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The Hygiene Department How to Turn a Loser Into a Winner

The majority of practices I have consulted with over the last 20 years typically...

Form and Function in Cosmetic Dentistry

Sometimes great opportunities present themselves in our dental office, and unless we are careful...

Review of Hemostatic Agents Used In Dentistry

Dentists perform a variety of surgical procedures frequently requiring the need for a hemostatic...

The Paperless Office

Practicing dentists keep reading and hearing about the “paperless office” or the “totally digital...

The Use of Disposable Electrode Tips in Radiosurgery

The use of disposable electrode tips in radiosurgery—one of several types of electrodes designed...

Preparing Instruments for Sterilization

Many local home centers offer short courses on a variety of repair and remodeling...

Sterilizer Monitoring: Rationale for Using Biological Indicators

In late 2003, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released revised Guidelines...

Removable Revolution…Using Socket Grafting for Aesthetics

The way dentistry is performed has changed dramatically. New techniques, new materials, and new...

Infection of Dental Implements and Appliances, Part 2: The Denture

For many years, an association between denture wear and denture stomatitis (eg, denture sore...

Labial Bone Concavity of the Anterior Mandible: A Case Report

The differential diagnoses for an asymptomatic cyst-like radiolucent lesion of the anterior mandible include...