Live WebinarDental volunteering in Africa—Professional vs. human ethics
03 Apr 2020, 11:00 AM EST (New York)
Cristina Rizea DMD, PhD
April 1, 2020
Fort Collins, CO — Waterpik, the No. 1 water flosser brand, recently evaluated the efficacy of a water flosser in addition to an oscillating power toothbrush in a four-week randomized controlled clinical trial. The study found that while brushing with an oscillating power brush alone did improve oral health, the addition of the water flosser provided significantly superior results for people with mild to moderate gingivitis.
March 19, 2020
Dental implants are placed either utilizing a one-stage approach (healing abutment placed at implant placement) or a two-stage approach (implant is covered by soft tissue at time of placement) and modification of the soft tissue to expose the implant fully may be required.
March 15, 2020
This case involved a simple placement of an implant in a site with adequate bone in an overall healthy patient. The case is significant in that it was the first case ever worldwide using the ZERAMEX XT Ceramic Implant System.
December 15, 2019
CHICAGO, Ill., USA: BISCO’s next-generation resin cement combines the benefits of bonding with the simplicity of a traditional cementing protocol.
August 30, 2019
With HealthyStart, a comprehensive pediatric airway system, you can start young patients on the pathway to better health. You have spent many hours attending classes, understanding the research and possibly treating adult OSA patients, but now you realize that the pediatric patient is the next direction for treatment.
May 6, 2019
According to Boyers(1), education is the single greatest catalyst for lasting change on our society, and the author suggests committing ourselves, as well as helping others gain access, to quality education. It is one of the best ways for sustained personal and professional success.
May 3, 2019
Patient-centric care has been pervasive across health systems in the United States during the last several years (Epstein, Lesser and Levinson, 2010). The same approach of putting patients first in dentofacial treatment is no exception. Individualized care is no easy feat and requires a combination of factors: understanding patients’ goals and expectations, treatment planning, utilizing up-to-date instruments and tools and an open and positive relationship between health-care providers (i.e., orthodontists) and patients.
March 22, 2019
This article was written to demonstrate that the application of proven literature and/or evidence-based endodontic principles leads to excellent clinical results, irrespective of the materials used. We will describe the key points to achieving excellent results in initial non-surgical endodontic treatment in the key areas of diagnosis, shaping, irrigation, obturation and restoration.