The Four Rules of EPA Compliance: Is Your Practice Covered?

August 24, 2021

The EPA dental rule to reduce mercury discharge is now in full effect. However, dental practices still have many questions about how to remain in compliance, now and in the future. This eBook explains the equipment, installation, maintenance, and recordkeeping you’ll need to meet all the requireme...

Why I Invested

August 19, 2021

Wise investments in unique new technology can transform a practice, impacting quality, workflow, patient satisfaction, the bottom line, or all of the above. In this eBook, Inside Dentistry spotlights dentists who have found such technologies that have provided hugely successful returns on t...

Clear Aligner Therapy: How Dental Practices Can Maintain Success in the New Era of Patient Care

Payam C. Ataii, DMD

July 30, 2021

This Inside Dentistry eBook offers a continuing education (CE) article that describes how dental providers are adopting a hybrid model to strike a balance between providing traditional dental services and offering patients more convenient and affordable aligner therapy. In partnering with a...

Product Talk: Chairside Observation and Discussion: SUMMER 2021

July 25, 2021

Inside Dentistry presents our Summer 2021 Product Talk eBook, a multimedia product education resource. In-depth one-on-one interviews detail how top dental professionals use the latest products in their practice.

Connecting with Patients: The Key to Practice Profit and Future Stability

June 24, 2021

It’s not enough to manage your practice day-by-day, providing patient care. Part of leading a practice is keeping an eye on the flow of new patients to ensure the future. This eBook delves into one key performance indicator that can be easily evaluated and improved, without taking valuable time aw...

Next-Level Clinical Precision With Advanced Imaging

May 24, 2021

Digital radiography is no longer the future of dental care, but an expected standard and a requirement to meet new regulations. Its integration into each practice, however, is a continual process to maximize the value of this investment. This eBook focuses on important advancements in various dental...

Product Talk: Chairside Observation and Discussion: SPRING 2021

May 12, 2021

Inside Dentistry presents our Spring 2021 Product Talk eBook, a multimedia product education resource. In-depth one-on-one interviews detail how top dental professionals use the latest products in their practice.

Liberal or Conservative: Taking the “politics” out of zirconia cementation

Jack D. Griffin, Jr., DMD

March 17, 2021

This Inside Dentistry eBook offers a continuing education (CE) article that explains that as zirconia formulations become more translucent, and thereby less durable, it is critical to long-term success that they be placed with a dual-cure self-adhesive resin cement (SARC) or a resin cement ...

Beyond Injection: Technology for Better Local Anesthesia

February 10, 2021

Pain and anxiety from anesthetic injections is not inevitable. A more comfortable injection significantly improves patients’ satisfaction with their experience. Patients will remember comfortable anesthesia more than other aspects of the appointment, and are more likely to refer others to the dent...

Product Talk: Chairside Observation and Discussion SEASON 7

February 8, 2021

Inside Dentistry presents our Winter 2020 Product Talk eBook, a multimedia product education resource. In-depth one-on-one interviews detail how top dental professionals use the latest products in their practice.

The "Universal" Trend in Dentistry for a Simplified and Systematic Practice

Matthew R. Miller, DDS

December 31, 2020

This Inside Dentistry eBook offers a continuing education (CE) article that discusses new universal materials that streamline and improve patient care while reducing frustration and overhead costs, and simplifying processes and workflow. Download to earn 2 FREE CEU now!

To Lute or to Bond: That is the Question

December 29, 2020

For dental restorations, loss of retention is a primary concern: an obvious failure to which patients will react strongly. Therefore, the long-term success of restorations is highly dependent on the thoughtful selection and meticulous use of dental cements. This eBook details the requirements for ce...

A Practical Guide to Mineral-Enriched Composites

Robert A. Lowe, DDS

December 7, 2020

Research shows that affected dentin can be remineralized and turned back into healthy dentin. The potential for remineralization, combined with early diagnosis and minimally invasive treatments, means that more patients can keep their teeth for a lifetime. This eBook shows several restorative cases ...

Universal Products in Practice: Consistent Excellent Outcomes

Matthew R. Miller, DDS

November 30, 2020

Universal materials help practitioners achieve excellent outcomes consistently and allow for a simplified treatment approach, reducing chair time and overhead expenses. This eBook showcases in-practice use of universal composites, resin cements, and bonding agents for clinical success.

The Better Choice: Self-Adhesive Flowable with Bioactive Benefits

November 19, 2020

When treating certain patient populations, time is often of the essence. In these cases, a restorative product that eliminates the bonding process and offers exceptional ease of use (in addition to other essential features) can help increase efficiency and greatly improve patient experience. Learn m...

Grand Design: Implant and Full-Arch Solutions for Strength and Stability

November 18, 2020

Implant therapy has become an integral part of clinical dentistry, with ever-increasing numbers of patients seeking this treatment. However, this good news comes with a significant challenge: patients have increasing expectations for shortened treatment duration - even patients with anatomical defic...

