This Month’s Features


Conservative Restoration of a Maxillary Central Incisor With Severe Crown Dilaceration

Treating a maxillary crown dilaceration often involves multidisciplinary care, including orthodontic, surgical, endodontic and restorative therapies.

Activated Irrigation in Endodontics

Compared to traditional methods, activating endodontic irrigant allows more thorough disinfection of the root canal system. While ultrasonics is a chief focus of study, the literature also supports laser-activation technologies.

Pain Management in Patient-Centered Care

Mastering the art of dental anesthesia helps support the highest levels of patient-centered care.


Continuing Education

CE Sponsored by Colgate P4 Medicine’s Paradigm for Periodontal Health

The concept of P4 medicine — participation, prediction, prevention and personalization — offers new tools to manage the various stages of periodontal disease.

Guidelines for Biopsy of Oral Mucosal Lesions

Not all innocuous-looking oral mucosal lesions are benign and a histopathological exam is the best tool for establishing a definitive diagnosis.

Review of the Efficacy of Immediate Implants

An examination of the current science supporting immediate placement of dental implants.

Practical Approaches to Dental Unit Water Management

The proper management of dental unit water systems will help ensure the provision of safe care.



Departments


Editor’s Note

Corporate Health Care Determinants

An article in The Wall Street Journal details plans by a number of large corporations to choose the physicians to be included in their health care plans with the stated goals of improving patient outcomes and reducing health care costs.

At a Glance

Dentists Can Help Improve Maternal and Fetal Health

The release of a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report revealing racial disparities in pregnancy-related maternal deaths has reenergized calls to address health care disparities, particularly for non-Hispanic black women.

Products and Services

Peer to Peer: Solving the SnF2 Problem

Through stabilizing stannous fluoride with zinc phosphate, Colgate has created a toothpaste with all of the benefits of SnF2, but few of the downsides.

OMNICHROMA from Tokuyama Dental

One-shade universal composite saves dentists time and money.

Dietary Acids Are a Chief Cause of Enamel Erosion

Help manage enamel erosion due to dietary acids with a specialist toothpaste


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