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Clinical Reports

The following clinical report is a part of vertical ridge augmentation (VRA) case series using different techniques by Drs Chang I C Teoh and Kevin Ng. In this paper, they addressed a vertical bone defect on an area with high aesthetic demands by employing guided bone regeneration (GBR) technique.INTRODUCTIONDental...
Many practitioners face the challenge of finding an imaging system with a larger field of view along with the latest technologies to enable a scalable digital workflow. But the Carestream Dental’s CS 9600 CBCT scanner ticked all the boxes and Dr Antoine Diss, founder of Génération Implant from France,...
By Dr Anna LechnerPatients have expressed their desire to preserve the function and aesthetics of their teeth for a lifetime. Successful endodontic treatments also play a significant role in this. Dr Anna Lechner, endodontist from Darmstadt, Germany, uses three case studies to show the improvements in terms of simplicity,...
By Dr Jörg SchröderCASE DESCRIPTIONThis is a case of a 23-year-old male patient in generally healthy condition. For two to three weeks, the patient suffered from labial pain on tooth 22 upon palpation. There was also a small labial swelling at the apical region.However, during the first...
By Dr Ralph SchönemannINTRODUCTIONThe direct restoration of multiple defects, particularly old restorations with secondary caries, places considerable demands on both the clinician and materials used.Compared with indirect fabricated restorations, the effort is considerably less. Generally, these materials require a temporary restoration as well as a second treatment session...
By Dr Paresh PatelINTRODUCTIONAs the baby boomer population ages, the numbers of edentulous and partially edentulous patients increase since tooth loss and age are related.Whether it is due to neglect, caries, medications or other systemic reasons, patients are coming to practices all over the country needing extractions. Most...
By Dr Marcelo OliveiraHow reliable are your eyes?Implant dentistry requires specific motor skills with an intense and focused vision for several hours consecutively. However, the conditions and obstacles that we usually encounter in the oral cavity can add a considerable burden to our vision and limit our ability to...
By Dr Anand NarvekarIntroductionThe proportion and symmetry of central incisors are paramount to facial beauty and individual characteristics of a smile. Hence, optimal restoration of central incisors (aesthetics and function) without compromising the natural tooth structure remains a challenge in routine clinical practice.In treatment planning, we, as clinicians, often...
By Dr How Kim Chuan, Dr Kevin Ng and Dr Manjusri LimCase descriptionThe male patient was 12 years old at the time of the first presentation and appeared to have delayed dental development. His parents were concerned about his protruding upper incisors.Clinical presentationThe patient was presented with Class...
By Dr Nadeem YounisAssessmentIn this case, a female patient in her late 30s came to the practice to address her following concerns: moderate upper anterior crowding, a discoloured upper left central incisor, and defective composite restorations in the upper central incisors (Fig. 1).Unhappy with the overall aesthetics of her...