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An Introduction to Silver Diamine Fluoride

An Introduction to Silver Diamine Fluoride

Dr. Andy Janiga explains the history of using silver-based products for caries management and how silver diamine fluoride (SDF) is being utilized to prevent...

| 3 months ago
Using Caries Detection Dyes

Using Caries Detection Dyes

Caries detection dyes help dentists determine when to stop tooth preparations in conservative treatment.

| 4 months ago
Pulp Capping: Can We and Should We?
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Pulp Capping: Can We and Should We?

Learn why endodontic diagnosis on a tooth with deep carious lesions is essential in determining the need for pulp capping, which is divided in to two...

| 1 year ago
Simplifying the Rubber Dam
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Simplifying the Rubber Dam

With the rise in emergency care due to the new coronavirus, it's time for dentists to reconsider rubber dams and recognize their value to minimize saliva-...

| 1 year ago
Posts in the Age of Adhesive Dentistry
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Posts in the Age of Adhesive Dentistry

What is the most predictable option for restoring endodontically treated teeth? Discover when to use a post and core as part of the treatment plan.

| 1 year ago
Implant Crowns – Cement, Screw or Both?
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Implant Crowns – Cement, Screw or Both?

Discover when to use a screw- or cement-retained implant crown for dental restorations.

| 1 year ago
My Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block Didn’t Work - Now What?
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My Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block Didn’t Work - Now What?

Consider learning these alternatives to IANB for anesthetic techniques to help ensure patients are more comfortable.

| 1 year ago
Heated Composite for Efficient Restorations
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Heated Composite for Efficient Restorations

Many clinicians have heard of the concept of heating composite but just how beneficial and effective is it?

| 2 years ago
Modern Materials for Pulpal Protection
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Modern Materials for Pulpal Protection

Calcium hydroxide is a standard for maintaining pulp vitality in cases where the pulp is exposed, but it has limitations, and mineral trioxide aggregate...

| 2 years ago