by Dr. Susan McMahon The patient is a healthy, 28-year-old woman with a very low caries rate. She has had staining in the pits and fissures of posterior molars for many years (Figure 1) and has recently begun to experience sensitivity in her upper left molars. Visual inspection revealed staining in the pits and fissures […]
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By Karen Comisi CDA, RDA, FADAA As Treatment Coordinator at Dental Care with a Difference®, PC, I had the opportunity to present treatment options to patients and answer their questions. After reviewing their restorative needs I would ask what they knew about filling materials. I quickly discovered most patients have no idea what materials are […]
Every week, the SMILES program sends a team of dental professionals and portable dental equipment to forty Title 1 Schools in North Texas. SMILES is run by Dental Health Arlington, a non-profit dental clinic, and provides free oral health screenings, dental sealants and fluoride treatments to over 10,000 low-income students in the first, second and […]
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by Robert A. Lowe, DDS In the clinical environment, an artistically contoured and well-marginated provisional restoration nurtures the gingival tissues with proper marginal seal and emergence profiles during the interim phase of treatment. A provisional matrix can be fabricated from the pre-operative stone model / composite mock up using a clear plastic stent material and a […]
By Amber Auger RDH, MPH For the past twenty-eight years, Professor John Power of Quinnipiac College has brought volunteer teams to the Dominican Republic to provide free healthcare, primary school education, construction services, and meals to the underserved community of La Romania. This year, I was fortunate to lead a team of four dental hygienists […]
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Well-known dentist and educator Dr. Arthur Volker will present “Minimal Intervention, Maximal Outcomes: The Use of Minimally-Invasive Dentistry to Maximize Esthetic and Functional Outcomes,” a free CE webinar on October 4, 2018 at 7:00 PM ET/ 4:00 PM PT. Sign up for Dr. Volker’s Free CE Webinar The webinar will focus on minimally-invasive dentistry, which […]
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By Dr. Josh Wren The Heroic Dentistry series celebrates oral health care providers who, like PULPDENT founder Dr. Harold Berk, have made it their mission to save teeth and help patients live in comfort and smile with confidence. Stacey is an 8-year old twin with congenitally missing teeth, which is not uncommon for twins. She […]
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Pulpdent Corporation is working in collaboration with Virtudent, the first commercial teledentistry practice in the United States, to increase access to dental care for low-income children in New Hampshire. Pulpdent has donated 800 applications of Embrace Varnish for Virtudent’s program at the Boys and Girls Clubs of NH. According to the CDC, over 15% of […]
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ACTIVA BioACTIVE-CEMENT received the top rating from REALITY in the “Resin Cements – Dual-Cured Only – Self-Adhesive” category. Click here to read REALITY’s review of ACTIVA BioACTIVE-CEMENT. Some traditional, non-bioactive dental cements can wash away over time, leaving teeth vulnerable to acid attack and additional decay. The result can be painful and costly for patients, […]
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By Karen Comisi CDA, RDA, FADAA It is an exciting time to be in the field of restorative dentistry. Instead of just filling holes we now have the opportunity to replace missing tooth structure with bioactive materials which can help repair teeth and reduce sensitivity while also cutting down on chair time and overhead. One […]