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Tooth Reduction in Endodontics

To paraphrase one of my favorite people in dentistry, the late Dr. Bob Barkley, “the best dentists help patients fail at the slowest possible speed.” Drilling on a tooth never makes it stronger, wouldn’t you agree?  Would removing dentin ever … Read more

129 days ago by 2 Comments


Help Your Lab Help You!

We all know that providing our lab with images of shade tabs against adjacent teeth helps them to produce the best possible results for our patients. There are a couple of tips that will help your ceramist give you even … Read more

135 days ago by 0 Comments


Oh Wow, That is BAD!

Every dentist knows what I mean by a radiographic diagnosis. You may not know the term, but a radiographic diagnosis is what happens when at the end of your exam everything seems fine at the end of your exam, but … Read more

143 days ago by 0 Comments

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It’s Just a Temporary… Right?

Sometimes, we think of our temporaries or provisionals as just that – temporary. Poorly-fitted temporaries can lead to issues including food impaction, tissue irritation and sensitivity. Ultimately, it can impact how the patient’s overall experience is with the procedure and … Read more

148 days ago by 0 Comments
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