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Issue: Volume 46 Number 5 - May 2019

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P405  Guest Editorial:  Whole Mouth Health by E Cotroneo

In 2016, the FDI received global approval and acceptance on the updated definition of oral health, which provides precision and clarity to its diverse aspects, including related research, education, practice, policy and advocacy.  Read more

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P406  Oral surgery:  The Prevention and Management of Distal Cervical Caries of the Mandibular Second Molar by LW McArdle

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Distal Cervical Caries (DCC) of the mandibular second molar has become a more frequent complication of third molar impaction as a direct consequence of the introduction of NICE’s guidance on the management of wisdom teeth. NICE’s tenet that disease free impacted third molars can be retained is...  Read more

P412  Implant Dentistry:  A Guide to Implant Dentistry Part 1: Treatment Planning by D Chatzistavrianou, PHR Wilson, P Taylor

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Implant rehabilitation is considered a predictable treatment modality to replace single and multiple missing units, with high survival rates. Technical and biological complications are commonly encountered and careful treatment planning, restorative-driven implant placement and long-term...  Read more

P428  Special Care Dentistry:  Providing Dental Care in Prisons by P Howard

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This paper will summarize some of the clinical and organizational challenges for dentists and dental care professionals who are interested in working in custodial environments. This briefly covers some of the difficulties and pressures that the dental team face in providing dental care within these...  Read more

P438  Restorative dentistry:  Managing ‘Last Tooth in the Arch Syndrome’ and Restoring Retruded Contact Position by K Ali, T Addison

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Occlusally challenging scenarios can arise during the restoration of teeth involved in the patient’s Retruded Contact Position (RCP). During preparation of a tooth that provides the RCP, practitioners may encounter problems whereby they lose occlusal clearance to place an occlusal coverage...  Read more

P450  Prosthodontics:  Prosthetic Rehabilitation for a Patient with Systemic Sclerosis and Sjögren’s Syndrome: A Clinical Report and Review by F Oluwajana, L Ferguson, P Wragg

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Systemic sclerosis, although a rare disease, has numerous direct and indirect effects on the oral cavity. This article aims to inform clinicians of the signs and symptoms they may see in patients with the disease and the impact it can have on dental management. The main effect, microstomia, is not...  Read more

P462  Paediatric and General Dentistry:  Marked Extrinsic Staining following Microabrasion: a Case Report of a Boy with Dental Fluorosis by NN Lygidakis, K Harley

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A 12-year-old boy, born and raised in Iran, presented with dental fluorosis affecting all his teeth. The defects were predominantly opaque white in appearance with brown opacities on the maxillary central incisors. The treatment plan entailed microabrasion of the maxillary central incisors followed...  Read more

P466  Prosthodontics:  Complete Denture Series Part 1: Referrals for Complete Dentures – Identifying the Reasons by W Leyssen, S Jayachandran, AD Walmsley

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General dental practitioners (GDPs) continue to refer edentulous patients to secondary care for advice and treatment. The clinical records of edentulous patients referred to Birmingham Dental Hospital were reviewed to determine the common problems encountered by GDPs when constructing complete...  Read more

P473  Oral Surgery/Orthodontics:  Surgical/Orthodontic Management of a Large Mandibular Odontogenic Keratocyst (OKC) by A Atwal, H Cottom, P Doyle, J Sandler

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The odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) is the third most common cyst of the jaw. OKCs are benign developmental cysts that are often locally destructive and large at presentation. They are usually identified during radiographic examination and require appropriate treatment planning to ensure optimal care....  Read more

P480  Periodontics:  Juice Powder Concentrates: Nutritional Supplements in Periodontology by DS Raindi, I Chapple

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Periodontitis is a ubiquitous, chronic inflammatory condition of the tooth-supporting apparatus. Various risk factors/indicators are associated with periodontal diseases, including nutritional status. With oxidative stress driving periodontal inflammation there is credibility in considering...  Read more

P488  Orthodontics:  Clinical Audit: The Importance of Early Detection and Referral of Impacted Maxillary Canines by O Aiyegbusi, S Nandra

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A retrospective clinical audit was conducted to analyse referrals for impacted maxillary canines received by the Orthodontic Department of Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn. The primary aim of the audit was to determine if patients with impacted maxillary canines were referred at the appropriate...  Read more

P496  Technique Tips:  Things are not Always What Patients Think! by P Sands

Most practising clinicians have had patients phone the practice saying, ‘My crown has come off’, only to find that, when they attend, it’s not just the crown but the entire crown, core and sometimes tooth substance too.  Read more

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