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Journal of the Massachusetts Dental Society

The award-winning Journal of the Massachusetts Dental Society is published quarterly and features a wide range of articles on topics to assist dentists in their practice, including clinical case studies, scientific research, clinical diagnosis and treatment, risk management, and practice management. Since its launch in 1952, the Journal  has been the official publication of the Massachusetts Dental Society.

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Vol. 69, No. 1


In this issue:

  • Perceptions of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems Among Dental Professionals
  • Clinical Update: Maxillary Sinusitis of Endodontic Origin
  • Let the Good Times Roll: A Profile of Retiring Executive Director Dr. Robert Boose
  • MDS 10 Under Ten
  • Editorial: The World As We Knew It
  • Risk Mitigation in Prescribing Opioids
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Pathology Snapshot: Actinic Cheilitis
  • Art of Dentistry: The Future Is Now

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Vol. 68, No. 4

In this issue:

  • Assessing Dental School Faculty Wellness and Burnout in Northeast U.S. Dental Schools
  • Three-Layered Closure of an Oroantral Communication Using Platelet-Rich Fibrin
  • Technology and Professional Responsibility
  • Why Should You Document Patient Refusal of Treatment?
  • Five Things a Dentist Can Do to Build a Better Reputation
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Pathology Snapshot: Allergic Contact Stomatitis Associated with Dental Materials
  • Art of Dentistry: All in a Night's Work

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Vol. 66, No. 4

In this issue:

  • The Opioid Epidemic: How Did We Get Here?
  • Lisinopril-Induced Oral Lichenoid Reaction
  • Prevalence of Cardiovascular Conditions in Patients Hospitalized Due to Dental Conditions: Is There a Racial Variation?
  • CDHCs: A Positive Contribution Within Public Programs and Private Practice Settings
  • Practice Management: Patient Referrals and Office Plans
  • Risk Management: Is Acceding to the Patient's Wishes a Good Idea?

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Vol. 65, No. 4

In this issue:

  • Oral Human Papilloma Virus Infections and the Role of the Dental Professional
  • What Every Dentist Should Know for Patients
  • Taking Suboxone (Buprenorphine/Naloxone)
  • Projected Faster Growth for National Health Expenditures
  • But Not for Dentistry: A Commentary
  • Special Report: Delta Delivers an Unwanted Gift
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Vol. 65, No. 2

In this issue:

  • 2016 William McKenna Volunteer Heroes
  • CBCT Analysis Temporal Bone Pneumatization in Subjects with Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Extraction Decisions and Outcomes in Orthodontic Treatment
  • Economic Survey of Massachusetts Dental Establishments
  • Risk Management: Critical Documentation Issues
  • Pathology Snapshot: Coated Tongue
  • Clinical Case Study: Minimally Invasive Dentistry

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Vol. 64, No. 4

In this issue:

  • Eye Safety in Dentistry and Associated Liability
  • Substance Abuse and Tooth Destruction
  • Dental Practice as the Population Demographics Change in Massachusetts
  • A New Integrated Oral Health and Primary Care Education Program in the Dental Student Clinic
  • Pathology Snapshot: Enlargement of the Inferior Alveolar Canal
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Risk Management: Instructions and Explanations—Do Your Patients Understand Yours?
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Vol. 64, No. 3

In this issue:

  • The Prescription Monitoring Program in Massachusetts and Its Use in Dentistry
  • Growing Misuse of Prescription Drugs—One Thing Dentists Can Do to Help
  • Pharmacologic Management of Dental Pain—A Review of Prescribing Options
  • Denosumab-Associated Osteomyelitis of the Jaw in a Prostate Cancer Patient—Is This a New Beast?
  • Poor Oral Health Linked with Increased Risk of Infectious Complications in Adults with Leukemia
  • Arnold D. Vetstein, DMD: A Man for All Reasons
  • New England Guide to Financial Planning Services
  • Pathology Snapshot: Central Ossifying Fibroma
  • Clinician's Corner

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Vol. 64, No. 2

In this issue:

