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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...

Compensation From All Angles

It’s staff review time again, and while you have been busy trying to understand...

Interactive Computerized Tomography for Dental Implants: Treatment Planning From the Prosthetic End Result

With the prosthetic end result driving many parameters of dental implant treatment, it is...

New CDC Infection Control Guidelines for Dentistry

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the lead federal agency for...

A Perspective Regarding the Role of Local Drug Delivery in the Treatment of Chronic Periodontitis: Things You Should Know

Periodontal diseases are infections of the periodontium.1 Once there is an immune response to...

How to Take an Accurate, Stress-Free Impression

One of the most challenging and frustrating procedures encountered in dental practice is impressioning...

Interdisciplinary Dentistry: An Aesthetic Outcome

Extensive dental rehabilitation may involve (1) an interdisciplinary approach, (2) a thorough understanding of...

Prerestorative Periodontal Plastic Surgery Creating the Gingival Framework for the Ideal Smile

It has been said that a beautiful painting or photograph is enhanced by the...

Selection and Use of Masks

The use of facemasks was first advocated at the end of the 19th century....