Preheating Composite Resins Using Composite Warmers

Composite resins offer several advantages over dental amalgams beyond just esthetic benefits. Since composite resin restorations are retained through adhesion rather than mechanical retention, more … more

Esthetic Gingival Restoration

Esthetic Dilemma of the Gingival Margin The data is unambiguous; both porcelain and composite resin are biocompatible with the gingiva and well tolerated.1-3 The caveat … more

A clinical example of 3 successful conefits to be easily followed by predictable 3-D obturation.

The Evolving Look of ‘The Look’

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 … more

“I Have It… You Need It!”

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 … more

Esthetic, Restorative Dental Conference Coming Soon

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 … more

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RelyX™ from 3M at PDC 2018

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 … more

Incorporating Glass Ionomers into Everyday Dental Practice

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, … more

Bioactive Dentistry with Giomers

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 … more