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April 3, 2019 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

Evolving Excellence: Scientific Advances In Dentistry And New Restorative Paths

by W. Johnston Rowe Jr., DDS, AAACD

Introduction In 1964 Bob Dylan shared his famous observation, “The Times They Are A-Changin’.” Those words seem to continue to ring true in every facet of life today. Evolving materials and technologies offer cosmetic dentists and ceramists new tools to

April 3, 2019 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

Developing A System To Eliminate Cementation Failures: A Practical Understanding For Predictable Outcomes

by Chad C. Duplantis, DDS, FAGD

Abstract This article discusses the philosophy behind the clinical protocols to achieve enhanced results in tooth whitening, and the successful reversal of enamel white spot lesions. External tooth whitening has long been recognized as having successful but variable results. An

April 3, 2019 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

Aesthetic Restoration Of Maxillary Lateral Incisors With Direct Composite

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

Anterior Tooth Anatomy and Matrix Options Freehand sculpting of anterior tooth anatomy using direct composite is challenging for even the most artistically talented clinician. The more surface area that is lost, along with anatomic landmarks, the more difficult it is

April 3, 2019 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticCosmetic DentistryOral Health

Low Tech Approach – High Five Results! The Beauty Of The Direct Composite Mock-Up

by Douglas L. Lambert, DDS, FACD, FASD, FASDA, FICD, ABAD

Esthetics is still one of the key driving forces in dentistry today – whether it is one tooth or an entire mouth. The persona created by a beautiful smile is seen as a true asset to one’s personality. Meeting the needs and

April 3, 2019 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

Health-Driven Goals With Esthetic Outcomes

by Amanda Seay

       Patients often present with the desire to maintain or improve their overall dental health and may state that their only goal is to have their teeth outlive them. They don’t desire a smile makeover or esthetic enhancement,

April 3, 2019 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

Complex Esthetics: Combining An Implant, “H” Abutment, PMMA Provisionals, And Lithium Disilicate

by David Hornbrook, DDS

Introduction The prospect of replacing an anterior tooth with an implant-supported restoration presents both esthetic and clinical challenges for dentists.1,2 These include – but are not limited to – ensuring an ideal shade match among adjacent natural teeth or all-ceramic

April 3, 2019 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

A Multidisciplinary Approach For The Esthetic Treatment Of Anterior Crown Fracture

by Carleigh M. Prane, DMD

Introduction A common form of dental trauma is the fracture of anterior teeth, especially maxillary incisors because of their position in the arch. These types of traumatic injuries are more common in children and young adults. Aesthetic rehabilitation of traumatic injuries

April 3, 2019 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

An Interview With Dr. Galip Gurel

by Dr. Galip Gurel; Dr. Les Rykiss

How did you come to put your focus on aesthetic dentistry? Well actually I’m coming from a family, which my father and mother used to be dentists. I opened my eyes in a dental practice and that was my first

April 3, 2019 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

Minimally Invasive Smile Rejuvenation

by Dan Ward, DDS

Introduction In today’s high-paced society, people want everything accomplished now. They do not want to wait. Extreme makeovers, which have been featured in the media, primed the public to search for quick-fix treatment solutions. These programs helped to educate the

April 3, 2019 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

The Pictures Really Do Matter

by Adamo E.Notarantonio, DDS, FAACD

We’ve all heard the cliché, “a picture is worth a thousand words”, but the reality is, they may be worth even more than that. Images help us learn, communicate, explain tough concepts, and certainly inspire us. We are very visual

April 3, 2019 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

The Modern Dental Revolution

by Les Rykiss, DMD, Dip. ABAD, FASDA, FIADFE

Welcome to the new look of Oral Health Journal! This gives us a new fresh look in keeping with the modern age of dentistry. It’s so important that we keep up with the times or we inevitably fade into the

March 31, 2019 Feature Dental HygieneOral Health & Systemic HealthOral Health OfficePublic Health

Paid Oral Health for Total Health: The Integral Role of the Dental Hygienist

by Jennifer Turner, Director of Hygiene Programs at dentalcorp

Despite its integral function in the field of oral health care, many are unaware that the role of the dental hygienist goes beyond cleaning teeth. In celebration of National Dental Hygienists Week this April, we take a closer look at

March 31, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice Management

A Hard Goodbye

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

It’s often difficult to sit down and come up with a compelling topic to write an editorial about. But this topic is especially difficult. Not because of the fear that it won’t be of interest to our readers but simply

March 31, 2019 Feature Office designOral Health Office

Smiles4U Dental Office

by De Style Design

When our team at De Style Design set to working on the concept and interior for this practice, we kept in mind that our clients wanted to create a space which is bright, nurturing and welcoming. Natural daylight is present

March 31, 2019 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice management

How to Accelerate the Transition as a New Practice Owner

by Dr. Kyle Hornby, Danube Dental Clinic

Almost seven years ago, I graduated from dental school and began my hunt for a job as an associate dentist. After working at a number of different clinics and developing fundamental clinical skills, I decided to purchase an established dental

March 31, 2019 Feature FinancesOral Health OfficePractice management

April Tax Woes and the Path Forward

by Nick Korhonen, MNP

April is here – and so is tax time. It’s when we’re all reminded of our civic duty to contribute to society through taxes, which often leaves our wallets feeling a little lighter as we pass the April 30 tax

March 31, 2019 Feature Dental TeamMarketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice management

7 Sure-Fire Tips To Convert Dental Prospects Into Patients

by Grace Clark

Most dental practices don’t dedicate enough and appropriate efforts on converting their prospects into patients. Dentists spend thousands on revamping their practices but rarely have a proper plan in place to convert the prospects into patients. These seven super tips

March 31, 2019 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice management

Dental Marketing Essentials: 3 Tips When Responding To Patient’s Negative Feedback

by Jared Jost, PatientPop

Keeping patients satisfied and loyal is critical to the operation of any practice and should be at the center of your dental marketing strategy. It’s just common sense: A satisfied patient is more likely to consistently return for care and,

March 14, 2019 Feature Dental TechnologyOHGdata

You’re the Expert on Dental Technologies, So Prove It

by Oral Health

There’s no denying patients are more technology savvy than ever. And if they aren’t, they can easily Google “intraoral camera” or “CAD/CAM” and walk into their next dental appointment “experts”. It’s understandable why 55.2% of Canadian dentists are concerned of

March 12, 2019 Feature General DentistryOral HealthViewpoint

Root Cause Netflix Movie: Fighting Mythical FIRE, with Scientific FACT

by Gary Glassman, Chief Dental Officer, dentalcorp; Ian Watson, DDS, MScD, FRCD(C)

It has often been said that to bring attention to a controversial matter simply affirms its existence, memorializes it and gives it credibility. The corollary is to ignore it and allow wrong and negligent statements to pass as science. Instead