This Month’s Features
Decision Making in Multidisciplinary Restorative Treatment
This case report details the complex coordination of care involving periodontal, prosthetic, endodontic and myofunctional therapies.
Understanding Irrigation In Endodontic Therapy
An examination of irrigation agents, technique and rationale in endodontic disinfection procedures.
Impact of Prosthesis Design On Peri-Implant Disease
Clinicians can mitigate the risk of peri-implant mucositis and periimplantitis by considering these factors in implant prosthesis design.
Simple Exercises to Reduce Musculoskeletal Disorders
Ergonomic interventions using the Core Four can help oral health professionals minimize issues with work-related musculoskeletal disorders.
Saliva, Remineralization And Dental Caries
Along with preventive therapies, optimal salivary action can promote remineralization and reverse lesion development in patients with dental caries.
Alveolar Ridge Preservation With Open-Membrane Techniques
An open-membrane approach supports implant success by simplifying ridge preservation procedures and avoiding challenges associated with primary closure.
Proteomics Is Reshaping Health Care
Significant changes in the way we diagnose and treat diseases are on the horizon.
At a Glance
Dental Care May Improve Oral Cancer Survival
Five-year survival rates for patients with oral cavity or pharynx cancers have been steadily increasing, thanks to earlier detection and improved treatment.
Products and Services
In-office 3D printer offers versatility, efficiency and time savings.
Newsline + Industry Info
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Updates ‘State of Little Teeth Report’
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) is bringing the importance of the age 1 dental visit to the forefront with an update of its 2014 “State of Little Teeth Report.”
World-Renowned Researcher Robert J. Genco Passes
Hailed as a pioneer in the discovery of the oral-systemic link, researcher, academician and periodontist Robert J. Genco, DDS, PhD, passed away unexpectedly on March 6 at age 80.
Maxillomandibular Surgery Improves Outcomes for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
A study in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, “Maxillomandibular Advancement Improves Multiple Health-Related and Functional Outcomes in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Multicenter Study,” has found maxillomandibular advancement (MMA) to be an effective and safe treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).