an unusual finding in routine dental examination. The effect of dental anomalies can lead to functional, esthetic and occlusal problems. The Purpose of the study was to determine the prevalence and distribution of selected developmental dental anomalies in Saudi children. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study was based on clinical examination and Panoramic radiographs of children who visited the Pediatric dentistry clinics at King Khalid University College of Dentistry, Saudi Arabia...
December 2016: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27928236/perception-of-laypeople-and-dental-professionals-of-smile-esthetics
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Aida Saffarpour, Maryam Ghavam, Anna Saffarpour, Rozita Dayani, Mohammad Javad Kharazi Fard
OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to assess and compare the perception of laypersons and dental professionals of smile esthetics based on two factors namely gingival display and alignment of teeth. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 32 females were randomly selected among dental students in the International Campus of School of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (Tehran, Iran) with no previous history of esthetic dental work. Frontal photographs were obtained and cropped from the subnasal to menton areas of subjects to standardize the size of pictures...
March 2016: Journal of Dentistry of Tehran University of Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27894526/simplifying-optimal-tooth-size-calculations-and-communications-between-practitioners
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Daniel S German, Stephen J Chu, Michelle L Furlong, Alpesh Patel
The purpose of this article is to present a simple method for determining the optimal sizes of anterior teeth. This is needed because of the frequency of anomalous and missing maxillary lateral incisors. In addition to anomalous and missing incisors, other factors that create challenges for the dentist and orthodontist when designing an esthetic and occlusally sound dentition are attrition, trauma, transposition, erosion, and caries. Optimal esthetics and occlusion require correctly sized teeth in proportion to themselves and the other teeth...
December 2016: American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27892837/conservative-anterior-partial-coverage-cad-cam-restoration
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J T May
Computer-aided design and manufacturing technology enables practitioners to create, in a single appointment, indirect restorations that are esthetic and functionally unique to the patient's situation. The popular effort to perform minimally invasive dentistry using digital techniques with chairside milling can lead dentists to novel individualized restorative treatment. This article demonstrates a conservative anterior partial coverage restoration, utilizing both digital technology and chairside ceramic characterization to achieve an optimal esthetic outcome while preserving healthy tooth structure...
November 28, 2016: Operative Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27891456/effect-of-salivary-ph-on-color-stability-of-different-flowable-composites-a-prospective-in-vitro-study
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Renu Batra, Pratik Kataria, Sonali Kapoor
INTRODUCTION: Scientifically and clinically there has been lot of development in the field of aesthetic dentistry. However, there is limited or restricted information regarding the color stability of flowable composite materials. AIM: The aim of this study was to evaluate the spectrophotometric color stability of three different flowable composite materials with respect to three different pH of saliva. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study included 90 different samples...
October 2016: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27891319/hyaluronic-acid-hope-of-light-to-black-triangles
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Jyotsana Tanwar, Shital A Hungund
Interdental papilla construction, especially in the esthetic area, is one of the most challenging tasks. Interdental papilla loss might occur due to several reasons as a consequence of periodontal surgery or trauma. The purpose of this study is to report the reconstruction of lost interdental papilla using hyaluronic acid gel. Hyaluronic acid is a glycosaminoglycan molecule with anti-inflammatory, anti-edematous properties on periodontal tissues invaded by submicrobial flora. It enhances wound healing and accelerates periodontal repair and regeneration...
September 2016: Journal of International Society of Preventive & Community Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27861667/esthetic-outcome-of-implants-placed-in-fresh-extraction-sockets-by-clinicians-with-or-without-experience-a-medium-term-retrospective-evaluation
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Antonio Barone, Paolo Toti, Simone Marconcini, Giacomo Derchi, Marchionni Saverio, Ugo Covani
PURPOSE: This study discussed a 3-year retrospective survey of clinical and esthetic outcomes of immediate implants placed by experienced senior surgeons and residents in implant dentistry. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The retrospective chart review included patients who received single-tooth extraction and immediate implant placement at the Tuscan Stomatology Institute between 2009 and 2011. Treated independent postextraction areas were divided into two groups according to the operator's experience: expert versus nonexpert group...
November 2016: International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830139/advantages-of-intraoral-and-transconjunctival-approaches-for-posterior-displacement-of-a-fractured-zygomaticomaxillary-complex
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Ji Yong Yoo, Jang Won Lee, Seung Jae Paek, Won Jong Park, Eun Joo Choi, Kyung-Hwan Kwon, Moon-Gi Choi
BACKGROUND: Fracture of the zygomaticomaxillary complex (ZMC) is one of the most common facial injuries. A previous study has performed 3D analyses of the parallel and rotational displacements that occur in a fractured ZMC. However, few studies have investigated adequate fixation methods according to these displacements. Here, we assessed whether specific approaches and fixation methods for displacement of ZMC fractures produce esthetic results. METHODS: Hospital records and pre- and post-surgical computed tomographic scans of patients treated for ZMC fractures at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, Wonkwang University, between January 2010 and December 2015, were selected...
