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July 21, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

GC EQUIA Forte® – Interim Results from Complex Clinical Trial Illustrate Restorative Success

by GC America

The Glass Hybrid technology represents the next big leap in restorative dentistry. EQUIA Forte® follows the hugely successful EQUIA® restorative system which was launched in 2007. A long-term multicenter study was initiated in 2015 to assess the clinical performance of

A clinical example of 3 successful conefits to be easily followed by predictable 3-D obturation.
May 11, 2020 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

The Evolving Look of ‘The Look’

by John West, DDS, MSD

Introduction “The pulp is a big issue about a little tissue.” This quote is credited to early endodontic educator Dr. Sam Seltzer of Philadelphia. Nothing has changed.Advertisement Restorative dentists have discovered that endodontics is one of the fastest ways to

August 14, 2019 News News

EQUIA Forte® HT: Bulk Fill Glass Hybrid Restorative

by GC America

GC America Inc. is excited to announce the launch of an innovative bulk fill glass hybrid restorative, EQUIA Forte® HT, on September 1st, 2019 in US and Canada. Building on the success of EQUIA Forte®, this strong and esthetic restorative

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

January 25, 2019 News Dental ProductNews

GrandioSO x-tra: Esthetic Nano-Hybrid Bulk Restorative Material

by VOCO

VOCO announces the release of its newest addition to the GrandioSO family – GrandioSO x-tra, a truly esthetic, packable bulk-fill nano-hybrid restorative material. In addition to the high-quality esthetics, easy handling and enhanced physical properties that come with being a

December 5, 2018 News News

Heroic Dentistry: Saving Teeth with Bioactive Materials

by Pulpdent

Stacey is an 8-year old twin with congenitally missing teeth, which is not uncommon for twins. She is also my neighbor and the daughter of my wife’s best friend. Four years prior, Stacey had hypocalcified and decayed primary molars restored

Restorative Materials
November 13, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProsthodontics

Does Selection of Different Restorative Materials Affect the Amount of Tooth Structure Saved for Crown Preparations?

by Ashkan Ebrahimpour; Omar El-Mowafy

Introduction Aesthetic tooth-colored restorations for both anterior and posterior teeth have been in the highest demand in recent years. This increasing demand motivated the dental industries to enhance the aesthetic and mechanical properties of restorative materials. These efforts lead to

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

July 3, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

“I Have It… You Need It!”

by Howard S. Glazer, DDS, FAGD

There is no doubt that the world of dental materials and products changes almost as fast as the wind changes direction. Presently, the focus on products seems to be on intraoral scanners, in-office milling and 3D printing. But what about

July 2, 2018 News News

Esthetic, Restorative Dental Conference Coming Soon

by Clinical Research Dental

Sun-soaked vineyard views, world acclaimed wineries, and six of Dentistry’s most distinguished speakers, book your calendars for the Napa Valley Dental Conference presented by Clinical Research Dental. Scheduled for September 27-29, 2018 and hosted at The Meritage Resort & Spa,

May 1, 2018 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Simplifying the Adhesive and Composite Placement Protocol for Direct Posterior Restorations: The Bulk-Fill Technique

by Dennis Marangos

Introduction Among the most frequently performed procedures in dentistry are posterior direct composite restorations. Traditionally requiring the incremental placement of composite layers in order to prevent polymerization shrinkage, postoperative sensitivity, and marginal leakage, direct posterior restorations can be difficult and

April 9, 2018 Video Sponsored Dental Video

Paid RelyX™ from 3M at PDC 2018

by Oral Health

Dr. Mark Konings talks through what to consider when using cement, how it relates to the type of restoration being done and which 3M product is right for you.

April 2, 2018 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

Success by Design: Elements of Planning for Restorative Excellence

by W. Johnston Rowe Jr., DDS, AAACD

Introduction Since Dr. Charles Pincus invented the dental veneer in 1928, popular restorative materials used and techniques employed have changed numerous times. Trends initially dictated minimal to no tooth preparation, migrated to aggressive preparation, and have now returned to an

April 2, 2018 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

How To Avoid Occlusal Adjustments When Placing Final Restorations

by Ronald Klausz, RDT

To ensure long-term success, a greater understanding of occlusal concepts needs to be incorporated into the restorations we provide our patients. We must ensure that the beautiful smiles we create today will hold up to the rigors of mastication and

March 9, 2018 Product Spotlight

New TPH Spectra® ST with Top Handling Properties Launched at #2018PDC

by Dentsply Sirona

The new TPH Spectra generation from Dentsply Sirona is a light cured, universal composite indicated for direct and indirect restorations in all classes of cavities in the anterior and posterior regions. Thanks to its SphereTECTM filler technology, which is totally

January 11, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProactive Intervention Dentistry

Incorporating Glass Ionomers into Everyday Dental Practice

by Todd Snyder, DDS, FAACD, FIADFE

Introduction General dentists in private practice place numerous direct tooth colored resin restorations because of patient demand for more aesthetically pleasing restorations. In other instances, they utilize tooth colored adhesive dentistry because of its benefits of minimally invasive preparation design

January 11, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProactive Intervention Dentistry

Bioactive Dentistry with Giomers

by Hugh Flax, DDS, AAACD, MICOI, DABAD

In years past, traditional restorative care relied on treating damaged and decayed teeth with aggressive preparation to place a strong, firm restoration. The emphasis was on the strength of the restoration, and less about the function and biomechanics of the

January 11, 2018 Feature Proactive Intervention Dentistry

Bioactivity In Restorative Dentistry: A User’s Guide

by Fay Goldstep, DDS, FACD, FADFE

Introduction The word “bioactivity” is one of the latest buzzwords in the dentistry. It is highlighted as a feature in many restorative products with different and conflicting claims. This has stirred up confusion and controversy surrounding the concept. This article

Periodontal Disease
January 11, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProactive Intervention Dentistry

Minimally Invasive Diagnostic Tools in the Diagnosis of Periodontal Disease

by Zahra Dorna Mojdami, HBSc, DDS; Michael Glogauer, DDS, Dip Perio, PhD; Amir Azarpazhooh, DDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C)

Introduction The most common chronic inflammatory conditions worldwide and collectively the most common diseases known to mankind, are inflammatory periodontal diseases.1 Periodontal diseases include gingivitis, where the inflammation confined to the gingiva is reversible with good oral hygiene, and periodontitis,

November 9, 2017 Feature

Today’s Dental Implant Therapy: Digital Technology & Restorative Innovations

by Bobby Birdi, DMD, MS, FRCDC, FACP, DABP; Ron Zokol, DMD, DABOI, FICOI, FACD; Sundeep Rawal, DMD; Sajid Jivraj BDS, MSEd

Dental implant therapy has advanced remarkably in the last decade with new innovations on both surgical and prosthetic fronts. New techniques, materials, and modalities have been developed, but the most important development has been the refinement and utilization of digital