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The Cracked Tooth Syndrome

The Cracked Tooth Syndrome (CTS) is both a transient and progressive condition. Diagnosis of...

Nitrous Oxide Analgesia: What Is a Safe Level of Exposure for the Dental Staff?

One of the major challenges of clinical dentistry is the management of pain and...

Managing Cash Flow to Improve Your Bottom Line

Cash flow—how much money is flowing into and out of a dental practice—is an...

Risk Assessment in Periodontal Diagnosis and Treatment Planning: The Fundamental Importance of Probing

Management of adult periodontitis has undergone considerable change in the past decade. As understanding...

Another Look at Root Canal Obturation

Many ingenious techniques have been devised for what should be a simple process of...

ReD Hot Hygiene, Part 4: H Is for Helpful

Help, or helpful, is defined in Webster’s Dictionary as: to contribute, to give assistance...

Lifestyle Modifications and the Management of Hypertension

There is evidence suggesting that hypertension affects nearly 50 million Americans.1 A study reported...

Correction of an Aesthetic Problem Related to Excessive Display of Gingiva

Chiche and Pinault1 describe in their text, Esthetics of Anterior Fixed Prosthodontics, the artistic...

Doctor—Your Hygienist Needs a Digital X-ray System!

So, what do you do with that?” asked the new patient, whom I was...

A System for Definitive Restoration of Single-Stage Implants in One Day

The classic approach to placing osseointegrated implants in the edentulous mandible requires a period...