This Month’s Features
Through use of objective criteria, clinicians can improve outcomes by effectively assessing patients and specific sites for implant placement.
A patient presenting with multiple challenging factors required creative orthodontic treatment planning.
Appropriate diagnosis and a timely response will improve outcomes when managing traumatic dental injuries.
Jonathan H. Do, DDS, discusses treatment options and patient selection when managing gingival recession defects.
A review of the key principles and treatment considerations that affect tooth and restoration survival following root canal treatment.
The following therapies can be used to treat hypersensitivity.
The efficacy of fluoride varnish in caries management is supported by the literature, as well as numerous professional organizations.
An examination of how adopting impression scanning and computerized design and milling can lead to better treatment and improved case acceptance.
Understanding the Human Microbiome.
At a Glance
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
A study published in NPJ Vaccines is raising hopes that a vaccine for chronic periodontitis might not be far off.
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.
A special publication produced through a collaboration between Colgate- Palmolive and Scientific American Custom Media examines changes to the practice of dentistry.
Patients experiencing a dental issue when the dentist’s office is closed might not have to rush to the emergency department.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released its “Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs.”