September 2017

Dentistry Today


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Two Essential Procedures to Strengthen Your Practice

Bruce L. Cassis, DDS, presents case examples to emphasize how new technologies can boost your treatment options and practice reputation.

Advocating for Quality Products and Care

Sabiha S. Bunek, DDS, discusses her career and the important role THE DENTAL ADVISOR plays in the dental industry.

Future Trends in Implant Dentistry: Full-Arch Rehabilitation and Desktop 3-D Printing

Michael D. Scherer, DMD, MS, discusses future trends in implant dentistry.

The Continuous Wave of Obturation Technique, Part 1: Concepts and Tools

L. Stephen Buchanan, DDS, in the first article of a 2- part series, explains the latest obturation technique to help ensure endodontic success.

Digital Treatment Planning Improves Outcomes

Rafaela Vaccaro Zakula, DMD, explains how she used digital treatment planning to support a modern and less invasive cosmetic alignment protocol.

Advances in Direct Composites
Wynn Okuda, DMD, presents an update on the latest advances and minimally invasive applications for modern direct composite materials.

Simplifying Extractions With a Power Periotome

Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, outlines a technique that simplifies tooth extraction.

Application of a Long-Term Resilient Lining Material

Joseph J. Massad, DDS; Swati A. Ahuja, BDS, MDS; Russell A. Wicks, DDS, MS; and David R. Cagna, DMD, MS; discuss the rationale and benefits in the long-term use of resilient lining materials.

Efficient Direct Posterior Composite Restorations

Daniel J. Poticny, DDS, introduces a new direct composite material, demonstrating the clinical protocol for placement of long-lasting restorations.

Gingival Enlargement Associated with Acute Myelocytic Leukemia in a Child: Case Report

Michael K. Sonick, DMD; Debby Hwang, DMD; Nima D. Sarmast, DDS, MS, MPH; and Rui Ma, DMD; describe a case report of a 9-year-old female who presented with gingival enlargement after wearing an orthodontic appliance. The patient was diagnosed with acute myelocytic leukemia. This article is peer reviewed and available for one hour of CE credit.

Reducing the Threat of Antimicrobial Resistance