JADA+ Specialty Scan — Prosthodontics is one of nine quarterly e-newsletters updating dentists on the latest news and developments in selected dental specialties and disciplines. Information in each scan is aggregated and summarized from previously published materials, each item attributed to its publication of origin. The consulting editor for JADA+ Specialty Scan — Prosthodontics is Donald A. Curtis, DMD, FACP, Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics, Professor, University of California San Francisco.
September 22, 2017 Topics include: Zirconia survivability as prosthetic biomaterial; Implant failure rate and surgical experience; Prevalence, compared mechanisms of peri-implant diseases.
April 28, 2017 Topics include: Floss and peri-implantitis riskt; Proton pump inhibitors and implant failure; Outcomes with computer-engineered complete dentures.
March 24, 2017 Topics include: Single-implant and interproximal contact loss; Relationship between fixed restoration fractures and bruxism; Intraoral digital scanner maintenance.
June 17, 2016 Topics include: Improving obstructive sleep apnea treatment; Guidance on tooth- and implant-borne restorations; Implant replacement in failed sites.
February 24, 2016 Topics include: Digital workflow and implant crowns; Avoiding visibility of screw-retained restorations; Internal and marginal fit in cobalt-chromium restorations.
September 15, 2015 Topics include: Zirconia restorations; Retention force and overdenture success; Screw retrieval after fracture; Survival of teeth with cast post and cores.
June 18, 2015 Topics include: Retaining implant prostheses; Rehabilitating the posterior maxilla; Monolithic zirconia: A case report; Scientific awards.
March 25, 2015 Topics include: Measuring the impact of implants; Cement- and screw-retained prostheses performance explored; Cost-effective CAD/CAM technique described; Common tool is functional for screw fractures.
October 28, 2014 Topics include: Reducing bone loss after extractions; Beauty and the creation of prosthetic teeth; Medications for dental surgeries.
July 28, 2014 Topics include: Better chewing for denture-wearers; New CAD/CAM materials studied; Dental caries and risk assessment; C.diff and patient susceptibility.
April 30, 2014 Topics include: Cement thickness and crown retention; One step vs. two for prosthetic impressions; Decreasing the odds of peri-implant pathology; Titanium and allergic reactions.
September 27, 2013 Topics include: Easier implant placement; Dental implants and cancer patients; Keeping occlusal photos in patient records.