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Evolving Dental Technologies…: A New Level of Patient Care and Communication

Advances in technology are affecting every aspect of life in the 21st century, and...

Implants and the General Practitioner

Carl E. Misch, DDS, MDS, is clinical professor and director of oral implantology at...

Small Bacteria, Big Impact

Two new studies in the April issue of the Journal of Periodontology explore the...

Hydrodynamic Disinfection: Tsunami Endodontics

There are enormous differences in opinion regarding the potential to 3-dimensionally clean a root...

The Epidemic of Cracked and Fracturing Teeth

Teeth are fracturing today in record numbers. Cracked and fractured teeth are now the...

Insurance and Preventive Dentistry

Some medical insurance companies are expanding their coverage to include various preventive dental procedures...

Nonsurgical Versus Surgical Endodontic Retreatment: “How Do I Choose?”

The purpose of endodontics is to prevent or cure lesions of endodontic origin. Endodontic...

Overview of New ADA CDT 2007-2008 Codes

The ADA coding system undergoes updating and revision periodically. Up until 2000, updates were...

An Expedited Procedure for Augmenting the Alveolar Ridge

Loss of height and/or width of the alveolar ridge may result from a number...

Patient-Centered Treatment Planning: Part 1

As part of our formal training to become dentists we are taught to diagnose,...