May 2019

Dentistry Today
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INTERVIEW
The Dawn of Injection Molded Composite Dentistry

Dr. Jihyon Kim shares her thoughts and perspectives with Dentistry Today’s editor-in-chief, Dr. Damon Adams, on why our techniques for placing direct composite dentistry needs to change.

IMPLANTS
Tips on Creating an Implant-Focused Practice

Dr. Randolph R. Resnick speaks with Implants Today editor Dr. Michael Tischler about his experience as an implantologist.

Treating a Patient With Inadequate Restorative Space
Drs. Joseph Massad, Swati Ahuja, Russell Wicks, and Charles J. Goodacre demonstrate the steps to be used in rehabilitating a patient with inadequate restorative space using implant-supported overdentures with various means of prosthetic accommodation.

Optimizing Aesthetic Zone Implant Outcomes: A Case Report
Drs. Luis Brea, Jr.; Steven B. David; and Richard D. Trushkowsky describe the treatment planning and modalities that were employed to obtain optimal aesthetic and functional results for a patient in whom anterior implants were placed. This article is peer reviewed and available for 2 hours of CE credit.

PERIODONTICS
Laser-Assisted Periodontal Regeneration With the LANAP Protocol

Drs. Robert H. Gregg II and Dawn M. Gregg present a single case report involving a lower right molar that involves a clinical and serial radiographic laser-assisted regeneration (LANAP protocol) result over a 13-year time frame.

INTERDISCIPLINARY
A Smile Metamorphosis

Dr. Lori Trost presents an aesthetic case that demonstrates the importance of preoperative orthodontics.

RESTORATIVE
Aesthetic Posterior Restorations in Everyday Practice

Dr. Gary M. Radz shares a case report dealing with advancements and clinical applications of an advanced bulk-fill composite resin.

AESTHETICS
Direct Composites: Solving Shade-Matching Challenges

Dr. Kevin Brown presents case examples that demonstrate the use of a new single-shade composite system in the smile zone.

Viewpoint
Mentoring the Next Generations

Focus On: A Failing Model