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Accuracy of acetate overlays in bite mark comparison: How accurate is an ideal bite pattern?
(South African Dental Association, 2017)
Forensically, a bite mark on human skin is reliant on the matching of the alignment and position of the dentition of the perpetrator with the bruise pattern inflicted by the bite. If there is more than one suspect, the ...
Local anaesthetics in dentistry: A series
Failure in local anaesthesia in dentistry is not uncommon with failure rates ranging approximately between 15% and 30%, especially for the inferior alveolar nerve block (IANB). In fact of all the nerve blocks which may ...
Local anaesthetics in dentistry - Part 3: Vasoconstrictors in local anaesthetics
Vasoconstrictors like adrenaline in local anaesthetics are associated with more drug interactions than any other drug in Dentistry1 with an incidence of adverse reactions ranging from 2.5%-11%.2 Therefore, understanding ...
Insights into the clinical effectiveness of whitening products. Part 2 Dentist-supervised-at-home LED gel bleaching product
This section of the report is about the success of a dentist-supervised-at home LED gel tooth whitener, giving the results of a clinical study. The product (LED light gel with 44% carbamide peroxide) was applied by the ...
Local anaesthetics in dentistry - Part 2: Choice of local anaesthetic agent
Currently, in general dentistry the most commonly used local anaesthetic agents are 2% lignocaine (Xylotox, Adcock Ingram; Xylesthesin, 3M) with 1:80000 adrenaline content, 3% mepivicaine (Carbocaine) without a ...