Kristin Tauras, JD, guides dental specialists through the legal elements Dental specialists are increasingly being sued for professional malpractice. As one plaintiff’s counsel explained, it is easier to get a dental specialist to settle than any other medical professionals these days. While most other medical professionals are aware that they are the target of lawsuits …Read Column
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Our worlds are so busy with our time consumed with improving clinically, professionally, and personally. We work hard and hopefully find the time to play hard. From my view as a publisher of four and soon-to-be five dental publications, I see and hear about so much innovation going on in the dental community. Dentists are …Read Column
As a longtime observer as well as active participant in the field of orthodontics since 1982, I have had the luxury of watching, evaluating, and reacting to the invasion of orthodontics by a myriad of technological advances. Initially, the change from edgewise brackets to the preadjusted, preangulated appliances was a paradigm shift, especially for older …Read Column
Kwangchul Choy, DDS, MS, PhD, 2022, Quintessence Publishing Co., www.quintpub.com Whenever a classical textbook such as Biomechanical Foundation of Clinical Orthodontics reissues in a new edition, it returns to us in a new context. Dr. Burstone (1928-2015) is no longer here, and the book has taken a new title. Additionally, other changes have occurred based …Read Column
Boyd Industries Market leader for orthodontic operatory equipment Why is Boyd operatory equipment and cabinetry better than the competition? As the market leader for orthodontic operatory equipment, Boyd is best known for its ideal design and customizable features combined with proven quality and reliability. The company’s orthodontic products are the industry standard having been time …Read Column
“Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.” – William Shakespeare Each of us has our own idea of greatness. While some want to stand in the spotlight, others want to aim the spotlight. It’s all a matter of perspective and how you choose …Read Column
An editorial focus of this issue is sleep and, importantly, the comorbid consequences of sleep pathology. The most common sleep pathology is insomnia, the inability to get to sleep or to get back to sleep after arousal — the transition from deeper to lighter sleep via stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system associated with bruxism …Read Column
David M. Sarver, DMD, MS • 2020, Quintessence Publishing Co. • www.quintpub.com Dr. David M. Sarver has offered the dental profession a valuable tome whose esthetic premise he explains in the following three categories: Macro-esthetics, which regards the attributes of the face Mini-esthetics, which considers the several features of the smile Micro-esthetics, which reviews the …Read Column