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

Contents

This Month’s Features

Introduction to Regenerative Endodontics

Regenerative endodontics is a biologically based approach that induces bleeding from the periapical region into the canal, thus generating vital tissue that provides a natural defense against reinfection

Risk Assessment for Immediate Implant Treatment

Four key factors help determine a patient’s presurgical risk for immediate dental 
implant therapy.

10-Year Follow-Up on Resin Modified Glass Ionomer Restorations

This case study reports on the long-term clinical performance involving restoration with resin modified glass ionomer.

Continuing Education

Healing Progression of the Free Gingival Graft

This clinical chronicle demonstrates the day-to-day healing of a free gingival graft, and correlates the visual presentation with the histology of the healing wound.

Optimal Panorex Imaging

This review of radiography technique will help ensure diagnostic-quality panorex images.

Role of Maternal Oral Health On Fetal Development

Because oral diseases can impact pregnancy and fetal development, dental teams can support infant health by promoting maternal oral health.

Hypnotherapy in the Dental Setting

Within dentistry, hypnosis can be used as a nonpharmacological intervention to enhance overall patient comfort while reducing fear and anxiety.


Departments

Editor’s Note

Keeping a Watchful Eye on the CDC

Recently, our Dallas-based study club held an online meeting about where to find authoritative information during the COVID-19 pandemic. It was noted the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners recommends the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as the go-to agency for this data. Several of our members expressed concern about this choice. [...]

At a Glance

Products and Services

Transform Patients’ Whitening Experience with Ionic Technology

Optic White Professional from Colgate

October 2020 Marketplace

A listing of featured products.

Newsline + Industry Info

New Drug Formulation Shows Potential to Treat Candida Infections

Because oral Candida albicans infections are often painful, researchers at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom have developed a new drug formulation to improve the efficiency and reduce the side effects of existing antifungal drugs. Although approved to treat Candida infections, the antibiotic fluconazole is ineffective against Candida biofilms. In an effort to [...]

Leo E. Rouse Receives Distinguished Service Award

Leo E. Rouse, DDS, FACD, dean emeritus at Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, D.C., is the 2020 recipient of the American Dental Association’s Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor the association bestows. Rouse spent a quarter of a century in the U.S. Army as a dentist and leader before beginning his career in [...]

The Art of Dental Finance and Management Podcast Hosted by Art Wiederman, CPA

The weekly podcast, “The Art of Dental Finance and Management,” addresses essential topics relevant to practicing clinicians.

 

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