Riding the Recovery: 3 Messages to Reconnect with New and Returning Patients

October 22, 2020

Questions about safety are still on the forefront of patients’ minds. You need to re-engage and reassure patients whose expectations and priorities have changed. Especially in these circumstances, everything you do as a practice needs to dial in a positive patient experience. The first step is usi...

Saving Teeth Under COVID Restrictions: Modifications of the ART Technique

Mark Roettger, DDS

October 19, 2020

This eBook by Mark Roettger, DDS, is written to help you save teeth and stabilize them by detailing a modified ART strategy that does not require use of a handpiece and is meant to conservatively manage appropriate cavitated lesions.

Prevention Can’t Wait: Set Your Patients and Practice Up for Success Now

October 13, 2020

Continue patient care post-appointment by sending your patients home with the right clinical preventive product in hand. By saving them time and extra trips, you can solidify patient loyalty and amplify referral possibilities. Learn how you can provide 5000 ppm F toothpaste for at-home use, with the...

Indispensable Technology for Digital Intraoral Dental Radiography

James G. Kouzoukian, DDS

September 30, 2020

This Inside Dentistry eBook offers a continuing education (CE) article that focuses on the use of the reusable photostimulable phosphor (PSP) sensors and their ease of use, greater patient acceptance, superior clinical diagnostics, and minimized radiation exposure in comparison to hard-wire...

Painless Local Anesthetic Injections

Jason H. Goodchild, DMD

September 29, 2020

This Inside Dentistry eBook offers a continuing education (CE) article that explores many myths in the dental industry about pain related to local anesthetic injections and the potential of using topical anesthesia as a mitigating factor. Download to earn 2 FREE CEU now!

Product Talk: Chairside Discussion and Observation SEASON 6

September 14, 2020

Inside Dentistry presents our Fall 2020 Product Talk eBook, a multimedia product education resource. In-depth one-on-one interviews detail how top dental professionals use the latest products in their practice.

Esthetic Veneer Techniques Simplified

Joyce Bassett, DDS, FAACD, FAGD

August 26, 2020

In this detailed clinical eBook, Dr. Bassett guides the reader through a step-by-step thought process and treatment sequence for restoring an 8-unit cosmetic reconstruction, resulting in perfect alignment of the incisal edges with the lower lip, and perfect length-to-width ratio filling in the esthe...

Why I Invested

August 20, 2020

Wise investments in unique new technology can transform a practice, impacting quality, workflow, patient satisfaction, the bottom line, or all of the above. In this eBook, Inside Dentistry spotlights dentists who have found such technologies that have provided hugely successful returns on t...

Self-Adhesive Giomers: The Next Level of Biointeractive Restoratives

Jack D. Griffin, Jr. DMD

August 11, 2020

Clinicians want restorative products that not only offer simplicity and esthetic, long-lasting results, but also make a positive impact on oral health, such as promoting tissue repair. Biointeractive materials have these abilities. This eBook provides cases demonstrating the uses and advantages of t...

Taking Digital Orthodontics to the Next Level

Lisa Alvetro, DDS, MSD

July 28, 2020

Implementing digital orthodontics in-house offers a practice many options that will increase your services, patient experience, accuracy, and cost effectiveness. In this educational eBook, Lisa Alvetro, DDS, MSD, demonstrates real-world applications of digital orthodontics in her practice, including...

Product Talk: Chairside Discussion and Observation SEASON 5

July 17, 2020

Inside Dentistryinvites you to experience multimedia product education through our Summer 2020 Product Talk eBook. Each interactive section features in-depth details on the latest products provided by knowledgeable, highly regarded dental professionals, including a link to access full-lengt...

Successful Crown-and-Bridge Restorations: From Preparation to Definitive Cementation

Jason H. Goodchild, DMD

July 15, 2020

This Inside Dentistry eBook offers a continuing education (CE) article that explores the various methods and materials necessary for successful crown-and-bridge restorations. Download to earn 2 FREE CEU now!

Buffering: the key to more effective and comfortable local anesthesia

Mic Falkel, DDS; Stanley F. Malamed, DDS

June 1, 2020

This continuing education (CE) article focuses on how buffering of local anesthetics offers significant advantages for the dentist and patient. Buffering local anesthetics to a neutral pH range addresses inconsistencies in anesthetic performance such as speed of onset, depth of anesthesia, comfort o...

Proximal Resin Infiltration: Revolutionizing the Way We Treat Early Caries

Jeanette MacLean, DDS, DABPD, FAAPD

May 29, 2020

Resin infiltration is an evidence-based, nonsurgical treatment option for proximal and smooth-surface incipient carious lesions. This continuing education (CE) article will focus on how resin infiltration effectively bridges the gap between simply monitoring lesions and more invasive surgical treatm...

Product Talk: Chairside Discussion and Observation SEASON 4

April 16, 2020

Inside Dentistry invites you to experience multimedia product education through our Spring 2020 Product Talk eBook. Each interactive section features in-depth details on the latest products provided by knowledgeable, highly regarded dental professionals, including a link to access full-leng...

