March 2019

Dentistry Today


A High-Tech, Single-Visit Restorative Solution

Dr. Perry E. Jones describes a single-visit restorative option that is made possible by advancements in digital dentistry.

Ridge Preservation Technique: There’s More Than One Way to Fill the Hole!

Dr. Charles D. Schlesinger demonstrates techniques designed to preserve the implant site after extraction.

Resolving a Common Implant Complication: Creating Attached Gingiva
Dr. Timothy Kosinski describes and demonstrates the foundational principles for proper aesthetics in implant dentistry.

Surface Glass-Infiltration of Monolithic Zirconia: Optimizing Adhesive Bonding

Drs. Richard Trushkowsky, Nantawan Kolakarnprasert, and Yu Zhang present a case report in which surface glass-infiltration of the intaglio of monolithic zirconia restorations was used to increase adhesive bond strength. This technique allows the use of zirconia for a wide range of conservative treatments where adhesion is required for retention. This article is peer reviewed and available for 2 hours of CE credit.

Conventional Impressions: Still a Viable Option for Aesthetic Cases
Dr. Ross W. Nash describes the advantages of a conventional impression technique that he uses for aesthetic cases.

Filling Root Canal Systems: A Carrier-Based Obturation Method

Dr. Clifford J. Ruddle describes a carrier-based obturation method to fill root canal systems to inspire clinicians to use a heat-softened, hydraulically effective, and easy-to-learn obturation method.

Modern Composites for Minimally Invasive Cosmetics

Dr. Todd Snyder shares how to avoid more invasive preparations in a smile-makeover case.

The Bulk-Fill Class II Composite Restoration

Dr. Robert A. Lowe discusses a new evolution in bulk-fill flowable composite resins.

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