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Maximizing the Use of an Intraoral Camera

Your patients love it, appreciate it, and want you to use it. That is...

Tooth-Conservative Coronal Restorations Modern Restorative Concpts

Our goal as dentists is to conserve the dentition in the most functional and...

Colossal Case Acceptance The Hygienist Plays a Vital Role in Encouraging Patients to Say Yes

As dentists, we think of ourselves as technicians, health professionals, scientists, artists…not salesmen. The...

The Use of the Erbium, Chromium: YSGG Laser in Microdentistry

One of the most compelling trends in dentistry is the shift toward microdentistry, which...

Maximizing Aesthetics Using a Combined Periodontal-Restorative Protocol

Each dentist approaches treatment planning of aesthetic restorative cases in a unique way. Treatment...

Staff Bonuses Boon or Bane?

Much has been written, discussed, and postulated about staff bonus systems and how they...

The Future of Periodontal Diagnostic Testing

Traditionally, periodontal disease has been diagnosed by a radiographic and clinical examination including the...

No-Preparation Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are a wonderful conservative modality for creating and restoring aesthetics in the...

Allergy and Toxic Reactions to Local Anesthetics

Local anesthesia (LA) forms the foundation of pain control techniques in dentistry. These drugs...

Periodontal Disease and Diabetes Mellitus: Bidirectional Relationship

Periodontal diseases (periodontitis) are bacterial infections and can result in the destruction of tissues...