Integration and Communication for Patient-Centric Practice

Evyenia Kollia, DMD

February 27, 2020

Change the dynamic of your appointments by integrating visual communication throughout your practice, improving trust, treatment acceptance, and the overall patient experience. Learn how one practice is implementing this approach to increase productivity and patient referrals.

Solving Clinical Challenges With Calcium-Releasing Products

February 19, 2020

Some restorative materials have an exceptional ability to meet the needs of both dentists and patients. For example, calcium-releasing products promote an alkaline environment and apatite formation. Learn how these new materials help meet clinical challenges.

Interaction of CBCT, Intraoral Scanning, and CAD/CAM in Dentistry: An Overview

Robert Pauley, Jr., DMD

January 31, 2020

Digital technology has advanced to streamline and improve the workflow for patients who are receiving implants. This article will focus on the use of a digital workflow to optimize surgical and prosthetic results. Download to earn 2 FREE CEU now!

Dental Chairside Restorative Pathways

W. Johnston Rowe, Jr., DDS, AAACD

December 27, 2019

Dental materials and techniques are evolving rapidly. This Inside Dentistry eBook provides a continuing education (CE) article that reviews the putty matrix technique and introduces a new long-lasting, durable material that offers expanded restorative options.

Validation of Instrument Cleaning: First Steps in Quality Assurance

Marie T. Fluent, DDS

December 26, 2019

Instrument cleaning validation is the first step to ensure the delivery of sterile instruments for safe patient care—because “partially sterile” is NOT an option. This eBook details how instrument washing validation strips add an additional safeguard to cleaning and sterilization protocols, he...

Maximized Adhesive Dentistry for Creating Predictable, Comfortable, Durable Solutions

Bruce Leblanc, DDS

December 18, 2019

Many years of experience have shown that adhesive composite bonding works well as an alternative to more invasive procedures. Practitioners can perform adhesive composite bonding with great confidence, through techniques that result in durable, minimally invasive procedures. Patients are happy with ...

Product Talk: Chairside Discussion and Observation SEASON 3

December 12, 2019

Inside Dentistry invites you to experience multimedia product education through our Winter 2019 Product Talk eBook. Each interactive section features in-depth details on the latest products provided by knowledgeable, highly regarded dental professionals, including a link to access full-leng...

A User's Guide to Bioactive Cementation

Les Rykiss, DMD

October 16, 2019

Highly compatible with indirect restorative materials, bioactive cement resists fracture, supports remineralization, and protects crown margins. Les Rykiss, DMD, presents three cases detailing the use of bioactive cementation techniques for different clinical situations.

Reduce Dental Anxiety and Pain With Computer-Controlled Injection

Cynthia Brattesani, DDS

October 9, 2019

For most patients, anesthesia delivery is an uncomfortable and anxiety-producing part of the dental appointment. A pain-free experience can be a pleasant surprise that results in more referrals and patient loyalty. Learn how you can deliver a positive and painless session through computer-controlled...

A New Era of Technology in Sterilization

September 27, 2019

With more focus on patient safety, the demand for infection control solutions is growing. In response, new sterilization equipment offers more advanced technological features. Learn how you can leverage high-level functionality for improved practice productivity and confidence in your sterilization.

Color and Light: Direct Composite Artistry

September 17, 2019

Can a single shade of composite resin match all your patients, even when their tooth color changes? Learn how structural color reflects surrounding tooth structure, creating the perfect shade match for any patient and more flexibility for your practice.

Clinician-Controlled Clear Aligner Solutions

August 15, 2019

As the market for clear aligners continues to grow, dentists are looking for clinically advanced technology and materials to provide treatment options with confidence. Now you can differentiate your practice with patient-pleasing clear aligners, offering incredible fit, function, and esthetics, thro...

Success is in the Details: Cementation from Prep to Post-Op

July 31, 2019

There are many factors to consider when choosing a cement, which include restoration type, substrate, procedure, esthetics, and the retentiveness of the prepared tooth. This eBook explores cementation in detail, along with illustrations and case examples, to help you ensure long-term success.

Product Talk: Chairside Discussion and Observation

July 11, 2019

Inside Dentistry invites you to experience multimedia product education through our Summer 2019 Product Talk eBook. Each interactive section features in-depth details on the latest products provided by knowledgeable, highly regarded dental professionals, including a link to access full-leng...

What Your Patients Want and What You Need: A Membership Plan

June 27, 2019

What can dentists do today to improve reimbursement rates? Learn how you can easily customize a membership plan that will increase practice production and revenue, while providing more care and peace of mind for your patients.

Materials and Techniques to Improve Class II Composite Restorations

June 26, 2019

Every day in dental practices all over the world, dental professionals complete one of the most common dental restorations: Class II direct composite restorations. However, Class II direct composite restorations can present numerous challenges. This article will cover Class II composite restorations...

