This Month’s Features
With proper maintenance, general dentists can help patients avoid peri-implant disease.
Every practice should follow a stringent infection prevention plan to minimize risk of transmission among patients and providers.
This clinical presentation can pose challenges with respect to function and esthetics. Here is an evidence-based approach to treatment.
Establishing good oral health in this population requires the use of evidence-based guidelines for caries risk assessment and management.
The ultimate goal of nonsurgical periodontal therapy is to preserve, improve and maintain the dentition.
The following strategies will help clinicians identify and treat this clinically diverse patient population.
Given the ease and availability of rapid screening methods, oral health professionals are uniquely positioned to identify the early stages of infection.
My partner and I are trying to make decisions concerning the future of our practice.
At a Glance
Should outreach efforts and funding for children’s oral health be expanded?
Products and Services
Dental Impression System Offers Reliable Results.
Warm, Vertical-Compaction System Helps Ensure Successful Obturation.
A listing of featured products.
Chairside Digital Solutions Boost Patient Satisfaction and Office Productivity.
Newsline + Industry Info
A white paper released by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) encourages dental practitioners to prescribe patients ibuprofen and/or acetaminophen instead of opioids to help manage postsurgical pain.
The FDI World Dental Federation has created an easy-to- follow “Caries Prevention and Management Chairside Guide” to restorative interventions.
Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine in Stony Brook, New York, has been selected as one of five U.S. dental schools to pilot a new digital dentistry curriculum.
A program that provided patients with free dental care in exchange for community service was well received by volunteers and dentists alike, according to research from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry that focused on a program geared toward low-income adults.
Elsbeth Kalenderian, DDS, MPH, PhD, chair of the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences at University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry, has been selected to join the American Health Council’s Education Board.
While periodontal debridement remains a key tool in nonsurgical periodontal therapy, undesirable outcomes could arise due to various factors, including insufficient debridement or a patient’s failure to practice good oral hygiene.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a 2-year grant to New York University College of Dentistry to develop biomarkers for tongue cancer.
In a newly released position statement, “AAE Guidance on the Use of Systemic Antibiotics in Endodontics,” the American Association of Endodontists provides dentists and endodontists guidance on how to do their part to halt the spread of antibiotic resistance.
The American Association for Dental Research (AADR) has issued comments on the completion of the first phase of the “Advancing Dental Education: Gies in the 21st Century” project, which is developing a strategic plan for the future of dental education.
Postmenopausal women who have a history of periodontal disease also have a higher risk of several types of cancer, including gallbladder cancer, according to a University at Buffalo (UB) study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.