Written by Dentistry Today Wednesday, 11 April 2012 18:46
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Reciprocating Relieved Reamers: The Future of Endodontic Instrumentation
Barry L. Musikant, DMD, and Young Bui, DDS, share several cases of varying degrees of difficulties using engine-driven reciprocation for instrumentation.
Redesigning the Macrostructure of Dental Implants
Chen Tian, BS, MS; Sebasitan Tseng, DDS; and William Y. S. Hung, DDS, JD; showcase a double-margin implant design and demonstrate its use via several brief clinical case reports.
Efficient Core Buildups: Sonic-Activated Composite Resin in Endodontically Treated Teeth
Ronald D. Jackson, DDS, presents a short case report using a sonically placed composite resin.
Composite Over-Molding of the Worn Lower Incisor
David Clark, DDS, discusses the use of composite resin to onlay mandibular incisors.
GP Orthodontics: Making a Difference
Joseph Whitehouse, MS, DDS, covers options GPs have to move teeth into more treatable positions before beginning restorative work.
The Creation of an Emergence Profile, Part 1: Using an Interim Restoration as an Aid to Implant Positioning
Tom Bereznicki, BDS (Edin), and Andrew Dawood, MRD, RCS, MSc, BDS, review the importance of the emergence profile in short-span bridgework and the reproduction of the created emergence profile in conventional bridgework.
CAD/CAM Restorative Principles
Costin Marinescu, DDS, outlines the basic principles underlying the uses for CAD/CAM technology in the modern dental practice.
A Novel Approach for a Single-Tooth Provisional
Jeff T. Blank, DMD, demonstrates a unique way to provisionalize a single anterior maxillary tooth immediately after an extraction.
Drug Target Could Help Fight Gum Disease