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Papilla: Don’t Call it a Comeback

We have plenty of patients present to our offices desiring a nicer smile. Of course we want to transform our patient’s desires into the restorations that we create and give them the smile they’ve always wanted. However, after we get everything … Read more

143 days ago by 0 Comments


What is a Megapascal?

I have always loved science and numbers; putting the world around me into neat little boxes of information that can be classified, reviewed and studied. So when I told a group of dentists that lithium disilicate is strong, like 360 … Read more

149 days ago by 3 Comments


Can You Light Cure Too Much?

Light cure composite materials have produced a radical shift in dentistry over the past 40 years; it’s a shift I have lived in while graduating in 1980. One of the constants I believed in, like the speed of light, was … Read more

165 days ago by 2 Comments


Understanding the Bolton Ratio

I have had the privilege of being involved with several Facially-Generated Treatment Planning (FGTP) courses at Spear as the orthodontist consultant. While my role at these courses is to opine with regard to how orthodontic treatment may or may not … Read more

166 days ago by 3 Comments
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