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Conservative Treatment Helps Avoid Gum Surgery

Dr. Craig Buntemeyer and hygienists Selena Murtaugh and Candice DeHues of Tulsa, Oklahoma received...

Improving Existing Dentures With Mini Implants: Idealizing a Knife-Edged Mandibular Ridge

INTRODUCTION Mandibular dentures have historically been one of the most unpredictable and unsatisfactory dental...

Blackberries May Lead to Healthy Gums

Blackberries could be beneficial for one’s oral health. A new study shows that this...

Melatonin Levels and Periodontitis

A study published in the Journal of Periodontology measured melatonin levels in the gingival...

Biting Into Sound

INTRODUCTION It is no secret that technology drives the field of medicine. Through this...

ER:YAG Laser for 3-Dimensional Debridement of Canal Systems: Use of Photon-Induced Photoacoustic Streaming

INTRODUCTION Asepsis of root canal systems has long been the goal of endodontic treatment....

Direct Composite Resins Continue to Evolve

INTRODUCTION Direct composite resin is today the “go to” material for the restoration of...

New Officers Appointed To (AAP) Board Of Trustees

Chicago (October 2, 2012) — New officers of the American Academy of Periodontology’s Board...

Treatment of and Improvised Explosive Device Blast Injury

INTRODUCTION As Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom enter their eighth and...

Is Endodontic Retreatment Passé?

INTRODUCTION The definition of passé means to be no longer current or out of...