Why the beach might be the best place to open a new practice We take a look at a University of Buffalo study on the effects of scuba diving on oral health. How to perform rapid tooth reduction with diamond instruments A technique showcasing the Deep Purple™ diamond instruments from Komet USA LLC. and how they can simplify process the of tooth reduction. E-book Series, Part 5: Five things you need to know about composites Composite restorations trace their origins back to the 1960s when the first materials were introduced. These materials had very large particle sizes and were used primarily for anterior teeth. How is dental technology REALLY being used? Digital Esthetics surveyed the dental industry to find out how technology is really impacting dentistry. Here's what we found. E-book Series, Part 1: 7 things to know about biomimetic dentistry In dentistry, the biomimetic approach targets restorations. While traditional restorations prioritized bond strength, they sacrificed function and biomechanics. With a biomimetic approach, dentists remove only the damaged sections, bonding the restoration to the remaining healthy tooth structure. E-book Series, Part 5: What you need to know about post and core systems Post and core is used as a means to strengthen compromised and weakened teeth. Dr. James Braun, DDS, MS, a prosthodontist in Saginaw, Mich. says that there are several times when post and core could be employed. How to detect caries around amalgam restorations How the Canary System helps solves a common clinical challenge by detecting caries around the margins of amalgam restorations. The top things our dental experts are excited about in 2017 DPR spoke with several experts in our industry about what they are excited for in the dental industry in 2017—and what you should be excited for, too! The top exercises that can worsen dentists' health Your exercise routine may be the most damaging part of your lifestyle—are you making these critical mistakes in your workouts? The top 10 dental discoveries of 2016 Dental research came a long way this year, and some studies stood out above the rest.
We take a look at some of the most interesting and engaging dental studies and discoveries from 2016.