Optimal Dental-Unit Water-Line Care: Reducing the Risks

June 25, 2019

This article explains the problem of contaminated dental-unit water lines (DUWLs) and describes infection control measures. Testing protocol is outlined and specific treatments are depicted.

Make Every Restoration Bioactive: Now You Can

April 29, 2019

New glass ionomers offer many conclusive advantages, including hassle-free automix delivery, bioactive material with high fluoride release, and superior bond strength. Learn how placing bioactive restorations can be faster, easier, and more satisfactory for patients.

The Economics of Custom-Made Appliances: An Update on New Opportunities

April 24, 2019

In-office appliance fabrication is a distinctive, affordable way to expand your services and attract new patients, without a major investment for training or equipment. Learn more about the market demand for clear retainers, mouthguards, splints, denture repairs, and whitening trays—and how you ca...

The NOW Generation of Minimally Invasive Dentistry: Guided Prosthetics Delivery

March 25, 2019

Traditional preparations have many time-consuming disadvantages. Fortunately, a new guided prosthetics delivery system allows you to prepare and seat veneers, bridges, and crowns in a single visit using 3D printed preparation guides, while delivering consistently outstanding results.

Tooth Shading: Creating the Perfect Color

March 19, 2019

Color assessment and reproduction are two of the most challenging aspects of esthetic dentistry. This article explores a variety of visual and technological tools currently on the market due to the increasing demand for accurate shade selection. The article also emphasizes how clear and effective co...

The Next Generation of Zirconia in Dentistry

February 26, 2019

Zirconia is one of the most durable dental ceramics on the market. Next-generation zirconia and new shading technologies work together to provide restorations that are both durable and esthetically pleasing. This article explores the range of materials on the market, particularly the different types...

All-Tissue Laser Dentistry: How This Breakthrough Technology Delivers on Its Promise

February 18, 2019

With anesthesia-free, blood-free, and suture-free procedures, laser dentistry is a true breakthrough that delivers a completely different experience. In this eBook, four clinicians explain in detail how laser dentistry has impacted their practice and patient care.

Office Design and the Patient Experience: What are You Communicating?

Michael Unthank, NCARB, DDS

February 13, 2019

Patients make decisions based on your practice image, communicated through your facility. As an architect and dentist, Michael Unthank, NCARB, DDS, shares his experience and in-depth knowledge of dental office design, guiding you through the many elements of a comprehensive and successful plan.

Product Talk: Chairside Discussion and Observation

February 8, 2019

Inside Dentistry is proud to present Product Talk, our premier multimedia platform for product education. In each segment, Product Talk’s Michael DiTolla, DDS, sits down with a member of the advisory board in his or her practice to discuss the various app...

Current Trends and New Beginnings for Retaining Restorations on Dental Implants

January 29, 2019

Traditionally, implant-supported restorations are either secured to implants with screws or cemented to abutments that are attached to implants with screws. This article will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each method. It will then discuss an abutment system that has recently been devel...

Ahead of the Curve: Moving to Single-Visit Dentistry

January 24, 2019

Same-visit crowns, inlays, and onlays are quickly growing in demand and availability. Any practitioner interested in staying current should consider an in-office system for designing and milling restorations. Learn more about what the new systems can do for you.

Lasers in Dentistry and Dental Hygiene

December 19, 2018

Lasers are frequently used in dentistry and changing the way many clinicians practice dentistry today. This article will briefly examine the history and fundamentals of lasers, essential safety information, and how lasers are used in dentistry and dental hygiene.

High Performance, Ultra-High Durability: Today's Bulk-Fill Restoratives

November 21, 2018

Even though bulk-fill materials offer distinct advantages, concerns about their performance persist. The truth is that these materials have improved significantly, offering predictable success. This eBook explains how the new generation of bulk-fills is different – and what that means for your pra...

Time is Everything: Isolation Tools and Techniques That Work

November 20, 2018

Effective isolation is critical to most procedures and practice workflow. Identifying the challenges with proper isolation and the right devices to address those concerns increases confidence and productivity for the dental team and comfort for the patient. This eBook explores ways to improve your i...

Discover a New Way to Practice Dentistry: Is a Dental Support Organization Right for Me?

October 30, 2018

You went to school to be a dentist, not a business owner. A dental support organization can help you maximize the clinical side of your practice, while it handles the business side. This eBook details how DSOs work and what you need to know about their models.

Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep-Disordered Breathing

October 29, 2018

As a healthcare professional, you have a responsibility to patients with sleep-related breathing disorders because severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and related conditions are potentially dangerous. This article describes oral appliance therapy as a treatment option, including modifications that ...

Getting to Yes: Planning Ahead for Financing Approval

October 18, 2018

Whether you are a new dentist who wants to start your own dental practice or an experienced dentist looking to expand, renovate, or build a new practice, it’s important to know how to improve your chances of being approved for financing. In this eBook, Ryan Kopena, Practice Solutions Business Dev...

