June 2012

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AESTHETICS
Improving Aesthetics: Harmonizing the White and Pink
Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, presents a case report involving direct aesthetic bonding, with a focus on the whole picture and not just the teeth.

The Creation of an Emergence Profile, Part 2: Pontic-Guided Implant Placement in the Aesthetic Zone
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.

ENDODONTICS
Is Endodontic Retreatment Passé?
Rico D. Short, DMD, presents an introduction to nonsurgical retreatment, highlighting certain issues that can cause root canal failure.

IMPLANTS
The Single-Visit Implant Crown Technique

Bart McFarland, DMD, discusses how to combine cone beam computed tomography and CAD/CAM technologies to accomplish a single-visit implant crown delivery.

ORTHODONTICS
Difficult Case Types, Part 1: A Discussion of Adult Short-Term Orthodontics

Clifton Georgaklis, DMD, presents a review of the 10 difficult case types found in adult short-term orthodontics.

PROSTHODONTICS
An Innovative One-Step Approach to Full Dentures

Lawrence N. Wallace, DDS, introduces an innovative approach for the fabrication of dentures that is especially helpful in these economic times.

RESTORATIVE
Bioesthetic Dentistry, Part 4

Kenley Hunt, DDS, and Mitchell Turk, DDS, share the conclusion of their case report series dealing with a complex restorative situation.

VIEWPOINT
Best Practices

CLINICAL UPDATE
Successful Dental Implants for Patients Taking Biphosphonates

Reducing Postendodontic Pain

Bacteria on Dental Bib Holders

Aspirin May Help Form New Bone