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Gingival Sculpting with a Soft Tissue Diode Laser

By Susan McMahon, DMD, AAACD, FAGD

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.

July 22nd, 2022|

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,

July 22nd, 2022|

Optimizing Aesthetics and Predictability in the Placement of Posterior Composite Resin Restorations


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

July 20th, 2022|

Simple Anterior Composite Restorations

By Nate Lawson, DMD, MA, PhD

A patient presented to the University of Alabama, School of Dentistry with fractured composites on the mesial incisal edges of his left central and lateral incisors that had been placed 20 years previously.

April 27th, 2022|