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A New Guide to Nonsurgical Management of Periodontal Disease

The recent advances and surprising popularity of today’s new dental treatments are making this...

Digital Radiographic Imaging in Dental Practice

Digital radiography refers to all non-film-based methodologies to capture radiological information. Digital imaging has...

Protecting the Next Generation: The Dental Hygienist’s Role in Managing Periodontal Disease as a Risk Factor for Low-Birth-Weight Babies

How do you serve your pregnant patients? Do you serve them at all? Do...

Implant Micro-Gap Modification

Dental implants are a well-established treatment for edentulism, are now widely available, and are...

Aesthetic Dentistry and Prom Night

Aesthetic dental procedures are routinely employed to improve a patient’s smile. Direct resin bonding...

Risk Assessment in Periodontal Diagnosis and Treatment Planning: The Fundamental Importance of Probing

Management of adult periodontitis has undergone considerable change in the past decade. As understanding...

Lifestyle Modifications and the Management of Hypertension

There is evidence suggesting that hypertension affects nearly 50 million Americans.1 A study reported...

Panoramic Radiographic Findings: Case Reports of Ectopic Teeth and Antroliths Within or Adjacent to the Maxillary Sinus

Figure 1. Panoramic radiograph demonstrating two antroliths in the maxillary sinus. Figure 2. Panoramic...

Prevention: The Key to Successful Nonsurgical Periodontal Treatment

Periodontal disease is a pathologic process that affects the supporting soft tissue and bone...