4 New Technologies Creating a New Era of Cavity Detection

Diagnosis of cavities has always been crucial cornerstone of a dental practice since the birth of the profession as a whole. Typically a decay is detected  by x-ray; imaging that will show decay as radiolucency (dark areas) on the tooth structure. This method is the gold-standard of cavity-detection but can often miss smaller caries. In…

An iTero Experience

If you are in the clinical dental field, then you can understand the frustration of taking a first, second (or third) impression for everything from a crown to Invisalign impressions. The wide array of patient mouth morphology if fact makes it nearly impossible to learn how to take a perfect impression, making a providers job…

Five Secrets To Becoming The Ultimate Dental Assistant

High-speed evacuator placement: The high-speed evacuator is a critical component in a dental assistant’s arsenal of tools. Aside from being used to evacuate saliva and dental debris generated from restorative procedures, the high suction can be used for lip, cheek and tongue isolation. During the isolation process, it is critical to be gentle with the…