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By Chad C. Duplantis, DDS
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In dentistry, technological advancements are improving clinical capabilities. This article will discuss advancements in science and technology that have greatly improved operatory capabilities with the ultimate goal of increasing clinical success. It will focus on several substantial digital improvements in caries detection and treatment, as well as development in restorative materials over the last century, with a particular emphasis on the most current advancements. Together, these improved technologies and materials are enabling dentists to provide more efficient and effective services.
About the Author
Chad C. Duplantis, DDS
Fort Worth, Texas