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3D Imaging in Periodontal and Implant Therapy

Whether contemplating its use  in periodontal and dental implant therapy or another area of practice, clinicians who are thinking of adopting cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) are cautioned to view this modality as an adjunct to…

Insights Into Digital Design and Fabrication

Digital design and fabrication are ubiquitous in modern dental practice. Even offices that use analog workflows are likely to embrace digital radiography, and the conventional impressions they send to the laboratory, and resulting…

Guidelines For Updating Your Magnification

While many oral health professionals have embraced magnification and illumination as tools to enhance visual acuity in clinical practice, some may find the loupes that once served them well no longer provide peak performance. Although…

Clear Aligner Therapy Remains in High Demand

The allure of clear aligner therapy is easy to understand. In light of the benefits offered by this approach, interest from patients and providers is ramping up as advances in technology have broadened the scope of what can be treated…

Practical Tips For Aerosol Management

While cross-contamination risks from dental aerosols were a concern long before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s no denying the emergence of SARS-CoV-2 has brought aerosols into the limelight. As the pandemic wears on and we…

New Twists in Restorative Materials

Recent years have witnessed exciting developments in dental restorative technologies, especially in the realms of composites and bioactive materials designed to streamline procedures and improve outcomes. Besides bioactive restoratives…

Trends in Tooth Bleaching Technologies

While many dental offices reported rising interest in tooth whitening well before the onset of COVID-19, the pandemic may be driving additional demand — and in unexpected ways. Lending unique perspective is bleaching expert Van B. Haywood,…

Secrets of Succcessful Marketing

Oftentimes, the edge that separates truly thriving practices from run-of-the-mill offices is a successful and highly focused marketing strategy. While many dentists cast a wide net in an attempt to attract anyone and everyone, savvy…

State of Dental 3D Printing Technology

Even for the technically savvy, the concept of three-dimensional (3D) printing is mind-boggling, especially when you consider the scale and myriad applications suited to this technology: It has been said that everything from houses to…

Mask Selection in Pandemic-Era Dental Practice

While dentistry has long been celebrated for embracing infection prevention protocols and guidance updates, nothing tested clinicians’ mettle more than the COVID-19 pandemic. With elective procedures and routine care effectively halted…

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