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4 Ways to Use Plumber's Tape in Your Dental Practice
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4 Ways to Use Plumber's Tape in Your Dental Practice

Call it plumber's tape, PTFE tape or thread seal tape, dentists should keep this in their armamentarium.

| 2 weeks ago
The Biggest Dental Lie
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The Biggest Dental Lie

Implants and implant-supported prostheses are evolving every day - are you staying on top of the curve?

| 2 months ago
Fabrication of a Single-Tooth Implant Provisional Restoration - a Visual Essay
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Fabrication of a Single-Tooth Implant Provisional Restoration - a Visual Essay

Fabricating a single-tooth implant-supported restoration requires careful step-by-step approach to deliver a restoration that will assist the process...

| 4 months ago
Extrinsic Dental Erosion - Causes and Diagnosis
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Extrinsic Dental Erosion - Causes and Diagnosis

Erosion isn't too uncommon - but is the case you're working on extrinsic or intrinsic? Learn how to tell if it's extrinsic and what that means for your...

| 5 months ago
5 Steps to Improving Case Acceptance
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5 Steps to Improving Case Acceptance

Utilizing these five simple steps can vastly improve your patient's understanding of what you can do as a restorative dentist.

| 5 months ago
Restoration of a Single Tooth Implant Utilizing E-Max CAD Milled With CEREC
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Restoration of a Single Tooth Implant Utilizing E-Max CAD Milled With CEREC

Learn about treatment of a fractured left maxillary first bicuspid, immediate placement of a dental implant and a personalized healing abutment.

| 6 months ago
Contingency, Priority and Risk Protocol For Treatment: Part II
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Contingency, Priority and Risk Protocol For Treatment: Part II

When planning and facilitating treatment, how do you know what to prioritize and what the potential risks are? This article will help you understand.

| 7 months ago
Contingency, Priority and Risk Protocol: Part I
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Contingency, Priority and Risk Protocol: Part I

Complications with implants and prostheses can be more easily avoided and addressed with this methodology in mind.

| 7 months ago
Steps For Denture Duplication - A Visual Essay
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Steps For Denture Duplication - A Visual Essay

This step-by-step visual essay details duplication of an existing denture for enabling better implant prosthetics.

| 7 months ago
Dental CSI: A Miscommunication Journey With a Patient With an Eating Disorder
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Dental CSI: A Miscommunication Journey With a Patient With an Eating Disorder

When you suspect a patient may be bulimic, how should you approach treatment with extra care and sensitivity?

| 8 months ago
Conversion Prosthesis For an Implant-Supported Fixed Dental Prosthesis
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Conversion Prosthesis For an Implant-Supported Fixed Dental Prosthesis

This visual essay will walk you through an entire sequence for handling immediate loading of a full arch implant-supported dental prosthesis.

| 8 months ago
Surgical Guide Classification for Full Arch Prosthesis (Part 2)
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Surgical Guide Classification for Full Arch Prosthesis (Part 2)

This article continues Dr. Mitrani's discussion of full-arch prostheses by explaining the use of analog- and CAD/CAM generated guides.

| 11 months ago