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A peer-reviewed journal that offers evidence-based clinical information and continuing education for dentists.

Contents

This Month’s Features

Diagnosis of Endodontic-Periodontal Lesions

Because they can present with similar signs and symptoms, an understanding of the endodontic-periodontal continuum will help clinicians reach an accurate diagnosis.

Keys to Dental Prosthesis Care

Use of appropriate mechanical and/or chemical tools will help maintain the longevity and service life of dental prostheses, while also supporting patient health.

Continuing Education

CE Sponsored by Colgate: Improving Smile Esthetics With Bleaching

Professionally dispensed, patient-applied take-home whitening approaches provide numerous benefits to patients who want whiter, brighter smiles.

Rethinking the Use of Opioids in Moderate Sedation

The risks associated with opioids can be greater than the benefits, so dentists should consider alternative strategies during minimal or moderate sedation.

Recognizing Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

The following strategies can help clinicians recognize and manage sleep apnea in the dental setting.

Motivational Interviewing: Dentists’ Role in Patient Behavior Change

Applying the principles of motivational interviewing can help guide improvements in patients’ oral health.


Departments

Editor’s Note

Gene Synthesis Opens Door to New Hopes

This technology has great potential for multiple positive benefits.

At a Glance

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 during the early stages of the outbreak, in the ensuing months patients and practitioners began to cautiously return to some stage of normalcy, especially [...]

Products and Services

Marketplace April 2022

A listing of featured products.

Sensational Characteristics that Spell Success

Comfort Dental’s seven successful characteristics can help any office maximize production and profitability.

7 Habits of Highly Effective Implant Clinicians – Part 2

The second installment of this series on screw-retained implants discusses the impact of occlusal forces and patient education on implant success.

Benefits of Adopting In-House Design and Milling Technologies

The implementation of in-house prosthesis design and fabrication can increase productivity and case acceptance.

Advantages of Custom-Milled Implant Abutments

Clinicians are leveraging in-office milling to provide comprehensive and reliable dental implant solutions.

Newsline + Industry Info

The Art of Dental Finance and Management

Podcast Hosted by Art Wiederman, CPA.

New Picture Emerges of Dental Workforce Changes

New data released by the American Dental Association Health Policy Institute (ADA HPI) paint the changing landscape of the American dental workforce, and reflect a significant shift in demographics and an acceleration toward group practice. One of the biggest trends is what it describes as a “de-aging” of the workforce, as increasing numbers of retiring [...]

Practice Growth Through Innovation Conference Scheduled

Simplifeye, a leading provider of patient communication and dental practice workflow solutions, has announced that it will host its inaugural AMPLIFY conference May 19 to 21 in Tampa. The conference is designed to help clinicians navigate the fast-changing dental technology landscape and make appropriate investments to grow their practices. “In this era of transformation that [...]

Clinical Study Evaluates Naproxen Sodium Versus an Opioid Combination in Acute Postsurgical Dental Pain

New clinical research has shown that a single 440-mg dose of over-the-counter naproxen sodium (NapS) is as effective, lasts longer, and is better tolerated than a single dose of a commonly prescribed opioid for managing acute postsurgical dental pain. The single-dose study, “Analgesic Efficacy of Naproxen Sodium Versus Hydro­codone/​Acetaminophen in Acute Postsurgical Dental Pain: A [...]

 

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