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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 (2016)

July 21, 2016
  • “Putting money where your mouth is”
  • Periodontal care-health care cost connection
  • Changing water fluoridation levels
  • Oral hygiene during orthodontic treatment
  • Keep the ones you’ve got
  • Taking evidence-based advice
  • Table of Contents
  • Editorial Board
  • Dental World
  • Dental applications of 3D printing
  • Mouthguards
  • Awareness of TMD management options
  • Soft denture liners
  • Oral appliances
  • Caries around primary tooth restorations
  • Recall for periodontal maintenance
  • Probiotic therapy for peri-implant mucositis
  • Adding antibiotics to scaling and root planing
  • Enamel defects in young patients
  • Culture’s effect on pain sensitivity
  • Orthognathic surgery candidates
  • Coronal pulpotomy treatment
  • Mandated reporting
  • Adjunctive antibiotics and antimicrobials for peri-implantitis
  • Peri-implantitis
  • Identifying vertical root fractures
  • Direct access to care for nursing home residents
  • Whitestrips versus whitening trays
  • Sodium hypochlorite to clean dentures
  • Digital dentures
  • Arresting dentin caries in preschool children
  • Progression on surfaces with inactive caries
  • Opioid pain relievers
  • Anesthetizing mandibular molars
  • Treating diabetic patients
  • Zirconia-based single crowns
  • Radiographs don’t tell the whole story
  • Implant-supported mandibular overdentures
  • Peri-implantitis risk factors
  • Open contacts
  • Repair or replace?
  • Composite restorations for worn teeth
  • Managing tooth wear
  • Resin composite restoration longevity
  • Laminate and non-laminate resin composite restorations
  • Electronic options for patient records
  • Handovers
  • Directing marketing efforts
  • Ending the doctor-patient relationship
  • Reimbursement
  • Costly assumptions regarding employment
  • Measuring patient safety interventions
  • Practitioners’ views of patient safety
  • Addressing human errors
  • Call to action
  • Business growth report
  • Indicators for dental expenditure change
  • Payment and delivery models
  • Implementing caries research findings
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    Dental World Submission Due Dates:

    2015 May/June Issue: 4/14/15

    2015 September/October Issue: 8/14/15

    2015 November/December Issue: 10/14/15

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