Top 10 Clinical Articles of 2017

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Dentistry changes every year, and you need to be on the top of your game to provide the best care possible—and beat your competition. We’ve got the information you need with the Top 10 Clinical Articles of 2017, based on traffic at

  1. Questions to Ask Prior to Root Canal Treatment

Manor Haas, DDS, discusses the criteria to consider before root canal treatments.

  1. Loose Screw on an Implant Crown: Why? Now What Can Be Done?

Randy Mitchmore, DDS, presents a case report that describes how to solve repeated challenges with an implant crown on a first molar.

  1. Treatment of a Class IV Anterior Fracture: Conservative Direct Composite Restorations

James H. Peyton, DDS, outlines the clinical steps to achieve a long-lasting direct composite repair of a Class IV fracture.

  1. Implants in the Aesthetic Zone: Clinical Guidelines

Michael Sonick, DMD; Debby Hwang, DMD; and Jay Dworkin, DMD, talk about protocols for the placement of implants in the aesthetic zone.

  1. Managing Endodontic Emergencies

Manor Haas, DDS, reviews the various kinds of endodontic emergencies that general practitioners face.

  1. New Trends in Endodontics and Treatment Planning

John West, DDS, MSD, discusses the latest in trends and the future of endodontics.

  1. The Seven Deadly Sins of Traditional Class II Restorations

David Clark, DDS, presents common challenges faced by clinicians placing Class II composite resin restorations along with solutions.

  1. Three Impression Material Classifications: A Comparison

Sam Simos, DDS, clinically compares a new hybrid vinyl polyether siloxane impression material to standard vinyl polysiloxane impression materials.

  1. Minimally Invasive Bio-Rejuvenation Dentistry: A Conservative Approach to Full-Mouth Rehabilitation

Hal Stewart, DDS, uses direct materials to accomplish a minimally invasive restorative rehabilitation.

  1. Are You Placing Implants?

Charles D. Schlesinger, DDS, discusses how to incorporate implants successfully into the general dental practice.