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8 Simple Steps for Managing Your Patient's Toothache
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8 Simple Steps for Managing Your Patient's Toothache

This article details eight simple steps to follow when diagnosing and treating a patient who comes in with a toothache.

| 1 year ago
How to Categorize Bonding Systems
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How to Categorize Bonding Systems

Learn more about categorizing dental bonding systems.

| 1 year ago
How to Manage White Spot Lesions
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How to Manage White Spot Lesions

Managing white spot lesions can be a challenge for dentists. Here are four considerations for a successful prevention strategy.

| 1 year ago
Key Steps for Success When an Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block Fails
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Key Steps for Success When an Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block Fails

Statistically, you could see alveolar nerve block failure every other day. Here are some steps to take when it happens in your practice.

| 2 years ago
Five Key Criteria for Sealant Success
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Five Key Criteria for Sealant Success

We know that 80 percent of decay on young permanent teeth occurs in pit and fissure areas, and sealants have proven to be a very useful...

| 4 years ago
Five Critical Criteria for Digital Smile Design
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Five Critical Criteria for Digital Smile Design

Learn more about the five critical criteria for smile design in adults.

| 4 years ago
Unraveling the Mysteries of Extensive Tooth Wear: Part II
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Unraveling the Mysteries of Extensive Tooth Wear: Part II

This is a continuation of the discussion of extensive tooth wear from part I, caused by three underlying interconnected conditions, Sleep Bruxism (SB),...

| 5 years ago
Unraveling the Mysteries of Extensive Tooth Wear: Part I
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Unraveling the Mysteries of Extensive Tooth Wear: Part I

Extensive tooth wear is often the result of a triad of three underlying interconnected conditions: Sleep Bruxism (SB), Gastroesophageal reflux disease...

| 5 years ago
Five Ways to Improve Implant Crown Cementation
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Five Ways to Improve Implant Crown Cementation

It's important to ensure proper cementation for implant crowns. The following ideas will help you achieve the best results: 1. Manage the opening...

| 5 years ago
Facts and Figures: The High-Speed Handpiece
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Facts and Figures: The High-Speed Handpiece

• 1957: S.S. White Company introduced the Borden Airotor, the first successful air-driven handpiece. This instrument is regarded as the precursor...

| 5 years ago
What Does Current Research Say About Pain-Free Injection Techniques?
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What Does Current Research Say About Pain-Free Injection Techniques?

The following is a review of available research on effective pain reducing tactics during local anesthesia injections. Some of these are commonly used...

| 5 years ago
Four Keys to Implementing Digital Photography in Your Practice
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Four Keys to Implementing Digital Photography in Your Practice

For a long time I used to naively reason that I don't take clinical pictures as often as I should because I need to invest in product 'X.' I thought when I...

| 5 years ago