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Simplifying the Rubber Dam
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Simplifying the Rubber Dam

With the rise in emergency care due to the new coronavirus, it's time for dentists to reconsider rubber dams and recognize their value to minimize saliva-...

| 1 year ago
Personal Protective Equipment – What is a Surgical N-95 Mask?
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Personal Protective Equipment – What is a Surgical N-95 Mask?

Choosing the right mask can help protect you and your team from airborne contaminants like aerosols that carry coronavirus.

| 1 year ago
4 Burning Questions on Restorations with Ceramic or PFM Crowns
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4 Burning Questions on Restorations with Ceramic or PFM Crowns

Learn how to select between zirconia or porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns — a common issue that's addressed in Spear's 'Restorative Design'...

| 1 year ago
How 'CBD' Can Change Surgical Treatment Planning
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How 'CBD' Can Change Surgical Treatment Planning

Discussing surgical treatment planning with your patients does not have to be frightening. Discover how to improve your treatment conversations using...

| 1 year ago
Posts in the Age of Adhesive Dentistry
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Posts in the Age of Adhesive Dentistry

What is the most predictable option for restoring endodontically treated teeth? Discover when to use a post and core as part of the treatment plan.

| 1 year ago
Basics of Layering Composites in the Esthetic Zone
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Basics of Layering Composites in the Esthetic Zone

Does layering composites seem tedious? Discover how to improve your layering by reviewing the basics of tooth anatomy.

| 1 year ago
Fully Guided Implant Placement and Definitive Restoration with CEREC Complete Digital Workflow
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Fully Guided Implant Placement and Definitive Restoration with CEREC Complete Digital Workflow

In this visual essay, you'll learn how to use a complete digital workflow for fully guided implant placement and definitive restoration workflow with...

| 1 year ago
Restoring the Edentulous Arch - Are Fixed Hybrids Always the Best Answer?
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Restoring the Edentulous Arch - Are Fixed Hybrids Always the Best Answer?

Learn why to consider alternatives for popular fixed hybrids in some edentulous arch cases.

| 1 year ago
Implant Crowns – Cement, Screw or Both?
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Implant Crowns – Cement, Screw or Both?

Discover when to use a screw- or cement-retained implant crown for dental restorations.

| 1 year ago
Operation Deep Freeze: Removing a Stuck Ti-Base
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Operation Deep Freeze: Removing a Stuck Ti-Base

Learn how to use endo ice to freeze or chill a stuck implant ti-base to shrink it so it's easier to remove.

| 1 year ago
Diagnostic Options and Recommendations for TMJ Disorders
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Diagnostic Options and Recommendations for TMJ Disorders

In dentistry, it's crucial to consider evidence-based information and ethical recommendations in determining treatment options for issues like TMJ disorders...

| 1 year ago
Fixing Anterior Composites Without Redoing Everything
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Fixing Anterior Composites Without Redoing Everything

Learn easy steps to fix anterior composites quickly during a busy workday in your practice.

| 1 year ago