Written by Dentistry Today Thursday, 16 February 2012 15:28
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The Future: Materials, Challenges in Dentistry, and Education
Gordon Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD, candidly talks about hot topics, technologies, and materials in dentistry.
Dentistry in the Digital Age: An Update
Todd R. Schoenbaum, DDS, presents a timely update on CAD/CAM and digital impression units.
Bioceramics Part 2: The Clinician's Viewpoint
Kenneth A. Koch, DMD, and Dennis G. Brave, DDS, discuss bioceramics for surgical applications and for other purposes, such as pediatric dentistry.
Case Report: An Implant Resolution to Idiopathic Pain
Steven L. Rasner, DMD, presents the rationale for extraction and subsequent implant treatment in a patient who presented with idiopathic pain.
Effective Denture Stabilization in an Atrophic Mandible
Brian J. Jackson, DDS, presents a case that exemplifies how small-diameter implants give dentists an important tool to provide an affordable and less invasive path to denture stabilization.
"The Mother of All Black Triangles" Case
David Clark, DDS, presents a protocol for a minimally invasive approach to closing exceptionally challenging and unaesthetic black triangles.
Bioesthetic Dentistry, Part 2
Kenley Hunt, DDS, and Mitch Turk, DDS, discuss the preliminary diagnosis of a restorative/occlusal case.
Ross W. Nash, DDS, presents a case report illustrating the use of some of latest dental materials for full reconstruction of a damaged dentition.
Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation: Tunnel Grafting Techniques
Douglas H. Mahn, DDS, and Jason Woodside, DDS, demonstrate the multidisciplinary rehabilitation of the smile using tunnel connective-tissue grafting techniques and
General Dentistry as a Specialty
Richard Winter, DDS, presents a case report that illustrates how the general dentist must possess comprehensive knowledge and multidisciplinary skills to successfully complete a complex case.
Nanocrystals Make Dentures Shine