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Dental World

Published quarterly, Dental World includes news of the Academy, its Foundation, and its Regions and Sections in the United States and abroad. This offical newsletter of the Pierre Fauchard Academy contains news of individual members throughout the world, announcements of meetings, abstracts of selected articles from the world of dentistry with comments, reviews of books written by PFA members, and occasional editorials.  Dental World appears four times a year as an insert in Dental Abstracts which is distributed bimonthly as part of the membership benefits to Fellows of the Academy.

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Dental Abstracts

Dental Abstracts is the official publication of the Pierre Fauchard Academy.  Information from around the globe is presented in this bimonthly publication featuring approximately 50 abstracts from key articles in dentistry. Dental Abstracts keeps dentists informed of developments and advances in general dentistry and its specialties in an easy-to-read, abstract format. Graphs, tables, and figures that have appeared in original articles are also included. This time-saving publication covers topics such as guided tissue regeneration, treatments for anterior single tooth implants, clinical evaluation of dentin bonding agents, and more.

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Dental Abstracts Issue

Dental Abstracts 59, 2 (2014)

March 01, 2014
  • Editorial Board
  • Table of Contents
  • Please remember that both men and women can be victims of intimate partner violence
  • Improving global oral health
  • Tips to good health—or maybe not
  • Marketing online
  • Corporate dentistry
  • Justifiable criticism
  • Checking advertising claims
  • When the “bad guys” outweigh the “good”
  • Losing our focus
  • Costs of odontogenic infections
  • Oral healthcare system overhaul
  • Personalized health care in dentistry
  • Implants and irradiation
  • Interactions with dental drugs
  • Predictive values
  • Single-file root canal technique
  • Posterior lithium disilicate crowns
  • Digital impression systems
  • Principles and implementation of MID
  • Dental industry influences
  • Needlestick and infection exposures
  • Oral leukoplakia
  • Ibuprofen and acetaminophen
  • Managing fearful patients
  • Excessive gingival display
  • Over 60 means fewer hangovers
  • Adolescent bruxism
  • Caries after periodontal treatment
  • Vitamin D
  • Probiotics and periodontal disease
  • Aggressive periodontitis and orthodontic treatment
  • Cognitive decline
  • Tooth brushing frequency
  • Incomplete caries removal
  • Local anesthetic−related trigeminal nerve injuries
  • Face-bow transfer
  • Post-endodontic restorations and fractures
  • Amalgam−composite resin restorations
  • Emergency care of traumatic dental injuries
  • Hypotonia and amelogenesis imperfecta
  • Healthier today than yesterday
  • Duty beyond patients
  • First impressions
  • First dental visit
  • Services delivered in dental clinics
  • Time and productivity losses
  • Heavy dental service use
  • Updating the Hippocratic Oath
  • Ethical decisions
  • Ethical challenges
  • Periodontal diagnosis
  • Assessment of caries risk
  • Inferior alveolar nerve damage
  • Longevity of resin composite restorations
  • Xerostomia treatments
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