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


This Month’s Features

Surgical Risk Assessment for Dental Implants

Through use of objective criteria, clinicians can improve outcomes by effectively assessing patients and specific sites for implant placement.

Multidisciplinary Approach to a Complex Case

A patient presenting with multiple challenging factors required creative orthodontic treatment planning.

Treating Dental Trauma

Appropriate diagnosis and a timely response will improve outcomes when managing traumatic dental injuries.

Clinical Considerations for Root Coverage Procedures

Jonathan H. Do, DDS, discusses treatment options and patient selection when managing gingival recession defects.

Continuing Education

CE Sponsored by Zeiss: Restoring Endodontically Treated Teeth

A review of the key principles and treatment considerations that affect tooth and restoration survival following root canal treatment.

Managing Hypersensitive Dentin

The following therapies can be used to treat hypersensitivity.

The Evidence Supporting Fluoride Varnish

The efficacy of fluoride varnish in caries management is supported by the literature, as well as numerous professional organizations.

Improve Patient Care With Digital Technology

An examination of how adopting impression scanning and computerized design and milling can lead to better treatment and improved case acceptance.


Editor’s Note

Understanding the Human Microbiome

Understanding the Human Microbiome.

At a Glance

Trends in Treating Smoking-Related Oral Health Issues

In a good news/bad news scenario, a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report finds the proportion of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes declined from 20.9% in 2005 to 15.1% in 2015.

Products and Services


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Newsline + Industry Info

Research Shows Promise for Vaccine for Treating Chronic Periodontitis

A study published in NPJ Vaccines is raising hopes that a vaccine for chronic periodontitis might not be far off.

Forecasters Expect the Cosmetic Dentistry Market to Expand

As more patients seek cosmetic treatment to enhance their smile, a report forecasts the global cosmetic dentistry market will reach 27.9 billion dollars by 2024.

Special Publication Explores the Present and Future of Oral Health Care Delivery

A special publication produced through a collaboration between Colgate- Palmolive and Scientific American Custom Media examines changes to the practice of dentistry.

Smartphone App Links Patients and Dentists in Dental Emergencies

Patients experiencing a dental issue when the dentist’s office is closed might not have to rush to the emergency department.

Federal Guidelines Updated for Office Safety and Health

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released its “Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs.”


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