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


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.

Continuing Education

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.


Editor’s Note

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.


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