Ask the Expert: An Interview with Nate Lawson, DMD, MA, PhD on Dual-Arch Impression Trays
By Nate Lawson, DMD, MA, PhD
How commonly used are dual-arch trays and what are their advantages?
A Systemic Approach to Contouring and Polishing Anterior Resin Composite Restorations: A Checklist Manifesto
By Marcos Vargas, BDB, DDS, MS and Bob Margeas, DDS
The placement of anterior composite resin restorations has become more systematic and simplified during recent decades, largely due to the introduction of more esthetic and natural tooth structure replicating materials.
Ask the Expert: An Interview with Jihyon Kim, DDS on Polishing Systems
By Jihyon Kim, DDS
What are the benefits of achieving a high gloss polish with restorations?
Gingival Sculpting with a Soft Tissue Diode Laser
By Susan McMahon, DMD, AAACD, AGD
With today’s selfie culture, more and more patients are requesting improved or idealized cosmetics. Often times what appears to be small changes can give big results and happy patients.
Efficient Post Core Fabrication
By Manfred Friedman, BDS, BChD
While modern endodontics, including access design, conservative root canal shapes and better irrigation protocols have evolved significantly in the past 10 to 15 years,
Optimizing Aesthetics and Predictability in the Placement of Posterior Composite Resin Restorations
By Robert Lowe, DDS, FAGD, FICD, FADI, FACD
The term “universal” seems to be used frequently in the adhesion/composite resin materials world today. It has always been a struggle to find such a material that can adequately replace two very different types of tissues, namely enamel and dentin. Dentin is more opaque yet resilient, while enamel is