November 2011

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AESTHETICS
Achieving Aesthetic and Functional Success
Brent Engelberg, DDS, and Brad Jones, CDT, present an aesthetic makeover case that required the utmost attention to detail and excellent doctor-technician teamwork.

HYGIENE TODAY — SPECIAL SECTION

Dentin Hypersensitivity: Etiology, Risk Factors, and Prevention Strategies

Jo-Anne Jones, RDH, discusses how an understanding of the etiology of dentin hyper­sensitivity will serve to provide the dental hygienist to more effectively manage dentin hypersensitivity for the patient.

Hygiene Update:

Children's Tooth-Brushing Habits as Reported by Mothers

Gingival Hyperplasia in a Child

Assessing Caries Risk of Infants

Gingival Crevicular Fluid and Chronic Periodontitis

Children, Chemotherapy, and Chlorhexidine

Product Focus:

Prophy Angles

PERIODONTICS
The Future of Successful Dental Care
Neil R. Gottehrer, DDS, explains how a knowledgeable dental team can provide successful care while reducing the future risk for oral and physical disease.

ENDODONTICS
The Future of Root Canal Obturation
James L. Gutmann, DDS, PhD (hons), introduces a material advancement for obturation that will enable any clinician to predictably achieve a well-filled, properly prepared root canal system.

IMPLANTS
New CAD/CAM Designs for Fixed Implant Restorations
Samuel M. Strong, DDS, shares a case that represents an innovative approach to zirconia-based, screw-retained implant bridges and crowns.

Four on the Floor 101: Small-Diameter Implant Applications
Martin B. Goldstein, DMD, candidly discusses tips to consider when placing small-diameter implants.

DOCTOR-TECHNICIAN PERSPECTIVES
Teamwork Delivers a Beautiful Same-Day Digital Smile

Anthony E. Hatch, DDS, demonstrates the role of the doctor-technician team to assure delivery of same-day CAD/CAM aesthetic veneers.

INTERDISCIPLINARY DENTISTRY

Collaborative Care for Better Aesthetic Outcomes
Robert P. Pulliam, DMD, MS, RPh, and Spalding Green, DMD, emphasize an inter­disciplinary approach between the restorative dentist and periodontist to achieve a healthy, functional, and aesthetic outcome.

CLINICAL UPDATE
A Small Step Forward

Piezoelectric Versus Conventional Implant Site Preparation

Diabetes and Alzheimer's

Cementum Regeneration in Vital and Endodontically Treated Teeth

Genetic Profile Investigated in Oral Cancer Patients

 

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