BioRoot® RCS is a paradigm shift for root canal obturation possible?
Introduction The introduction of hydraulic calcium silicate materials for use as root canal sealers was the last development of the original mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) formulation. The first paper reported the use of MTA as a root canal sealer in conjunction with gutta-percha (1). The use of MTA as a sealer resulted in the formation of mineralized tissues and thus it was the first study to look into the process of biomineraliza...Learn more
How to avoid the endless cycle of dentophobia?
Children being afraid to go to the dentist is a common situation. Unfortunately, this fear can sometimes be unwittingly reinforced by parents who also suffer from dentophobia or anxiety. All of this can lead to an endless cycle… In this video, the two doctors are talking about the children’s fear of dentists and about how to avoid it by working on the perception of the dentist by children but a...Learn more
Root Canal Obturation: No Stress! There’s an Optimal Solution
Endo procedures can be stressful for all dentists, no matter their expertise level. Many difficulties come into play, especially during the root canal obturation procedure. We asked endodontists to share their experiences with RCT with a focus on the obturation procedure. What are the main challenges and how can dentists overcome them for easier, stress-free root canal obturation? Endo causes stress, even for specialists &...Learn more
Vital Pulp Therapy, a Highly Effective Treatment - Testimonial & case report by Jenner Argueta D.D.S. - M.Sc.
Introduction A high percentage of the population decides to visit the dentist when their teeth are considerably affected by caries. In many cases, the patients opt for early extraction of teeth due to the costs of root canal therapy and the posterior restoration process (1, 2). The importance of keeping the pulp-dentin complex vital, the search for alternatives to root canal therapy, and the clinical application of minimally invasive den...Learn more