Clinicians Report August 2013, Volume 6 Issue 8

   
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Articles In This Issue:

Dental Implants: Where Do We Go from Here?
Are Surgical Handpieces Really Fit for Surgery?
Handheld X-Ray Units Are Growing in Popularity
Noteworthy Products

Brands

CR Dental Hygiene Newsletter Jan/Feb 2006
Clinicians Report April 2009
Clinicians Report May 2010
Clinicians Report October 2012
Digitest II
EXARO
Fit Test C&B
Lava Ultimate
NOMAD
Nomad Pro 2
Quick Up
Rapid Roll
RelyX Ultimate
RelyX Unicem 2
Scotchbond Universal
Xray2Go

Companies

3M ESPE
ARIBEX
Ankylos
Astra
Bicon
Bien Air
BioHorisons
BioMET 3i
Blue Sky Bio
Camlog
Dentatus
Denterprise International
Friadent
Glidewell
Hall Surgical
Hiossen
Implant Direct
Intra-Lock
KaVo
Lew
Medidenta
MiniMARK
NSK
Neoss
Nobel Biocare
OCO
OsteoMed
Palisades Dental
Parkell
Sabra Dental
Salvin
Septodont
Sterngold
Straumann
Stryker
VOCO America
Zest Dental Solutions
Zimmer
Clinicians Report August 2013, Volume 6 Issue 8 - 201308 - Dental Reports

Abstract

Dental Implants: Where Do We Go from Here?

• Results of CR Survey on State of Dental Implants: 2013
• Which Implant Procedures Do You Want to Emphasize or Increase in Your Practice?
• Use of Specialists for Implant Procedures
• CR Conclusions

Are Surgical Handpieces Really Fit for Surgery?

• What is Cross-Contamination/Bio-Load/Disinfection?
• Common Errors of Contamination
• CR Surgical Handpiece Survey
• Potential Hazards from Handpieces
• Ideal Properties of Surgical Handpieces
• Electric vs. Air: Advantages and Limitations
• Alternate Sleeve Techniques to Minimize Cross-Contamination (less desirable)
• Aids to Minimize Cross-Contamination
• Suggested Protocol
• CR Conclusions

Handheld X-Ray Units Are Growing in Popularity

• Characteristics of Current Units
• Summary of Study
• CR Conclusions

Noteworthy Products

• Resin Cement is Easy to Use, is Dual-Cure, and has High Bond to Both Tooth and Restoration
• Pulp Vitality Tester that is Not Objectionable to Patients
• Gingival-Colored Pick-up Material is Easy and Fast to Use for Securing Attachments to Dentures