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Connections Between Tooth Loss and Systemic Disease
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Connections Between Tooth Loss and Systemic Disease

Dr. Doug Benting highlights the consequences of tooth loss and how dental patients should consider more viable treatment options to keep their natural...

| 4 days ago
Customized Impression Coping for a Single Tooth Implant in a Maxillary Central Incisor
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Customized Impression Coping for a Single Tooth Implant in a Maxillary Central Incisor

Follow this visual essay for steps to fabricate a personalized impression coping to optimize the transfer of the peri-implant soft tissue architecture...

| 2 weeks ago
TMJ and Airway: Are We Treating the Same Patient?
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TMJ and Airway: Are We Treating the Same Patient?

Recognizing TMJ and airway issues are integral to a dental practice seeking to offer patients predictable treatment options.

| 3 weeks ago
The Cost of Laboratory Remakes
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The Cost of Laboratory Remakes

Dr. Robert Winter advises dentists on how to minimize dental lab restoration remakes and adjustments with simple communication habits.

| 3 weeks ago
How to Temporarily Repair a Fractured Implant-Supported Zirconia Prosthesis
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How to Temporarily Repair a Fractured Implant-Supported Zirconia Prosthesis

Follow Dr. Mitrani's visual essay on how to temporarily repair a fractured implant-supported zirconia prosthesis.

| 1 month ago
The Lab’s Perspective on Digital Workflow for Restorative Dentists
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The Lab’s Perspective on Digital Workflow for Restorative Dentists

In this Q&A, Arizona-based dental lab owner Derek Anderson shares his take on digital dentistry and how dentists can improve their digital workflow.

| 1 month ago
4 Insights from TMJ Imaging
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4 Insights from TMJ Imaging

Dentists who want to increase predictability in restorative treatment planning can incorporate a TMJ anatomy assessment using MRI.

| 1 month ago
A Simple Way to Fix Porcelain Chipping in a Full Arch Implant-Supported Prosthesis
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A Simple Way to Fix Porcelain Chipping in a Full Arch Implant-Supported Prosthesis

Follow Dr. Mitrani's visual essay on how to solve a fracture problem on a full arch layered zirconia implant-supported prosthesis using veneers.

| 1 month ago
4 Insights from CBCT Imaging
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4 Insights from CBCT Imaging

Dentists who want to increase predictability in restorative treatment planning can incorporate a TMJ anatomy assessment using CBCT imaging.

| 3 months ago
New Course: Esthetic Management of Multiple Missing Anterior Teeth
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New Course: Esthetic Management of Multiple Missing Anterior Teeth

In his latest Spear Online course, Dr. Gregg Kinzer addresses esthetic challenges in replacing adjacent missing teeth in the esthetic zone.

| 3 months ago
Using the Matrix Technique for Repairing Debonded Denture Teeth
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Using the Matrix Technique for Repairing Debonded Denture Teeth

Dr. Darin Dichter reveals a step-by-step technique for repairing debonded denture teeth.

| 3 months ago
3 Dental Lab Perspectives on Industry Trends
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3 Dental Lab Perspectives on Industry Trends

In this Q&A, Spear Visiting Faculty member and lab owner Dr. Ed Roman speaks with three different lab leaders for their take on the latest in dental technology and...

| 4 months ago