MANALAPAN, NJ—GC America and Dental Product Shopper magazine have teamed up to educate dental professionals about EQUIA Self-Adhesive, Aesthetic Posterior Restorative.Read more
More and more dental professionals are adding magnification and illumination as adjuncts to their armamentarium of dental equipment. In dental and dental hygiene schools, students are encouraged, if not required, to purchase magnification in the form of dental loupes. However, the seasoned professional may have multiple questions before deciding to make this investment.Read more
Radiographic caries detection is one of the most commonly performed tasks in the dental office. While new image receptors have many advantages over traditional film-based imaging, many clinicians report limitations in the ability to detect caries on radiographic images. The purpose of this presentation is to assess the components of the imaging chain with regard to their impact on caries detection, so that the clinician can optimize radiographic caries detection.
ALARA is an acronym for “As Low As Reasonably Achievable” as defined by the Code of Federal Regulations 10 CFR 20.1003. This principle refers to the efforts taken to ensure that exposure to ionizing radiation is minimized, and is often referenced when determining the appropriate dosing limitations for radiation workers and patients. The National Council on Radiation Protection and measurements set specific guidelines for dental practices in 2003. These requirements were updated in 2009 to better protect patients and staff from the potential cancer risks indicated to stem from cumulated low doses of ionizing radiation over long periods of time.Read more