This Month’s Features


Paradigm Shift in Vital Pulp Therapy

An overview of clinical vital pulp therapy changes pertaining to pulpotomies and pulp capping.

Infection Control Policy for Dental Technologies

An effective infection control policy for dental technologies will ensure patient and practitioner safety during the provision of care.

Alveolar Ridge and Socket Preservation Techniques for Implant Therapy

An examination of the significance of alveolar ridge and socket preservation in implant therapy.


Continuing Education

Diagnosing and Treating Dentin Hypersensitivity

An examination of predisposing factors, differential diagnosis and therapies for dentin hypersensitivity.

CE Sponsored by Colgate in Partnership With the American Academy of Periodontology: Overview of the New Peri-implant and Periodontal Disease Classification System

Reflecting the latest scientific insights, the newly updated periodontal disease classification system includes the inaugural classifications for peri-implant conditions.

Pathways for the Management of Early Childhood Caries

By understanding the risk factors, oral health professionals can prescribe appropriate preventive strategies for managing early childhood caries.

Use of Metal-titanate Nanoparticles to Combat Peri-implantitis

An exploration of a novel antimicrobial in the management of peri-implantitis.



Departments


Editor’s Note

Peri-implant Classifications Revisited

This is a continuation of my September Editor’s Note comments about the new classifications for periodontal and peri-implant diseases issued by the American Academy of Periodontology and European Federation of Periodontology.

At a Glance

Progress Noted in the Dental Gender Gap

Although the percentage of female dentists has been growing, dentistry remains primarily a male profession.

Products and Services

Marketplace

A listing of featured products.

Tray Aways and Supergel from Keystone Industries

Dental impression system offers reliable results.

NobelActive from Nobel Biocare

Implant offers esthetics, high primary stability and enhanced osseointegration.

Meron Plus QM from VOCO

Advanced Paste-to-Paste RMGI Cement delivers superior bond strength.


Newsline

Stem Cells From Deciduous Teeth Help Regrow Dental Tissue

Results from a clinical trial led by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and the Fourth Military Medicine University in Xi’an, China, highlight the potential of stem cells from deciduous teeth to regrow living tissue in teeth damaged by trauma.

Peri-implant and Periodontal Disease Classification System Updated

Clinicians now have a new and globally consistent approach to diagnosing and managing peri-implant diseases and periodontal conditions, thanks to an update of the 1999 classification system.

Henry Schein One Debuts OmniCore Tech Support

Henry Schein One, based in American Fork, Utah, launched TechCentral’s all-in-one network infrastructure solution, OmniCore, during the California Dental Association meeting in San Francisco.