Natural Restorations, Unsurpassed Strength

October 4, 2018

When it comes to restorations, patients want exceptional esthetics with the strength to last. Discover how to meet rising patient expectations with advanced materials and protocols that allow you to deliver more natural-looking and durable restorations.

Get Excited about Your Steri-Center

July 16, 2018

Although your steri-center might not seem very exciting, the reality is that it has a real impact on your practice. A well thought-out steri-center allows for better allocation of time and resources, which can increase productivity, and in turn translate to dollars saved. Learn how to plan and imple...

Digital Workflow and Prosthetically Driven Implant Placement

June 26, 2018

When it comes to successful implant placement, a design that begins with the end result in mind is important. A well-designed case not only assists in optimizing implant position but also allows clinicians to start contouring the emergence profile at implant placement. In this eBook, Dr. Bart Silver...

High-Performance Whitening With No Sensitivity

June 15, 2018

Over-the-counter whitening products may be convenient, but patients worry if they are effective and safe. The dental practice can and should provide education on appropriate whitening, whether in-office or home-based. By offering advice on realistic expectations and reducing sensitivity, you can cre...

Work Smarter, Not Harder: Impression-Making Designed for Dentists

June 6, 2018

Impression quality continues to be a challenge. Delivery systems often make it difficult to achieve the required precision or control. It’s time for clinicians to reevaluate if their system is truly working for them. Learn more about systems that support optimal impression-making.

Bioactive Composites for the Clinician and Patient

May 22, 2018

Restorative materials are constantly under biological assault from acid attack and the effects of demineralization. However, bioactive composites respond to changes in pH by releasing and recharging essential minerals to help protect teeth. In this eBook, Dr. Robert Lowe demonstrates the features of...

Your Practice Power Play: Merging the Best in Composite Resins and Adhesives

March 23, 2018

How do you ensure long-term success and esthetics for dental restorations, especially in challenging situations? One way is to select universal resins and adhesives engineered to work together. Learn more about how advances in these materials work for you to produce results previously unachievable i...

New Hands-Free Dental Suction: Advantages to Patients and Practice

February 20, 2018

It's time to take your patients' comfort to the next level with hands-free dental suction. Learn how the right suction systems can ultimately impact your practice productivity and your bottom line through the added benefits of improved treatment acceptance and appointment workflow.

Liking the Dentist Isn't Enough: Find Out Why One-Third of Patients are Switching

November 28, 2017

Patient retention matters. New research on patient satisfaction clarifies why patients are choosing to leave practices. With these facts in hand, you can begin to increase the loyalty among your patients today by understanding what they want—and addressing their needs through a successful patient ...

New Products, New Patients: The Economics of Dental Appliances

October 31, 2017

Imagine you were the only dentist in your area who offered a specific, much-needed service. In-office appliance fabrication is a distinctive, affordable way to expand your services without a major investment for training or equipment. Learn how to meet this market demand.

New Material for CAD/CAM-based Restorative Dentistry

September 21, 2017

Take your restorative practice to the next level with a new generation of CAD/CAM composites offering high flexural strength, better marginal integrity, fast milling, and tooth-resembling esthetics.

Resin-Based Cements: Guidelines for Optimal Adhesion

September 19, 2017

Significant advances have been made lately in resin-based cements. In this informative eBook, Dr. Joseph Kim provides guidelines and tips on successful cement selection and techniques for different clinical situations and materials.

The Implant-Occlusal Connection

August 31, 2017

With implant cases, a thorough understanding of the masticatory system and good occlusal schemes enhances long-term success. The position, angulation, and occlusal forces on the implant must be controlled. Learn more about a step-by-step approach to optimal treatment planning, sequencing, and placin...

Your Techniques, Your Patients: One Adhesive

July 25, 2017

Depending on your opinion of adhesive chemistry and phosphoric acid, you probably use etch-and-rinse (total) or self-etch adhesives. However, if you're like most practitioners you would probably prefer simpler procedures and robust materials. Fortunately, you can now have the best of both worlds by ...

Biologic Approach To Endodontics with 3D Shaping

July 10, 2017

Endodontic treatment approaches have evolved to preserve natural tooth structure. 3D shaping technology is ushering in a new biologic approach in endodontic instrumentation. Learn how its unique design safely, efficiently, and effectively cleans the root canal system while respecting the canal anato...

Back on Schedule: Eliminating Patient No-Shows

June 27, 2017

If you're like most dentists, you worry about cancellations and no-shows, as you should! Financially, one cancellation or no-show in hygiene per day means an estimated $20,000 a year in lost revenue. Fortunately, you can lower the number of lost appointments. Find out how implementing an effective r...

On the Ground with a Dental Mission: How it Works and Why it Matters

June 16, 2017

For 15 years, Sherri Lukes, RDH, MS, has led an experienced network of professionals to central Mexico on an annual mission to provide dental hygiene services to villages and an orphanage. Learn from her experiences to find out how you too can make a difference by becoming involved in your own denta...

