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How to Provisionalize an Entire Arch
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How to Provisionalize an Entire Arch

Utilizing the FGTP planning process throughout the process of provisionalizing a full arch will ensure greater case success.

| 4 months ago
What Do Dental Consultants Know That I Don’t?
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What Do Dental Consultants Know That I Don’t?

Imtiaz Manji offers insight into the benefits dental consultants offer practices.

| 4 months ago
Is Your Toothpaste Being Too Hard on You?
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Is Your Toothpaste Being Too Hard on You?

This article will give you a solid understanding of the abrasiveness of certain toothpastes and their impact on tooth structure.

| 4 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
Are Staff Meetings in the Dental Practice Overrated?
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Are Staff Meetings in the Dental Practice Overrated?

Dental team meetings can be one of the most valuable practice management techniques when used appropriately.

| 5 months ago
Why You Should Do a Diagnostic Wax-Up
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Why You Should Do a Diagnostic Wax-Up

Creating a diagnostic wax-up is a critical component of thorough, successful treatment planning - this article explains why.

| 5 months ago
How to Uncover an Implant 101
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How to Uncover an Implant 101

This article discusses multiple methods of uncovering an implant during second stage surgery for ideal tissue esthetics.

| 5 months ago
Should You Probe Dental Implants?
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Should You Probe Dental Implants?

Proper evaluation of dental implants, with baseline information that includes probing, is necessary when making a determination of health or disease.

| 5 months ago
Using Digital Guides to Replace a Missing Tooth with an Implant
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Using Digital Guides to Replace a Missing Tooth with an Implant

Precise placement and exact execution are critical to a successful implant-based restoration. Learn how to utilize digital surgical guides to ensure a...

| 5 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