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Optimizing the Remaining Dentition

More people are keeping their natural dentition for life, and even those already wearing...

Treatment Planning for Restorations: Available Options

Last month, I examined a set of criteria for the diagnosis of recurrent decay...

Operatory Computers: Expensive or Investment?

As soon as I get comfortable with something, it changes! Twenty-five years ago, I...

Criteria for the Replacement of Defective Restorations

The basis of modern dentistry is the concept of prevention. Our patients are encouraged...

Access to Success, Part 2: Improving Your Quality, Speed, and Efficiency

This is the second in a series of articles entitled “Access to Success.” In...

Endodontic Hybridization Access and Answers

During the past decade there has been a proliferation and advancement of endodontic techniques....

Immediate, Direct Rehabilitation of Fractured Maxillary Central Incisors in the Pediatric Patient

During the course of day-to-day practice, dentists often face the challenges associated with restoring...

Simplifying the Cementation of Porcelain Onlays

The use of full porcelain restorations is increasing, offering the advantages of excellent aesthetics,...

Direct Preparation of Preexisting Implant Abutments

Dental implants have been used with great success as root replacements in oral reconstruction....

Near-Infrared Dental Diode Lasers Scientific and Photobiologic Principles and Applications

In the past few years, the use of diode lasers in clinical dentistry has...