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.

Stainless-steel crowns in children: Norwegian and Finnish dentists’ knowledge, practice and challenges -

Stainless-steel crowns (SSCs) are recommended for restorative treatment of young teeth severely affected by caries, fractures or dental developmental disorders (DDDs). However, despite recommendations and clinical evidence, SSCs are not widely used by general dentists, who favour extraction and more conventional restorations. The present study aimed to investigate the views of and use of SSCs among Norwegian and Finnish dentists.

Erosive tooth wear: Young men at risk -

Young men are most at risk as carbonated soft drinks wear down young adult’s teeth. In a new questionnaire-based study performed in Denmark, almost all the respondents blamed erosive tooth wear in young adults on carbonated soft drinks.