This Month’s Features
Reducing the Risk of Implant-Abutment Screw Loosening
Dentists can minimize the risk of this common complication by understanding how the screw joint works — and ways to control the forces working against it.
Semi-Precision Root Anchors For Partial Dentures
This case series presents a clinical solution to removable partial denture challenges through use of semi-precision attachments.
Mandibular Movement Monitoring for Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders
In dental sleep medicine, mandibular movement sensors provide a reliable tool for identifying sleep-related breathing disorders.
Soft Tissue Graft Alternatives for Treating Mucogingival Defects
While autogenous soft tissue grafts remain the gold standard, non-autogenous graft alternatives show promise for treating mucogingival defects.
Managing the Oral-Systemic Link to Reduce Cancer Risk
Through preventive efforts and early diagnosis and treatment, dental teams can play a vital role in managing oral and systemic diseases — including many forms of cancer.
The Importance of Ergonomics In Dentistry
An exploration of various aspects of ergonomic practice that, if managed properly, can create an efficient working environment that promotes wellness among dental team members.
Care Strategies for Removable Dental Prostheses
Adopting a multidisciplinary approach can improve outcomes for patients who wear dentures.
Using Herpes Viruses to Fight Cancer
According to the National Center for Health Statistics, cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States and is superseded only marginally by cardiovascular disease.
At a Glance
3D Imaging in Periodontal and Implant Therapy
Whether contemplating its use in periodontal and dental implant therapy or another area of practice, clinicians who are thinking of adopting cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) are cautioned to view this modality as an adjunct to traditional approaches to care.
Products and Services
A listing of featured products.
Newsline + Industry Info
Dental Team Investigates Bone Regeneration Therapy in Space
In a collaborative effort, the NASA team from the University of Pittsburg School of Dental Medicine’s INTINILAB is working with a biomedical startup to study the effects of lack of gravity on skeletal stem cells.
Modified Hydroxyapatite May Help Restore Tooth Enamel
By combining a complex of amino acids with hydroxyapatite, an international research team has developed a dental coating that replicates tooth enamel at a molecular and structural level.
Partnership Seeks to Ensure Children Have a Dental Home
Ensuring that children have a dental home is an important step in promoting a lifetime of oral health.
New Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Released
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new guidance for opioid prescribing that offers recommendations on when and how to issue opioid scripts for patients age 18 and older.
Evidence-Based Clinical Content
As a peer-reviewed journal, Decisions in Dentistry has always strived to bring you trusted, unbiased and evidence-based clinical content.
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Scientific Session Slated
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) has released the program for its flagship conference, the 39th Annual AACD Scientific Session, scheduled April 26–29 in Dallas.
The Art of Dental Finance and Management
Podcast Hosted by Art Wiederman, CPA.