The Top 10 Clinical Articles of 2019

Dentistry Today


We saw many significant advances in clinical care in 2019, and we’re proud to share them with you. Here is a look back at the top 10 clinical articles of the year, based on traffic at 

Evolution and Revolution: Groundbreaking Changes in Composite Dentistry

Dr. Peter Auster Introduces an innovative new composite that requires only one shade for all restorations.

Better and Faster Root Canal Treatments: A Synopsys of the Latest High-Tech Protocols

Dr. Manor Haas shows how to increase efficiency without sacrificing quality.

Silver Modified Atraumatic Restorative Technique: For Pediatric Patients

Dr. Carla Cohn presents a case report dealing with advancements in the clinical applications of glass ionomers.

Treating a Patient With Inadequate Restorative Space

Drs. Joseph Massad, Swati Ajuja, Russell Wicks, and Charles J. Goodacre demonstrate the steps to be used in rehabilitating a patient with inadequate restorative space using implant-supported overdentures with various means of prosthetic accommodation.

Oral Sex and Oral Cancer

Dr. Susan Maples discusses the importance of honest and science-based communication in presenting the risks of oral cancer to your patients

The Dawn of Injection Molded Composite Dentistry

Dr. Jihyon Kim shares her thoughts and perspectives with Dentistry Today’s editor in chief, Dr. Damon Adams, on why our techniques for placing direct composite dentistry need to change.

Filling Root Canal Systems: A Carrier-Based Obturation Method

Dr. Clifford J. Ruddle describes a technique to fill root canal systems to inspire clinicians to use a heat-softened, hydraulically effective, and easy to use obturation method.

A More Precise Way to Re-treat Root Canals

Dr. Manor Haas discusses how failing root canals can now be better diagnosed and re-treated with the incorporation of enhanced instruments and technology.

Internal Routing: A Paradigm Shift in Endodontic Instrumentation

Dr. Barry L. Musikant discusses how a new technique makes the tooth the center of attention while respecting the structure that is being shaped.

Full-Arch Implant Surgical and Restorative Considerations: Utilizing a Full Template Guidance Technique 

Drs. Scott D. Ganz and Isaac Tawil present a clinical case report featuring new technologies and concepts related to treatment planning and the placement of implants and associated restorations/prostheses.