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Allergy and Toxic Reactions to Local Anesthetics

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

The Gentle Art of Periodontal Maintenance: A Protocol Using Essential Oils

The greatest of historic castles, monuments, palaces, and homes continue to exist because their...

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...

Polymer Preparation Instruments New Paradigm in Selective Dentin Removal

The purpose of dentistry is the ongoing development of the skills required to differentiate...

An Efficient Approach to Full-Mouth Reconstruction of the Apprehensive Patient

One of the most gratifying accomplishments in dentistry is restoring an entire mouth to...

Utilizing Lab-based CAD/CAM Technology for Metal-free Ceramic Restorations

Significant research of late has been directed toward the application of computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing...

Evidence-Based Dentistry – How to Use It

It was 1784 when the earliest masked assessment seems to have been performed by...

Missed Opportunities: Patients Lost to Lack of Understanding and Marketing

You are seeing a patient who has been in your practice for years. Her...

Anxiolysis in General Dental Practice

In this age of anxiety, pain control and sedation have become important aspects of...