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Pulpotomy in mature permanent teeth: a new era of minimally invasive endodontics

The long-held belief that root canal treatment (RCTx) is the only therapeutic option for the preservation of vital mature permanent teeth diagnosed with irreversible pulpitis or carious pulp exposure is being challenged by emerging clinical and histologic evidence....

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in dentistry

To enhance patient outcomes, diagnosis, and treatment planning in dentistry, artificial intelligence (AI) is being used more and more. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the ability of machines to accomplish tasks that normally require human intelligence. Although AI is...

The rise of regenerative dentistry

In all medical specialties, including dentistry, regenerative medicine has attracted considerable interest and has been a hot topic since its inception. However, advances and innovations in basic research don't always translate into routine clinical practice. One of...

Saliva-based testing, JADA’s latest addition to its Oral Science Trends series

Clinical applications of saliva-based testing will be made easier by advances in saliva research, according to the cover story of the August issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association. The authors had stated that “Each day, humans produce approximately...

Teledentistry from research to clinical practice

The ideal dental relationship has traditionally occurred face-to-face (or, to be more precise, masked face to open mouth), but modern technology now allows dentists to communicate with patients and even conduct examinations from a distance using teledentistry. Due to...

Dentists’ improper antibiotic prescriptions have a $30 million cost in the USA

Not just in terms of misuse and potential patient health effects, inappropriate antibiotic prescribing at dental appointments is a problem. It's a costly mistake, as it could cost the US healthcare system and its patients up to $31 million in excess. More than 80% of...

ADA releases new clinical practice guideline on caries restorations

A new clinical practice guideline on restorative treatments for caries lesions has been released by the American Dental Association, and it suggests more conservative methods of removing carious tissue may reduce the risk of side effects. 16 recommendations are...

Time to act for better oral health in Iraq

The Platform for Better Oral Health in Europe was launched as a joint initiative created to respond a Call to Action for Better Oral Health by EU, and the EFP also began the membership process in 2022. The platform seeks to: Encourage oral health and the...

EFP points out the importance of collaboration between periodontists and family doctors

In a recent study “Association between periodontal diseases and cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and respiratory diseases” published in The Journal of Clinical Periodontology which is the consensus report of the Joint Workshop by the EFP and WONCA Europe, the authors...

Study suggests that regular brushing of the teeth can help diabetics maintain better glycemic control

According to a recent study, people with Type 2 diabetes who regularly brush their teeth have better glycemic control and oral health outcomes. A number of doctors at the American Dental Association and MedStar Diabetes Institute conducted a systematic scoping review...

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in dentistry

To enhance patient outcomes, diagnosis, and treatment planning in dentistry, artificial intelligence (AI) is being used more and more. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the ability of machines to accomplish tasks that normally require human intelligence. Although AI is...

The rise of regenerative dentistry

In all medical specialties, including dentistry, regenerative medicine has attracted considerable interest and has been a hot topic since its inception. However, advances and innovations in basic research don't always translate into routine clinical practice. One of...

Teledentistry from research to clinical practice

The ideal dental relationship has traditionally occurred face-to-face (or, to be more precise, masked face to open mouth), but modern technology now allows dentists to communicate with patients and even conduct examinations from a distance using teledentistry. Due to...

ADA releases new clinical practice guideline on caries restorations

A new clinical practice guideline on restorative treatments for caries lesions has been released by the American Dental Association, and it suggests more conservative methods of removing carious tissue may reduce the risk of side effects. 16 recommendations are...

Time to act for better oral health in Iraq

The Platform for Better Oral Health in Europe was launched as a joint initiative created to respond a Call to Action for Better Oral Health by EU, and the EFP also began the membership process in 2022. The platform seeks to: Encourage oral health and the...