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Restorative Digital Dentistry for Your Practice

The Journey to New Paradigms

The Journey to New Paradigms

Restorative digital dentistry (RDD) has changed the way dentistry is practiced today, as well as how our patients will receive restorative care in the future. The evolution of RDD has been driven by advances that have taken place in general technology, material science, and in parallel with developments in adhesive dentistry. Read More

Choosing the Right Digital Dental Strategy

Choosing the Right Digital Dental Strategy

The new paradigms for digital dentistry are transforming our profession and dental practices in fundamental ways. These changes are having a profound impact on many aspects of the way dentistry is practiced. They are having dramatic implications with regard to how we talk to our patients about dental care and the new patient service experience. Read More

Integration of Technology Into the Clinical Practice

Integration of Technology Into the Clinical Practice

Dentistry is seeing new ecosystems forming between dentists and innovative labs, with the labs providing breakthrough restorative solutions, knowledge, and technology centers that enable advanced workflow solutions and unprecedented dental competencies. Read More

Getting started in digital restorative dentistry

The Collaboration Between the Dentist and Laboratory in the Digital Age

Training a staff in digital dental technology

As we plunge deeper into the age of digital dentistry, when technologies such as intraoral scanners and CAD/CAM systems take their place as standards of the industry – and our operatories – the issue of proper training comes to the forefront. Read More

Does 'digital dentist' mean anything today?

As the landscape of dentistry shifts toward the more frequent use of digital technologies, including intraoral scanners, software-enhanced workflow tools, and increasingly accessible in-office milling, we as professionals need to look at the changing definition of dentistry and examine what it means. Read More

How do we manage our internet-informed patients?

The technological and informational revolutions have brought with them a slew of new advancements in the field of dentistry, many of which I have written about in previous articles and continue to use in my own practice. These new technologies have streamlined our workflows, provided new avenues for superior dental care, and, supplied many patients with a sense of safety. Read More

The importance of total cost of ownership in digital impression systems

The rapid growth of digital dentistry has impacted virtually every dental practice in some form or another, whether through the enthusiastic adoption of cutting-edge technology, the slow transition away from material-intensive techniques, or even the knowledge that advancements exist as potential investments. But no matter the effect, the digital dentistry revolution has fundamentally changed the field, and each practice now operates within the scope of these new technologies. Read More

Does technology create a barrier between dentist and patient?

Over the years, I have successfully implemented new technologies into my practice and have written extensively on the subject. I have covered both the benefits and challenges of integration, and handling the influx of new workflows into an established system. However, I only recently considered the role of technology as a “barrier” between the dentist and the patient. Read More