Techniques

Composite finishing and polishing with Q-Finisher® carbides and CompoBrite™ polishers
Composite finishing and polishing with Q-Finisher® carbides and CompoBrite™ polishersUsed together to efficiently achieve optimal esthetics, Komet Q-Finisher carbides and CompoBrite polishers simply and effectively finish and polish composite restorations without multiple instrument changes.
3 cases showing the breakthrough of laser dentistry
3 cases showing the breakthrough of laser dentistryThe use of lasers in dentistry today has evolved from its beginnings in 1960.
How to use CHAIRSIDE Attachment Processing Material to pick up and attach temporary cylinders during an immediate-load, All-on-4 case
How to use CHAIRSIDE Attachment Processing Material to pick up and attach temporary cylinders during an immediate-load, All-on-4 caseIn the last 14 years, the LOCATOR® Attachment System reportedly has grown to be the market leader for implant-retained, tissue-supported overdenture attachments.
How to use minimal intervention for maximum effectiveness
How to use minimal intervention for maximum effectivenessIn 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.
Successful impressions: Getting a great impression with Aquasil Ultra
Successful impressions: Getting a great impression with Aquasil UltraThe Aquasil Ultra Single-Unit Procedure Kit offers a unique combination of products to help ensure a predictably perfect impression every time.
Technique: How to totally replace a crown in-office with perfect cementation
Technique: How to totally replace a crown in-office with perfect cementationThe NX3 XTR cementation system reportedly blends the versatility of NX3 Nexus™ Third Generation Universal Dental Cement with the adhesion superiority of OptiBond™ XTR Self-Etch Universal Dental Bonding Agent for a new standard of permanent cementation for all esthetic materials.
How to place ZEST SATURNO™ 20° angled o-ball implants into an upper maxillary arch
How to place ZEST SATURNO™ 20° angled o-ball implants into an upper maxillary archSATURNO is a one-piece narrow-diameter implant with an o-ball connection featuring a patented, pivoting cap technology similar to the function of LOCATOR®.
A complete recap of CEREC 30 in Las Vegas
A complete recap of CEREC 30 in Las VegasDental Products Report and Modern Dental Assistant editorial advisory board member (and dental assistant extraordinaire) Tija Hunter shares her observations at the 30th anniversary event.
Three tips for shade matching in a Class II dental restorationIn this video, Jason Goodchild, DDS, explains the three things dentists should focus on when shade matching a composite during a direct restoration and why.
Dr. Gordon Christensen’s favorite selective-etch steps
Dr. Gordon Christensen’s favorite selective-etch stepsAfter combining his research with formal and informal surveys of practitioners, Dr. Christensen prefers this technique for busy practices with the known challenge of predictably treating multiple patients.