The year 2016 saw many innovations in practicing dentistry, and we’re proud to share them with you. Here’s a look back at the Top 10 Clinical Articles of 2016, based on traffic at dentistrytoday.com.
Clifford J. Ruddle, DDS, outlines the critical distinctions between shaping canals using continuous rotation versus a reciprocation technique.
Lance Kisby, DMD, reviews some clinical applications of a recently introduced flowable composite resin system.
John West, DDS, MSD, describes how predictable endodontics is built on knowing and performing 3 mechanical skills known as finding, following, and finishing.
Michael D. Scherer, DMD, MS, shares materials and techniques that will serve to simplify implant-supported overdentures.
Trent T. Lally, DDS, MSD; Eric Pacheco, DDS; and Garry L. Bey, DDS; discuss a new warm obturation technology, each author presenting a case example.
Allan S. Deutsch, DMD, shares his own professional experience, highlighting ways to increase success rates in endodontics.
Edward Lowe, BSc, DMD, and Nelson Rego, CDT, present a case report highlighting the steps required to achieve predictable and aesthetic partial-coverage posterior restorations.
Joyce L. Bassett, DDS, and Matthew Roberts, CDT, explore state-of-the-art, real-time digital design and link 3-D prosthetic planning with fundamental principles.
David J. Clark, DDS, in the first of a 3-part article series, describes the new role and applications for direct composite restorations in conservative aesthetic dentistry.
Paul C. Belvedere, DDS, and Douglas L. Lambert, DDS, present reliable technique steps that will allow the clinician to predictably deliver successful Class V composite restorations.