January 2011

ENDODONTICS
Manual Versus Mechanical Endodontic Glidepath
John West, DDS, MSD, presents a discussion that centers on the choice the dentist faces between manual versus mechanical endodontic Glidepath preparation.

IMPLANTS
Simplifying Fixed Implant Dental Prosthetics
Michael Tischler, DDS, outlines the “framework pickup provisional delivery” technique for multiple adjacent implants and discusses the benefits for the patient and doctor.

BITE REGISTRATION
Optimizing Occlusal Results for Crown and Bridge Prostheses
Leendert (Len) Boksman, DDS, BSc, reviews and compares materials used for bite registration procedures.

AESTHETICS
Crown Lengthening in the Aesthetic Zone
Douglas H. Mahn, DDS, discusses the principles of clinical crown-lengthening surgery and presents a case that demonstrates its benefits in the aesthetic zone.

MID RESTORATIVE
Technology Enhances Caries Diagnosis and Treatment
Jeffrey M. Rosenberg, DDS, discusses innovative LED technology for diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment applications.

TECHNOLOGY
Improving Precision With CBCT Imaging
Arthur I. Schwartz, DMD, presents how CBCT technology assists in diagnosis, treatment planning, and patient outcomes.

ORAL CANCER
Ethical Considerations for Adjunctive Screening Technologies
Kevin Huff, DDS, and Marlene Huff, PhD, RN, present a case report discussing why the choice to utilize adjunctive visual screening devices should be based on objective and ethical reasoning.

INTERDISCIPLINARY DENTISTRY
An Endoimplantologist’s Perspective: Interdisciplinary Acceptance
Russell Kiser II, DDS, MS, EMT-P, weighs in on a popular debate with his perspectives related to endodontists and the placement of implants.

PAIN MANAGEMENT
Effectively Treating Dental Hypersensitivity
Wilkie Stadeker, DDS, presents a case report that reviews dentinal hypersensitivity, its causes, patient ramifications, and treatment.

CLINICAL UPDATE

Oral Cancer: Human Papilloma Virus and Epithelial Dysplasia

Fish Fights Gum Disease

Reaching a Better Fibroblast Differentiation

Collaboration to Build a Better Database

Breakthrough Research in Human Papilloma VirusRelated Mouth Cancer

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