Dental News Archive

Dentist Sued $675,000 for dropping a Dental File down the patients throat

An elderly man from Illinois, Hoffman Estates who had undergone a Root canal procedure back in 2014 in Des Plaines has sued the dentist for leaving behind a Dental File which had slipped down his throat into his stomach. The patient Kanusz Pawlowicz, said, “(I saw her) looking around me, looking at my clothes, on the [&hellip

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Chemicals in Packaged Food found to be dangerous to Children’s Teeth

Packaged food has been around from quite sometime and it we can be sure that there are chemicals which are used to keep the food last longer. Recent studies by Dr. Katia Jedeon of French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) and colleagues have found two chemicals used in food packaging which might [&hellip

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Effects of E-cigarettes on Oral cavity are alarming

Smoking e-cigarettes is thought of as a safer alternative to tobacco but recent studies suggest that it does a lot of harm to oral cavity than what was expected. E-cigarettes have been useful in countering the effects of tobacco in many smokers but with recent studies showing many toxic substances and nanoparticles in e-cigarettes which are [&hellip

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Dental Implant found in Sinus cavity

When a 57 year-old woman in Italy was facing constant pain and inflamed Sinuses along with facial pain and visited a doctor, she was in for a shock when the CT Scan showed a Dental Implant in the left Sinus located beside the left eye. The 2-centimeter long metal object was identified as a Dental [&hellip

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Wisdom Teeth have been Shrinking in size due to Evolution

Wisdom teeth has always been a misleading name, we do not know if it brings wisdom or not but surely brings pain in certain cases when the is an impaction. With Evolution, there are many changes which are seen leading to the problems arising with Wisdom teeth. With evolution, there is a decrease in size [&hellip

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A 9-year old boy with Hyperdontia has around 300 teeth

You know how bad it is when you start getting your third molar and if it is impacted or stuck in your jaw because of lack of space it is a nightmare. Now imagine having around 300 such teeth in your jaw, a 9-year old boy from Barangay Looc, Dumanjug, Cebu named Johncris Carl Quirante [&hellip

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Bluetooth-enabled SmartByte retainer to improve patient compliance

For Orthodontic patients the use of a dental retainer is of utmost importance to improve the success rate of the treatment being offered. As we all know that the use and success of retainer’s depends on the patient compliance and in many cases we see that the patient neglect wearing the appliance and this leads [&hellip

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False Teeth / Denture stuck in mans throat for five days

When a 55-year-old man went to the Hospital complaining about difficulty in swallowing and cough for some days. The patient and the Doctors were expecting it to be health issue, but with some investigation they find out that the patient had suffered a seizure 5 days back and lost part of the removable denture. Without [&hellip

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Mayfair Dentist cures Khan the Tiger’s toothache with 45-minute procedure

When a Tiger having a 13cm of five-inch-long tooth gets pain gets infected the result is not going to be good, the same was seen in Kahn a 200kg male tiger from the Noah’s Ark Zoo in Bristol. the Zoo officials were fast to spot that the reason for the grumpiness of the Bengal Tiger [&hellip

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Largest Dental Museum in Asia opened in Mahidol University

In an area covering 620 square meters sponsored by the royal family, the first of its kind Dental museum probably the largest museum in Asia was opened to public in Mahidol University in Bangkok. It is named as “Sirindhorn Dental Museum”. The museum mainly comprises of five main exhibits which are aimed at improving and [&hellip

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Wisdom Tooth Extraction done by a Robot on a human patient in Tokyo

For the first time a Robot which has been designed and programmed to remove Wisdom has performed a Wisdom tooth removal procedure on a live patient in a dental chair. This operation took place in a local clinic in Tokyo last Tuesday. The patient who participated for the surgery or we must say experiment was [&hellip

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Bioresorbable scaffold generated by 3D Printing for Periodontal repair

Recently a publication in the Internationa and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) regarding the use of a 3D printed scaffold for Periodontal tissue engineering in a human patient, along with a review of 3D printing for Oral and Carniofacial tissue engineering sheds light on the advancements of 3D Printing and its uses in Dentistry. [&hellip

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Teenage Girl dies after cardiac arrest during Wisdom tooth removal

A 17 year old girl from Minnesota died on Monday after a week long battle suffering from Cardiac Arrest while undergoing Wisdom Tooth removal surgery. Sydney Gallager the patient was having Wisdom tooth removal surgery which was a routine procedure. There were sudden complications as “her blood pressure shot up and her pulse dropped and [&hellip

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Patient recollects Two years with Broken Dental Drill in Pre Molar

A Female patient who had went to get Root Canal treatment done to her lower pre molar was left with two years of suffering as said by the patient. According to the patient there was a Dental Drill broken and lodged deep inside her teeth as told by the dentist who was performing the treatment [&hellip

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