  • 2015 William McKenna Volunteer Heroes
  • Outcomes of Oral Health Screenings at Two Different Institutions Serving Individuals with Special Health Care Needs in Massachusetts
  • Special Report: The Importance of Medical-Dental Collaboration
        —Intraoral Infection: A Failure of Immediate Interaction Between Medicine and Dentistry
        —The Strange Case of Jaw Swelling, Syncope, Auto-Accupuncture, and an Earring
  • Pathology Snapshot: Angina Bullosa Hemorrhagica
  • Risk Management: Communication and Informed Consent
  • Practice Management: Care Enough to Provide an Exceptional Patient Experience
  • Art of Dentistry: Paget's Disease Through the Looking Glass

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Vol. 64, No. 1

In this issue:

  • Artifacts in Cone Beam Computed Tomography Image Volumes: An Illustrative Depiction 
  • Risk Issues Associated with Cone Beam Computed Tomography Imaging
  • Recognizing Oral Manifestations of Multiple Myeloma
  • Essentials of Airway Management, Ovygenation, and Ventilation: Basic Equipment and Devices
  • Ten Under 10
  • Pathology Snapshot: Oral Manifestations of Crohn's Disease
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Practice Management: Data Security, HIPAA compliance: Steps to Prevent a Data Breach in Your Dental Practice

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Vol. 63, No. 4

In this issue:

  • Presence of Gingivitis and Periodontitis Significantly Increases Hospital Charges in Patients Undergoing Heart Valve Surgery
  • Karen Rafeld: Leader Extraordinaire
  • What Every Dentist Should Know About Subcutaneous Emphysema
  • Self-Mutilation During Orthodontic Treatment
  • Lack of Dental Insurance Is Correlated with Edentulism
  • Pathology Snapshot: Mixed-Density Pericoronal Lesions
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Risk Management: Addressing Patient Complaints and Perceptions Through Communication
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Vol. 63, No. 3

 In this issue:

  • The Erosion of the Solo Private Practice Model
  • The Security Risk of Using Web-Based Email
  • Another Perspective on Concerns Regarding Dental Economics
  • Is Hospital Procedure Volume Associated with Hospitalization Charges and Complication Rates for Cleft Lip Repairs?
  • Endodontic Treatment of Teeth Devitalized After Enucleation of a Giant Cell Lesion
  • An Interview with Dr. Charles Hapcook
  • Pathology Snapshot: Lichen Sclerosus
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Risk Management: Check It Once, Check It Twice
  • Practice Management: Three Simple Tips for the Perfect Dental Billing Statement

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Vol. 63, No. 2

In this issue:

  • 2014 William McKenna Volunteer Heroes
  • Special Report: Fluoridation
  —Fluoridation Update 2014
  —Community Water Fluoridation on the Internet and Social Media
  • Interview with Dr. H. Martin Deranian
  • Incidental Findings in the Neck Region of Dental Implant Patients: A Comparison Between Panoramic Radiography and CBCT
  • New England Guide to Dental Practice Brokers
  • Pathology Snapshot: Acute Primary Herpetic Gingivostomatitis
  • Clinical Case Study: The Single-Visit Chairside CAD/CAM Restoration
  • Practice Transitions: Top Tips for a Successful Practice Start-Up
  • Risk Management: The Dental Board's First Look at Your Case
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Vol. 63, No. 1

In this issue:

  • Special Report: Dentistry and the Cloud
  •    —Dentistry and the Cloud: Is It Time to Make the Move?
  •    —Virtualization and Cloud Computing in Dentistry
  • Can We Recruit Underrepresented Minorities into the Dental Profession in Massachusetts?
  • Systematic Implant Information Tracking
  • Ten Under 10
  • Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma Clinically Mimicking Dental Abscess in a Child: Report of an Unusual Case
  • Pathology Snapshot: Granular Cell Tumor
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology: Odonotogenic Sinusitus—An Underdiagnosed Condition
  • Risk Management: Eight Lessons from the Dental Malpractice Experience

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Vol. 62, No. 4

Special Issue: The MDS 150th Anniversary

  • The Massachusetts Dental Society: 150 Years of Greatness
  • Happy Sesquicentennial, MDS!
  • Sesquicentennial Review: The Making of a Profession
  • The Yankee Dental Congress: An MDS Institution
  • Presidentially Speaking
  • Dental Technology Over 150 Years: Evolution and Revolution
  • The MDS and Dental Education
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Vol. 62, No. 3

In this issue:

