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Reduce the Risk of Implant Failure

The use of locally delivered antimicrobials/ antibiotics in conjunction with scaling and root planing may improve the viability of implants at risk of peri-implantitis.
By Jana M. Pierce, RDH, BS, and JoAnn R. Gurenlian, RDH, PhD

Addressing Intimate Partner Violence

Clinicians can help stop the cycle of violence with proper screening.
By Merri L. Jones, RDH, MSDH, and Elena Francisco, RDH, RDHAP, MS

Strategies for Selecting Ultrasonic Inserts / Tips

Improve instrumentation outcomes by using the correct insert/tip for the task at hand.
By Kathleen O. Hodges, RDH, MS

The Next Generation of Pain Relief

Computer-controlled local anesthesia delivery provides benefits to both patients and clinicians.
By Kathy Bassett, RDH, MEd, and Art DiMarco, DMD

Interrelationship Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Periodontal Diseases

These two common health conditions share similar inflammatory pathways and environmental mechanisms.
By P. Mark Bartold, DDSc, PhD
  • Introducing a New Mentor Program

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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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