November 2015



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Vitamin B12 and Dentistry

Iris Morton, DDS, MS, and Ronald S. Brown, DDS, MS, discuss vitamin B12 patient care and the pathophysiology related to the oral manifestations of vitamin B12 serum values. Issues of particular importance to clinical dentistry are addressed. This article is peer-reviewed and available for 2 hours of CE credit.

Observations on Current Controversies in Dentistry

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD, in this issue’s cover-featured article, candidly discusses current controversies in dentistry.

Reciprocation: A Safer and More Efficient Approach to Care

Barry L. Musikant, DMD, discusses safer and more efficient ways to shape canals while reducing costs.

Surgical Techniques to Increase Bone Augmentation Success

Randy R. Resnik, DMD, MDS, covers advantages and disadvantages of the various bone grafting options available today.

Unique Solution for Porcelain Fracture: A Case Report

Marvin A. Fier, DDS, shows how he used recently introduced dental materials when more traditional materials did not work as a long-term fix.

A Biomimetic Approach to Treating Aggressive Caries
Randall G. Cohen, DDS, describes a minimally invasive and biomimetic protocol for tooth restoration.

Accelerated Treatment in a Multidisciplinary Case

Payam C. Ataii, DMD, MBA, presents a case-based article demonstrating how to shorten treatment times and achieve more predictable orthodontic movement through the use of clear aligners in conjunction with osteoperforations.

Rehabilitation of Mandibular Atrophy: The Case of the Prolonged Partial

Richard B. Winter, DDS, rehabilitates a severely atrophic mandible with a zirconia implant-retained prosthesis.

Evolution of Comprehensive Care, Part 5: Restoring Endodontically Treated Teeth and Advances in Fixed Restorations

Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, in part 5 of a 6-part article series, will discuss how clinicians are able to evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients better than ever before.

Reflections on Modern Dental Ceramics