This Month’s Features


Decision Making in Multidisciplinary Restorative Treatment

This case report details the complex coordination of care involving periodontal, prosthetic, endodontic and myofunctional therapies.

Understanding Irrigation In Endodontic Therapy

An examination of irrigation agents, technique and rationale in endodontic disinfection procedures.


Continuing Education

Impact of Prosthesis Design On Peri-Implant Disease

Clinicians can mitigate the risk of peri-implant mucositis and periimplantitis by considering these factors in implant prosthesis design.

Simple Exercises to Reduce Musculoskeletal Disorders

Ergonomic interventions using the Core Four can help oral health professionals minimize issues with work-related musculoskeletal disorders.

Saliva, Remineralization And Dental Caries

Along with preventive therapies, optimal salivary action can promote remineralization and reverse lesion development in patients with dental caries.

Alveolar Ridge Preservation With Open-Membrane Techniques

An open-membrane approach supports implant success by simplifying ridge preservation procedures and avoiding challenges associated with primary closure.



Departments


Editor’s Note

Proteomics Is Reshaping Health Care

Significant changes in the way we diagnose and treat diseases are on the horizon.

At a Glance

Dental Care May Improve Oral Cancer Survival

Five-year survival rates for patients with oral cavity or pharynx cancers have been steadily increasing, thanks to earlier detection and improved treatment.

Products and Services

SprintRay Pro from SprintRay

In-office 3D printer offers versatility, efficiency and time savings.


Newsline

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Updates ‘State of Little Teeth Report’

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) is bringing the importance of the age 1 dental visit to the forefront with an update of its 2014 “State of Little Teeth Report.”

World-Renowned Researcher Robert J. Genco Passes

Hailed as a pioneer in the discovery of the oral-systemic link, researcher, academician and periodontist Robert J. Genco, DDS, PhD, passed away unexpectedly on March 6 at age 80.

Maxillomandibular Surgery Improves Outcomes for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

A study in the Journal of Oral and Maxillof­acial Surgery, “Maxilloman­di­bular Advancement Improves Multiple Health-Related and Functional Outcomes in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Multicenter Study,” has found maxillomandibular ad­vance­ment (MMA) to be an effective and safe treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).