NaviTip Tips: Accurate Delivery in the Age of Irrigation

During a root canal procedure, it's imperative that clinicians debride and cleanse canals thoroughly with endodontic irrigants—even where instruments can't reach. However, this can prove tricky, as irrigants must reach where they are needed without expressing beyond the apex of the canal.

Talking to Your Patients About UV Light Versus Opalescence Boost Chemical Whitening

The first and most important thing to help your patients understand is that the evidence from more than a dozen independent clinical trials shows that tooth whitening using lights or lasers will not improve whitening effect compared to quality whitening systems that don't require expensive additional equipment that add no value and simply increase the time and complexity of the treatment, and that this is a marketing tactic.