By Dr. Oliver Mayoral A new patient presented with root caries on the buccal and distal aspects of tooth #1 (Figure 1). His dentist of many years recommended an extraction, and the patient came to me for a second opinion. There is an opposing third molar, so this tooth is functional, although gaining access to […]
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Until recently, clinicians had two options for composite viscosity, either flowable or packable. Now there is a new category of material that provides the best of both worlds: the stackable composite. Here are three reasons why dentists are choosing stackable composites for their restorative procedures: Ease of Placement: Stackable composites adapt to line angles and […]
Well-known dentist and educator Dr. Joshua Austin will present “The Provisional is the Problem!,” a Continuing Education (CE) webinar on March 18, 2020 at 7:00 PM ET/ 4:00 PM PT. This live webinar is free and open to the public. Sign up for Dr. Austin’s webinar. In this CE webinar, attendees will learn about:• the […]
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By Dr. Marty Zase Pulpdent’s dual-cure ACTIVA BioACTIVE-CEMENT is a game changer. As a bioactive product, the cement not only is a superb adhesive agent but also mimics nature and utilizes saliva as a source of minerals to aid in the natural development of crystalline structure by recharging calcium, phosphates and fluoride along the margins […]
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Well-known dentist and educator Dr. Howard Glazer will present “Biomimicry Part II: The Evolution of Truly Restorative Dentistry Continues,” a Continuing Education (CE) webinar on February 12, 2020 at 8:00 PM ET/ 5:00 PM PT. This live webinar is free and open to the public. Sign up for Dr. Glazer’s webinar. This CE webinar continues […]
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Pulpdent has launched a new composite material that mimics tooth structure.* We are excited to introduce ACTIVA Presto, the first universal, stackable, light cure composite. Click here to learn more about ACTIVA Presto. In this video Dr. Howard Glazer and Larry Clark discuss the clinical benefits of ACTIVA Presto. “Look what you did! You gave […]
Next month Pulpdent will be launching ACTIVA Presto, the first light cure composite designed to mimic the properties of natural teeth. Using the tooth as the standard, Pulpdent has developed a material that is esthetic, high strength, moisture-friendly and contains no Bis-GMA, no Bisphenol A and no BPA derivatives. Learn more about ACTIVA Presto The […]
By Dr. Frank Milnar To place an effective Class V restoration, it is important to understand how teeth absorb and distribute stress. According to Milicich and Rainey, “stress distribution in human tooth structure can be visualized through the use of Moiré fringes,” which show the “peripheral rim of enamel transferring occlusal load directly to the […]
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By Amber Auger RDH, MPH As a practicing hygienist, I come across a lot of misconceptions about treatment options, especially fluoride varnish. Here are the top four myths I’ve heard about fluoride varnish and what you need to know: Myth #1: It’s all about the flavor From Salted Caramel to Tutti Frutti, fluoride varnishes are […]