Using a palatal stent and collagen wound dressing can help clinicians manage complications and postoperative pain from gingival grafting procedures.
Learning to readily identify and treat potential soft tissue deficiencies can improve outcomes in dental implant treatment.
Informed clinicians can help tailor individualized, patient-specific recommendations for effective interdental cleaning.
A practicing periodontist and chair of the periodontics department at the University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Dentistry, Keerthana Satheesh, DDS, MS, shares insights into the use of locally delivered antimicrobials as an adjunct…
Genetic disorders can negatively impact oral health, and indications for periodontal care may be the first sign of an undiagnosed genetic disease.
Implementing a risk-based, patient-specific periodontal maintenance program will help support long-term implant success.