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Top 25 Women in Dentistry 2014The vista of dentistry has changed over the past 30 years, and I may say, it is a wonderful time to be a woman in dentistry.
Isolite — helping to brighten the patient's smile In this installment of “I Use That,” we asked Dr. Eric Hurtte and his lead dental assistant, Tija Hunter, CDA, EFDA, CDIA, FADAA, about their use of Isolite.  
Saving space for a more efficient operatory Let's face it. As we add services to our patient treatment, the amount of space we have available in our operatories decreases.
Fewer shades but still covered Since the first resin-based light-cured dental composites were introduced in the 1970s, significant advancements have been realized in resin and filler technology, and today more than 70 different brands of composite exist on the market. Today’s clinicians can be easily confused about the subtle differences between the many available composite materials and may find it more difficult to make the correct decision about which material is best for each clinical situation.1  
Double Take: DENTSPLY Caulk Prime&Bond Elect® When it comes to restorations, the goal is straightforward: to return the tooth to its natural state and function. How you achieve your goal is less clear, however, relying on skill and, in many cases, artistry to get the results you need for your patient.
Midmark announces two dental product promotions Midmark recently announced two dental product promotions allowing customers to receive incentives with the purchase of select Midmark equipment through the end of 2014.  
IPS e.max success story may make PFMs quite rare By now everyone is well aware of the successes of IPS e.max, which has proven to deliver strong, esthetic restorations in all areas of the mouth. In fact, long-time prosthodontist Dr. Kenneth Malament, a world-renowned researcher and educator on all ceramics, says his choice is Ivoclar Vivadent’s ceramic  for all of his single unit restorations. But where this material really has a unique spot is in the posterior areas.
Double Take: DENTSPLY Articadent® In this Product Double Take, DPR spoke with Dr. Scott Dickinson about his experience working with DENTSPLY’s Articadent® Anesthetic (articaine HCI and epinephrine Injection, USP).
How to get protection under all composite restorations [VIDEO] There are significant challenges in clinical dentistry when trying to maintain a vital pulp. Dentin replacement due to caries has been attempted via various mechanisms and materials over the years.   
How PlanScan and same-visit dentistry are helping to restore smilesIn this installment of “I Use That,” we spoke with Dr. Michael L. Young about his use of Planmeca’s PlanScan CAD/CAM Restoration System.
How to focus website and SEO efforts for success in 2015 Remember when the must-do item on the dental marketing checklist was yellow pages advertising? Well, times have certainly changed. According to Google, 97% of all consumers search for local businesses online, and that includes dental patients. If today’s patients are online, then that is clearly where dentists need to be. Here’s a checklist for your online marketing efforts as we near 2015.