Articles, Dentistry

Screw or cement retained restorations?

Dominic Hassall discusses the difference between screw and cement retained restorations. Complications may arise in the surgical phase of implant treatment with failure of integration or damage to vital structures, or there may also be late complications that are either mechanical or biological (including aesthetic). A full assessment of the medical history and dental condition

Articles, Dentistry

LDCs create alternative dental contract

Dentistry reports on an exercise pitting prototype dental contracts against ACRs. There is a strong rumour the new prototype reformed contracts are to be announced very soon. Against the backdrop of recent engagement exercises, groups of local dental committees have developed a framework for an alternative reformed contract (ACR). So what are the differences? The

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BDA welcomes new guidance on preventing tooth decay in children

The British Dental Association (BDA) welcomes new guidance published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to help local authorities tackle high levels of tooth decay in children. Around £30 million is spent every year in England to remove decayed teeth in young people under 18 years. The BDA urges government and

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Cure-thru Integrapost is available in individual pouches

Premier Dental Products has announced Cure-thru Integrapost is now available in individual pouches. Cure-thru Integrapost provides easy identification with written details of the post on one side and a see-through panel on the opposing side for visual inspection. The discrete unit packaging keeps the post clean and protected and easy to distribute to multiple operatories.

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Journey to the future

After visiting one of Hague Dental’s UK showrooms, FMC’s Carlotta Eden demonstrates how the company seem to have just about every aspect of practice development under one roof. The first thing I noted about Hague Dental’s Horsham showroom was its woody, secluded location, offering a calming influence on customers looking to make their first purchase,

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Buying a dental chair for my practice… the decision-making process

A case study from Dr Ihsan Khaliq, principal dental surgeon at Bawtry Dental Aesthetic and Implant Clinic. Dr Khaliq graduated from Kings College London and has since furthered his training at the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute (UCL). When choosing a treatment unit for my practice, I looked at all the options from various manufacturers and was disappointed to find a limited choice that combined