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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, 4 (2014)

July 01, 2014
  • Editorial Board
  • Table of Contents
  • Five health care trends and their implications for dental care
  • Overusing technology
  • Student debt
  • Oral pain and drug-seeking behavior
  • Dental materials research
  • Phase-down of mercury
  • Professional misbehavior
  • Dealing with emotional distress
  • What kind of seller are you?
  • Creating value
  • Technological solutions
  • What’s it gonna cost?
  • Consequences of short-term orthodontics
  • Adults lack dental coverage
  • Gender inequalities in oral health
  • Ch-ch-ch-changes
  • Switching to the new technologies
  • Orthodontists' earnings
  • Avoiding drug-drug interactions
  • Preoperative apical periodontitis
  • Erosive wear
  • Technological advances
  • Diagnosing and treating bad breath
  • Maxillary implant overdentures
  • Oral appliance therapy
  • In-office sedation
  • Nonsurgical periodontal treatment and diabetes
  • Screening for diabetes in dental settings
  • Managing fearful or anxious patients
  • Frailty's impact on oral health
  • To extract or implant?
  • To treat or extract and implant
  • Screw or cement retention
  • Prophylactic third molar removal
  • Denture stomatitis treatment
  • Preemptive analgesia
  • Imaging to predict third molar extraction complications
  • Midazolam sedation
  • Energy drinks impair troops
  • Sugar-sweetened beverages
  • Reinforced glass-ionomer restorations
  • Repair of direct composite buildups
  • Interim therapeutic restorations via the virtual dental home
  • Mouth cancer
  • Oral effects of cancer treatment
  • Nitrous oxide−oxygen sedation
  • First visits for children
  • Long-term preventive effects of xylitol
  • Fluoridated salt
  • When to change toothbrushes
  • Power brushing
  • Dental hard tissue effects
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