The New Standard of Care is Here: Laser Dentistry Comes of Age

May 17, 2017

Patients have come to expect pain-free, anesthesia-free, and technology-based treatment—preferably through one provider. Offering a wide range of minimally invasive, patient-preferred services through laser dentistry is one way to meet this challenge directly. Find out what more you could be doi...

Protecting Patient Data: Demystifying HIPAA-Compliant eCommunications

May 1, 2017

Are you as a provider doing everything possible to comply with HIPAA? If not, the penalties for violations are staggering. Find out how to to prevent electronic messaging-related HIPAA violations through an email system that is HIPAA-compliant.

Impression Precision Starts with Tissue Management

April 21, 2017

The precision of your impressions forms the critical foundation for subsequent procedures. Gingival retraction paste offers significant benefits to a busy practice and greater comfort to patients. Learn more tips and techniques to achieve sharper margins consistently.

4 Keys to Closing Complex Cases: How to Present Comprehensive Treatment Plans

March 28, 2017

In comprehensive cases that require significant time and financial commitment, it is important to create value for each patient in terms that he or she will relate to—and to be prepared to address their concerns completely. Learn insights into skilled presentations from the experts.

Universal Cementation for Today’s Restorative Materials

March 22, 2017

Today’s esthetic indirect restorations present clinicians with many evolving challenges. Simplifying your products and techniques, while maintaining superior outcomes, is possible with new self-etch, self-adhesive, dual cured resin cement systems.

Early Caries Detection: The Key to Tooth Longevity

March 21, 2017

Early detection of caries can have life-long benefits for your patients, but radiographs have limitations when it comes to interproximal decay. Now, NIR Transillumination technology offers a highly accurate diagnostic alternative that supports minimal intervention dentistry.

Tooth Repair the Bioactive Way

January 26, 2017

Bioactive materials—those that interact with or affect biological tissues—such as giomers, are leading a shift from reactive to preventive, conservative care. Learn more about how deleterious conditions can be minimized by bioactive materials with no loss in esthetics or long-term stability.

Practice Growth in the Digital Age

January 23, 2017

Where are your new patients? Staying ahead of practice marketing trends is critical, but not what you were trained for. Instead of chasing patients through the online marketing maze, leverage an all-in-one integrated program solution that helps you reach them where they are today.

3 Steps to Crush Oral Cancer: The Dental Team Approach

Cynthia Blendermann Perone, DDS

January 23, 2017

While other forms of cancer may receive more attention, oral cancer is also a real killer, with an estimated 9,757 deaths per year in the United States—more than one death per hour. Local dental teams can act as frontline defenders, detecting and defeating oral cancer.

Single-Unit Success: Efficiency, Longevity, and Reliability Add Up to Practice Success

January 18, 2017

It’s estimated that 48% of an office’s restorative revenue can be attributed to single-unit crown restorations. By focusing on improving the time, technique, and expenses associated with this procedure, you can make significant steps in maximizing your bottom line.

Mapping Out a High-Profile Implant Practice

January 12, 2017

Once you have invested your time, effort, and money into developing your implant practice, the next step is to establish yourself by doing cases to build your patient base. Learn how to align all aspects of your business toward implants—from marketing to hiring to equipment.

Not All Diode Lasers Are Created Equal

January 9, 2017

Laser dentistry uses less anesthetic, causes less tissue damage, and addresses patient preferences for technologically advanced treatment. Learn how integrating an industrial-strength diode laser can help you deliver more procedures with increased predictability, comfort, and sophistication.

Function and Artistry Optimized in Translucent Zirconia

January 9, 2017

New translucent zirconia materials combine exceptional flexural strength with optimal optical properties to create durable, vital restorations in both the anterior and posterior. Learn more about how this advanced material option can effectively replace many PFM and even full gold applications.

How Universal Bonding Improves Treatment Confidence

December 22, 2016

The durability of many restorative procedures depends on your ability to bond materials to tooth structure. But adhesion dentistry is complex, with no single solution for all clinical situations. Learn more about the latest category of “universal” adhesives and what they mean for your practice.

Intraoral Sensors: Making Sense of Your Options

October 31, 2016

Selecting intraoral digital technology for your practice requires sorting through the various claims by different companies regarding their capabilities. Learn how to prioritize your practice’s imaging needs, select the right partner, and control your digital imaging experience.

Next Generation Minimally Invasive Porcelain Laminate Veneer Preparation Design

Robert R. Winter, DDS

October 24, 2016

Before beginning an indirect restoration, you need to have a clear vision of the desired treatment outcome and an understanding of the complexities of the case. This eBook focuses on facial and incisal edge tooth reduction, using the least invasive design to address the esthetic goals of the case.

A Strong, Esthetic Implant Solution for Narrow Anterior Sites

October 20, 2016

Advances in narrow diameter implants (NDIs) have made them a promising treatment option for patients who were previously unable to receive implants due to space issues. Now patients looking for strong, aesthetic results no longer need to live with missing teeth.

