October 2017

Dentistry Today


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Restoration of Trauma Patients: The Present Is as Important as the Future

Amanda Seay, DDS, demonstrates how she treated a patient who had suffered injuries to the permanent dentition as a result of facial trauma.

The Root Membrane Concept: In the Zone With the “Triangle of Bone”

Scott D. Ganz, DMD; Isaac Tawil, DDS, MS; and Miltiadis E. Mitsias, DDS, MSc, PhD, discuss important treatment planning considerations in implant dentistry.

The Implant-Retained Overdenture: Transitioning a Hopeless Maxillary Arch
Anthony Ramirez, DDS, outlines management of a complex dental case, highlighting how digital technologies helped achieve a superior outcome.

Zirconia Reinvented

David S. Hornbrook, DDS, explains the use of a new and more aesthetic zirconia dental material.

Simplifying Clinical Challenges
Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, will discuss several common restorative challenges and how to achieve better results with less stress.

The Evolution of Universal Restoratives: A Leap Forward
Arthur Tomaro, DDS, demonstrates how the clinician now has an opportunity to be the ultimate artist and exceed the patient’s expectations.

The Continuous Wave of Obturation Technique, Part 2: Procedural Description

L. Stephen Buchanan, DDS, introduces the latest obturation technique to help ensure endodontic success in part 2 of his 2-part article series.

Endodontic Controversies: Structural and Technological Insights
Clifford J. Ruddle, DDS, talks about the controversies related to tooth structure removal when cutting access cavities and shaping canals, and examines the credibility of specific marketing claims regarding the shaping files used for preparing canals.

Continuous or Reciprocating Endodontic Rotary Files: Evidence-Based Clinical Considerations
Stephen Weeks, DDS, and James Bahcall, DMD, MS, discuss the differences and similarities between using continuous and reciprocating endodontic rotary files.

The Cannabis Question

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