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Future Dental Education: Technology

Education is one of the fields that greatly profited from technology, in teaching and learning sides, and using technology in dental education allowed for innovative teaching methods and more student engagement. The digital native students have the necessary skills to interact with advanced technologies used in the modern educational process. Using technology in dental schools …

Hossam Hamza Apr 15, 2018 Dental Education
Celebrating 500 Cases with Rubber Dam

Casemasters has reached 500 restorative cases completed with the aid of rubber dam isolation. Rubber dam has proven useful in a number of dental procedures; however, its worldwide usage is not as common as it worth. Dental schools setup guidelines to uniformly apply rubber dam usage among dental students and as a standard of care …

Hossam Hamza Feb 26, 2018 Dental Education
Surgical Simulation of Cyst Removal: Never Easier

Fenestration of the maxillary sinus is considered the major complication of the surgical removal of maxillary cysts. Therefore, many oral surgeons currently tend to apply piezosurgery for cyst removal as it is capable of preserving the structure of the sinus through its modulated frequency that permits safe, accurate bone cutting without harming the surrounding soft …

Hossam Hamza Jan 29, 2018 Dental Education
The Best Device For Ridge Expansion

Alveolar ridge expansion is a demanding surgical procedure in modern implantology. It is generally understood that osteotomies in narrow ridge should be as conservative as possible without comprising control on the implant or deviation from placement axis. Choosing the right device for ridge expansion (also known as ridge splitting) is dependent on several factors including …

Hossam Hamza Jan 29, 2018 Dental Education dental implants
Online Dental Education: How Far We Can Go?

There are few concerns arising about the acceptability and usability of online learning for dental students. Online learning could be a helpful auxiliary tool along with traditional dental educational methods; and implementing successful online learning model(s) needs subjective and objective evaluation of learning outcomes. Online learning could have some benefits such as saving learning time …

Hossam Hamza Jan 28, 2018 Dental Education
Navigation Implant Surgery

Image-guided dentistry has proven a cost-effective and easily applicable technology that adapts to several treatments. Currently, image-guided techniques are moving toward the so-called dynamic navigation which relies on CT, CBCT or MRI images to improve the accuracy of dental procedures. Dynamic navigation can help in restorative dentistry; for example, it allows to locate root canals in endodontic …

Hossam Hamza Jan 17, 2018 Dental Education