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


This Month’s Features

Alternative Restorative Treatment Of an Implant With Internal Thread Damage

This clinical report describes the use of a cast post-and-core to maintain functional restoration of an implant with internal thread damage.

Evidence-Based Approach to Avoid Postop Sensitivity in Adhesive Dentistry

A literature review discussing potential clinical factors contributing to postoperative sensitivity after placing adhesive restorations.

Guest Editorial

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Continuing Education

Decision Points in Periodontal Therapy

Advances within the 2018 American Academy of Periodontology/European Federation of Periodontology classification system will help clinicians formulate effective treatment plans for periodontal care.

Understanding And Managing Gingival Recession

Proper prevention, treatment and maintenance are integral to achieving positive outcomes for patients with gingival recession.

Precision Dentistry in Practice

Personalized dental medicine helps improve outcomes while also reducing the cost of care.

Head and Neck Lesions Associated With the Human Papillomavirus

An examination of risk factors, modes of transmission, and prevention and management strategies for these common viral infections.


Editor’s Note

Applications for Bioprinting Technology

When dental three-dimensional (3D) printing is mentioned, most dentists think of crowns, habit devices, surgical guides and such — and, in fact, this technology has led to remarkable changes in oral healthcare delivery.

At a Glance

Trends in Tooth Bleaching Technologies

While many dental offices reported rising interest in tooth whitening well before the onset of COVID-19, the pandemic may be driving additional demand — and in unexpected ways.

Products and Services

Revealing the Truth About Chlorhexidine, and a Better Alternative

Exploring five myths about chlorhexidine demonstrates that OraCare rinse offers a more effective clinical alternative.

Digital Dentistry Begins With Intraoral Scanning

Adopting intraoral scanning technology increases treatment efficiency and helps improve clinical outcomes.

Smile Design Cases Start With Imaging and Wax-Ups

As this case illustrates, the utilization of photography and a diagnostic wax-up supports successful outcomes when placing porcelain veneers.

July 2022 Marketplace

A listing of featured products.

Newsline + Industry Info

The Art of Dental Finance and Management

Podcast Hosted by Art Wiederman, CPA.

Immune Memory Response May Be Key Factor in Inflammatory Disorders

In research with implications for treating a range of inflammatory conditions, an international team led by University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) School of Dental Medicine investigators has demonstrated how innate immune memory response can increase susceptibility to disorders ranging from periodontitis to cardiovascular disease.

Artificial Intelligence Caries Detection System Approved by FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Ad­min­is­tration (FDA) has ap­proved a caries detection system based on artificial intelligence (AI).

Older Adults Delayed Dental Visits More Than Any Other Care During The Pandemic

While older Americans have long faced barriers to care, it’s no surprise that lockdowns and restrictions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated medical and dental conditions experienced by this patient population.

New Cell Discovery Holds Promise for Salivary Gland Damage

Investigators at the Scripps Research Institute and National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research have found a new type of cell that is integral to salivary gland health.

Dental Screenings Can Improve Head and Neck Cancer Outcomes

With head and neck cancer rates rising, the American Dental Association (ADA) reminds oral health professionals that two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, regular dental visits are more important than ever.

Center for Innovation and Translation Will Expand Clinical Research Partnerships

The University of the Pacific’s Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry has launched the Center for Innovation and Translation to drive new clinical research partnerships supporting oral and overall health in the United States and beyond.


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