We are seeing an increased number of younger patients, aged 25-45, who need full mouth extractions due to extensive decay, periodontal disease or both combined situations. Dr. Ara Nazanian is sharing one of his cases, and how he has transformed this patient's teeth with dentures and over-dentures.
I was fortunate to be present for the release of Estelite Omega Composite Restorative System (Tokuyama Dental America) at the California Dental Association meeting in 2011 (Anaheim, CA). I was there to help the creator of this incredible product, Dr. Newton Fahl Jr., while he gave his first hands-on workshop with the new material. I was also given a complete Estelite Omega kit and have used the product as my “go to” anterior composite ever since.
Over 25 billion dollars was spent in 2017 on energy and sports drinks in the U.S. Add to that the growing popularity of acidic Kombucha drinks, along with the steady consumption of diet and sugary sodas, and it is no surprise that tooth erosion, abrasion and hypersensitivity are common realities for dental professionals to manage.