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The Power Of Aesthetics In Promoting Oral Health

July 29, 2019 Rachael Straus

Disclaimer: I have no affiliation with any companies mentioned in this article, all products are used as illustrative examples. Sleek, pretty and efficient are not the typical terms that come to mind for the average person when thinking of dental

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Technology In Minimally Invasive Dentistry

July 2, 2019 Daniel H. Ward, DDS

Technology is changing the way we live and work, improving our lives. Smart phones and watches keep us connected to the world, monitor our heart rates, detect and alert atrial fibrillation, check glucose levels, count our steps, record our hours

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Joyce Bassett, DDS, FAACD, Receives Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry Education Award

June 20, 2019 American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) Accredited Fellow Member, Joyce L. Bassett, DDS, FAACD, was recently awarded the Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry Education Evy Award during the 35th Annual AACD Annual Scientific Session’s Celebration of Excellence on April 27, 2019

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Evolving Excellence: Scientific Advances In Dentistry And New Restorative Paths

April 3, 2019 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

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Aesthetic Restoration Of Maxillary Lateral Incisors With Direct Composite

April 3, 2019 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

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Top 5 Trends in Cosmetic Dentistry

October 15, 2018 Dr. Megan Peterson Boyle

There was a time when so many people were requesting veneers it dominated the industry. The same can also be said of teeth whitening that makes teeth whiter than white. These days, however, dentists are pushing for aesthetic dentistry that

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A Multidisciplinary Approach for An Aesthetic Rehabilitation

September 11, 2018 Jordan Soll, BSc, DDS, Dip. ABAD; Bruno Vendettelli, DDS, D. Ortho, FRCD(C); Yair Lenga, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C), Dip. ABP, Periodontist

Abstract Depending on the obstacles that may present, creating a beautiful smile can take on many different scenarios. Moreover, patient demands and the pseudo self-educated using the internet as a reference can add to the challenges of insuring a seamless

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Practical Pearls For Profitable & Predictable Everyday Dentistry with Dr Dennis Marangos

August 30, 2018 by Clinical Research Dental

As dentists, we are constantly faced with a barrage of new materials, diagnostic instruments and ideas that will “revolutionize” our dental lives. But how can we be sure of the claims from all the manufacturers? Dr. Marangos will guide you

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Implant Dentistry for Complete Maxillary Rehabilitation: Two Innovative Protocols

August 1, 2018 Gilbert Tremblay, BSc, DMD; Scott D. Ganz, DMD

To view figures, click on figure mentions throughout the article. Patients who present with a terminal natural dentition in the maxillary arch offer both surgical and restorative challenges for the clinician. A formal diagnostic protocol is essential to determine viable

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Risk Factors in Implant Dentistry: Operator Related Risk Factors

August 1, 2018 Murray Arlin, DDS, Dip. Perio, FRCD(C)

To view figures, click on figure mentions throughout the article. This article is the fourth in a series by the author submitted to, and published exclusively by Oral Health. The first article of the series was published in the August

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

July 3, 2018 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

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Aesthetic Crown and Bridge Restorations Using a Fully Digital Workflow

June 4, 2018 Marc Mollot, BSc, DMD

Introduction: The Digital Revolution in Dentistry Whether or not a clinician is working under the model of an in-house chairside milling solution or a more traditional lab-based relationship, digital scanner capture for crown and bridge restorations offers significant advantages over

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Dentistry and Patient Financing: A New Paradigm in Patient Care

May 1, 2018 Ross Dow

Dentistry has long been a dynamic industry defined by ever-evolving technologies and trends. Managing to stay abreast with the latest treatments, technologies and practice management ideologies can be a full-time job. All too often the adoption of new technologies, designed

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Bioactive Dentistry with Giomers

January 11, 2018 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

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Dentistry Must Engage with Multi-Generational Patients

December 12, 2017 Lisa Philp

Dentistry is a “people business” that serves a broad spectrum of age demographics that span multiple generations – from the millennials to the Gen X to the boomers, silent generation and so on. It’s well-known that there are significant generational

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Academy of Laser Dentistry Hosts Three Educational Sessions at GNYDM

November 16, 2017 The Academy of Laser Dentistry

The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD) the only independent and unbiased non-profit association dedicated to improving patient care with the proper use of laser technology, will carry on its mission with three hands-on sessions during the upcoming Greater New York

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Soft Tissue Grafting To Improve Aesthetics, To Reduce Dentinal Hypersensitivity, To Improve The Prognosis Of Compromised Teeth And To Augment Edentulous Ridges Prior To The Placement Of Implants

October 12, 2017 Valentin Dabuleanu, BSc, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C)

Introduction Over the past two decades, surgeons have shown an increased interest in mucogingival procedures to rehabilitate soft tissues around both teeth and implants, in an attempt to master our shared domain of the oral apparatus.1 A variety of techniques

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Immediate Temporization In The Aesthetic Zone – A Case Report

October 12, 2017 Hendrik Doering, DDS, MSc (Perio)

In recent years, measures of success in implantology have significantly changed. Due to the fact that we have assumed functionality of implants as a result of improved osseointegration parameters, the main focus now lies on aesthetic and long-term stable rehabilitation.

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Treating the “Gummy Smile” with Aesthetic Crown Lengthening

October 12, 2017 Siavash Hassanpour, HBSc, MSc, DDS, MSc (Perio); Stephen J. Spano, DDS, MSc, Periodontics Candidate 2018

The presence of a “gummy smile” can be bothersome for patients and clinicians alike. Approximately, 10% of patients have excessive gingival display when smiling with its presentation more common in women than men (Tjan et al., 1984; Silberberg, 2009). Ideally,

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The Economics of Dental Aesthetics

August 8, 2017 Robert A. Lowe, DDS, FAGD, FADI, FACD, FIADE, FASDA

The Past When it became possible to bond tooth colored restorative materials to enamel in the early 1980’s, dental practice, as we know it was changed forever. The “Age of Aesthetic Dentistry” was born. No longer did the dentist deal