June 2011

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MID AESTHETICS
No-Prep Veneers: The Myths
Barry K. Freydberg, DDS, presents what he feels are the myths and the truths related to no-prep veneers.

IMPLANTS
Bone Level Dental Implant Versus Gingival Crest Level Implant
Americo Fernandes, DMD, addresses his findings related to vertical bone growth around implants.

RESTORATIVE
Restoring Form and Function in One Visit
Ara Nazarian, DDS, demonstrates how a clinician can efficiently accomplish multiple procedures in a single visit with modern materials and techniques.

Standardized Bonding Protocol for Posterior Porcelain Restorations
Todd R. Schoenbaum, DDS, presents a bonding/cementation protocol for restorative work to predictably ensure success.

AESTHETICS
Instant Aesthetic Improvement With Composites
Ross W. Nash, DDS, presents a rationale for the increased use of direct composites in the new economy and shares material selection advice and techniques to assist in
delivering optimal aesthetics.

DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT PLANNING
Improving Aesthetics in a Narrow Jaw With Composite, Part 1
Alma Dozic, DDS, PhD, and Hein de Kloet, DDS, in part 1 of a 2-part article, describe the dynamic approach to an aesthetic correction of a tapered upper jaw with composite emphasizing the importance of diagnosis and treatment planning.

TECHNOLOGY
Duplicating the Functional Path With Conservative Restorations
Kevin Huff, DDS, presents a case report outlining the steps in the chairside fabrication of a lingual three quarter crown using CAD/CAM technology.

CLINICAL UPDATE
Significant Advance in Tissue Repair: Nanofiber Spheres Used to Grow Tissue

Antimicrobial Efficacy of Toothpaste Formulations

New Radiology Guidelines Available

How People View Faces With a Cleft Lip and Palate

New Fiber-Reinforced Composite Material for Oral Implants