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What Happens When a Patient Cancels an Appointment?
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What Happens When a Patient Cancels an Appointment?

When a patient cancels their appointment, how can you and your team make the free time as productive as possible?

| 4 months ago
The Guide to When and When Not to Splint Restorations
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The Guide to When and When Not to Splint Restorations

Splinting restorations or teeth is not always the right answer. Read this yes/no guide to help you decide what might be right for your patient.

| 4 months ago
3D Printers in the Age of Digital Dentistry
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3D Printers in the Age of Digital Dentistry

Understanding the qualities and properties of different printed models is critical to restorative dentistry. Learn more about the Carbon3D software here.

| 4 months ago
Your Patient's Parents Are Not (Totally) To Blame For Their Poor Oral Health
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Your Patient's Parents Are Not (Totally) To Blame For Their Poor Oral Health

This article will help you understand the role of genetics in determining biomarkers that could impact a patient's oral health.

| 4 months ago
Spear Releases New Pathway Covering CPR Protocol and LTR Classification
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Spear Releases New Pathway Covering CPR Protocol and LTR Classification

Spear has released a new pathway led by Dr. Ricardo Mitrani, which covers the CPR treatment planning protocol and introduces the LTR prosthetic treatment...

| 4 months ago
How Many Implants in the Edentulous Maxilla?
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How Many Implants in the Edentulous Maxilla?

When treatment planning implants in the edentulous maxilla, how many do you need? Dr. Doug Benting investigates.

| 4 months ago
How to Avoid Becoming a "CE Hobbyist"
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How to Avoid Becoming a "CE Hobbyist"

When it comes to implementing your new CE skills in your practice and with your entire team, are you doing so fully and successfully? This article is...

| 4 months ago
Cleaning Appliances: A Simple Service to Offer Your Patients
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Cleaning Appliances: A Simple Service to Offer Your Patients

This article will explain a technique for helping your patients clean their appliances as thoroughly as possible.

| 4 months ago
A Toolbox Essential - the RW 2.0
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A Toolbox Essential - the RW 2.0

A true 'toolbox essential' is something that has even more applications than just its intended purpose - take the RW 2.0, for...

| 4 months ago
Dental Impression Problems: Why You Get Them and How to Avoid Them
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Dental Impression Problems: Why You Get Them and How to Avoid Them

Here are a couple of quick fixes for some common impression material issues that lead to weird models.

| 4 months ago
When to Complete a Diagnostic Wax-Up
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When to Complete a Diagnostic Wax-Up

A diagnostic wax-up is clearly an important tool for better diagnosis and treatment planning, but when exactly should you put it into practice?

| 4 months ago
Surgical Guide Classification for Full Arch Prosthesis (Part 2)
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Surgical Guide Classification for Full Arch Prosthesis (Part 2)

This article continues Dr. Mitrani's discussion of full-arch prostheses by explaining the use of analog- and CAD/CAM generated guides.

| 4 months ago