Kenny Strain

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Kenny qualified as a dental hygienist/therapist from Sheffield Dental School and worked for a dental corporate in the Lake District before deciding to train as a dentist. He graduated from Aberdeen dental school in 2016 with the prize for best clinical performance. Moving to Yorkshire to complete foundation training he was honoured to receive the FGDP Yorkshire 1st prize for a complex case. Currently Kenny works in the maxillofacial department of Rotherham District General Hospital.


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Flowable composites: clinical performance in non-carious cervical lesions


Kenny Strain takes a look at this recent review of flowable composite use in non-carious cervical lesions. 8 small RCTs of low quality were included with the authors suggesting flowable composites have improved marginal adaptation at 1 and 3 years.

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Root canal treatment – irrigant activation techniques to remove smear layer and debris?

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Kenny Strain looks at this new review of in-vitro studies examining irrigant activation techniques during root canal treatment. The findings suggest improvemed removal of smear layer and debris. However the impact on clinical outcomes needs further investigation.

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Digital impressions- faster or slower than conventional procedures?


In his debut blog Kenny Strain considers a new review which compares the working times for digital versus conventional impressions as well as patient centered outcomes. The review suggest a patient preference for the digital approach.

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