Dr. Jeffrey C. Hoos notes the drastic evolution of dental materials, methods, and techniques over the past 80 years. He discusses where we were, where we are now, and where the age of digital dentistry is going to take us.
Drs. Daniel Domingue and N. Cory Glenn detail 10 steps to design a surgical guide. Using CBCT, software, artificial intelligence, 3D printing, and more, they explain concepts of bone reduction and prosthetic design that lead to a more predictable outcome.
Dr. Mary Sue Stonisch demonstrates how minimally invasive dentistry and careful occlusal analysis can create beautiful and functional dentistry. She goes through the steps of this procedure, including smile design, occlusal deprogramming, and provisionals, to help create a predictable result.
Drs. Dale R. Rosenbach and Shira Theil show an approach to harvesting connective tissue from the palate and using it as a graft for either a tooth or an implant. This article is peer-reviewed and available for 2 hours of CE credit.
Drs. Eugene Kim and Gregori M. Kurtzman give an alternative to removal and implant placement for an adult with deciduous canines. Dr. Kim’s case shows a successful treatment using the existing deciduous canines.
Dr. Steven L. Rasner addresses 2 common clinical complications—broken root rips and maxillary sinus perforations—and their recommended solutions.
Dr. Jason Goodchild and Mr. Mark Donaldson discuss the path to excellent dental photography. They will share equipment requirements, various views, information about flashes and positioning, and more.
Teresa Duncan, one of the top insurance authorities in the profession, offers some hints and important ideas for those of us who do work with dental insurance.