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Flash Systems for Dental Photography

Flash Systems for Dental Photography

When choosing flash systems in dental photography, consider skill level, as novices may prefer simpler options while advanced users seek better control.

| 3 days ago
Building a Better Dental Patient Relationship #2: Communication Tips

Building a Better Dental Patient Relationship #2: Communication Tips

Dr. Mitrani provides tips to improve communication and the dentist-patient relationship in part 2 of this...

| 1 week ago
The Wax Rim is as Important as Ever!
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The Wax Rim is as Important as Ever!

The wax rim remains as important as ever in dentistry, even as a concept. It's a fundamental that will carry into new digital workflows.

| 1 week ago
Building a Better Dental Patient Relationship #1: Overcoming Biases

Building a Better Dental Patient Relationship #1: Overcoming Biases

Dr. Mitrani advises not to overlook bias from the old dental patient relationship when building a new one in part 1 of this 2-part...

| 2 weeks ago
Silencing the Dreaded Phone Call from the Restoration Lab
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Silencing the Dreaded Phone Call from the Restoration Lab

Every dentist has faced 'the dreaded phone call' from the restoration lab about space discrepancies. Dr. Jeffrey Bonk gives practical tips to cut down...

| 2 weeks ago
How Mobile Dentistry is Closing Care Barriers (and How You Can Help)

How Mobile Dentistry is Closing Care Barriers (and How You Can Help)

Mobile dentistry closes healthcare gaps by serving underserved communities. Opening clinics is more affordable than most practitioners expect. Learn more...

| 3 weeks ago
Embracing Neurodiversity in Dentistry: A Journey of Self-Discovery
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Embracing Neurodiversity in Dentistry: A Journey of Self-Discovery

Embracing neurodiversity in dentistry is a journey of self-discovery and growth. Dr. Ricardo Mitrani shares how neurodiversity is a benefit to the dental...

| 4 weeks ago
The Cooling Rate and Its Impact on Zirconia Strength

The Cooling Rate and Its Impact on Zirconia Strength

Dr. Doug Benting discusses the cooling rate that occurs after the sintering process and how it affects the flexural strength of zirconia restorations.

| 1 month ago
Balancing Human and Artificial Intelligence in Dentistry
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Balancing Human and Artificial Intelligence in Dentistry

Artificial intelligence in dentistry poses evolving challenges, requiring balance with traditional practices. Merging them enhances patient care.

| 1 month ago
5 Dentist Lab Communication Lapses to Learn From

5 Dentist Lab Communication Lapses to Learn From

Dentist lab communications aren't always easy. Dr. Roman goes through five cases—and gives lessons learned—from miscommunication in practice.

| 1 month ago
How to Have Situational Awareness in Dentistry
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How to Have Situational Awareness in Dentistry

Knowing how to have situational awareness is key to ensuring strong treatment outcomes. Gain insights from Custer's Last Stand to apply to your planning.

| 1 month ago
Battling the Dental Overtreatment Tsunami in Today's Market
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Battling the Dental Overtreatment Tsunami in Today's Market

Communication is key to fighting dental overtreatment. Dr. Mitrani explains how to help patients avoid pitfalls through a real-life patient story.

| 1 month ago

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