  • Dental Office Fraud: Top Five Mistakes Practice Owners Make
  • Massachusetts Dental Establishments in 2011: After the Last Recession
  • Ten Essential Skills and Guidelines of Endodontic Confidence
  • Do It Right, Not Over: Hidden Secrets to Insurance Efficiency
  • Pathology Snapshot: Oral Hairy Leukoplakia
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Risk Management: Deposition Survival Guide
  • Technology Today: Contingency Plan: Does Your Practice Have One?
  • Viewpoint: Educational Debt Is Having a Ripple Effect on Access to Care in Massachusetts

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Vol. 62, No. 2

In this issue:

  • 2013 William McKenna Volunteer Heroes
  • Hospital-based ED Visits with Dental Conditions Among Geriatric Patients
  • Technique to Incorporate Mathematical Principles into Esthetic Dentistry
  • How to Write and Employment Ad
  • Pathology Snapshot: Localized Juvenile Spongiotic Gingival Hyperplasia
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology: Temporomandibular Joint Imaging: A Summary
  • Clincian's Corner
  • Technology Today: Are You Thinking of Taking Your Dental Practice Digital?
  • Risk Management: Site Inspections—A Practical Approach
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Vol. 62, No. 1

In this issue:

  • Guided Bone Regeneration for Mandibular Implants
  • Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine: 50th Anniversary
  • Anxiety Sensitivity Levels: A Predictor of Treatment Compliance or Avoidance
  • Ten Under 10
  • Antimicrobial Activity in Sodium Hypochlorite in Endodontics
  • Pathology Snapshot: Recurrent Apthous Stomatitis
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Risk Management: Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 233 Section 79L—Has Anything Changed?
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Vol. 61, No. 4

In this issue:

  • The Philantropist, the Astronomer, and the Gies Report
  • Potential Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Dentistry
  • The Use of Limited-Field Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Endodontics
  • Scheduling FAQs
  • Pathology Snapshot: Buccal Bifurcation Cyst
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology: Incidental Radiographic Finding—Apical Scar
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Technology Today: Building a Safer Dental Practice
  • Clinical Case Study: Concomitant Quadruple Dens Invaginatus and Talon Cusp
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Vol. 61, No. 3

Special Issue: Treating the Age-One Patient

  • The Age-One Patient: A New Approach
  • First Dental Visit: Why the Change from 3 to 1?
  • Infant Oral Health Is the Current Standard of Care
  • Disease Prevention and Management of Early Childhood Caries
  • The Doctor-Dentist Connection
  • The Role of the Pediatric Medical Provider
  • Head Start Promotes Children's Oral Health with the Age-One Visit
  • MassHealth and the Age One Patient
  • Connect the Dots—An Age-One Oral Health Initiative
  • Detecting Abuse and Neglect in Infants

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  • A Conversation with ADA President Dr. Robert Faiella

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Vol. 61, No. 2

In this issue:

  • Massachusetts Needs a PGY-1 Option for Licensure
  • Anterior and Posterior Partial-Coverage Restorations Using Supragingival Dentistry
  • Building Lifelong Patient Relationships
  • Extraordinary Service: A Dental Necessity
  • MDEP Coalition: Working to Reduce Serious Complications in Diabetic Patients
  • The Journal: 60 Years Young
  • Pathology Snapshot: Caliber-Persistent Labial Artery
  • Clinical Case Study
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Technology Today: Is Your Practice Tech Savvy?
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Vol. 61, No. 1

In this issue:

  • Ropivacaine: The Next Dental Local Anesthetic?
  • A Conservative Approach in the Management of Inflammatory Dentigerous Cysts in Transitional Dentition
  • How Many Residents with Disabilities Are There in Massachusetts?
  • Ten Under 10
  • Patrogenic Damage to Dental Roots and Paradental Tissues
  • Pathology Snapshot: Osteosarcoma
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology: Screening for Osteoporosis with Panoramic Radiographs
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Practice Management: Is Your Reputation at Risk?
  • Technology Today: Digital Dental Labs
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Vol. 60, No. 4

In this issue:

