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Direct from the Operatory: Bulk Filling with ACTIVA BioACTIVE-RESTORATIVE

18 Dec 2018 05:00


By Dr. Eyal Simchi The ten-year-old patient had multiple carious teeth, both anterior and posterior. He had a high level of caries risk due to poor home care and diet. Tooth #7 had MLF decay including decalcification along the cervical third of the tooth. The patient was anesthetized with 1cc of Septocaine 4% (Articaine HCI […]

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Direct from the Operatory: ACTIVA BioACTIVE-BASE/LINER

5 Dec 2018 05:00


By Dr. Arthur Volker Following caries removal and toileting of the preparation (Figures 1 and 2), the ACTIVA BioACTIVE-BASE/LINER is placed directly over the deepest dentinal areas in increments of 2mm (Figure 3). Each layer is subsequently light cured. The tooth is etched, bonded, and then restored via a combination of flowable and micro-filled with […]

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Christie Bailey Joins Pulpdent Team

29 Nov 2018 21:14


Pulpdent Corporation is pleased to welcome Christie Bailey in the position of Manager of Professional Relations and International Sales. Christie Bailey uses a combination of strategy, data analysis and creative problem-solving to identify customer needs and deliver thoughtful resolutions. She is responsible for overseeing Pulpdent’s KOL network and international sales development. Prior to Pulpdent, Christie […]

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Avoid Reseals with Embrace Sealant

12 Nov 2018 05:00


By Amber Auger RDH, MPH When it comes to preventing tooth decay, dental sealants play a primary role. The pits and fissures of the teeth account for 80% to 90% of the total caries in permanent teeth and 44% in primary teeth.1 Selecting a sealant material that has proper integration with the tooth will prevent […]

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Direct from the Operatory: ACTIVA BioACTIVE-RESTORATIVE

7 Nov 2018 05:00


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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Talk to Patients: A Bioactive Conversation

22 Oct 2018 04:00


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 […]

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Pulpdent Donates Embrace Sealant and Varnish to the SMILES Program in Arlington, TX

17 Oct 2018 04:00


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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Direct from the Operatory: Tuff-Temp Plus

10 Oct 2018 04:00


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 […]

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284 Embrace Sealants Provided to Joe Hartman School Students

25 Sep 2018 04:00


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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Heroic Dentistry: Crowns for a Cancer Survivor

10 Jan 2018 16:09


By Jack D Griffin, DMD Patients undergoing cancer treatment face a variety of oral health challenges, including xerostomia. Without sufficient saliva to neutralize acids and support the natural remineralization process, patients suffering from dry mouth can be more susceptible to the acids that cause tooth decay. Such was the case of a 78-year-old female cancer […]

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