This Month’s Features
Immediate Implant Placement and Provisionalization in the Esthetic Zone
This technique report details the use of an extracted tooth for the fabrication of a screw-retained, implant supported provisional crown following immediate implant placement in the esthetic zone.
Digital Workflow and Fully Guided Surgery for Immediate Implants
An exploration of using digital techniques and fully guided surgery for a patient who received extractions, residual ridge reduction, and immediately placed and loaded dental implants.
Guest Editorial: Busy, Profitable … or Effective?
Disruptions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic provide the opportunity for oral healthcare teams to reassess and reinvent their approach to practice and patient well-being.
Periodontal Medicine: From Teeth To Total Body Health
Learning to identify and manage systemic conditions as part of a multidisciplinary team can improve outcomes in periodontal care.
Considerations for Monoclonal Antibodies in Oral Healthcare
As more patients begin taking biologics, oral health professionals should be knowledgeable about these agents’ indications, adverse reactions, and risk of interactions with other medications.
Application of Cvek Pulpotomy in Treating Head and Neck Radiation Cases
This case report describes the use of a Cvek pulpotomy in a patient with a history of head and neck radiation to help mitigate the risk of osteoradionecrosis of the jaw.
Treating Adolescents With Major Depressive Disorder
With training and empathy, oral health professionals can provide quality care for adolescent patients with major depressive disorder.
How New Drugs Are Developed and Approved
A patient recently asked, “Why do drugs cost so much?”
At a Glance
Charting Growth In Dental Service Organizations
Opening one’s own practice used to be the golden ticket at the end of dental school.
Products and Services
Tooth & Gums Tonic, Under the Gums Irrigant, and PerioSpot from Dental Herb
All-Natural Products Designed to Support Periodontal Health.
A listing of featured products.
Newsline + Industry Info
Vision 2030 Outlines Strategies To Promote Oral Health Globally
The global burden of oral diseases remains high, despite the fact these conditions are largely preventable.
Survey Reveals COVID-19 Is Disrupting Americans’ Self-Care Routines
The effects of COVID-19 and spending more time at home are being felt by Americans who are forgoing or altering their usual self-care routines.
New York University Center Focuses On Advancing Oral Health Policy
New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) has established a think tank designed to foster dialogue and leverage research to shape oral health policy.
The Art of Dental Finance and Management
Podcast Hosted by Art Wiederman, CPA.
Poll Shows Patients Are Returning for Dental Care
Dental practices are reporting higher patient volumes, indicating patient confidence in returning for professional care.