The relationship between periodontal disease and vitamin D
There is conflicting evidence on the relationship between vitamin D and periodontal disease. Studies were conducted to clarify and confirm this connection. Methods The study was carried out: Based on…

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Why can't good dentistry be cheap?
Dental treatment is required for absolutely everyone, so the demand for dental services remains stably high. In Russia, there have recently appeared many clinics that compete with each other. Due…

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Refusal of amalgam fillings
Amalgam fillings are an ambiguous thing with regard to health effects. Previously, due to the lack of alternatives, countries that completely prohibited or restricted their use up to 90% seemed…

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forget about the disease

How does “star sickness” develop and manifest?

The chain of symptoms can be easily traced: the specialist mastered a number of modern treatment methods; passed training courses with famous masters; he has a good record of primary patients; there are no complaints about the quality of treatment, or they are rare, or remain undetected; against the background of colleagues, the doctor’s clinical results are no worse, and perhaps better, than those of colleagues; earnings are good; perhaps one of the mentors once praised for skillful hands.

For a person with reduced self-criticism, such a set of self-image is enough to feel the crown in my head and reason like this: “I am a pro”, “I know my job perfectly”, “I will always find a job for myself”. Continue reading

Every dentist should know and be able to!

Professional sociability is a set of skills of a doctor that allows him to exchange information with a patient in order to identify factors that determine the best treatment results, and at the same time provide a psychotherapeutic effect.

The communicative qualities of a doctor should be manifested in a measured manner: it is not required that he shine with eloquence and speak ingratiatively without ceasing. At the same time, the doctor should not be so involved in treatment that it interferes with communication with the patient.

“If a person puts his whole soul into his work, then he has nothing left to communicate with people.” Unknown author Continue reading

Dentists are against themselves, or Development without evolution.

We continue to talk about why stomatology clinics have experienced stagnation, while new technologies are constantly appearing and clinics are expanding. In the previous, first part of the article, the unsatisfactory state of document-information support of patients from “entry” to “exit” was discussed.

In many clinics, either there is no complete set of legal and medical documents, or they are of dubious quality, and examiners reveal numerous shortcomings in them. This applies to the Contract for the provision of services, a medical card, a questionnaire on the patient’s health, informed voluntary consent to medical intervention, price lists for services, provisions on guarantees. Continue reading

Periodontal pathogen may prevent young women from becoming pregnant
HELSINKI, Finland: A new study by scientists from the University of Helsinki showed that, in the case of young women, the very common periodontal pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis can inhibit conception.…

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Zirconia crowns
High strength is the main property of zirconium dioxide, which is used in dentistry in the manufacture of crowns and complex structures. Another valuable quality is that this material is…

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Clasp prosthetics with clasps
With partial tooth loss, an expensive implant placement procedure can be dispensed with. Removable dentures are more affordable and qualitatively restore the integrity of the dentition. In addition to savings,…

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Dental implantation - full return of teeth
Dental implantation is an excellent replacement for traditional prosthetics, such as bridge or removable. One of the conditions for a good result is a high level of skill and a…

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