December 2018

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TECHNOLOGY
Transition to Digital: The Time Is Now

Dr. John C. Cranham emphasizes that previously taught principles in dentistry need not change as we move further into the age of the digital practice.

RESTORATIVE
Restoring Endodontic Teeth in the Adhesive Age: A Rationale for Posts and Ferrules

Dr. Gregori M. Kurtzman shares an update on the use of posts and the importance of a properly designed ferrule in the age of adhesive dentistry.

Exceptional Direct Restorations: New Diagnostics, Composite Materials, and Sectional Rings
Dr. Todd Snyder describes how to easily and efficiently create natural-looking posterior composite resin restorations.

IMPLANTS
Aesthetic Success in the Anterior Region: Immediate Placement and Temporization

Dr. Charles D. Schlesinger presents a case report focusing on anterior implant placement, immediate restoration, and then final restoration.

Simplifying Regenerative Therapy
Dr. Paul Fugazzotto discusses important principles related to bone grafting as it relates to the placement of dental implants.

ENDODONTICS
A More Precise Way to Re-treat Root Canals

Dr. Manor Haas discusses how failing root canals can now be better diagnosed and re-treated with the incorporation of enhanced instruments and technology.

AESTHETICS
Direct Composite Veneers: A Viable Treatment Option

Dr. Kevin Brown outlines a clinical protocol for the placement of direct composite resin veneers.

21st ANNUAL LEADERS IN CONTINUING EDUCATION
Dentistry Today’s Leaders in Continuing Education Directory

The 21st annual Leaders in Continuing Education directory contains contact information and lecture topics for 2019’s clinical leaders.

21st ANNUAL LEADERS IN DENTAL CONSULTING
Dentistry Today’s Leaders in Dental Consulting Directory

The 21st annual Leaders in Dental Consulting directory contains contact information and lecture topics for 2019’s clinical leaders.

PERIODONTICS
Importance of the Quality of Tissue Supporting Dental Implants

Dr. Ahmad Soolari and Ms. Elshaday Mesfin discuss the importance of soft tissue around implants, in terms of overall treatment success, and the management of peri-implantitis using various methods, with emphasis placed on coordinated treatment. This article is peer reviewed and available for 2 hours of CE credit.

Viewpoint
Equating Medical and Dental Need to False Economic Demand