March 2014

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AESTHETICS
Predictable Tooth Replacement in the Aesthetic Zone
Joyce L. Bassett, DDS, presents a case report centering on key principles that will help the clinician achieve the very best outcomes.

Anterior Tooth Challenges, Part 4: Canines in the Lateral Position
Elliot Mechanic, DDS, BSc, outlines the consequences and solution to a poor choice in replacing congenitally missing lateral incisors.

IMPLANTS
Nonconventional Rehabilitation for Anterior Single Tooth Loss: Clinical Follow-Up at 12 Years
Flávio Domingues das Neves, DDS, MSc, PhD, et al show the results of a nonconventional rehabilitation for a single missing tooth, with a look at the 12-year clinical follow-up.

A Simple Technique for Broken Abutment Screw Repair
Carlos Boudet, DDS, demonstrates a simple repair technique to a broken abutment screw.

TECHNOLOGY
Using Digital Impressions and CAD/CAM in Implant Dentistry
Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, and Douglas F. Dompkowski, DDS, present a case report and talk about the growth of digital impressions and CAD/CAM in the arena of dental implants.

RESTORATIVE
Optimize Finishing and Polishing of Posterior Composites
Jeff T. Blank, DMD, outlines techniques for efficient direct composite placement, finishing, and polishing.

VIEWPOINT
Electronic Health Records: Who’s Running the Asylum?