New guidance from SDCEP on the prevention and treatment of periodontal diseases in primary care


The Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) has just launched its latest guidance on the Prevention and Treatment of Periodontal Diseases in Primary Care.  The focus of the guidance is on the prevention and non-surgical treatment of periodontal diseases and implant diseases in primary care.   It includes advices on diagnosis and management of periodontal and [read the full story…]

Review finds limited evidence on maintenance requirements of implant retained overdentures in the upper jaw


Rehabilitating the edentulous upper jaw with implant-supported dentures requires long-term maintenance of the prosthesis. This review aimed to evaluate the literature on prosthodontic maintenance requirements for maxillary implant overdentures using different prosthodontic designs. The authors conducted electronic searches on Medline, PubMed and Google Scholar. In addition they hand searched 15 dental journals and the reference [read the full story…]