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Localized Aggressive Periodontitis

Early diagnosis, effective treatment, and patient compliance are integral to successfully managing this rapidly advancing disease.
By Soo-Woo Kim, DMD, DMSc, MS

What the Evidence Says About Fluoride Varnish

The effectiveness of fluoride varnish in preventing caries is the focus of this practical review.
By Ryan L. Quock, DDS

Beyond Bacteria

Bacteria may not be the only culprits behind periodontitis. New research suggests a viral component may also play a role in specific cases.
By Kristen M. Stephens, RDH, BS, and JoAnn R. Gurenlian, RDH, MS, PhD

Preventing Caries Through Diet

Clinicians need to understand the prenatal and post-natal dietary factors associated with early childhood caries.
By Donald L. Chi, DDS, PhD, and Angela Kim

Ensuring Safe Practice In Dental Radiology

Minimizing radiation exposure and adhering to appropriate infection control procedures are integral to the safe use of dental radiography.
By Ann M. Bruhn, BSDH, MS; Tara L. Newcomb, BSDH, MS; and Susan Lynn Tolle, BSDH, MS
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  • Sunstar E-Brief | Treatment Strategies For Peri-implantitis

    Difficult to detect and a chief cause of implant failure, peri-implantitis requires a swift response once it is diagnosed. Read more... 

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