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Dr. Parag R. Kachalia
Technique: How posterior composites made a difference in two cases
Technique: How posterior composites made a difference in two cases
In this how-to dental technique, Dr. Parag Kachalia shows dentists in video and text form how he used posterior composites to help two patients.
How to use minimal intervention for maximum effectiveness
How to use minimal intervention for maximum effectiveness
In the days of G.V. Black dentistry, the watch-and-wait approach actually had a tremendous amount of merit. Clinicians, at times, were able to diagnose caries at an early stage; however, preparation form for amalgam restorations did not lend itself to conservative dentistry.
Electric handpieces solve many problems
Electric handpieces solve many problems
Over the last decade many new technologies have been incorporated into dental practices, including digital impression systems, diode lasers, digital radiography, LED curing lights and caries detection devices yet many individuals are using the exact same handpiece they have always used.
Category cruncher: Predictable posterior composites
Category cruncher: Predictable posterior composites
Practitioners have been placing composite resin restorations for more than 60 years, and during this time, practitioners have gone from a world where only anterior teeth were restored with composite resin to a world where composite resin is used to restore essentially any tooth in the oral cavity.
How to maximize versatility with a universal adhesive [VIDEO]

Learn how 3M ESPE's Scotchbond Universal Adhesive offers options

Category Round-Up: Handpieces

Over the last decade many new technologies have been incorporated into dental practices including digital impression systems, diode lasers, digital radiography, LED curing lights, and caries detection devices, yet many individuals are using the exact same handpiece they have always used. Most likely this is an air-driven handpiece with a high pitched whistle and a moderate amount of torque.

Diagnose, monitor and manage caries with KaVo's DIAGNOdent Pen

According to the National Institute of Health’s Consensus Conference on the Diagnosis and Management of Dental Caries throughout Life, “Dental caries is an infectious, communicable disease resulting in destruction of tooth structure by acid forming bacteria found in dental plaque, an intraoral biofilm, in the presence of sugar.