3D versus 2D imaging: It's hard to go back
October 24, 2008 -- In his latest Talking Pictures column, Dr. Ted Parks says that knowing what he knows now about the power of 3D imaging, it's sometimes difficult to base a clinical decision on 2D imaging.  Discuss
'Wait and watch' not the best approach for third molars
October 23, 2008 -- When it comes to asymptomatic impacted third molars in adults, many dentists prefer to leave well enough alone and just monitor the tooth until problems develop. But is that decision best for the patient or simply easiest for the doctor?  Discuss
Can the ADA do more to educate the public?
October 21, 2008 -- Many patients don't understand the importance of oral health, and the ADA is not doing enough to educate the public, says Dr. Helaine Smith in her latest The Mouth Physician column. She argues that the organization could run more public service ads.  Discuss
Are you ready for the new R's in endodontics?
October 20, 2008 -- SAN ANTONIO - The three R's of traditional education -- reading, 'riting, and 'rithmetic -- have taken on new meaning in contemporary endodontics, where they now stand for rotary files, resin, and regeneration.  Discuss
Advertising to make money in today's recession
October 20, 2008 -- In his latest Marketing Madness column, Richard Geller notes that the natural impulse in tough times like these is to cut back on advertising. But this may be precisely the moment when you need to increase your advertising budget.  Discuss
Root canal or dental implant?
October 17, 2008 -- SAN ANTONIO - Root canal treatment or dental implant? That is the question. Many factors, from ethical considerations to the patient's overall health, must be considered in this important decision, according to Charles Goodacre, D.D.S., M.S.D.  Discuss
Implant makers tout innovations
October 17, 2008 -- SAN ANTONIO - One new implant integrates with soft tissue. Another saves a step in creating impressions. A third can change direction as needed during placement. Such are the innovations that implant makers touted on the exhibit floor of the ADA meeting this week.  Discuss
How to get a high-tech office without breaking the bank: Part I
October 17, 2008 -- SAN ANTONIO - It is possible to equip your office with many of the latest gadgets that not only impress your patients but reduce costs, improve efficiency, and generate new revenues. Martin Jablow, D.M.D., tells you how.  Discuss
Optimism and success: It's all in the attitude
October 16, 2008 -- SAN ANTONIO - Ever thought about how your mood affects that of your dental team and your patients -- and even your bottom line? Humor and a willingness to take chances are keys to personal and professional success, according to one ADA speaker.  Discuss
New ADA product launches highlight dental innovation
October 16, 2008 -- SAN ANTONIO - A digital writing kit that automatically stores handwritten notes and printed forms in the computer? A handheld, battery-powered device that uses vibration to ease the pain of injections? These are just a few of the innovations on the show floor at this year's ADA meeting.  Discuss
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