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Orthodontic Therapy and the Airway – An AAO White Paper Review
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Orthodontic Therapy and the Airway – An AAO White Paper Review

Airway management expert Dr. Jeff Rouse weighs in on the AAO's white paper, 'Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Orthodontics.'

| 4 months ago
Finishing Anterior Composite: How to Recreate Natural Enamel Morphology and Texture
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Finishing Anterior Composite: How to Recreate Natural Enamel Morphology and Texture

Learn step-by-step how to finish and polish anterior composite restorations to look like natural tooth enamel.

| 5 months ago
Giving & Receiving Feedback in the Dental Practice
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Giving & Receiving Feedback in the Dental Practice

Providing your dental team with constructive feedback provides them with the greatest opportunity to grow and develop their careers.

| 5 months ago
Mastering the Art and Science of Team Meetings (Yes, Virtual Ones, Too)
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Mastering the Art and Science of Team Meetings (Yes, Virtual Ones, Too)

Imtiaz Manji reminds us just how vitally important dental team meetings are to achieving goals that drive practice growth, and what leaders can do to...

| 5 months ago
Beyond Titanium: The Revolution of Zirconia Dental Implants
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Beyond Titanium: The Revolution of Zirconia Dental Implants

Dental patient demand for metal-free alternative to titanium has increased, and zirconia implants are now expected to capture about 10% of the...

| 5 months ago
Reconsidering Patient Financial Arrangements for a New Reality
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Reconsidering Patient Financial Arrangements for a New Reality

By asking the right filtering questions and having the right conversations, you will be able to determine each dental patient's mindset and current profile...

| 5 months ago
Dental ‘Cloacopaprology’ — Minimal Invasive Tissue Retraction
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Dental ‘Cloacopaprology’ — Minimal Invasive Tissue Retraction

Learn a minimal invasive and cost-effective secret in obtaining predictable and efficient preparation margins that give adequate tissue retraction for...

| 5 months ago
The Concept of Phasing Treatment
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The Concept of Phasing Treatment

It is not uncommon for patients to delay treatment on complex cases. Discover how to help them understand how to best plan their treatment before their...

| 5 months ago
The 3 Accepts: Driving Case Acceptance in Urgent Times
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The 3 Accepts: Driving Case Acceptance in Urgent Times

Discover simple steps to help patients recognize the value of dentistry and accept treatment planning in a time of crisis.

| 5 months ago
Dental 'Cloacopapyrology' – Planning the Smile
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Dental 'Cloacopapyrology' – Planning the Smile

Discover the FGTP-related essentials of dental treatment planning with tooth outline templates.

| 5 months ago
Dental 'Cloacopapyrology' – Integrating Basic Photography
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Dental 'Cloacopapyrology' – Integrating Basic Photography

DSLR camera or smartphone? Dr. Jeff Bonk explains dental photography principles that align with FGTP.

| 5 months ago
New Study Club Module: Not Every Tooth With a Radiolucent Lesion Needs a Root Canal
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New Study Club Module: Not Every Tooth With a Radiolucent Lesion Needs a Root Canal

Interdisciplinary dental team members can learn to accurately interpret radiolucencies that could result in earlier treatment and a more predictable outcome...

| 5 months ago