Technologic Advances in Endodontics

Oct 29, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Technologic Advances in Endodontics

This article addresses technologic advances in endodontics pertaining to new and emerging technology. Cone-beam computed tomography and optical occurrence tomography are 2 new imaging technologies that can assist the practitioner…

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The Use of CAD/CAM in Dentistry

Oct 29, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on The Use of CAD/CAM in Dentistry

Computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) have become an increasingly popular part of dentistry over the past 25 years. The technology, which is used in both the dental laboratory…

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Advances in Dental Materials

Oct 29, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Advances in Dental Materials

The use of materials to rehabilitate tooth structures is constantly changing. Over the past decade, newer material processing techniques and technologies have significantly improved the dependability and predictability of dental…

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Oral Cancer Detection

Oct 29, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Oral Cancer Detection

There are approximately 21,000 new cases of oral cancer every year. Although the oral cavity is relatively accessible to examination, malignant processes tend to present late with poor prognosis. To…

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Treatment of Dentin Hypersensitivity

Oct 29, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Treatment of Dentin Hypersensitivity

Dentinal hypersensitivity is exemplified by brief, sharp, well-localized pain in response to thermal, evaporative, tactile, osmotic, or chemical stimuli that cannot be ascribed to any other form of dental defect…

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Advances in Pediatric Dentistry

Oct 29, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Advances in Pediatric Dentistry

This article addresses advances in 4 key areas related to pediatric dentistry: (1) caries detection tools, (2) early interventions to arrest disease progression, (3) caries-risk assessment tools, and (4) trends…

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Hemostatic Agents

Oct 29, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Hemostatic Agents

Hemostasis is an integral and very important aspect of surgical practice. As a rule, most bleeding from dental surgery can be controlled by pressure. When the application of pressure does…

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