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Terrifying, Troublesome, or Terrific? Secrets to Perfect Pediatric Patients

The crying started, then the wailing, then the screams. The patient was pediatric. I...

The Use of the Nd:YAG Dental Laser as an Adjunct to Aesthetic Restorative Treatment

Despite the presence of lasers in dental practice since 1989, their use is still...

Jump—Start Case Acceptance Through Your Hygiene Department: R-E-A-C-H for Success

Dental offices around the country are again beginning to feel the effects of Reality...

OSAP Meeting Your Infection Control Needs

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

How to Build Your Dream Practice, Part 2 The Next Steps

Achieving your dream practice is dependent upon understanding and exercising basic organizational applications. One...

A Review of Complete Denture Therapy for Patients With Pronounced Ridge Resorption

The number of people in the United States requiring removable prosthodontic therapy has increased...

Boring Basics The Magic Potion for Success

Professional athletes know it. Airline pilots practice it daily. Religions have thrived for centuries...

Dentistry for Sale What Makes a Patient Buy Into a Treatment Plan?

Nothing produces a quickened pulse like making a proposal. Whether you’re proposing marriage, a...

Soft-Tissue Root Coverage: Clinical Rationale and Case Report

Although tissue grafting for root coverage is not a new concept,1  periodontal plastic surgery...

Mandibular Overdentures Retained With Porous-Surfaced Implants

Construction of conventional mandibular dentures can be a frustrating restorative procedure for dentists to...