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Diagnostic Wax-Up Fabrication: Periodontal and Implant Treatment
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Diagnostic Wax-Up Fabrication: Periodontal and Implant Treatment

This article will help you determine when to prescribe a wax-up in cases that necessitate restorative and periodontal or implant procedures.

| 3 weeks ago
How To Help Patients Value Dentistry: One Dentist's Firsthand Experience
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How To Help Patients Value Dentistry: One Dentist's Firsthand Experience

It can be tricky to figure out how to get a patient to fully understand the value of treatment - this story is a great example of how to succeed in that.

| 3 weeks ago
A Step-by-Step Guide to Converting Denture to Interim Hybrid Prosthesis
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A Step-by-Step Guide to Converting Denture to Interim Hybrid Prosthesis

In this comprehensive guide, we walk dentists through the process of constructing an interim dental implant-supported hybrid prosthesis.

| 3 weeks 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.

| 4 weeks ago
Sequencing Soft Tissue Coverage Procedures With Restorative Treatment
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Sequencing Soft Tissue Coverage Procedures With Restorative Treatment

What comes first, grafting or restoring? This article will help you sequence your soft tissue coverage procedures for better outcomes.

| 1 month ago
How To Administer Anesthesia Without Using an IAN Block
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How To Administer Anesthesia Without Using an IAN Block

Haven't had much luck with IAN blocks? Learn how to administer effective anesthesia with a different technique.

| 1 month ago
Is It a Good Idea to Repair Crown Margins?
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Is It a Good Idea to Repair Crown Margins?

We would always like to be able to repair crown margins that have developed recurrent decay for our patients; however, while this is possible in some...

| 1 month ago
How Much Do You Value Your Hearing?
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How Much Do You Value Your Hearing?

As you probably know well from firsthand experience, self-care is critical for providing better patient care. Are you caring for your hearing in your...

| 1 month ago
Recommended Photography Series
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Recommended Photography Series

This article will be your guiding light to the most important photos you should be taking of your patients.

| 1 month ago
How to Take Control of Your Online Dental Practice Reviews: Yelp and Google
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How to Take Control of Your Online Dental Practice Reviews: Yelp and Google

Yelp and Google reviews can have a stronger impact on your practice success than you might realize. Learn how to manage and optimize those to your benefit.

| 1 month ago
3 Key Clinical Steps for Successful Denture Insertion
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3 Key Clinical Steps for Successful Denture Insertion

This repeatable 3-step sequence will help any dentist with a successful denture insertion appointment.

| 1 month 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.

| 1 month ago