This Month’s Features
Because they can present with similar signs and symptoms, an understanding of the endodontic-periodontal continuum will help clinicians reach an accurate diagnosis.
Use of appropriate mechanical and/or chemical tools will help maintain the longevity and service life of dental prostheses, while also supporting patient health.
Professionally dispensed, patient-applied take-home whitening approaches provide numerous benefits to patients who want whiter, brighter smiles.
The risks associated with opioids can be greater than the benefits, so dentists should consider alternative strategies during minimal or moderate sedation.
The following strategies can help clinicians recognize and manage sleep apnea in the dental setting.
Applying the principles of motivational interviewing can help guide improvements in patients’ oral health.
This technology has great potential for multiple positive benefits.
At a Glance
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
A listing of featured products.
Comfort Dental’s seven successful characteristics can help any office maximize production and profitability.
The second installment of this series on screw-retained implants discusses the impact of occlusal forces and patient education on implant success.
The implementation of in-house prosthesis design and fabrication can increase productivity and case acceptance.
Clinicians are leveraging in-office milling to provide comprehensive and reliable dental implant solutions.
Newsline + Industry Info
Podcast Hosted by Art Wiederman, CPA.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]