This Month’s Features
Diagnosis and Prognosis for Dark Tooth Bleaching
Due to multiple possible etiologies, the following case reports help illustrate variations in the diagnosis and treatment of a dark tooth.
Fadi AL Farawati, DDS, MS, MClinDent, and Edgar Davila, DDS, MS, CDT, FACP, share insights and perspectives from academia and private practice on dental applications for CAD/CAM technology in dental practice.
Update Your Approach to Local Anesthesia
Local anesthesia administration is a source of dental phobia, but clinicians willing to retrain their dogma will find learning new skill sets may enhance the patient experience.
Oral Effects of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Therapy
As part of a multidisciplinary team, dental professionals play a pivotal role in managing oral complications from hematopoietic stem cell transplants.
Strategies for Immediate Implant Placement
An approach to immediate implant placement based on the socket shield technique and buccal bone morphology.
Hypertension Screening in Dental Settings
By implementing routine testing, dental teams can have a significant impact in reducing high blood pressure and other chronic diseases.
Applications for Facial Injectables In Dentistry
As the field of esthetic facial injectables continues to grow, dentists interested in expanding their practice will benefit from this systematic approach to evidence-based treatment.
Alzheimer’s Might Be Transmissible
A finding that could have significant clinical implications suggests a medical procedure transferred a key component of Alzheimer’s disease from one person to another.
At a Glance
Health Costs Are Tip of the Iceberg for Smokers
When counseling patients to quit smoking, dentists and other health professionals naturally stress the impact of nicotine on health.
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Newsline + Industry Info
American Dental Association Comments on Healthy People 2030 Objectives
The American Dental Association (ADA) has suggested six additional oral health objectives to the committee overseeing development of the federal Healthy People 2030 initiative.
CDC Cautions That Young Children Are Using Too Much Fluoridated Toothpaste
Almost 40% of children between the ages of 3 and 6 are using too much toothpaste, putting them at increased risk of dental fluorosis, according to a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study
Mollusk Teeth May Lead to Improved Dental Materials
A team of researchers from Okayama University in Japan and the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering has discovered the genes that allow a marine mollusk — the gumboot chiton — to regrow teeth containing magnetite, a geologic material with the maximum hardness of any known biomaterial.