October 5, 2014
I have a passion for technology, because it bridges the gap of communication between clinician and patient. This year, I decided to give myself something that would make my experience as a dentist more enjoyable — appropriately, on my 33rd birthday. I write this article to express my enthusiasm for that “gift” to myself, a product that has honestly blown me away: the Schick 33 intraoral digital sensor.
September 22, 2014
There have been many advances in dentistry during the past 10 years. Some can be considered improvements for the betterment of patient services, others are marketing techniques disguised as improvements. For example, the field of implant dentistry has seen some significant improvements in implant design. In fact, it is one of the true areas of dental sciences in which improvements and needs were based on retroactive analyses justifying the direction of the sciences.
February 12, 2013
Caries detection around the margins of restorations is a major challenge in clinical practice. Typically, the restorative material will impede the detection system from accurately examining the margins for caries. However, The Canary System, powered by an energy conversion technology (PTR-LUM), provides the solution. The Canary System directly examines the status of the tooth crystal structure.