  • 2011 William McKenna Volunteer Heroes
  • Prescription Writing for Dentists: Ethical and Legal Guidelines
  • The Pregnant Dental Patient
  • Jaded Smiles: Ancient Mayan Dental Inlays and Today's Central American Patients
  • Pathology Snapshot: Lateral Radicular Radiolucencies
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Practice Managment: Dental Office Leases
  • Viewpoint: Dental Management Service Organizations (DSMOs)
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Vol. 60, No. 3
Special Issue: Raising Awareness of Abuse and Neglect
  • Recognizing and Reporting Child Maltreatment: A Survey of Massachusetts Dentists
  • Part 1: Knowledge and Experience 
  • Part 2: Abuse
  • Part 3: Neglect
  • The Dental Team's Role in Identifying and Reporting Cases of Child Abuse
  • Mandated Reporting of Abuse and Neglect
  • MDS Standing Committee on Abuse & Neglect: Standing Up for Abuse and Neglect Victims
  • Dentistry: The First Line of Defense Against Domestic Violence

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  • Ridge Preservation and Advanced Bone Grafting for the General Practitioner
  • Pathology Snapshot: Poorly Healing Extraction Socket
  • Clinician's Corner
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Vol. 60, No. 2

In this issue:

  • Dentistry at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: An Artist Paints an Itinerant Dentist's Family
  • •ntraoral Removal of a Giant Submandibular Sialolith Obstructing Wharton's Duct: A Case Report
  • Xylitol and Caries Prevention
  • Radioactive Fallout and the Baby Tooth Survey: "I Gave My Tooth to Science"
  • Pathology Snapshot: Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (Eosiniphilic Granuloma)
  • Clinical Case Study: Adapting Existing Removable Complete Dentures to Immediate Implants
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Viewpoint: Lingering Questions Concerning Delta Dental Premier
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Vol. 60, No. 1

In this issue:

  • Tribute to Dr. Norman Becker
  • The Art of Case Presentation
  • Increasing Numbers of Elderly Patients
  • Ten Under 10
  • American Heart Association Updates CPR Guidelines
  • Pathology Snapshot: Oral Ulceration with Circumferential White Rim: Clinical Significance
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology: Sequence of Events—Caries to Osteomyelitis
  • Seven Tips for Landing an SBA Loan
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Vol. 59, No. 4

In this issue:

  • 2010 William McKenna Volunteer Heroes
  • Summary of Current Consensus on the Effect of Smoking on Implant Therapy
  • Trigeminal Neurotrophic Ulcerations: An Unusual Manifestation of Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • An Interview with Dr. Spencer N. Frankl
  • Pathology Snapshot: Median Rhomboid Glossitis
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology: 3-D Imaging and Dental Implants
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Vol. 59, No. 3

In this issue:

  • Late Effects of Cancer and Cancer Therapy on Oral Health and Quality of Life
  • A Century of Scientific Progress
  • Mapping Dental Establishments in Massachusetts Just Before the Recession
  • Sugarless Caries
  • Dealing with Difficult Patients
  • Pathology Snapshot: Lateral Periodontal Cyst
  • Clinical Case Study: Treatment for a Malpositioned Occlusion in a Patient with Acromegaly
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology: Incidental Radiographic Findings—Dense Bone Islands
  • Technology Today: Five Ways to Increase Patient Flow to Your Practice

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Vol. 59, No. 2

In this issue:

  • Treatment Algorithms for Restoration or Replacement of the Compromised Tooth
  • Methemoglobinemia and Local Anesthesia: What Every Dentist Should Know
  • A Century of Endodontics: From Philadelphia to Boston
  • Special Section: Going Green—Making Your Dental Practice Environmentally Friendly
  • Bacterial Microleakage and Post Space Timing for Two Endodontic Sealers: An In Vitro Study
  • A 50-Year Journey from Begg to Straightwire and Beyond: Is Orthodontics on the Correct Course Today?
  • Pathology Snapshot: Dental Erosion
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Clinical Case Study: Multidisciplinary Occlusal Restoation

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Vol. 59, No. 1

 In this issue:

  • Dental Implant Placement in Type II Diabetics: A Review of the Literature
  • A Leader in Prosthodontic Education: An Interview with Dr. David Baraban
  • Maximizing Treatment Outcomes with Removable Partial Prosthesis Through the Inclusion of Implants and Locator Attachments
  • Do You Consider Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Your Medical History Review? 
  • Ten Under 10
  • Pathology Snapshot: Enamel Hypoplasia
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology: Parameters for Frequency of Dental Radiographs
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Vol. 58, No. 4

In this issue:

