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Restorative Dentistry

July 2, 2019 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDental CareDentistryOral HealthProduct ReportRestorative Dentistry

Totally Simplified Colour Matching: Single Shade Direct Composite

by Robert A. Lowe, DDS, FAGD, FADI, FACD, FIADE, FASDA Diplomat, American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry

Placing tooth colored direct composite restorations is a clinical challenge for even the most experienced clinician. Aside from the technique sensitivities involved in adhesive bonding, determining a shade (whether single or layered) that predictably and precisely matches the natural tooth

July 3, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProduct ReportRestorative Dentistry

Tissue Management in Restorative Dentistry: The “Super Pulsed” Diode Laser

by Robert A. Lowe, DDS, FAGD, FADI, FACD, FIADFE, FASDA Diplomat, American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry

Diode Lasers as a Tool in Tissue Management Diode lasers have been used for many years as an effective adjunct for management of the gingival tissues in many areas of restorative dentistry. Prior to the development of diode lasers, electrosurgery

March 9, 2017 Feature General DentistryOral HealthRestorative Dentistry

Physiological Dentistry and Heart Rate Variability

by Howard Hindin, DDS

The future of dentistry involves evaluation of the patient providing collaborative optimal care alongside other healthcare practitioners. The increased interest and involvement with sleep, pain and airway requires the dentist to view their patient with new and expanded vision and

December 2, 2016 Feature Materials & TechnologyOral HealthProactive Intervention DentistryRestorative Dentistry

The Evolution of Glass Ionomer Restorative Materials

by Daniel H. Ward, DDS

Glass ionomers have enjoyed many firsts in dentistry. They were the first materials designed to resist recurrent decay. They were the first bioactive materials, which release fluoride in an acidic environment and recharge or replace lost fluoride ions when they

October 18, 2016 Feature ImplantologyMaterials & TechnologyOral SurgeryPeriodonticsRestorative Dentistry

A Stepwise Approach: Restoring a Failed Maxillary Anterior Tooth

by Valentin Dabuleanu, BSc, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C)

Introduction This case report will discuss a staged approach for the delivery of implant therapy in the upper anterior jaw. A crown-down surgical approach was used to help determine the ideal prosthetic location for implant placement. Cone beam CT imaging

August 4, 2016 Feature ImplantologyOral SurgeryRestorative Dentistry

Predictable Enhanced Esthetics in Implant Restorations

by Robert S. Rosenfeld, DDS

Much has evolved about the placement protocols and usage of endosseous dental implants. Early on, the osseointegration of dental implants was imagined as a way to restore patients with total or near-total edentulism, through the stabilization of a removable prosthesis.

July 5, 2016 News DentalEndodonticsMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthOrthodonticsPreventive DentistryProsthodonticsRestorativeRestorative Dentistry

Christof Bissdorf Appointed as Vice President and General Manager, Dentsply Sirona Canada

by Dentsply Sirona

A new manager has been appointed for the Canadian location of the dental market leader following the merger of DENTSPLY and Sirona in February 2016: Christof Bissdorf brings with him a wealth of experience in the dental sector. Dentsply Sirona

June 28, 2016 News DentalDental HygieneEndodonticsOral SurgeryRestorative Dentistry

Brasseler USA® Honored with 2016 Manufacturer’s Safety Award from Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce

by Brasseler USA®

Brasseler USA®, a leading manufacturer of innovative, quality dental instrumentation, was recently honored with the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Manufacturer’s Safety Award at its annual Business Expo & Awards Banquet held at the Hilton Savannah DeSoto on Thursday,

June 23, 2016 News DentistryRestorative Dentistry

Innovation comes to life at Nobel Biocare Global Symposium 2016

by Nobel Biocare

Nobel Biocare today welcomes dental professionals from around the world to the iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City, US, for the Nobel Biocare Global Symposium 2016. The program for the sellout event, which runs until June 26, features

June 2, 2016 News Dental CAD/CAMDentistryGeneral PracticeRestorative Dentistry

Nobel Biocare Global Symposium 2016 Sold Out

by Oral Health

– Limited number of additional places made available – Over 2,000 dental professionals to gather at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City, US – Scientific symposium program comprises lectures, hands-on training and master classes from leading experts – Following

December 9, 2015 Feature DentistryRestorative Dentistry

Bone Grafts For Implant Dentistry: The Basics

by Dr. Fay Goldstep, DDS. FACD, FADFE

The implant restoration is an essential everyday treatment to replace missing teeth, advance function and enhance esthetics for patients in the general dental practice. An understanding of implant hardware design and placement for optimum clinical results is common knowledge for

December 7, 2015 Feature DentistryRestorative Dentistry

In Search of the Ideal Dental Cement…. Have We Arrived?

by Foroud Hakim DDS, MBA, BS; Marc Geissberger DDS, MA, BS

The ideal dental cement should possess several characteristics. It should be non-irritating to the dental tissues, possess a low film thickness, be insoluble in oral fluids, have the ability to close gaps that are present at the margins of restorations,

December 7, 2015 Feature DentistryRestorative Dentistry

A Clinician’s Perspective on the Clinical Use of Tricalcium Silicates in Everyday Dentistry

by Robert Levin, DDS

For the last six years, I have been successfully using Biodentine® Dentine Replacement Material (by Septodont®) for direct and indirect pulp caps. I have developed some insights and techniques on its use that I believe would be helpful for my