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Issue: Volume 49 Number 5 - May 2022

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P367  Editorial:  Runny or not? by FJT Burke

When designing resin composite materials, manufacturers have to balance, among other things, the degree of filler loading, filler particle size and resin viscosity, given that these are factors in the viscosity/runniness of the material, although viscosity-modifying resins can also be added.   Read more


P371  Restorative dentistry:  Revisiting the Functionally Generated Path Technique: Is this an Aid to Predictable Digital Occlusal Design? Part 1: Introduction and Background by T Bereznicki, R Patel, M Clark

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Registering a pre-existing occlusal scheme is paramount to the long-term success of a fixed restoration(s) and a requirement when working conformatively, whether in analogue or digital format. Part 1 of this two-part series highlights those occlusal schemes that provide difficulties using...  Read more

P380  TMD and Physical Therapies:  Temporomandibular Disorders. Part 2: Non-surgical Management by E Foster-Thomas, M James, C Crawford, P Clarke, F Oluwajana, C Lancel

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For optimal success, a multidisciplinary team approach that uses a combination of non-surgical treatment modalities is recommended in the care of TMD patients. In this article, the second in a series of six focusing on the diagnosis and management of temporomandibular disorders (TMD), the...  Read more

P388  Special Care Dentistry:  Cannulation: An Update for Dentists by B Zaidman, S Spence, C Boynton, D Lewis

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Peripheral venous cannulation is a skill dentists may require in hospital jobs and sedation practice. This article provides a comprehensive overview of the technique, equipment, relative contraindications and potential complications.   Read more

P395  Paediatric dentistry:  Common Dental Anomalies affecting Patients with Cleft Lip and Palate by R Sanghvi, N Bhujel

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Patients with cleft lip and/or palate (CLP) have increased experience of dental anomalies compared to unaffected individuals. This article describes the common dental anomalies, namely, enamel defects, hypodontia, anomalies in tooth shape or form, supernumerary teeth, ectopic and impacted teeth,...  Read more

P403  Oral medicine:  An Overview of the Diagnosis and Management of Non-neoplastic Salivary Gland Pathologies by N Sethi, A Joelle Booth, N Pate, G Merrick

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Salivary gland pathologies can be caused by obstruction, inflammation, bacterial or viral infections and neoplasia. Patients can present with acute or chronic presentations of salivary gland disease. Salivary gland disorders can have a significant impact on a patient’s systemic health, oral health...  Read more

P409  Restorative dentistry:  An Update on Radiation Caries by H Bradley, K Cowan, B Owen, S Rahma, W Keys

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Radiation caries describes the rapid onset and progression of dental caries in patients who have received radiotherapy to the head and neck. The combination of salivary gland damage resulting in hyposalivation and a cariogenic diet can have catastrophic consequences with a considerable impact on...  Read more

P416  Endodontics:  Surgical Endodontics under the Microscope: Principles and Practice by F Javed, S Habib, R Ghafoor

The direct operating microscope has completely revolutionized the field of endodontics, leading to increased success in both non-surgical and surgical cases. In low- and middle-income countries, microsurgical endodontics is still a developing field and procedures that fall within this category...  Read more

P424  Caries Management:  Minimum Intervention Oral Care Delivery for Children: Developing the Oral Healthcare Team by S Young, B Dawett, A Gallie, A Banerje, C Deery

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This article discusses the potential use of the oral healthcare team in the delivery of minimum intervention oral care (MIOC) for caries management in children. It summarizes opportunities and difficulties, both evidenced and anticipated, in the context of general dental practice in the UK. Given...  Read more

P432  COVID-19 Commentary:  SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Variant and the Future of the Pandemic by L Samaranayake

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Global infections with the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 have now superseded all other similar variant infections we have witnessed thus far. The current global wave mainly caused by a descendant of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant, called BA.2, is the most prevalent in UK, and has a natural history...  Read more

P437  Technique Tips:  Lateral Thinking: The Laterally Closed Tunnel Technique for Root Coverage. A Case Series by DS Raindi, H Halai

The laterally closed tunnel is a novel technique to achieve root coverage over narrow recession defects. This article presents three clinical cases completed in private practice settings demonstrating positive outcomes using the technique for both single and multiple recession defects in the...  Read more

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