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Dental Update Study Day

For the second year running, BDIA Dental Showcase will be hosting the highly respected Dental Update Study Day on Thursday, 19th October

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Article: Volume 44 Number 7 Page 631 - July/August 2017

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  Dent Update 2017; 44: 631-635

Restorative dentistry:  Complications of an Ageing Dentition Part 3: Overview and Case Report

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Abstract: This is the third, and final, part of this three-part series. The first paper discussed the occlusal and cracked tooth aetiological factors which may be responsible for restoration failure. The second paper discussed the restorative options with regards to cracked and root-treated teeth. This paper will provide an overview of the previous two papers and conclude with a case report.

Clinical relevance: Failure of amalgam restorations is a commonly encountered clinical problem in general practice and no one case is the same. Therefore, a competent diagnosis and implementation of the most appropriate, minimally invasive treatment option requires an adequate knowledge of current literature.

Author notes: Bryan Daniel Murchie, BDS, MJDF RCPS, PgCert(Implant), MSc(Rest Dent), General Dental Practitioner, Aberdeen, UK.

Objective: To understand the differential diagnoses associated with a failed amalgam restoration, the relevant treatment solutions and the associated complications.

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