Clinical Dentistry

Scottish dentists test AI to help identify tooth decay

Pioneering artificial intelligence (AI) which can improve the accuracy of the way early tooth decay is diagnosed and prevented is being tested for the first time in Scotland by Clyde Munro Dental...

Diabetes may weaken teeth and promote tooth decay, study shows

A new study by Mohammad Ali Saghiri from Rutgers University suggests that Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are prone to tooth decay. The study suggests that such individuals have reduced strength and...

L-PRF: the benefits and challenges

Professor Marc Quirynen shares his experiences working with the L-PRF technique.

Common complications with advanced implant surgery

Boota Singh Ubhi discusses some of the issues clinicians need to be aware of.

Eliminating guesswork

Hussein Hassanali presents a case in which he treated a patient with an occlusal filling.

Rapid makeover

Richard Brown describes how he treated a patient with microdontia and crowding, delivering a minimally invasive outcome within just three appointments.

A wise approach?

Kaval Patel considers the problems with treatment of the third molar.

Three new members elected to the FGDP Board and CGDent Council

The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) has announced the results of recent elections to its National Board, with three new members elected and two re-elected.

A blueprint for transition to adult services?

The transition from specialist paediatric dental care to an NHS adult service for children who have suffered a traumatic dental injury (TDI) should be underpinned by an adaptable pathway, according to...

Anterior contact deprogramming

Siddarth Gupta presents a case in which he treated a patient suffering from anterior tooth wear with composite restorations, achieving a functional and aesthetic transformation.

Delivering a predictable outcome

Harrison Child presents a case in which he treated a patient with composite veneers using an injection-mould technique.