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Correction of Misaligned Teeth with Restorations
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Correction of Misaligned Teeth with Restorations

What are the benefits, limitations and risks associated with correcting misaligned teeth through restorative treatment?

| 1 week ago
When is Canine Substitution Appropriate?
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When is Canine Substitution Appropriate?

This article outlines particular criteria that must be met when planning a canine substitution.

| 2 months ago
Improving the Esthetics of Your Ceramic Restorations
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Improving the Esthetics of Your Ceramic Restorations

Surface texture and luster and two of the most difficult things to match with the natural teeth. This article reviews several ways to make the process...

| 4 months ago
Radiographs and Cement: You Can't Handle the Truth!
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Radiographs and Cement: You Can't Handle the Truth!

This case is an important example of the fact that radiographs only tell some of the story when it comes to restorations.

| 4 months ago
Implant Abutments: What Do I Choose?
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Implant Abutments: What Do I Choose?

This article will help you decide whether to choose a stock implant abutment or a custom implant abutment based on your case.

| 4 months ago
3 Tips for Talking to Your Patients About Esthetics
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3 Tips for Talking to Your Patients About Esthetics

Discussing esthetics with your patients can sometimes be a little tricky - here are some tips for having the best discussion possible.

| 5 months ago
Need Smoother Preps?
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Need Smoother Preps?

This article will help you make the smoothest preparations possible for better indirect restorations.

| 5 months ago
Less Is More: Building Functional Esthetics on a Budget
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Less Is More: Building Functional Esthetics on a Budget

Top-notch esthetic treatment and better patient outcomes start with a 'big picture' mindset and selecting the right restorative materials.

| 5 months ago
Complete Dentures ... What’s Your Strategy?
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Complete Dentures ... What’s Your Strategy?

This article describes the category of the adult population that may be edentulous and strategies for those patients that may include dentures.

| 5 months ago
Ideal Position of the Central Incisor
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Ideal Position of the Central Incisor

This article describes how to utilize concepts involving Facially Generated Treatment Planning to determine the ideal position of the central incisor.

| 6 months ago
The Two Rules of Subgingival Margin Placement
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The Two Rules of Subgingival Margin Placement

Dr. Frank Spear explains the two essential rules to placing subgingival margins.

| 6 months ago
Why Do I Need A Facebow?
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Why Do I Need A Facebow?

This article describes how using a facebow with a semi-adjustable articulator will save you time, money and help improve patient satisfaction.

| 7 months ago