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OSAP Meeting Your Infection Control Needs

The Organization for Safety and Asepsis Procedures (OSAP), founded in 1984, comprises 2 complementary...

The Relationship Between Periodontal Diseases and Respiratory Diseases

The increased bacterial burden resulting from poor oral hygiene and periodontal diseases may increase...

Making the Right Impression for your Patients With your Office Design

Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, first century bc, was a Roman scholar and architect who was...

Enamel Loss and Occlusal Vertical Dimension Causes and Considerations for Treatment

Treatment of occlusal enamel loss as it relates to human longevity, attrition, bruxism, and...

Periodontal Disease and Diabetes Mellitus: Bidirectional Relationship

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

Professional Standards, Personal Responsibility

One of the best parts of being a hygienist in a dental practice is...

Dentistry for The Long Term Care Patient

Among the groups in the United States with the most limited access to dental...

Implant Micro-Gap Modification

Dental implants are a well-established treatment for edentulism, are now widely available, and are...

Aesthetic Dentistry and Prom Night

Aesthetic dental procedures are routinely employed to improve a patient’s smile. Direct resin bonding...

Design and Management of the Worn Anterior Dentition: A Case Study With Porcelain Veneers and a Ceromer/Fiber-Reinforced Composite Framework

In today’s aesthetically oriented dental practice, a common motivator to seek aesthetic treatment is...