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Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA, CDD
How to use Opalescence for customized take-home whitening
How to use Opalescence for customized take-home whitening
An evaluation of Opalescence, a whitening system from Ultradent Products.
How Opalescence Go can restore confidence in pediatric patients
How Opalescence Go can restore confidence in pediatric patients
In this Product Benchmark, Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA, CDD explains how Ultradent's Opalescence Go can be used to whiten teeth in pediatric patients, restoring confidence and smiles.
Pre-Summer Ortho Workshop designed to create the ultimate Invisalign® experience
Pre-Summer Ortho Workshop designed to create the ultimate Invisalign® experience
One of the greatest challenges in integration of Invisalign clear aligner treatment in a dental practice is to how to create a complete patient care protocol and all the clinical steps needed for implementation.
How to repair porcelain restorations instead of replacing them

Using composite resin, this case illustrates an efficient, reliable intraoral repair of fractured porcelain.

These elements of esthetic dentistry can be very frustrating for both patient and practitioner especially in the case of an anterior tooth, yet most of these inherent problems with porcelain can be immediately and predictably repaired chairside with the use of composite resin.

How to use preliminary impression materials in anterior restorations

In smile makeover cases, the provisional restorations take on a much greater level of importance than a typical crown case. These restorations serve as the patient’s first preview of what his or her new smile will look like and also help facilitate communication about the size, shape and shading for the final restorations. Of course, to create the provisionals, a preliminary impression material is necessary, and it is important to make the proper selection there, as well. 

Understanding the health effects of biofilms

Rubber cup polishing has been an effective method for completing prophylaxis and controlling biofilm growth, and on-going research has expanded dentistry’s knowledge regarding the formation, growth, development, behavior and effects of biofilm. 

HIPAA compliance and digital photography with personal mobile devices

As technology continues to provide unparalleled advances and innovation, dental practices continue to change their methods for performing treatments, maintaining patient records and communication. 

How to take accurate photographs and impressions for Invisalign Treatment

Align Technology's Invisalign SmartTrack aligner material is designed to more precisely conform to tooth morphology, attachments and interproximal spaces for improved control of tooth movement.

Curing Lights 360°: Less power, more cure

Photo-polymerization, i.e. light-initiated polymerization, has become an integral part of modern dentistry.