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


This Month’s Features

Deciding Between Screw- Retained or Cemented Implant Restorations

Seung Kee Choi, DMD, MS, offers a prosthodontist’s perspective on the clinical choice between using screw- or cement-retained implant prostheses.

Minimizing Aerosols in Dental Practice

Use of silver diamine fluoride and the atraumatic restorative technique can help minimize aerosols during dental procedures.

Novel Medicaments for Pulpotomies in Primary Teeth

A review of the clinical use and advantages of new materials for pulpotomies in deciduous teeth.

Guest Editorial

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Continuing Education

Treatment Approaches to Periodontally Furcated Mandibular Molars

A discussion of the synergistic effects of shared decision making when managing periodontally involved furcations.

Care Strategies for Patients With Trigeminal Neuralgia

By recognizing the symptoms of this neuropathic pain disorder, oral health professionals can adapt care to avoid triggering reactions in patients with trigeminal neuralgia.

Clinical Utility of Short Dental Implants

Readily identifying situations in which short dental implants are appropriate will set realistic clinical expectations and improve long-term surgical and prosthetic outcomes.

Oral Health Considerations for Patients With Down Syndrome

This overview of Down syndrome, or trisomy 21, will assist oral health professionals when caring for this patient population.


Editor’s Note

The Power of Genetic Surveillance

Within a few months of isolating the original COVID-19 virus, several successful vaccines had been developed that were granted emergency use authorization for distribution in the United States.

At a Glance

Benefits of Clear Aligners Drive Rising Demand

As more people look to straighten their teeth, the use of clear aligners has led to rising interest among patients and practitioners — with the end result that more offices are adding this esthetic therapeutic option.

Products and Services

June 2021 Marketplace

A listing of featured products.

Newsline + Industry Info

The Art of Dental Finance and Management

Podcast Hosted by Art Wiederman, CPA.

Study Reveals COVID-19 Pathway From the Oral Cavity to Lungs

Compared to other risk factors, periodontal disease and poor oral hygiene may be more accurate predictors of the severity of COVID-19 symptoms a patient experiences, a new study has found.

Saliva May Spread COVID-19

A study published in Nature Medicine demonstrates that saliva may play a role in spreading SARS-CoV-2 throughout the body and from person to person.

Nation’s Supply of Dentists Is Projected to Increase

A report from the American Dental Association’s Health Policy Institute indicates the supply of dentists in the United States is expected to increase through 2040.

Mary Bush, DDS, Recognized by the American Academy Of Forensic Sciences

Renowned forensic dentist, Mary Bush, DDS, associate dean for student, community and professional initiatives, and an associate professor of restorative dentistry at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, is the first woman to receive the Reidar F. Sognnaes Award of Excellence in Forensic Odontology.

Researchers Suggest Gene-Based Therapy May Help Regenerate Teeth

As adults live longer, demand for dental implants continues to grow. However, researchers at Kyoto University and the University of Fuki in Japan may be closer to finding a way to help adults continue to function with natural dentition.

New Dental School Slated For North Carolina

High Point University (HPU) plans to open a new School of Dental Medicine and Oral Health, which will make it the third — and only private — dental school in North Carolina.


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