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

Contents

This Month’s Features

Preventing Oral Diseases With Biomimetic Hydroxyapatite

This overview presents clinical applications for hydroxyapatite in managing caries, erosion, periodontal disease and dentinal hypersensitivity.

Modern Perspectives on Endodontic Therapy

Craig A. Dunlap, DDS, from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry shares insights into the latest thinking in endodontic care.

Continuing Education

Full-Mouth Restoration of a Heavy Smoker With Diabetes

This clinical report presents a comprehensive look at the full-mouth restoration of a patient with failing dentition complicated by Type 2 diabetes and chronic tobacco use.

Marijuana Use and Concerns for Dental Providers

As more states legalize cannabis, oral health professionals should be prepared to manage its oral health effects.

Recognizing Eating Disorders in Dental Practice

Recognizing the signs of these issues and helping mitigate their impact on the oral cavity will support oral and systemic health.

Mitigating the Risks of Ultrasonic Aerosols

Multilevel infection control steps are needed to provide safe and effective care when using dental ultrasonic units.


Departments

Editor’s Note

Teeth Hold a Record of Life Events

According to an article in Scientific Reports by Cerrito and colleagues,1 life stresses can produce histologic changes in cementum.

At a Glance

New Twists in Restorative Materials

Recent years have witnessed exciting developments in dental restorative technologies, especially in the realms of composites and bioactive materials designed to streamline procedures and improve outcomes.

Products and Services

7 Habits of Successful Implant Restorative Dentists

This short series will explore clinical considerations and techniques to ensure long-term success in dental implants restored with cemented appliances.

Innovative Whitening System Simplifies Tooth Bleaching

Available in both in-office and take-home kits, Colgate’s Optic White Professional teeth whitening system simplifies bleaching treatment for patients and providers.

Learn How to Dominate Full-Arch Case Production

Top implant clinicians will unite in Miami for The Closing Institute’s inaugural Full-Arch Growth Conference.

August 2022 Marketplace

A listing of featured products.

Newsline + Industry Info

Discovery May Restrict Growth and Spread of Head and Neck Cancers

The discovery of a molecule that allows cancer stem cells to bypass natural immune defenses may lead to new approaches to prevent the growth and spread of head and neck squamous cell carcinomas.

VOCO Aligns With TeamSmile to Promote Oral Health Among America’s Underserved Youth

VOCO America is proud to announce a new partnership with TeamSmile, a national nonprofit based in Kansas City, Missouri, that’s dedicated to the oral health of America’s underserved youth.

Penn Partners With Woods to Care For Individuals With Disabilities

Expanding its outreach within the community, the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine has an­nounced a new partnership with Woods Services to provide dental treatment for Woods’ patients and residents.

American Academy of Implant Dentistry’s Annual Conference Slated

They say everything is bigger in Texas, and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry’s (AAID) 2022 Annual Conference is no exception.

Large-Scale Study Shows Chewing Xylitol Gum Helps Reduce Preterm Births

While previous research has shown the salivary benefits of chewing xylitol gum in caries prevention, a new large-scale study also demonstrates it can help reduce preterm births, which the authors suggest is due, in part, to improvements in maternal periodontal health.

The Art of Dental Finance and Management

Podcast Hosted by Art Wiederman, CPA.

 

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