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PennWell’s dental division consists of Dental Economics, RDH, Dental Office and Proofs. In addition, several supplements and special issues are published throughout the year.

In addition to the magazines, two outstanding shows are held each year. RDH Under One Roof has become the leading dental hygiene show in the country, and Dental Office's Professional Dental Assisting meeting was the first non-governing body meeting to be established strictly for dental assistants. PennWell also holds several symposiums, focusing on topics ranging from dental practice transitions to the link between oral and systemic health.

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Complications Articles

Surgical solutions to implant soft-tissue deficiencies in the esthetic zone

Dr. Paul P. Lin offers a preview of his presentation for the upcoming Academy of Osseointegration's Annual Meeting in Los Angeles later this month on surgical solutions to correct soft-tissue deficiencies surrounding dental implants, focusing on implants placed too far buccally. He will also discuss surgical management for complications involving poor implant positioning and the presence of infection.

do-it-yourself, dentistry, DIY dentistry, orthodontics

The perils of do-it-yourself dentistry: A case study

Under the guise of affordable dental care, the public is being duped into thinking do-it-yourself (DIY) dentistry for half price is safe. Dr. Scott Froum, Perio-Implant Advisory's editorial director, and Dr. Zackary Faber discuss the dangers of DIY dentistry as they present the case of a 22-year-old who tried gap banding and ended up needing an interdisciplinary treatment plan.

peri-implantitis, bone loss, lasers, dental implant complication

Which is most effective for the treatment of peri-implantitis: Mechanical, chemical, or laser?

Treatment of peri-implantitis—a biological dental implant complication stemming from an inflammatory disease of the soft tissues surrounding a dental implant, accompanied by destructive bone loss—varies widely. But which treatment is most effective for this insidious disease: mechanical, chemical, lasers, or a combination? Ask Dr. Stuart J. Froum.