Used to identify or confirm the extent of disease, plan treatments, and educate patients about their oral health, the increasing capabilities of today’s dental radiography technologies make the investment worthy of deliberate consideration.
Gary Orentlicher, DMD; Andrew Horowitz, MD, DMD; Douglas Goldsmith, DDS; Rafael Delgado-Ruiz, DDS, MSC, PhD; and Marcus Abboud, DMD, PhD
This study evaluated the cumulative survival rates (CSRs) of 796 dental implants placed “fully guided” using computed tomography (CT)–guided surgery, including cone beam CT (CBCT), a technology that has seen significant growth. The authors concluded that fully guided implant CSR was comparable to “freehand” placement.
Allison M. DiMatteo, BA, MPS, with contributions by Kathryn A. Latanyshyn, BA, MS
Recent trends in restoratives—including direct composites and CAD/CAM all-ceramics, along with in-office procedures like tooth whitening—are broadening the scope of treatments that can be performed completely within the dental practice.
Boomers account for nearly half of all consumer spending, and they will remain the most powerful consumer group for the next 30 to 40 years. Is your laboratory prepared to offer the services this generation demands?
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.
Dentistry has never had such a wide range of options in handpieces—improving efficiency, safety, and comfort, and enabling more precise procedures. These benefits are noticeable to your patients, and often set your practice apart as technologically advanced and patient-friendly.