This Month’s Features
Dental Implant Care Using The All-on-Four Concept
Treatment planning strategies for dental implantology using the all-on-four technique.
Tooth Preparation Considerations for CAD/CAM Materials in Restorative Dentistry
By understanding how milling machines work, clinicians can modify their tooth preparations to achieve optimal fit and material performance from CAD/CAM restorations.
Effects of Tooth Whitening on The Appearance of Crowding And Buccal Corridors
This study analyzed whether tooth whitening can help mitigate the appearance of crowding, and the effects of bleaching on the perception of a narrow smile with large buccal corridors.
Do-It-Yourself Aligner Therapy Is Bad Medicine
Initiating orthodontic aligner treatment without direct supervision of a dental professional increases the risk of oral complications and adverse outcomes.
Clinical Considerations for Drug Interactions
The provision of safe care requires dental teams to carefully assess the possibility of adverse drug interactions.
Diagnosing Benign White Oral Mucosal Lesions
The following discussion will help providers identify benign white oral mucosal lesions.
Oral Manifestations of Celiac Disease
Patients with this genetic autoimmune disorder are subject to significant oral health effects.
Basic Concepts of Green Dentistry
Implementing the key tenets of green dentistry can help protect practitioners, patients and the planet.
New Take on Medical Record Privacy
Recently, The Wall Street Journal reported on an agreement between Google and the faith-based health care organization Ascension, a Catholic hospital network. The agreement gives the company access to tens of millions of personal health care records.
At a Glance
Technology is Changing Patient Expectations
From chatbots that use artificial intelligence (AI) to “talk” with online customers and answer questions to predictive analytics that aim to know customers needs before they know them themselves, businesses are investing in AI technologies.
Products and Services
Grandio Blocs and Discs By VOCO
Increase implant success with nanoceramic hybrid CAD/CAM materials.
Newsline + Industry Info
Study Examines How Marijuana Accelerates Growth of HPV-related Head and Neck Cancer
The ingredient that causes the high associated with cannabis, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), has been identified as the molecular mechanism that fast-tracks cancer growth in patients with human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
Dental Informatics Program Established
The Regenstrief Institute in Indianapolis and Indiana University (IU) School of Dentistry are working on a dental informatics program.
Research Suggests Oral Health Affects Psoriasis
Patients with psoriasis and poor oral health may experience more severe psoriasis symptoms than those with better oral health.
Survey Explores Patients’ Perception of the Ideal Dentist
When asked to describe their ideal dentist, respondents to a survey by the online market research firm DentaVox said a caring personality and more than six to 10 years of practice were key characteristics.