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The Future of Dentistry

From basic restorative procedures to complex, double-arch reconstructions, three-dimensional (3D) printing can positively impact each step in a patient’s treatment and improve his or her overall experience. In my practice, every patient…

Digital Workflow for Implant Prostheses

Innovation in digital dental technology is growing exponentially, and its clinical applications in implant dentistry translate into what is called a “digital workflow.” The current applications of digital dental technology in full-arch…

A 3-D Leap Toward Enhanced Patient Outcomes

The ability of cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) to produce precise, detailed images of the underlying anatomy ensures accurate treatment planning and chairside decision making. The emergence of smaller, more compact CBCT systems is…

Providing Patient-Focused Whitening Approaches

Tooth whitening is frequently requested by all types of patients, regardless of the status of their oral health. Before considering any over-the-counter (OTC) products or starting any professional treatments, a thorough examination is…

The Importance of Biofilm Removal

Periodontal and peri-implant involvement has been de­scribed as microbially associated, host-mediated inflammation resulting in loss of attachment.1 Biofilm accumulates interproximally, increasing the pathogenic potential of the bacterial…

The Meaning Behind Sensitive Oral Mucosa

Patients sometimes present to the dental office with a complaint of sensitive gingiva or oral mucosa. While dentists are aware that this is not a physiological presentation, underlying causes should be investigated. Patients with such a…

Treatment Tips for Dentinal Hypersensitivity

Dentinal hypersensitivity is a common patient complaint, with a widely fluctuating prevalence rate — ranging from 4% to 57% of the population. The potential causes of such sensitivity are also varied. To support clinicians in helping their…

Straight Talk on In-Office Milling

The rapid-fire evolution of digital dentistry is showing no signs of slowing. In fact, the pace may be accelerating as more clinicians embrace in-house milling technologies that allow the design and delivery of crowns and other prostheses…

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