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Dentist set patient’s mouth on fire
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Dentist set patient’s mouth on fire

Las Vegas: A lawsuit was recently filed against a Las Vegas dentist who set a 5-year-old girl’s mouth on fire while she underwent a routine dental procedure. The incident took place about a year ago, the Las Vegas girl’s parents took the child to ‘Just For Kids Dentistry & Orthodontics’ to have multiple crowns placed…

Green Dentistry- A new revolution in Dentistry
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Green Dentistry- A new revolution in Dentistry

“Green dentistry” or “eco-friendly dentistry” has been defined as efforts by oral health professionals to reduce the environmental impact of dental practices. The newly evolving arm of green dentistry involves a dedication to sustainability. Green dental health practitioners must take general safety precautions like changing masks and gloves for every patient and careful hand-washing. However…

Dental Breakthrough: Dentists can now make braces in-house
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Dental Breakthrough: Dentists can now make braces in-house

BEIJING- According to sources, Chinese start-up has created a system that allows dentists to make braces in their clinics, a development that could drastically reduce the cost of orthodontics for patients. Transparent and easy-to-carry braces are gaining popularity over traditional and bulkier braces. But such new mouthpiece treatments that use 3D modelling come at hefty…

11 easy steps for healthy teeth
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11 easy steps for healthy teeth

To achieve healthy teeth can take a lifetime of care. It is crucial to take the right steps every day to take care of them and prevent problems. This involves getting the right oral care products, as well as being mindful of one’s daily habits. Following are some ways to keep ones pearly whites stay…

Vaping products- calling for total ban
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Vaping products- calling for total ban

In a recent turn of events, ADA took a new, more aggressive stance against vaping and electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). ADA called for a total ban on any products that have not been approved for tobacco cessation purposes by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The interim policy mirrored similar action taken by the American…

Rubber Dam: An underestimated dental tool
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Rubber Dam: An underestimated dental tool

Germany: The use of rubber dams during endodontic procedures is considered common practice and is recommended by international associations and organisations. However, dental practitioners seem to struggle with its use more than endodontists do. To understand the underlying issues, it is important to note that the use of rubber dams is not mandatory for dentists,…


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