This Month’s Features
Multidisciplinary Management of Invasive Cervical Resorption
This case study details a seven-year follow-up of a patient treated for a Heithersay Class 4 lesion.
Multifocal Oral Candidiasis With a Rare ‘Kissing Lesion’
This report describes the diagnosis and treatment of chronic multifocal oral candidiasis.
Extensive Maxillary Sinus Pneumatization: A Clinico- Radiological Case Report
An investigation of the developmental entity extensive maxillary sinus pneumatization, with the goal of helping clinicians identify this rare condition during radiographic diagnosis.
Compound Odontoma Presenting As a Diagnostic Challenge
This clinical report investigates an asymptomatic, amorphous, radiopaque mass of disorganized hard tissue that was ultimately diagnosed as a compound odontoma.
Conservative Caries Treatment With Peptide-Based Biogenics
Peptide-based biogenics hold promise for caries prevention and management, both in clinical practice and self-care.
Face Shield Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Face shields play an important role in clinical protection against COVID-19 transmission, particularly during dental procedures that create large particles and droplets.
Oral Health Management for Patients With Alzheimer’s Disease
Comprehensive, person-centered care for individuals with this neurodegenerative condition is key to maintaining quality of life.
New Approach to Help Build Immunity
Apparently, an important part of our immune system and its role in the current pandemic have been largely ignored.
At a Glance
Perspective on Dental Practice Consolidation
Practitioners and patients alike are taking notice of the growing trend of dental practice consolidation.
Products and Services
Local Anesthetic Delivery System Allows Pain-Free Injections
Calaject’s computer-assisted delivery helps eliminate the pain and ergonomic issues associated with local anesthetic injections.
7 Habits of Highly Effective Implant Clinicians
Understanding the nuances of implant/abutment screw joints will help providers minimize biomechanical complications.
A listing of featured products.
Newsline + Industry Info
Proton Pump Inhibitors May Serve as Adjunctive Therapy for Periodontitis
A study that sought to establish whether a relationship exists between use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and periodontal disease severity has demonstrated that patients with periodontitis who use PPIs have fewer teeth with elevated probing depths.
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Announces 38th Annual Scientific Session
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) has announced that its flagship global conference will be held April 27–30 in Orlando.
Vaccination May Reduce Risk of Long-Haul COVID-19
A study by Oxford University and the National Institute for Health Research in the United Kingdom has found that 37% of those who have recovered from COVID-19 still experience at least one side effect three to six months later.
Partnership Offers Free Training in Infection Prevention Protocols
A partnership between the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has spawned new opportunities for ongoing training in infection prevention protocols.
Pulpdent Awarded Patents for Calcium Phosphate Molecule With Hydroxyapatite Stimulating Properties
Pulpdent has been awarded two U.S. patents for a bioactive, stabilized calcium phosphate molecule that is said to facilitate tooth remineralization, promote hydroxyapatite formation, and offer excellent esthetics.
The Art of Dental Finance and Management
Podcast Hosted by Art Wiederman, CPA.