This Compendium eBook consists of a continuing education (CE) article that presents an argument against extraction as a treatment alternative for restorable teeth, discussing the potential problems that may arise and explaining that there is a full range of alternatives. The second article is a Products in Practice case review on durable, contemporary cementation of lithium-disilicate crowns and veneers. Download to earn 2 FREE CEU now!
CE: An Argument Against Extraction as a Treatment Alternative for Restorable Teeth Vicente Telles, DDS; Mariana Bezamat, DDS; and Alexandre R. Vieira, DDS, PhD
This CE article discusses risk factors associated with extraction of teeth that are restorable and highlights the need for dental care providers to clearly communicate to patients the possible negative outcomes that could occur as a result of extraction. The authors argue that extraction usually should be considered a last resort. Credits: 2 Self-Study CEU Cost:$0 Provider:AEGIS Publications, LLC
Durable, Contemporary Cementation of Lithium-Disilicate Crowns and Veneers Jack D. Griffin, Jr., DMD
This article is a Products in Practice article on a calcium-silicate resin cement. The author explains that as materials for indirect restorations continue to advance, biologically friendly cements can help generate a less sensitive, longer-lasting restoration through calcium and fluoride release.