Periodontitis versus parodontosis

There are still dental professionals who use the old and wrong name for a periodontal disease – parodontosis. The correct name is periodontitis. – In former times bacteria couldn´t be proven because of wrong techniques-this was called parodontosis. In the last 25 years it is known that inflammation of the periodontum is caused by bacteria, […]

Gums as a reflection of our overall health!?

Gums as a reflection of our overall health? YES AND NO! Over and over again we read scientific and non scientific journals about vitamin deficiency and the consequences from it. As a result many people choose to take homeopathic medicine –a mistake most of the time! – 99% of gum diseases are attributed to plaque […]

Most common reasons for periodontitis

  – – – – – – – Most common reasons for periodontitis The most common reasons of pariodontitis are: Plaque accumulation due to poor oral hygiene, overhang restorations, ill fitting crowns Malocclusion Stress      Smoking Systemic disease such as diabetes, adverse pregnancy outcomes Fortunately all these factors are easily controlled by; Optimizing tooth brushing, by […]

Oral Rinses – are they useful in the menagement if Periodontitis?

 Is an oral rinse beneficial for patients with periodontitis? YES! An oral rinse is a useful purchase, unfortunately some doctors think it is not useful-with the argument that bacteria leaks into the periodontal pockets. That is incorrect for two main reasons; The bacteria moves only due to extensions Bacteria are harmless on their own. They are destructive only in mature plaque, causing a cavity or a […]

Periodontitis and saliva test-is it useful?

Periodontitis-saliva test? Yes and no! Our last discussion was about lasers, today we want to inform you about the saliva test. It is a common practice for some dental professionals to require that the patients with periodontal disease to undergo expensive saliva test prior to their therapy.    Congratulations! Now the patient knows that there […]

A dental compendium

Posted by Dental News Team am 07, Oct - 2012

Checkdent – the growing video lexikon
Today we would like to take a short tour of checkdent.

Much has  happened at!

We give you a list of videos to watch on a particular topic – and in that order.

Starting off with the story of how a cancer cell forms, and the more you know about cancer the less scary it gets…

Then you can watch a video on tongue cancer, which may not be of interest to you personally, but you may know someone, maybe a neighbour, or someone in your family who may benefit from your knowledge.

Stereo-lithography shows what modern medicine can do. If you can’t stand the sight of blood, simply click “Animation”.

You might also like to take a look at the video on longitudinal fractures. This can lead to a gum fistula. This video also provides a very clear explanation of the topic.

If you’re looking for a few signposts, you will get them – exclusively at dentalnews – brought to you by

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