Increasing Case Acceptance with Narrow Diameter Implants

October 17, 2016

Dental practitioners and patients alike are constantly looking for affordable, reliable, and minimally invasive implant solutions. Narrow diameter implants (NDIs) are quickly becoming recognized as one of the best options when patient objections limit access to care. Learn more about how the introdu...

Managing the Pulpal Response with High Performance Materials

Asle T. Klemma, DDS

October 3, 2016

Whether a restorative procedure is simple or complex, the pulpal health of the tooth is essential for long-term success and patient satisfaction. Learn about a new class of material that offers unique features for full pulpal protection.

The Management of Common Endodontic Emergencies

September 6, 2016

With many walk-in patients, general practices must be prepared to diagnose and treat a variety of moderately complicated endodontic emergencies. Learn how to develop an action plan for common emergencies, either to relieve the patient’s pain immediately or complete the endodontics definitively.

Improve Class II Outcomes at Every Stage

August 29, 2016

Class II restorations are one of the most important aspects of practice growth due to the direct role they play in patient satisfaction. This eBook examines material advances that make your posterior composite procedures faster, easier, and more profitable, without compromising clinical outcomes.

Running a Successful Practice in the Digital Age

August 22, 2016

Digital workflow offers you the chance to practice in exciting new ways, but digital dentistry is not a one-size-fits-all system—it’s an array of specialized options that constantly change. Learn how to plan an individual digital pathway that works for you and your practice goals.

Metal Vs. Motion: Examining the State of the Art in Endodontic Instrumentation

August 8, 2016

With an abundance of endodontic options, how do you decide which instruments will serve your practice best? This eBook investigates the state of the art in instrumentation (metallurgy) and evaluates their recommended methods of clinical use (motion).

The New Zirconia Workflow: Single-Visit Chairside Restorations in 90 Minutes or Less

August 8, 2016

In the past, the main disadvantage for dentists who preferred zirconia was the inability to perform single-visit restorations. Learn about a new pre-shaded translucent zirconium oxide and practice-level milling units with capabilities that make single-visit zirconia restorations possible.

Selecting the Right Cement for Restoration Success

June 20, 2016

Two key factors affecting the long-term success of indirect dental restorations are choosing the optimum dental cement for a specific clinical situation, and using it correctly. Understanding your options will allow you to choose the right cement for long-term restoration success.

The Road to Better Patient Care Starts With Total Imaging

Matthew D. Stump, DDS

June 15, 2016

Matthew D. Stump, DDS, explains how his investment in imaging technology allowed him to move his practice further, through better diagnostic capabilities, improved workflow, increased patient satisfaction and case acceptance, and the ability to offer advanced procedures will full confidence.

Clinical Insight Into Predictable Bulk Filling

April 18, 2016

New bulk-fill flowable composites are designed to be effective in 4-mm increments. When at least 2 increments are needed, a material that provides an excellent marginal seal and protects against voids at the vulnerable gingival interface is the better option. Learn more about this unique chemistry.

The Oral-Systemic Link: Connecting Your Practice

Jamie Toop, DDS

April 11, 2016

The concept that oral health may be the “key missing piece to overall health” has received increasing attention by healthcare stakeholders. To communicate these correlations, this eBook provides evidence to support the link between diseases of the oral cavity and chronic systemic diseases.

Water in Your Steri-Center: New Systems that Save You Time and Money

April 4, 2016

From delivery units to the steri-center, quality water is crucial for dental practices. Choosing the right tools for the job can save practices time and money while also protecting equipment and enjoying easy access to high-purity water, on demand.

The New Standard in Cementation: Bioactivity

April 1, 2016

The long-term success of zirconia restorations depends on prep design, retention, durability, and prevention of microleakage and sensitivity. A new bioceramic luting cement addresses these issues by combining clinical ease-of-use with solid retention and the protective mechanism of bioactivity.

Better Imaging, Faster Diagnostics

Lou Graham, DDS

March 14, 2016

How is your practice differentiating itself from other providers? By expanding your diagnostic technologies you will shift the perception of your practice to a consultative, preventive, minimally invasive oral-systemic healthcare provider.

Ortho Cases Any GP Can Help Now

February 17, 2016

Regardless of whether they treat orthodontics, today’s general dentists can develop an understanding of the basic orthodontics so that they can proactively address their patients’ current and developing oral health concerns.

Perspectives on Digital Impressioning

February 2, 2016

Learn from experienced clinicians how digital impressioning really works for their prosthodontic and implantology practices—with improved efficiency, communication, accuracy, and patient outcomes.

Picture Perfect Dentistry: Photography for Today's Dental Team

January 28, 2016

The right camera is a versatile, easily operated tool that can be used by the whole team to enhance practice efficiency, clinical accuracy, and patient acceptance.

7 Ways to Double Your Referrals

December 31, 2015

Is your practice giving referrals the time and resources they deserve? Referrals are the ideal type of patient—learn how to utilize opportunities with referral patients and encourage current patients to refer you to friends and family.

