Cool Jaw® Cool Jaw® has paved the way to postoperative hot/cold therapy through the creation of our exclusive, hands-free, patented designed wraps. The hands-free Cool Jaw system reduces postoperative swelling and discomfort and allows patients to recover in a convenient manner. Combine with our extensive variety of hot/cold gel packs to create a post-op recovery …Read Article
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Drs. Lanka Mahesh, Gregori M. Kurtzman, Varun Raj Kumar, Anshi Jain, Saurabh Juneja, and Yuvika Raj Kumar discuss the efficacy of human extracted teeth as an alternative Abstract Objective To test the efficacy of human extracted tooth for use as bone graft material as an alternate to other synthetic, allogenic, or xenogenic bone graft materials. …Read Article
Dr. Kenneth Goldberg describes a new open platform dental implant registry Wouldn’t it be great if we could quickly and easily identify all of our patients’ implants on a single open platform database? No need to call other offices, upload X-rays, and waste very valuable chair time. The good news is this platform exists and …Read Article
Dr. Arun K. Garg discusses a new and novel biomaterial Loss of teeth in the anterior maxilla generally leads to severe resorption of the facial plate, resulting in osseous dimensions that will not accommodate implant placement. Resorption of the facial plate can also be an unexpected finding at the time of extraction when a tooth …Read Article
Dr. Arun K. Garg discusses an alternative treatment for edentulous patients The introduction of digital imaging and planning tools in dentistry has dramatically changed the traditional workflow and expanded the range of treatment options available for patients with total or near-total edentulism. Studies have shown that wearing removable dentures can reduce patients’ quality of life, …Read Article
Dr. Arun K. Garg restores a severely resorbed alveolar buccal plate via guided-bone regeneration (GBR) Allogeneic bone is favored by many implant surgeons for its convenience and unlimited availability, obviating the need for a second surgical procedure to harvest bone. Bone allografts are obtained from human cadavers through tissue banks that screen, process, and store …Read Article
Dr. Ara Nazarian discusses his technique for questionable and/or non-restorable teeth requiring full mouth extractions When a patient presents to your dental practice with questionable and/or non-restorable teeth requiring full mouth extractions, the biggest concern is whether or not implants can be placed at the same surgical visit, and if so, will the patient be …Read Article
Editor’s intro: 3-D printed dentures represent a new vision for dentistry. While still in its infancy, 3-D printing offers potential to raise the bar on accuracy and esthetics — read more about the learning curve and possibilities for this technology. Joseph Lee, CTO at Friendship Dental Labs, shares his vision of 3D printing for the denture …Read Article