Monthly Dentists Newsletter – July 2023

July Newsletter

We hope that you enjoyed Eid Al-Adha holiday with your families & friends!
May Allah accept your good deeds & bring you peace and happiness.

📸 Capturing the beauty within! 😍

Endodontic Calcifications

1️⃣ Complexity in Canal Navigation

Endodontic calcifications can create intricate and challenging pathways within the root canals, making it difficult for the dentist to navigate and reach the root apex. This may require additional time, advanced techniques, and specialized instruments to ensure thorough cleaning and shaping of the canals.

2️⃣ Reduced Access for Disinfection

Calcifications can create barriers that impede effective disinfection of the root canal system. Bacteria and debris can get trapped in these calcified areas, leading to persistent infections or reinfections. The dentist may need to use advanced irrigation techniques and medicaments to ensure complete disinfection of the canals.

3️⃣ Increased Risk of Instrument Fracture

The presence of calcifications can significantly increase the risk of instrument fracture during endodontic treatment. The calcified areas are harder and more resistant than regular dentin, making it challenging for instruments to penetrate and negotiate the canals safely. Careful planning, selection of appropriate instruments, and a conservative approach are essential to minimize the risk.

4️⃣ Implications for Success and Prognosis

The presence of endodontic calcifications can have implications for the long-term success and prognosis of the treated tooth. If calcified areas are not adequately addressed, persistent infection or incomplete obturation may occur, leading to treatment failure.

26 June, 2023

The American Dental Association has released a new clinical practice guideline on restorative treatments for caries lesions that suggests more conservative approaches to removing carious tissue may decrease the risk of adverse effects.


World Hepatitis day


As dental professionals, you play a crucial role in patient safety and infection control.

Like we all know, hepatitis viruses can be transmitted in dental settings, posing a risk to both you and patients. By ensuring you are vaccinated against hepatitis and up to date with boosters, you not only protect yourself but also create a safer environment for everyone.

Implementing strict cross-infection control measures, such as proper sterilization and disinfection protocols, can further minimize the spread of hepatitis and other infectious diseases.

Let’s join forces in promoting dental healthcare and combating hepatitis on this significant day.

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