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Passive micro-volume management of sodium hypochlorite in endodontic treatment

May 22, 2014

The passive utilization and micro-volume management of sodium hypochlorite as an endodontic irrigant has been illustrated with a laboratory demonstration and several clinical cases. By limiting the volume and pressure of sodium hypochlorite, the injurious effects can be minimized while still benefiting from the ideal disinfecting characteristics.

Orthognathic surgery: The definitive answer?

May 20, 2014

More than any other specialty, general dentists refer their patients to specialists for orthodontic treatment. In Australia, the options given to these patients usually do not involve early intervention, tend to be symptomatic treatments in nature and can also involve orthognathic surgery as a “final resort” for severe cases.

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A new ‘dynamic duo’ in self-ligation

May 20, 2014

Although self-ligating brackets have been available since the 1930s, their evolution and acceptance by the orthodontic community seems to have progressed most in the past two decades. Recently, this evolution reached a new level when 3M Unitek introduced the first active self-ligating brackets with pre-coated adhesive.

Strength, esthetics drive selection of restorative material in unusual case

May 8, 2014

In the esthetic restorative material arena, Ivoclar Vivadent once again has found an ideal niche with its IPS e-max lithium disilcate product. The application as a full contour restorative material provides improved strength and cementability that compares to the original, extremely successful, pressed Empress formulation. Designed with simplicity and versatility in mind, e-max is available for both the PRESS and CAD/CAM techniques.

3 reasons your website should be optimized for mobile users

May 8, 2014

As of January 2014, 58 percent of adults Americans owned a smartphone. With the continued advancements in cellular networks and expanded device accessibility, a rapidly increasing number of existing and prospective patients are using mobile devices rather than a desktop browser to browse your practice website.

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Utilizing a digital workflow for provisionalization

May 8, 2014

Today’s digital impression technology enables dentists to create a virtual, computer generated replica of the hard and soft tissues in the mouth quickly and accurately using their choice of optical scanning device. As an ardent supporter of digital impressions, I make every attempt to digitize our restorative workflow.

Myobrace System: An evolution in orthodontics

May 6, 2014

Many have now accepted The Myobrace System is peerless in terms of the potential to cajole the orofacial muscles into widening arches and allowing good dental alignment. There exists a common misconception amongst dentofacial orthopedists, however, that although The Myobrace System is proficient at straightening teeth, traditional functional appliance systems are better for facial development.

Analyze adult snoring carefully

May 6, 2014

Snoring in an adult is considered to be a most important symptom that is strongly associated with daytime sleepiness, inattention, restlessness while sleeping, high blood pressure, stroke, atrial fibrillation, heart attacks and even diabetes. It is considered a frequent cause of auto accidents because of daytime sleepiness and lack of attention.

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