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5 Elements of the ‘Less is More’ Approach in Interdisciplinary Treatment
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5 Elements of the ‘Less is More’ Approach in Interdisciplinary Treatment

Like architecture and design, sometimes the simplest option is most effective in dentistry.

| 1 month ago
Color and Shade Selection for Anterior Composites
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Color and Shade Selection for Anterior Composites

Dr. James H. Peyton addresses custom shade selection to find the best match for esthetics cases.

| 6 months ago
A Novel Concept for Masking Dark Preps
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A Novel Concept for Masking Dark Preps

Bleaching a tooth internally can significantly help change the prep color and make the restoration more typical. However, oftentimes this is not an...

| 6 months ago
Dr. Michael Gunson joins Spear Resident Faculty, 'Esthetics’ Seminar
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Dr. Michael Gunson joins Spear Resident Faculty, 'Esthetics’ Seminar

Oral and maxillofacial surgeon Dr. Michael Gunson brings a unique clinical perspective to Resident Faculty and the 'Interdisciplinary Management of Esthetic...

| 6 months ago
How to Recognize the 5 Types of Tooth Cracks
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How to Recognize the 5 Types of Tooth Cracks

This article gives an in-depth look at the 5 different types of cracked teeth and how to plan and execute most effective...

| 8 months ago
The Four Possible Causes for Lack of Tooth Display
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The Four Possible Causes for Lack of Tooth Display

Next time a patient presents with minimal tooth display, refer to this article for four potential causes.

| 10 months ago
6 Steps For Creating an Ovate Pontic
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6 Steps For Creating an Ovate Pontic

The goal of an ovate pontic treatment is to create a natural appearance. The following steps will guide you to an ideal result.

| 10 months ago
Restoring Discolored Endodontically Treated Teeth: Case 5
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Restoring Discolored Endodontically Treated Teeth: Case 5

Learn how to restore endodontically-treated central incisors with existing metal ceramic crowns.

| 1 year ago
Spear Releases Free Esthetic Analysis Checklist for Better Treatment Planning
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Spear Releases Free Esthetic Analysis Checklist for Better Treatment Planning

Esthetic analysis is the foundation of the Spear approach to systematic treatment planning. Make sure you're properly evaluating your patient with this...

| 1 year ago
A Comprehensive Guide To Biologic Width
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A Comprehensive Guide To Biologic Width

Don't violate the biologic width. Learn more about this term, its significance to the clinician and what happens if you don't take it into consideration.

| 1 year ago
Enhancing the Esthetic Outcome of Posterior Restorations
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Enhancing the Esthetic Outcome of Posterior Restorations

How can you ensure your posterior restorations look their best for optimum esthetic and functional results?

| 1 year ago
Restoring Discolored Endodontically Treated Teeth: Case 2
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Restoring Discolored Endodontically Treated Teeth: Case 2

Dr. Frank Spear discusses how treated a patient who presented with discolored endodontically treated central incisors with existing veneers.

| 1 year ago