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The Squid. A Study in Persistence and Access Design

I know it’s been a long time since I’ve posted so I thought I’d show a case that caused me some trouble recently. The owner of this tooth had suffered a significant facial swelling and ended up in hospital. Fortunately, the swelling had subsided by the time I saw him and he was keen to […]

Photon Induced Photoacoustic Streaming (PIPS)

Happy New Year from the mountains of Japan where I’m hitting the ski slopes, eating some delicious meals and soaking up some fantastic Japanese hospitality. Last night we were served the traditional midnight meal of Soba Noodles by our hosts at the Sidehill Lodge in Hakuba, Nagano Prefecture. I’m a fan of utilizing passive ultrasonic […]

Endodontic Microorganisms

1 Minute to Bacteria Free Canals. Here’s How.

OK so a patient has come to see you complaining of toothache. It’s root canal time. You open up the lower right first molar and find a necrotic pulp. You’ve isolated well and done a nice endodontic preparation. Length is good and you’re happy with the sizes of your apical preps. You’ve been irrigating with […]