Category: Opinion

Disaster dentistry

Thursday, December 12, 2015

Most people have heard about root canal treatment, extractions, dental implants, dental bridges and dentures. What people don’t realise is that these treatments represent a dental disaster! A dental disaster is usually the result of neglect. Dental neglect takes two people: a lack of adequate dental hygiene from the patient, and poor quality, reactionary treatment […]

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‘New research’ from Sydney University is nothing new for dentists

Wednesday, December 12, 2015

Tooth decay vs demineralisation

Research released this week from the University of Sydney claimed dentistry needs to shift away from a ‘drill and fill’ approach, and that tooth decay could be reversed when caught early. While I agree the drill should be avoided where possible, the way that the research has been presented, particularly in the media, is somewhat […]

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