Therapeutic Strategies for Dry Mouth Management with Emphasis on Electrostimulation as a Treatment Option – Review Article -

Objectives. Xerostomia is a subjective sensation of dry mouth. It is commonly associated with salivary gland hypofunction. Both changes in the composition of the saliva and a reduction in the quantity secreted may be an objective finding of dry mouth. Although there are no currently available cures for the conditions resulting in dry mouth, there […]

New review article: genetic aspects of dental erosive wear and dental caries -

The high prevalence of dental erosion and dental caries among certain groups, and observations that not all individuals appear to be at risk, has sparked research on genetic effects related to these conditions.

Energy drink sales spike – teeth suffers -

Energy drink sales in Norway are up 60 percent in the last year. The spike in sales have more and more dentist worried about increased damage to drinker’s teeth. A new article at Forskning.no explores the subject, bringing in the newest numbers and research. Among the experts consulted are NIOM’s Aida Mulic. Read the whole […]

Survival of primary molars with pulpotomy interventions: public oral health practice-based study in Helsinki -

The study concludes: “The estimated survival time of pulpotomized primary molars is affected by dental operator- related factors, which should be considered in management of extensively carious primary molars of paediatric patients, both at the clinical and organizational decision-making levels. An increased focus on the use of SSC is recommended to be in the learning objectives of dental education programs.

Lack of training hinders best practice -

While stainless-steel crowns (SSCs) are recommended for restorative treatment of teeth severely affected by caries, fractures or dental developmental disorders, they are not widely used. A new NIOM study among Norwegian and Finnish dentists explores why.