Class II MOD Restoration
A 43-year-old female patient presented for a routine dental examination and periodontal maintenance procedure. An oral evaluation revealed that she was managing her periodontal condition, and that she had successfully stopped smoking for 18 months. I performed a visual intraoral examination using 4.0x-500 loupes (Rose Micro Solutions), and an SDI diagnostic transillumination attachment on an Radii Plus curing unit (SDI). An evaluation of the patient's dentition revealed a failing existing distal-occlusal composite restoration on tooth No. 12 that was placed in June 2008. In addition, there was a development of a mesial marginal ridge fracture of that same...Read More
Video: SS White Smart Burs II- Demonstration
SS White's Smart Burs II creates access to caries, removes caries, and assesses caries removal with an explorer....Watch Video
Smartburs II Conservative Selective Dentin Removal Burs. Eliminate the possibility of inadvertant pulp exposures forever. Create safer, more efficient cavity preparations....Watch Video
Blast from the Past - Don’t Take That Dental Chair for Granted!
Imagine your patient sitting on the floor during a tooth extraction while you hold their head firmly between your knees. That’s what they did before the 17 th century, according to the University of the Pacific’s Virtual Dental Museum . Luckily, improvements in the comfort and versatility of the dental chair have been made over the last 300 years, vastly improving the experience for both the patient and the dentist. From the University of the Pacific’s Virtual Dental Museum , here’s a brief history of how the dental patient chair transformed into what it is...Read More