Much has been made of dentists’ slow adoption of digital technology for a variety of reasons, from fear of the learning curve to concerns about the cost of investment. But there's no question that digital impressions are the future.
Explores the rationale behind the use of liners/bases, the materials currently available, and the data in favor of them, and presents a case in which a liner was utilized in the treatment of deep recurrent caries. Although liners may not be necessary in every restoration, data shows that they can be very effective in cases where their use is warranted.
Failure in all aspects of life is a touchy subject. This is especially true in healthcare, where the stakes are so high. Dental failure consequences usually boil down to discomfort, inconvenience, and pain.
The traditional dental laboratory business model is becoming more difficult to sustain. However, the dental laboratory industry remains a financially healthy multibillion-dollar business. The question that forward-thinking industry experts are asking is what types of business models will be most successful for laboratories tomorrow and decades from now.
The Peter Brasseler Series is an assortment of diamonds manufactured by means of a proprietary diamond selection and bonding process. The diamonds adhere to extremely tight quality assurance tolerances. A leading innovator in dental rotary instruments, Brasseler produces a diamond that strikes the ideal balance of cutting efficiency, smoothness and longevity.
Given that an increasing number of patients—including those with risk factors for complications—are insisting on implants, it is important for general practitioners and specialists to work together to improve the predictability for a successful outcome. This involves making a greater effort to prevent peri-implant diseases—both peri-implantitis and peri-implant mucositis—through proper hygiene and adherence to regular maintenance care.
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Sirona's CEREC Omnicam's revolutionary design features an ergonomic hand piece and special optics to guarantee unsurpassed intraoral access. Rounded camera tube allows easy rotation of camera, easy-to-learn, intuitive, full-color scanning, operates without powder or opaquing agent.