NYON, Switzerland: In a recent blog post, Swiss company EMS Electro Medical Systems spoke about the great challenges the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has posed for dental practices. Dental aerosols can present a health risk, as the virus can be detected in the area of the mouth, nose and throat. Therefore, EMS is providing useful information on the subject of aerosols.
With 22 years of experience as a dental therapist and hygienist, Andrew Terry is a lecturer at the University of Sydney’s School of Dentistry in Australia. In a free webinar on Thursday, 23 April, he will demonstrate how dentists can utilise PIEZON ultrasonic scaling tools to enhance their treatment techniques and protocols. In the lead-up to the presentation, Terry shared some details of the upcoming webinar with Dental Tribune International.
In a free Swiss Dental Academy webinar on Thursday, Feb. 27, host Melissa Obrotka will be providing educational insights on the stages of Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) that could help the entire dental team. According to Obrotka, despite the thousands of dollars invested in implantology, professionals still struggle with a standardized protocol backed by science to assist the clinician’s ability to establish early prevention detection as well as painless, proficient and effective long-term therapy options.
Preventative care for the orthodontic patient can be a stressful experience for a dental clinician and patient. With a much larger surface area for biofilm to adhere to and with orthodontic appliances making it harder for the clinician to perform their care, it can often lead to an appointment where not all the biofilm is removed and the clinician is feeling stressed. Treatment doesn’t have to be this way, using the GBT protocol for orthodontic treatment can change the experience to a positive one for both the clinician and the patient
In der Behandlung zum Thema „Prophylaxe und PZR heute – in Zeiten von Corona“ stellt Adina Mauder, Dentalhygienikerin (DH) und Swiss Dental Academy (SDA) Trainerin ein systematisches und risikoorientiertes Ablauf-Protokoll für die Recall-Sitzung – die „Guided Biofilm Therapy“ – vor.
Contemporary restorative dentistry relies on developing the best possible adhesive interface between the tooth structure and the restoration. Key to this is creating the ideal tooth surface to ensure optimal mechanical and chemical bonding when using adhesive restorative materials.