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This issue features articles on sleep apnoea, the cost-of-living crisis, and COVID-19 self-isolation patterns.
Cover image: Throughout this volume, each cover will include a mystery dental object. Can you guess what it is..? Look out for the answer in the following issue!
Answer to Vol 234 Issue 6: With a patent date of 1923, this design of ‘pliers’ could stretch a smaller pre-formed 22ct gold full crown to exactly fit the prepared tooth. The gold crown would be slipped over the appropriate ‘split-head’ and by squeezing the handles together opened the plier head within the crown, thereby enlarging the crown circumference to fit the tooth precisely.
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