Technology

Temporary Gingival Retraction and Moisture Management

INTRODUCTION Although scientific and technological advancements have enhanced the predictability of many dental procedures,...

Laser-Assisted Socket Grafting: A Novel Technique

INTRODUCTION It has been well-substantiated that extractions (without supplemental guided bone regeneration [GBR], or...

Dental Impressions 1952 to 2022: Balancing the Art, Science, and Business of Dentistry

INTRODUCTION As I contemplate my 42-year career, I am struck by how much progress...

A Roadmap to Success in Managing Early to Severe Peri-implantitis

INTRODUCTION With the significant number of endosseous root form implants placed each year (approximately...

Getting Started With 3D Printing

Incorporating 3D printing into the office workflow may seem like a daunting process, but...

Why Lasers Have Not Captured Dentistry

Seeing and Engaging the Light INTRODUCTION The expected high ranking of lasers, unique in...

Introducing a New Digital Imaging System

INTRODUCTION It was in the early 1990s when Dr. Gary Carr, a leading endodontist,...

A Conservative Approach to Immediate Bone Grafting

INTRODUCTION Bone preservation has become of paramount importance when tooth extractions are performed and...

Heated Composite in Everyday Practice

INTRODUCTION Many clinicians have heard of the concept of heated composite since its introduction...

The Next Dimension: Why General Practitioners Need a CBCT Machine

Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) has motivated a new standard of care when it comes...