Issue 2/2019

In this issue you find the following Subjects:

  • Effectiveness of the “CIOTIPlus”- system on cleaning of approximal surfaces
  • In vitro wear of two bioactive composites and a glass ionomer cement
  • Reproducibility and reliability of intraoral spectrophotometers
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table of contents (2/2019)

Original Articles

  • Effectiveness of the “CIOTIPlus”- system on cleaning of approximal surfaces

    Introduction: An efficient removal of biofilm plays a major role in the prevention of caries as well as gingivitis and periodontitis. In this respect, besides the professional hygiene measures performed in the...

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  • Reproducibility and reliability of intraoral spectrophotometers

    Introduction: In the 1990s computerized tooth colour measuring instruments were introduced on to the dental market that facilitated the practical recording of tooth shades in everyday practice. This experimental...

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Case Report

  • Glide path and root canal preparation in reciprocating motion: root canal treatment of a mandibular premolar with complex root canal morphology using R-Pilot and Reciproc Blue

    Introduction: The mechanical preparation of a root canal system is indispensable for a successful endodontic treatment outcome. Teeth with complex root canal morphologies, in particular, represent a special...

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Clinical Snapshots

  • Monolithic zirconia: a source of temporomandibular disorders in the future?

    Background Proven porcelain fused to metal restorations are increasingly being superceded by milled zirconia ones. Initially, in the 1960s the porcelain fused to metal crowns were quite resistant to abrasion which...

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Review

  • Validation of a questionnaire for the recognition of dental anxiety in adolescents

    Introduction: In a clinical prospective pilot study, the hierarchic anxiety questionnaire (HAF) by Jöhren was tested for its applicability to identify dental fear in adolescents. Self-disclosure by completing a...

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