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


This Month’s Features

Role of Goal Setting in Caries Management

Together with risk management and effective communication, establishing goals for the patient will support optimal oral health — especially in children.

Perspectives on Aligner Therapy

Spurred by innovations in technology, rising demand for clear aligners is leading more offices to embrace this esthetic therapeutic option.

Tunneling With Platelet-Rich Fibrin and Acellular Dermal Matrix for Gingival Recession

This case report demonstrates that a twofold tunneling technique can yield predictable outcomes when treating multiple recession defects.

Guest Editorial

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Continuing Education

Use of Proteomics in Dentistry

Human proteome mapping offers a sophisticated and highly individualized tool for predicting, diagnosing and managing oral and systemic diseases.

Addressing Patient Marijuana Use in Today’s Dental Environment

With more states allowing medical and recreational use, dental teams should be aware of care strategies for patients who use marijuana.

Managing Xerostomia During Cancer Therapy

Implementing protective oral measures can help patients being treated for cancers of the head and neck maintain optimal oral health.

Treatment Strategies for Geographic Tongue

Dental professionals should be aware of the etiology and pathogenesis, treatment, and oral health considerations for this pathosis.


Editor’s Note

Solutions for Safe Practice

Pandemics come and go, but aerosols are forever.

At a Glance

Insights Into In-Office Milling Technology

The ability to create crowns and other restorations in-office and reduce dependence on dental laboratories has many dentists considering adding in-office milling to their practice offerings.

Products and Services

August 2021 Marketplace

A listing of featured products.

Newsline + Industry Info

Researchers Design Lozenge That Rebuilds Tooth Enamel

The concept of a restorative and preventive lozenge that rebuilds tooth enamel and whitens teeth may be closer to becoming a reality if clinical trials led by a team of University of Washington (UW) researchers yield positive results.

Updated Practice Guidelines Help Ensure Office Safety

The American Dental Association (ADA) has added new information to its Update to Office Procedures During COVID-19 to help oral health professionals make informed decisions regarding safe practice during the ongoing pandemic.

Pulpal Stem Cells Studied For Use in Regenerative Therapy for Cranial Defects

A team from the University of Southern California Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry is investigating the use of dental pulp mesenchymal stem cells as a regenerative therapy for cranioplasties.

Cryoablation Therapy May Help Breast Cancer Patients Avoid Oral Complications

Clinical data from a study on cryoablation’s effects on small low-risk breast cancer tumors lend further support to the use of this minimally invasive treatment.

Mental Health Seems to Impact Oral Health

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, patients with mental health disorders were more likely to have oral health concerns than the general population.

Tooth Loss Appears to Affect Cognitive Decline Among Older Adults

Researchers at New York University (NYU) Rory Meyers College of Nursing have found an apparent connection between tooth loss and cognitive impairment.

Dentists Should Review Medication Histories, Regardless of Patient Age

Younger dental patients may be taking medications that could affect their long-term oral health, according to a study from Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Dentistry.

The Art of Dental Finance and Management

Podcast Hosted by Art Wiederman, CPA.


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