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Thriving in a Tough Economy

Many dental offices around the country are experiencing slowdowns. In some cases patients are...

From Bridges to Implants: The New Paradigm for General Practice

It appears that most general dentists believe that a fixed conventional bridge is still...

Extraction of Teeth: Some General Observations

This article is intended to provide some technique advice for extracting teeth, based on...

A Missing Front Tooth

Today’s standards for natural-looking anterior dental prostheses that are stable and aesthetic are high....

Oral Care for Patients Undergoing Cancer Therapy

More than 1,250,000 Americans are newly diagnosed with cancer every year. Approximately 500,000 of...

Eliminate Killer Words: Transformation to Effective Communication

Have you ever been frustrated when a patient who would benefit from your treatment...

Update on Prosthetic Joints, Dental Treatment, and Antibiotic Prophylaxis

Most dental practices routinely treat patients who have prosthetic joints, pins, screws, or plates....

Oral Analgesics for Acute Dental Pain

Acute pain is the most common complaint that causes patients to seek help from...

The Basics of Occlusal Splint Therapy

Treatment of occlusal-related disorders is often a challenge for both the dentist and the...

Meeting Patient Demand With Computer-Generated Veneers

Half the population of America is unhappy with their smiles1 and will be looking...