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.
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.
This supplement highlights some of the cutting-edge presentations given at the 2014 AAP Spring Conference, provided a comprehensive overview of how to best diagnose, treat, and manage patients in concert with your fellow dental colleagues.