This Month’s Features
Reporting Requirements for Infectious Diseases
Oral health professionals need to understand the process for reporting such conditions at the local, state and national levels.
A Review of Esthetic Crowns for the Primary Anterior Dentition
An exploration of esthetic crown options for deciduous teeth, and the evidence supporting their use.
Relationship of Attached Gingiva and Implant Success
An exploration of the role of keratinized gingiva in the natural dentition and around dental implants.
Managing Oral Health Challenges in Athletes
Despite excellent physical conditioning, this patient population may be at increased risk for bruxing, dental erosion and xerostomia.
Addressing Early Childhood Caries
The expansion of Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program has improved the utilization of dental care in the pediatric population, yet disparities remain.
Correcting Excess Gingival Display
Many treatment options are available to manage what patients colloquially refer to as gummy smile.
Caries Arrest With Silver Diamine Fluoride
The use of this agent offers many benefits in managing lesions, especially among underserved and low-income populations.
To Teachers Who Show Up at Just the Right Time
When the student is ready the teacher will appear.
At a Glance
How Educational Debt Influences Practice Choices
Combined with an overall tightening in lending practices, this burden of debt has restricted graduates' ability to obtain credit for starting their own offices.
Products and Services
Company Profile: Inside Zimmer Biomet Dental
Innovative Firm Is Committed to Developing Comprehensive Suite of Implant Solutions.
Product Profile: Ionolux from VOCO America
New Resin Modified Glass Ionomer Offers Esthetics and Easy, Nonstick Handling.
Newsline + Industry Info
Review Affirms Effectiveness of Fluoride Mouthrinse in Children
Fluoride mouthrinses are effective at preventing caries in pediatric patients.
The American Dental Association (ADA) has released "CDT 2017: Dental Procedure Codes."
FDI Crafts a More Universal Definition of Oral Health
The new definition will allow standardized assessments.