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Restoring Discolored Endodontically Treated Teeth: Case 5
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Restoring Discolored Endodontically Treated Teeth: Case 5

Learn how to restore endodontically-treated central incisors with existing metal ceramic crowns.

| 1 month ago
Spear Releases Free Esthetic Analysis Checklist For Better Treatment Planning
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Spear Releases Free Esthetic Analysis Checklist For Better Treatment Planning

Esthetic analysis is the foundation of the Spear approach to systematic treatment planning. Make sure you're properly evaluating your patient with this...

| 2 months ago
A Comprehensive Guide To Biologic Width
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A Comprehensive Guide To Biologic Width

Don't violate the biologic width. Learn more about this term, its significance to the clinician and what happens if you don't take it into consideration.

| 2 months ago
Enhancing the Esthetic Outcome of Posterior Restorations
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Enhancing the Esthetic Outcome of Posterior Restorations

How can you ensure your posterior restorations look their best for optimum esthetic and functional results?

| 3 months ago
Restoring Discolored Endodontically Treated Teeth: Case 2
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Restoring Discolored Endodontically Treated Teeth: Case 2

Dr. Frank Spear discusses how treated a patient who presented with discolored endodontically treated central incisors with existing veneers.

| 3 months ago
Just the Basics Please, Part II: Restoring the Single Implant
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Just the Basics Please, Part II: Restoring the Single Implant

In my last segment, I went through the basic parts and pieces of implants to give some insight into what is a mystery for many. As I mentioned in...

| 4 months ago
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?

| 7 months 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.

| 9 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...

| 11 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.

| 11 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.

| 11 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.

| 11 months ago