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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...

Deterrents to Implant Treatment

A study recently published in the International Journal of Prosthodontics revealed that while the...

Patient-Centered Treatment Planning: Part 1

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

Polishing Aesthetic Restorations

Distinguishing restorations from tooth enamel is becoming more difficult as aesthetic materials are developed...

Bioactive Cement Scaffold May Improve Bone Grafts

Researchers from the American Dental Association Foundation and the National Institute of Standards and...

Uncommon Sense

In 1985 I found myself in a dental practice of my own making. However,...

Aesthetic and Regenerative Oral Plastic Surgery: Clinical Applications in Tissue Engineering

Tissue engineering is defined as any attempt to facilitate regeneration of tissues in the...

Make Technology Work for You

Technology is here to stay and will continue to become more sophisticated and advanced....

The Surgical Operating Microscope: Pushing the Boundaries of the Possible in Dentistry

In August 1992 in Dentistry Today, I wrote an article, “The SOM: A Quantum...