February 2017

Dentistry Today


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Materials and Instruments: Has Anything Changed?

Howard S. Glazer, DDS, talks about what’s new and what’s changed for the better in materials and products in dentistry.

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Cosmetic Rehabilitation

Chiann Fan Gibson, DMD, presents an interdisciplinary case that demonstrates the successful implementation of a complex treatment plan.

A One-Visit Option: An Alternative to Traditional Ceramic Restorations
Robert A. Lowe, DDS, presents an alternative solution to traditional one-visit chairside CAD/CAM restorations.

Overdenture Design to Maximize Stability and Function

Timothy F. Kosinski, DDS, covers key considerations when prescribing and delivering implant overdentures.

Locating Canals: Strategies, Armamentarium, and Techniques

Clifford J. Ruddle, DDS, presents useful tips on finding canals.

Biocompatible Quadrant Dentistry for Overall Health

Peter S. Evans, DDS, MS, talks about ways to enhance patient compliance to help ensure an optimal tissue response when doing restorative work.

An Improved Glass Ionomer Restorative System: Stress-Bearing Class I and II Indications
Mark L. Pitel, DMD, introduces a recently improved glass ionomer that is now indicated for use in stress-bearing situations.

Severe Xerostomia Secondary to Anticholinergic Drug Therapy: Case Report

Ronald S. Brown, DDS, MS; Bridgette H. Rhodes, DDS; Marianne S. Siewe, DDS; and Terri Jones Matthews, DDS; share a case of severe dry mouth in an 83-year-old female patient taking oxybutnin for urinary incontinence. The oral side effects of anticholinergic drug therapy and the dental management of the patient are discussed. This article is peer-reviewed and available for 2 hours of CE credit.

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