Clinicians Report September 2022, Volume 15 Issue 9


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Articles In This Issue:

Gordon Answers 20 Tough Questions*
The Increasing Value of Cone Beam in General Practice*
Office Safety: Minimizing Dental Occupational Hazards*
Products Rated Highly by CR Scientists and Clinical Evaluators

*Also available as a Single Topic Article


Alpha ProTech
Dentsply Sirona
Glidewell Laboratories
Implant Direct
Kuraray Noritake Dental
Mouth Watch
Nobel Biocare
Zimmer Biomet


Aim Safe Needle Recapping Device
EzRay Air P
Feather Safeshield
Filtek Supreme Ultra
Green X
Guardian G 1814P Wall Mounted
IPS e.max
MARK3 eXact VPS Impression Material
Microprime G
Nomad Pro 2
OrthoDots CLEAR
PFL (Positive Facial Lock) with Magic Arch
PFL Magic Arch
Silent Night
Silent Nite
The Disposable Safety Scapel
Viso G7
September 2022 Clinicians Report


Gordon Answers 20 Tough Questions

1. Is cone beam radiology necessary?
2. Does endodontic treatment become less effective with time?
3. Should sleep medicine be a part of dentistry or does it belong entirely with physicians?
4. Should teenagers receive ceramic or direct resin veneers?
5. When should orthodontics be initiated?
6. At what age should implants be placed?
7. Are root-form implants as acceptable as teeth?
8. When to remove third molars?
9. Are preventive antibiotics necessary for implants, impactions, heart valves, or joint replacement?
10. Endodontic treatment vs. an implant
11. Conservative vs. surgical periodontal treatment
12. 5,000 ppm fluoride in trays vs. 5,000 ppm fluoride toothpaste vs. fluoride rinse for caries prevention
13. Lithium disilicate vs. Class 4 cubic zirconia (“esthetic” zirconias of many brands)
14. CAD/CAM dentures
15. Is power toothbrushing better than manual toothbrushing?
16. Does glutaraldehyde need to be placed for two 1-minute applications?
17. How do you handle the patient who refuses radiographs?
18. Handheld radiographic devices vs. wall mounted ones
19. Should retreatment of failing endodontic procedures be accomplished?
20. What are alternatives for the “all-on-4” fixed prostheses concept for edentulous patients?
• CR Conclusions

The Increasing Value of Cone Beam in General Practice

• Current CBCT Use
• Performance of Two Current Systems
• Clinical Tips
• CR Conclusions

Office Safety: Minimizing Dental Occupational Hazards

• Office Injuries Create Concern for Everyone
• Results of CR Survey on Dental Hazard Injuries
• Keeping Clinicians and Staff Safe And Healthy
• Clinical Tips
• Needle Stick Injury Protocol
• First Aid Kits, Office Safety Kits
• Practice Management Safety Tips
• CR Conclusions

Products Rated Highly by Evaluators in CR Clinical Trials

• New Veneer Resin Cement from Formulators of Successful Resin Cements and Adhesives
• Silicone Protection Provides Pain Relief from Orthodontic Appliances Better than Dental Wax
• VPS Impression Material with Results Similar to Popular Material with Lower Price
• Proven Classic: MouthWatch is an Inexpensive Intraoral Camera with Quality Images

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