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Occlusal Reduction
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Occlusal Reduction

In this video, Lee shares her insight on occlusal reductions on posterior teeth.  Your browser doesn't support video. Please download the file: video/mp4  

| 8 years ago
No, Bite on Your BACK Teeth - Part Two
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No, Bite on Your BACK Teeth - Part Two

We talked about this bilateral posterior open bite secondary to long term snore appliance wear in my last blog. The patient is having chronic muscle pain...

| 8 years ago
What Do I Do with This? Tyler Part One
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What Do I Do with This? Tyler Part One

In the first video from Dr. Spear's 'What Do I Do with This?' treatment planning series using actual cases, Frank presents the initial findings in a fractured...

| 8 years ago
No, Bite on Your BACK Teeth - Part One
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No, Bite on Your BACK Teeth - Part One

Don't get mad at the patient; in this case he can't bite on his back teeth. (The images are not underexposed; his teeth are really this dark). This...

| 8 years ago
Centric Relation Bite Record Tips
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Centric Relation Bite Record Tips

As a follow-up to the Protrusive Record Technique blog, Lee shares tips and techniques for obtaining stable bite registrations. Your browser doesn't...

| 8 years ago
Weird Stuff I Get to See
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Weird Stuff I Get to See

This bridge has been in place for about 20 years. The patient is beginning a comprehensive course of treatment and we are getting ready for ortho so...

| 8 years ago
Protrusive Record Technique
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Protrusive Record Technique

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| 8 years ago
Perimo-what?
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Perimo-what?

See the little cupped out area in the mesiobuccal cusp of the molar? Until very recently, I didn't know why it was there. As I write this I am sitting...

| 8 years ago
What Do I Do with This?
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What Do I Do with This?

Have you ever looked into a patient's mouth and been confronted with dentition that invoked awe, puzzlement, confusion, intimidation, perhaps even despair?...

| 8 years ago
A Reminder About the Process
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A Reminder About the Process

I was speaking to a patient recently and I asked if she wanted to do something about her 'gummy smile.' 'What gummy smile?' she responded, and then asked for...

| 8 years ago
Intentional Learning
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Intentional Learning

I was working through a case with a young dentist recently. She was feeling overwhelmed by how much she doesn't know about the different aspects of treating...

| 8 years ago
There Are Two Implants in These Pictures
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There Are Two Implants in These Pictures

There are two implants in these pictures, #8 and #12. The central incisor looks like a restored implant. The premolar looks like a tooth....

| 8 years ago