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Managing Open Interdental Spaces with Indirect Veneer Restorations: Assessment and Identification of the Problem (Prologue)
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Managing Open Interdental Spaces with Indirect Veneer Restorations: Assessment and Identification of the Problem (Prologue)

In this prologue to Dr. Winter's series, discover how to manage interdental spaces using a convex restorative form and the most common error in positioning...

| 2 weeks ago
Managing Open Interdental Spaces With Indirect Veneer Restorations: Provisional Fabrication (Part 3)
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Managing Open Interdental Spaces With Indirect Veneer Restorations: Provisional Fabrication (Part 3)

Learn how to manage open interdental spaces, diastemas, or black triangles, using a convex restorative form and how to fabricate provisional restorations...

| 2 weeks ago
Material Update: LuxaCrown
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Material Update: LuxaCrown

LuxaCrown is similar to provisional materials, but lasts up to five years, making it an excellent option for long-term provisionals, transitional restorations...

| 7 months ago
Bonding a Titanium Base to an Implant Abutment or Crown: Is There an Optimal Material and Technique?
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Bonding a Titanium Base to an Implant Abutment or Crown: Is There an Optimal Material and Technique?

It is critical to follow the manufacturers recommendations for implant abutments and crowns, but also to be aware of independent research.

| 8 months ago
5 Helpful Tips for All-Ceramic Restorations
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5 Helpful Tips for All-Ceramic Restorations

Learn how best to address etching, temporary cementation, shade evaluation and other issues key to producing more effective all-ceramic restorations.

| 10 months ago
A New Generation of Zirconia
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A New Generation of Zirconia

A new zirconia called IPS e.max ZirCAD Prime, which uses a new gradient manufacturing technology, produces a restoration that is more esthetic than previous zirconia...

| 11 months ago
Why Photography is Essential in Your Practice
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Why Photography is Essential in Your Practice

Learn why stronger clinical photography is such an important tool to improve communication and facilitate improved patient outcomes.

| 1 year ago
How Does Toothbrushing Affect Restorative Materials?
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How Does Toothbrushing Affect Restorative Materials?

Be aware of how toothbrushing may be affecting your patients' restorations.

| 1 year ago
Correction of Misaligned Teeth with Restorations
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Correction of Misaligned Teeth with Restorations

What are the benefits, limitations and risks associated with correcting misaligned teeth through restorative treatment?

| 2 years ago
Recommended Photography Series
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Recommended Photography Series

This article will be your guiding light to the most important photos you should be taking of your patients.

| 2 years ago
Steps for Fabrication of an Implant-Supported Prosthesis
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Steps for Fabrication of an Implant-Supported Prosthesis

It is one of the most challenging procedures in dentistry. Now Dr. Bob Winter breaks down the fabrication of an implant-supported prosthesis.

| 2 years ago
When to Complete a Diagnostic Wax-Up
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When to Complete a Diagnostic Wax-Up

A diagnostic wax-up is clearly an important tool for better diagnosis and treatment planning, but when exactly should you put it into practice?

| 2 years ago