  • 2009 William McKenna Volunteer Heroes
  • Who Was Using Dental Services Just Prior to the Recession and how Do We plan for the Recovery?
  • New Guidelines for the Use and Teaching of General Anesthesia and Sedation by Dentists
  • The Eight Pillars of Perfect Record Keeping
  • Pathology Snapshot: Medication-Induced Hyperpigmentation of the Oral Mucosa
  • Clinician's Corner
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Vol. 58, No. 3

In this issue:

  • General Manifestations of Behcet's Syndrome and the Success of CO2-Laser as Treatment for Oral Lesions
  • Horace Wells and His Significant Contributions to the Discovery of Anesthesia
  • Root Resorption and Irreversible Damage to the Paradental Structures Associated with Orthodontic Treatment
  • Treatment of a Skeletal Class III Malocclusion with Mandibular Asymmetry Using a Single Miniscrew
  • Pathology Snapshot: Gingival Malignancy
  • Clinical Case Study: Buccal Object Rule
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology: Incidental Findings on Dental Radiographs—Stafne Bone Defect
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Vol. 58, No. 2

In this issue:

  • Adults with Disabilities and Proper Dental Care
  • Anesthesia Morbidity and Mortality Experience Among Massachusetts Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Transient Lingual Papillitis: Case Reports
  • Pierre Fauchard: The Father of Modern Dentistry
  • The Toothbrush Plant
  • Pathology Snapshot: Cemento-Osseous Dysplasia
  • Clinical Case Study: Root Coverage in the Esthetic Zone Using the Supraperiosteal Envelope Procedure
  • Clinician's Corner
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Vol. 58, No. 1

 In this issue:

  • Ten Ways to Prevent Complaints and Build Your Practice
  • Ten Under 10
  • The Disabled Dentist and Disability Insurance: An Introduction to Legal and Claim Assessment Issues
  • The Headgear: An Effective Functional Appliance Adjunct to Treatment of the Common Class II Malocclusion in the Adolescent—A Clinical Perspective
  • Dr. Frederick McKay: Father of Communal Fluoridation
  • Pathology Snapshot: Dens Evaginatus
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Clinical Case Study: CAD/CAM Direct-Designed Zirconia Abutments
  • Technology Today: Taxing a Closer Look at Caries
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Vol. 57, No. 4

In this issue:

  • 2008 William McKenna Volunteer Heroes
  • Orthodontic Camouflaging of Skeletal Malocclusions: A Clinical Perspective
  • Revisiting the Importance of the Neck Exam
  • Complex Interdisciplinary Treatment
  • Pathology Snapshot: Minocycline-Induced Staining of the Oral Cavity
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology: Incidental Findings on Dental Radiographs—Odontoma
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Vol. 57, No. 3

Special Issue: Addressing the Oral Health Needs of the Elderly

  • Dentistry and Quality of Life: An Interdependent Dynamic
  • Training Health Professionals to Address the Oral Health Care of Older Adults
  • Management of Elderly Diabetic Patients
  • A Comprehensive Geriatric Dental Model in a Long-Term Care Facility
  • Clinical Tips for Treating Elderly Patients
  • Practical Solutions for Geriatric Dental Care
  • The Neponset Valley Community Health Coalition: An Elder Dental Program
  • Xerostomia: The "Invisible" Oral Health Condition
  • Taking Dentistry to the Geriatric Patient: A Home Visit Model

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Vol. 57, No. 2

In this issue:

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology: Mucous Retention Cyst of Maxillary Sinuses
  • Therapeutic Options for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • The Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea with Oral Devices
  • Atypical Orthodontic Treatment of Severe Class II Malocclusions in the Adult
  • Detecting Computer-Enhanced Dentistry
  • Pathology Snapshot: Stafne Defect
  • Clinician's Corner
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Vol. 57, No. 1

 In this issue:

  • Special Report: Obstructive Sleep Apnea and the Dental Patient
—Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Don't Be Asleep at the Chair
  —Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in the Dental Office Setting
  • Patient-Perceived Anxiety Levels Associated with Use of Selective Serotonin and Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors
  • Ten Under 10
  • Communication: A Case Against Underocclusion
  • Pathology Snapshot: Transient Lingual Papillitis
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Clinical Case Study: Platform Switching
  • Technology Today: Marketing Your Practice on the Internet
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Vol. 56, No. 4

In this issue:

