SCIENTIFIC UPDATE

December 2, 2022

The prosthetics society recommends the article "Critical review about two myths in fixed dental prostheses: Full-Coverage vs. Resin-Bonded, non-Cantilever vs. Cantilever" (From Mine A, Fujisawa M, Miura S, Yumitate M, Ban S, Yamanaka A, Ishida M, Takebe J, Yatani H.) "In a world full of implants, adhesive bridges may deserve a chance. According to studies, adhesive bridges in extension in the anterior region for single edentulous spaces have higher 10-year success rates compared to prosthetic restorations on implants."

September 20, 2022

The Prosthetics Society invites you to read an exceptional article published in 2022 in Periodontology 2000, a journal ranked 2nd in the specialty journal rankings. The concepts in the article are very important for us as prosthetists in establishing the treatment plan for an increasing number of patients presenting with peri-implantitis.

July 11, 2022

Dr. Cristina Bodnar recommend one articol de Frank Spear which addresses a current issue in the prosthetic planning of clinical cases in patients with fixed partial dentures that need replacement. The author presents an evaluation algorithm based on important decision factors, guiding whether to restore the conventional fixed prosthesis or recommend implant-supported prosthetics for edentulous gaps and individual crowns on abutment teeth.

May 22, 2022

Dr. Mihaela Pantea recommends "Conservative approach to the restoration of vital teeth affected by severe tissue wear", an article describing a complete oral rehabilitation, including progressive increase of occlusal vertical dimension and conservative prosthetic treatment, maintaining dental pulp vitality, for a patient with generalized dental wear.

April 17, 2022

Dr. Mihaela Pantea recommends an article describing a digital workflow that includes: intraoral scanning, computer-aided design (CAD), and subtractive and additive manufacturing procedures "Digital tools and 3D printing technologies integrated into the workflow of restorative treatment: a clinical report. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry".

April 4, 2022

Dr Andrei Macris recommends an article presenting a comparative study evaluating the scanning accuracy per arch for 9 intraoral scanners and 4 laboratory scanners. "Comparison of Full Arch Trueness and Precision of Nine Intra-Oral Digital Scanners and Four Lab Digital Scanners".

March 22, 2022

Dr. Cristina Bodnar recommend one article which presents a clinical case of severe allergy in a patient with a provisional surgical prosthesis made of PMMA, applied after maxillary resection for the treatment of squamous cell carcinoma. The patient developed extensive allergic stomatitis in the oropharynx, confirmed by specific laboratory tests, which indicated the recommended material for reconstructing the provisional prosthesis - urethane dimethacrylate.

March 14, 2022

Dr. Luminița Oancea recommends an article discussing and illustrating clinical guidelines, advantages, and limitations of fixed prosthesis designs in cases of unfavorable implant placement in terms of position and angulation. "A case series and clinical guidelines".

March 7, 2022

Dr. Sergiu Rădulescu recommends "A digital workflow with computer-assisted implant planning for fabricating an impression splinting framework and custom tray for multiple implants", an article presenting a digital workflow for planning and manufacturing the surgical implant placement guide, an immobilization splint, and an individual tray for analog impressions in the case of fixed prosthetic restorations supported by multiple dental implants."

February 28, 2022

Dr. Andrei Macris recommends ”Angulated Screw Channel Solutions in implant dentistry – When do we use them?”, an article presenting a modern screwing solution for fixed prosthetic restorations on implants in the frontal area, using modified screwdrivers that allow for creating access channels to implants from the lingual surface of crowns, at an angle of up to 30 degrees.

February 21, 2022

Dr. Mihaela Pantea recommends "Planning and executing a difficult case in a full digital workflow", an article presenting the complete oral rehabilitation of a complex clinical case using digital workflow and monolithic fixed prosthetic restorations.

February 14, 2022

Dr. Tudor Spînu recommends "Contour management of implant restorations for optimal emergence profiles: guidelines for immediate and delayed provisional restorations", an article in which Oscar González-MartínErnesto LeeArnold WeisgoldMario Veltri și Huan Su suggests solutions for optimizing the emergence profile of implant restorations through specific interventions on provisional restorations.

February 7, 2022

Dr. George Ion recommends "Using CAD/CAM–Modified Correlation Mode to Produce Laminate Veneers: A Six-Month Case Report", an article presenting the use of digital dentistry in obtaining ceramic veneers to enhance aesthetic outcomes in the frontal area.

January 25, 2022

Dr. Cristina Bodnar recommends "Dental-gingival remodeling with BOPT no-prep veneers", an article addressing a new biological concept for preparing the cervical margin in fixed prosthetic restorations, which allows stable clinical and aesthetic outcomes over time at the restoration-gingival margin interface, through a minimally invasive technique involving biological structures.

January 17, 2022

Dr. Sergiu Rădulescu recommends the article "Implant-supported overdenture artopic maxilla: A case series", proposing the creation of a maxillary overdenture with horizontal insertion, anchored on severe edentulous ridges.

January 10, 2022

Dr. Cristina Bodnar recommends "Endocrown: Conservative Treated Teeth- A Case Report", an article describing step-by-step the clinical resolution through a minimally invasive method of an upper molar with advanced coronal destruction.

January 3, 2022

Dr. Luminița Oancea recommends an article describing a virtual planning and guidance possibility for natural tooth contouring, aiming to achieve minimally invasive preparations.