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Interdisciplinary Management of Implant Overdenture Therapy
Joseph J. Massad, DDS, et al discuss cosmetic and implant dentistry, angled abutments, aesthetic lip enhancement, and final delivery of a prosthesis that completes a beautiful smile makeover.
"The First Implant": Protocol for the GP, Part 1, Treatment Planning
Michael Tischler, DDS, and Scott D. Ganz, DMD, in the first of a series of 3 articles, present a protocol for GPs who wish to place and restore their first dental implant.
Revolutionary Advances, Part 2: Active Disinfection
Wyatt Simons, DDS, discusses disinfection, with a focus on apical negative-pressure irrigation.
An Efficient Approach to Full-Mouth Extractions
Ara Nazarian, DDS, presents a case report involving techniques to atraumatically extract teeth.
Treating Fractured Teeth With Composite Resin
Jaimeé Morgan, DDS, and Stan Presley, DDS, present a case report in which they showcase modern composite resin materials that duplicate the color and light characteristics found in natural teeth.
Sonic Activation: New Paradigm for Composite Resins
Simona Cuevas, DDS, presents a case report demonstrating new technology that makes placing posterior composite resin restorations faster and easier.
Direct Composite Resin Restorations: Placement Strategies
Sam Simos, DDS, discusses shape optimization of direct composite preparations and the use of new composite resins that offer low-shrinkage stress technology.
Supragingival Dentistry: A Practical Paradigm Shift
Amir N. Esfandiari, DDS, touts the need to place supragingival margins whenever possible in restorative cases.
Dental Treatment During Pregnancy