Utility and Versatility: Glass Ionomers in Today’s Practice

December 18, 2015

The goal of restorative dentistry is to provide a long-term waterproof seal, often under less-than-optimal conditions. Glass ionomers are hydrophilic and have the ability to bond to enamel and dentin without surface pretreatment.

Technology, Education, Media, and Artistry: Finding Your Dental Laboratory Resource

November 25, 2015

Due to the rise in the technology industry, the relationship between dental laboratories and dental practices has never been more important. Deliver high-quality restorations quickly and efficiently by partnering with an innovative dental laboratory.

Building Your Practice-Perfect Digital Ecosystem

November 10, 2015

Take advantage of powerful practice workflows and innovative solutions made possible with intraoral scanning that enhances your capabilities.

Power to the Practice: Software that Takes You to the Next Level

October 20, 2015

Learn how Steve McConnell, DDS, leverages the advanced features of management software within his practice to provide a consistent, high-quality experience for patients.

How Buffered Anesthetic is Revolutionizing Dentistry

October 13, 2015

Explore how recent innovations have made buffering local anesthetics easier and more accessible, benefiting both practitioner and patient.

How Lasers Deliver for Your Patients and Your Practice

September 28, 2015

Learn how a new CO2 9.2-µm laser system provides fast, precise, anesthesia- and blood-free operation to improve patient comfort.

Open for Business! 6 Essential Elements of A Flawless Practice Launch

Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS

September 21, 2015

To make a successful practice transition—whether you are starting a new practice or growing an existing one—an organized, multifaceted marketing plan is critical to ROI.

Digital Technology Integration for Efficient Clinical Workflow

By Bill Busch, DMD, MAGD

July 29, 2015

A key advantage to new technologies is how a streamlined, fully digital workflow benefits the productivity of a dental practice. But it’s when you link these technologies together that practices can experience dramatic transformations in how they deliver care.

Promote. Increase Sales. Repeat. 3 Easy Steps to a Successful Marketing Plan.

By C. Ryan Oakley, DDS, FAGD

July 28, 2015

Learn how one active practice successfully implemented customized, professional direct mail marketing and call response analysis to achieve its goals.

Increase Your Case Acceptance Through Patient Financing

June 12, 2015

Would you like to capture every opportunity to welcome new patients and increase case acceptance? Working with a wide range of patient financing companies can allow you to design and present flexible payment options with confidence—and move forward with patient care.

Bioceramics: Redefining Endodontics

By Alex Fleury, DDS, MS

May 26, 2015

With advanced bioceramic materials and their extraordinary capabilities, minimally invasive techniques for endodontic treatment are now possible, ensuring long-term success and transforming treatment philosophies.

Master the Art and Science of Attracting New Patients

May 15, 2015

Is your practice continually losing patients without realizing it? Follow these first steps to develop your highest level of customer service to attract, keep, and leverage new patients. Plus, see how your practice stacks up against the highest-performing practices in North America.

In the Zone: How to Streamline Your Workflow with the Latest Digital Technology

April 29, 2015

You don’t have to be an efficiency expert to recognize the financial and personal benefits of having a smoothly running practice. Check out these ideas for using digital tools to clear the path for better workflow and patient satisfaction.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Dream Office

April 10, 2015

A well-designed facility communicates the care and attention you have invested in your practice and in your patients. Start with these fundamentals.

Regenerative Restorative Materials: New Pulp-Capping Options

By Paul L Child Jr, DMD, CDT

February 27, 2015

Dentists may be able save their patients the time and expense of undergoing costly invasive endodontic treatment by using advanced regenerative materials, when appropriate, for pulp capping.

Grow Your Practice with 3D: Tips from a Pro

By Kaveh Ghaboussi, DMD

January 23, 2015

3D imaging has the potential to make you a better dentist. This technology can help drive better clinical outcomes as well as increased profitability in your daily practice. Learn how.

Understanding the Mechanics of Ceramics

By Gregg A. Helvey, DDS, MAGD

December 5, 2014

Ceramics are popular with patients and clinicians, and the choices are ever expanding. Elevate your ability to select the perfect ceramic material with this helpful guide.

4 Ways Technology Maximizes Patient Engagement

By Naomi Cooper

November 20, 2014

Want a lean and effective technology plan that will keep current patients happy and turn prospects into new patients? This effective, 4–step approach makes the most of your marketing budget.

Tracking Your Practice Productivity

October 1, 2014

Measurement is the key to improvement—whether in your health, your personal goals or your practice productivity. In this eBook, you’ll learn six steps to tracking (and therefore improving) your productivity with Dentrix.

Master the Metrics that Matter

October 1, 2014

Monitoring your key performance indicators and taking action to improve them can help you eliminate waste, optimize production, improve efficiency and drive higher profitability. Mastering the metrics that matter gives your practice a competitive edge.

Going Digital

October 1, 2014

“The paperless practice” or “going digital” are often misunderstood in the dental industry. Learn the three key elements that can ensure success in the process: efficiency, consistency and security.

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