  • 2007 William McKenna Volunteer Heroes
  • Clinical Management of the Congenitally Missing Maxillary Lateral Incisor and Mandibular Second Premolar
  • Peripheral Complex Odontoma in a Pediatric Dental Patient
  • Know Your Indicator
  • Autogenous Attachment Technique with Esthetics in Mind: A Trauma Management Case Report
  • Pathology Snapshot: Hypercementosis
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Clinical Case Study: Wear, Tear, and Repair
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Vol. 56, No. 3

In this issue:

  • Is Human Bone Allograft Safe for the Management of Alveolar Defects? A Primer for Patient Consent
  • Computer-Guided Implant Dentistry
  • Immediate Implant Therapy in Clinical Practice: Single-Tooth Replacement
  • 2007 American Heart Association Guidelines for the Prescription of Antibiotic Prophylaxis
  • Pathology Snapshot: Cinnamon Stomatitis
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Pharmacology: What Every Dentist Should Know About the "Z-Sedatives"
  • Clinical Case Study: Salvaging a Failing Implant
  • Viewpoint: Complacency About Dental Services for Massachusetts Residents with Disabilities

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Vol. 56, No. 2

In this issue:

  • Scleroderma and Dentistry: Every Dentist Is a Scleroderma Specialist
  • Panoramic Radiographs: A Screening Tool for Calcified Carotid Atheromatous Plaque
  • J. Murray Gavel, DMD: Bridging Research and Practice
  • Commonly Encountered Radiolucencies and Radiopacities of the Jaws
  • Pathology Snapshot: Exfoliative Cheilitis
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Clinical Case Study: Class I Malocclusion
  • Technology Today: Restorations
  • Viewpoint: How to Make MassHealth Work for You
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Vol. 56, No. 1

 In this issue:

  •  Improving Prenatal Health Care
  • Ten Under 10
  • Chronic Daily Headache: A Case Report of One Subgroup
  • Using the Microscope in Conventional Endodontic Treatment
  • Dental Office Disaster Preparedness Plan
  • Why Evidence-Based Dentistry Matters for Massachusetts Dentists
  • Pathology Snapshot: Smoker's Melanosis
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Clinical Case Study: Nonsurgical Treatment of Class II Malocclusion

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Vol. 55, No. 4

In this issue:

  • 2006 Volunteer Heroes
  • Management of Asymptomatic Wisdom Tooth
  • What Every Dentist Should Know About Malignant Hyperthermia
  • Dental Observations: 40 Years of Changes in Dentistry
  • Pathology Snapshot: Geographic Stomatitis
  • Clincian's Corner
  • Clinical Case Study: Mandibular Ceramic Laminate Veneer

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Vol. 55, No. 3

In this issue:

  • Women: The Changing Face of Dentistry
  • The Evolving Role of Women in Organized Dentistry
  • Mentoring: Leadership, Learning, Legacy
  • Health and Wellness for Women in the Profession
  • Balancing Your Musculoskeletal Health: Preventing and Managing Work-Related Neck Pain
  • Technique, Tools, and Tricks—A Leadership Retreat for Women Dentists

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Vol. 55 No. 2

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  • Remembering "The Professor"
  • Oral Appliance Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Case Report
  • Finn Brudevold's Laboratory: The Forsyth Institute 1958-1986
  • Evaluation of Spatter Generation and Contamination During Instrument Cleaning Prior to Sterilization
  • Pathology Snapshot: Osteotome Sinus Elevation
  • Clinician's Corner

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Vol. 55, No. 1

In this issue:
  • Massachusetts Fluoride Update 2006
  • Ten Under 10
  • Financial Pitfalls of Expansion Projects (and How to Avoid Them)
  • American Heart Association Changes CPR Guidelines
  • Saving Teeth Through Nonsurgical Endodontic Treatment
  • Bisphosphonate-Associated Osteonecrosis of the Jaws and Endodontic Treatment: Two Case Reports
  • Pathology Snapshot: Management of Reactive Gingival Nodules

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Winter 2006

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Winter 2006

Vol. 54, No. 4

In this issue:

  • 2005 William McKenna Volunteer Heroes
  • Screening for Oral Cancer—A Matter of Life or Death
  • Migraine with Aura and Dental Occlusion: A Case Report
  • Predictors of Dental Implant Survival
  • Endoscopic Holography: A Minimally Invasive Oral Biopsy Technique
  • Pathology Snapshot: Oral Lymphoepithelial Cyst
  • Clinician's Corner 

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