This Month’s Features


Maxillary Sinusitis of Endodontic Origin

Endodontic infections can spread into the maxillary sinuses, causing pathology and radiographic presentations that are often unrecognized in clinical practice. Here are insights into diagnosing and managing these cases.

Minimal and Moderate Sedation in Pediatric Dentistry

An evidence-based overview of objectives, indications and applications for pediatric oral sedation.

Alternative Approach to Gingival Retraction

Consider this gingival retraction technique for exposing crown margins during fixed prosthodontic impressions.

Cone Beam Computed Tomography in General Dental Practice

Paul Feuerstein, DMD, discusses applications for three-dimensional cone beam imaging in general dentistry.


Continuing Education

Fundamental Concepts of Sleep Bruxism

A review and assessment of sleep bruxism and the potential mechanisms associated with its genesis and persistence.

Esthetic Orthodontic Treatment

Clear aligner therapy and lingually positioned appliances present esthetic alternatives to orthodontic treatment with traditional braces.

Periodontal Regeneration With Human Stem Cells

For patients with periodontal disease, mesenchymal stem cells hold promise for restoring the periodontium to its original architecture and function.

Oral Manifestations of Cancer Care

An examination of strategies to help prevent or minimize oral sequelae arising from cancer care and the disease process.



Departments


Editor’s Note

The Impact of Student Loan Debt

An article in The Wall Street Journal about student debt recounts the story of a 37-year-old orthodontist who accrued more than $1 million in student loans for his dental and orthodontic education.

At a Glance

Trends in Dental Participation in Medicaid and CHIP

What influences dentists to participate in Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)?

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