September 2015

Monthly Archives

  • Does your dentist know the truth?

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    As most of us know, along with brushing twice a day and seeing a dentist regularly, daily flossing plays a critical role in the prevention of periodontal disease. But according to the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), over a quarter of U.S. adults are dishonest with their dentists about how often they floss their teeth. The AAP released a national survey […]

  • Treating diseased dental implants. A new frontier in dental care.

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    Dental implants, like teeth, develop problems that must be resolved to allow long-term retention.  Dr. Blansett  recently co-authored an article in The Open Dentistry Journal entitled “Detoxification of Implant Surfaces Affected by Peri-Implant Disease: An Overview of Non-surgical Methods”.  This article reviews the literature and demonstrates the complexity of attempting to treat unhealthy dental implants, […]

  • Continuing Education workshop draws crowd

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    Dentsply Implants recently co-sponsored a continuing education workshop with White & Blansett Periodontics, Northwest Arkansas Endodontic Specialists, and Dorsey Dental Lab. The program, Predictable Outcomes in Implant Therapy Based on Biologic Principles, drew a crowd of over 90 participants from area dental offices. The program focused on the implant-prosthesis-tissue interface, the influence of implant design on the stability […]