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Etch vs. Ivoclean: Cleaning Up the Ceramic Confusion
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Etch vs. Ivoclean: Cleaning Up the Ceramic Confusion

Dr. Mary Anne Salcetti takes a look at ceramic restorations and their cleaning and etching.

| 1 month ago
8 Considerations in Denture Relining
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8 Considerations in Denture Relining

Improve your denture relining techniques with these 8 steps to...

| 1 month ago
What Is the Best Type of Triple Tray Material?
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What Is the Best Type of Triple Tray Material?

Here's why you should consider what your triple trays are made out of just as much as your impression materials.

| 1 year ago
A Primer on Locator Abutments for Implant Overdentures
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A Primer on Locator Abutments for Implant Overdentures

Here's a quick look at the benefits and complications surrounding the use of a locator abutment.

| 1 year ago
A Primer on Soft Denture Liners
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A Primer on Soft Denture Liners

We offer a comprehensive look at soft denture liners, from the categories of liners to adhesion research.

| 1 year ago
Closing Endo Access Openings
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Closing Endo Access Openings

Learn more about closing an endodontic access opening through a crown.

| 1 year ago
Pontic Design Considerations: A Comprehensive Review
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Pontic Design Considerations: A Comprehensive Review

Pontic shape types, design principles, modifications - and communicating with your lab about all of this - is covered in this thorough review of pontic...

| 2 years ago
Understanding Removable Partial Denture Materials
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Understanding Removable Partial Denture Materials

We look at iFlex by tcs, a biocompatible thermoplastic material.

| 2 years ago
These 4 Questions Can Save Your Patient’s Life
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These 4 Questions Can Save Your Patient’s Life

Using the STOP-Bang Sleep Apnea Questionnaire in your dental practice could help you more easily diagnose obstructive sleep apnea in your patients.

| 2 years ago
Applying a Pontic Barrier on a Surgical Site
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Applying a Pontic Barrier on a Surgical Site

Here's a quick and relatively easy way to apply a pontic barrier on a surgical site.

| 2 years ago
Fabricating a Crown to an Existing Removable Partial Denture
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Fabricating a Crown to an Existing Removable Partial Denture

Stop having issues with fabricating a crown for a tooth that is an abutment for an existing removable partial denture. Use this five-step technique instead.

| 2 years ago
7 Steps to Using Retraction Cord When Making Impressions
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7 Steps to Using Retraction Cord When Making Impressions

While there are many techniques to achieve retraction of gingival tissue, retraction cord is the most effective and most commonly used. Here's seven steps...

| 2 years ago