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New White Paper: ‘Evolution and Innovation’ of Zirconia Restorations

New White Paper: ‘Evolution and Innovation’ of Zirconia Restorations

Dr. Dennis Fasbinder addresses the history and evolution of zirconia materials, the latest of which improve translucency and esthetic outcomes. But he...

| 1 year ago
Pulp Capping: Can We and Should We?
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Pulp Capping: Can We and Should We?

Learn why endodontic diagnosis on a tooth with deep carious lesions is essential in determining the need for pulp capping, which is divided in to two...

| 1 year ago
Managing Open Interdental Spaces with Indirect Veneer Restorations: Veneer Insertion (Part 5)

Managing Open Interdental Spaces with Indirect Veneer Restorations: Veneer Insertion (Part 5)

Learn veneer insertion for indirect veneer restorations in Dr. Winter's final part of his five-part series.

| 1 year ago
Managing Open Interdental Spaces with Indirect Veneer Restorations: Communication with the Dental Technician (Part 4)

Managing Open Interdental Spaces with Indirect Veneer Restorations: Communication with the Dental Technician (Part 4)

Learn how to manage open interdental spaces, diastemas, or black triangles, with consideration to stronger communication with the dental technician.

| 1 year 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.

| 1 year ago
Beyond Titanium: The Revolution of Zirconia Dental Implants

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...

| 1 year ago
Dental ‘Cloacopaprology’ — Minimal Invasive Tissue Retraction

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...

| 1 year ago
Managing Open Interdental Spaces With Indirect Veneer Restorations: Provisional Fabrication (Part 3)

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...

| 1 year ago
Managing Open Interdental Spaces with Indirect Veneer Restorations: Assessment and Identification of the Problem (Prologue)

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...

| 1 year ago
The ‘Trial Smile’ Overlay Template
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The ‘Trial Smile’ Overlay Template

Discover the benefits and pitfalls of employing the 'Trial Smile' overlay template and how this simple, convenient, and non-invasive tool can provide...

| 1 year ago
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