Dentists deliver more local anesthetic that just about any other health care profession. Dental anesthetics are better today than they've ever been and yet we are still struggling to be predictable in our blocks. Jon and Wes debunk some of the myths about anesthetic technique and shed some light into what you can do to increase your success. We discuss some tips and products that may help you overcome the dreaded lower molar with irreversible pulpitis! Hurry up and get numb- we’ve got work to do!
Dentistry as a whole is struggling with producing quality impressions…but just how bad is it? A recent JADA article answers that question and we take a stab at some possible fixes. Also, an endo article we stumbled upon a couple of months ago ends up being a real revelation as to how long we can really wait before putting crowns on endodontically treated teeth before failure rates go up. How important is coronal seal? Finally, we talk about how digital impressioning changed our retraction techniques and product recommendations.