December 2016: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27818079/is-the-retromandibular-transparotid-approach-a-reliable-option-for-the-surgical-treatment-of-condylar-fractures
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Antonio D'Agostino, Lorenzo Trevisiol, Pasquale Procacci, Vittorio Favero, Silvia Odorizzi, Pier Francesco Nocini
PURPOSE: This study evaluated the outcomes and complications of the surgical treatment of condylar fractures by the retromandibular transparotid approach. The authors hypothesized that such an approach would be safe and reliable for the treatment of most condylar fractures. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective evaluation of patients who underwent surgical reduction of a condylar fracture from January 2012 to December 2014 at the Clinic of Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery of the University Hospital of Verona (Verona, Italy) was performed...
October 13, 2016: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27814255/rethinking-the-traditional-full-mouth-rehabilitation-by-applying-minimal-prosthetic-dentistry-for-maximum-patient-benefit
#15
Miles R Cone
The field of dentistry is an ever-evolving discipline. A marked rise in the use of endosseous implants, adhesive ceramic bonding, and composite resins, as well as continued patient desire for minimally invasive procedures, has created a new conservative era in the practices of many restorative dentists. These trends, coupled with the significant financial impact associated with the reconstruction of failing, worn, and esthetically compromised dentitions, have facilitated a paradigm shift in the way that individual patient cases are being treatment planned today...
November 2016: General Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27812389/a-conservative-esthetic-approach-using-enamel-recontouring-and-composite-resin-restorations
#16
Paula Mathias, Emily Vivianne Freitas da Silva, Thaiane Rodrigues Aguiar, Aline Silva Andrade, Juliana Azevedo
Conservative clinical solutions, predictable esthetic, and immediate outcomes are important concepts of restorative dentistry. The aim of this case study was to recognize the selective enamel removal as an interesting conservative alternative to achieve optimal esthetic results and discuss the clinical protocol. This clinical report described an alternative esthetic and conservative treatment to transform the long and sharp aspect of the maxillary canines with a slightly aggressive aspect into features of slightly curved teeth with delicate lines...
2016: Case Reports in Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27789912/esthetic-intracanal-posts
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REVIEW
Ivana Parčina, Amižić, Anja Baraba
The primary function of an endodontic post is to provide retention for the core and enable full sealing of the coronal portion of the root canal. Traditionally used metal posts do not meet the requirements of modern dental medicine due to some fairly significant drawbacks such as color, corrosion potential, non-adhesive bonding and high modulus of elasticity which can lead to root fracture. Recently, esthetic ceramic and fiber reinforced posts have been manufactured in order to avoid such imperfections. Since much attention has been devoted to the esthetic aspects of dental medicine, the use of these posts with composite/ceramic cores is very common in restorative dentistry and it is actually becoming a standard...
June 2016: Acta Stomatologica Croatica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27747645/a-piezo-surgery-with-corticotomies-and-implant-placement-as-part-of-a-multidisciplinary-approach-to-treat-malocclusion-disorder-in-an-adult-patient-clinical-report
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Federico Gelpi, Daniele De Santis, Simone Marconcini, Francesco Briguglio, Marco Finotti
This clinical report illustrates a multidisciplinary approach for the rehabilitation of a young adult patient affected by a bilateral edentulous space and an anterior deep bite. The patient required orthodontics and surgical corticotomy and implantology (both performed with a piezo device). A multidisciplinary planning approach, including orthodontics, oral and periodontic surgery, and restorative dentistry, has an important role in the final outcome of treatment. In fact a dental class I occlusion has been established only on the right side...
December 2015: International Journal of Implant Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27746604/custom-anatomic-healing-abutments
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Vinayak S Gowda, Dhruv Anand, Manoj Kumar Sundar, Agnelo Michael Reveredo, Shilpa Shetty
Dental implants with their increasing success rates and predictability of final outcome are fast becoming the treatment of choice for replacing missing teeth. Considering the success of immediate implant placement in reducing tissue loss and achieving good esthetic results, is making it a more popular treatment modality in implant dentistry. Understanding the management of gingival tissues in relation to implants to obtain maximum esthetics is of utmost importance. The use of provisional abutments and immediate temporization has a proven track record of their ability to produce optimal esthetics and to guide the tissue response during the healing phase...
October 2016: Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27733715/golden-proportion-analysis-of-dental-skeletal-patterns-of-class-ii-and-iii-patients-pre-and-post-orthodontic-orthognathic-treatment
#20
Fernanda P Bragatto, Mariliani Chicarelli, Amanda Vb Kasuya, Wilton M Takeshita, Liogi Iwaki-Filho, Lilian Cv Iwaki
INTRODUCTION: The golden proportion has been used in dentistry in an attempt to improve facial function and, possibly, esthetics by simplifying the diagnosis of facial and dental disharmony. The aim of this study is to analyze pre- and postoperative cephalometric tracings of lateral cephalograms of patients with class II and III deformities submitted to orthognathic surgery, and verify if the 13 dental-skeletal patterns (ratios), as defined by Ricketts, moved closer to or further away from the golden proportion...
September 1, 2016: Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice
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