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Issue: Volume 46 Number 7 - July/August 2019

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P605  Editorial:  Advertising Lies by T Burke

Readers will be aware that advertising in Dental Update, and elsewhere, is not peer reviewed, but it could be expected that it would contain – mostly – the truth.   Read more


P607  Guest Editorial:  Defining Beauty: the Hippias Major and Contemporary Musings by FB Naini

Hindsight can be a great teacher. The purpose of this editorial is to outline briefly a 2500-year-old debate about the importance of providing, or at least searching for, accurate definitions, particularly about the nature of beauty, and how the debate is relevant to modern dentistry owing to its...  Read more

P610  Restorative Dentistry/Fixed Prosthodontics:  All-Ceramic Inlays and Onlays for Posterior Teeth by RJ Ibbetson, IR Jones

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The increasing requirement for aesthetic restorations has been matched by the continuing improvements in dental materials and fabrication techniques. These factors have resulted in the development of newer ways of making tooth-coloured restorations for posterior teeth. The value of preserving tooth...  Read more

P626  Paediatric dentistry:  Silver Diamine Fluoride: a Critical Review and Treatment Recommendations by J Patel, RP Anthonappa, NM King

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Over the last decade there has been a renewed interest in the use of Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) as an adjunctive modality in the management of caries among high-risk populations. This review presents the current evidence behind the use of SDF and recommendations for its use in caries management...  Read more

P634  Special Care Dentistry:  Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: a Review by S Nayani, J Dick, C Curl

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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) affects the metabolism of collagen which can have implications throughout the body, impacting on not only the skin, but also the joints, muscles, cardiovascular and gastrointestinal systems. The condition can have dental implications such as poor wound healing, mucosal...  Read more

P646  Orthodontics:  Orthodontic Management of Patients with Autistic Spectrum Disorder by H Ali, B Mushtaq, O Malik

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Autism is a life-long developmental disability that affects how people perceive the world and interact with others. The aetiology of autism has not been clearly identified. Affected individuals experience difficulty in social interaction and changes in their environment. There appears to be a...  Read more

P654  Dental public health:  A Pilot Study to Investigate the Dental Team’s Awareness and Confidence in Advising Patients with Regards to Shisha Smoking by A Noor, F Jahan, B Ahmed, D White

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Water pipe smoking (‘shisha’) is a form of tobacco which has become increasingly popular in the UK, despite its harmful effects. The dental team has a responsibility to be aware of trends in tobacco usage as we become more actively involved in offering smoking cessation advice to patients, an area...  Read more

P662  Periodontics:  The Multifactorial Aetiology of Gingival Overgrowth: a Case Report Illustrating Diagnosis and Management by RY Jablonski, B Rushworth, KA Durey

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Gingival overgrowth is the enlargement of gingival tissues and has various underlying aetiological factors. This case report highlights the multifactorial aetiology of gingival overgrowth for a patient who was prescribed an immunosuppressive strategy following renal transplantation, had poor levels...  Read more

P672  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery:  Primary B-Cell Lymphoma of the Mandible: a Potentially Difficult Diagnosis by H King, S Rogers

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There are many causes of a persistent unilateral numbness of the lower lip. A case report of a 34-year-old normally fit and well male, whose symptoms of numbness of the mandibular division of the right trigeminal nerve represented the rare diagnosis of a primary B-cell lymphoma of the mandible, is...  Read more

P676  Oral surgery:  Autologous Blood Products and their Role within Dentistry by A Razzak, S Jenkins, K Smart

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Use of autologous blood products, such as platelet rich plasma (PRP) and platelet rich fibrin (PRF) is increasing within the field of dentistry. Such products aim to promote bone regeneration which is valuable in a range of procedures, including implant placement, post tooth extraction, and...  Read more

P684  Oral medicine:  A Palatal Myoepithelioma by A Bains, T Dennis, D Doumpiotis

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This case report demonstrates the management of a myoepithelioma in the minor salivary glands of the palate. Myoepitheliomas are rare, benign, salivary gland tumours which usually affect the parotid glands. The rare neoplasms only account for 1−1.5% of all salivary gland neoplasms. This case...  Read more

P686  General Practice:  Motivational Interviewing in Managing Dental Caries in Children by N Bhujel, S Rajan

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Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a person-centred behavioural management technique that is valuable in prevention in healthcare including dentistry. This useful tool increases the motivation of patients and their carers and has been incorporated in the professional guidelines for the prevention of...  Read more

P693  'I Learnt About Dentistry From That':  UR6 MB Root Displaced into the Sinus by Anon

Readers are encouraged to submit clinical experiences, good and bad, in a culture of open reporting, so that other clinicians will learn from these experiences. Unlike articles in Dental Update, in which published articles are peer reviewed by two experts in the field of the article, this page is...  Read more

P694  Technique Tips:  Adjunctive Orthodontic Photographic Views – Widening the Frame by H Singh, P Kapoor, P Sharma, RK Maurya, T Mittal

Clinical photography involving a series of extra-oral and intra-oral views plays an indispensable role in contemporary orthodontic diagnosis, treatment planning and case documentation.  Read more