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AlloDerm: An Effective Alternative to Palatal Donor Tissue for Treatment of Gingival Recession

Gingival grafting using palatal donor tissue primarily to increase the zone of attached gingiva...

An Orthopaedic Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Disorders of the Temporomandibular Joint

Problems involving the temporomandi-bular joint (TMJ) have been termed temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Patients with...

Replacing Hopeless Retained Deciduous Teeth in Adults Utilizing Dental Implants: Concepts and Case Presentation

Hopeless retained deciduous teeth without permanent successors pose a restorative challenge for clinicians as...

The Apical Barrier Technique in a “Dens in Dente”: Literature Review and Endodontic Case Report

Hermetic sealing of the apical foramen or foramina, which is achieved by the introduction...

The Dentist’s Role in Managing Oral Complications of Cancer Therapies

More than a million new cases of cancer are diagnosed in the United States...

Treatment Planning for Dental Implants: A Rationale for Decision Making, Part 2: Partial Edentulism

A previous review1 considered the factors involved in the decision of whether to extract...

Banking Teeth for Stem Cells

Deciduous and wisdom teeth, along with jawbone and periodontal ligament, are noncontroversial sources of...

Assessing Patient Readiness for Full-Mouth Restoration: A Case Report

Full-mouth restoration is a process requiring attention to detail from preoperative impressions to cementation...

Simplified Solutions to Daily Anterior Aesthetic Challenges Using a Nano-Optimized Direct Restorative Material

Aesthetics is one of the key driving forces in dentistry today, and a renaissance...

Makeovers Are Ageless

In a time when we are seeing the media full of makeovers from Botox...