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A Guide to Pre-Prep Diagnostic Mock-Ups

A Guide to Pre-Prep Diagnostic Mock-Ups

A guide to help dentists incorporate pre-preparation recontouring prior to mock-up placement when the diagnostic wax-up requires reduction and addition...

| 1 year ago
Restoration of the Peg Lateral: The Direct Resin Approach

Restoration of the Peg Lateral: The Direct Resin Approach

Using a direct resin, freehand approach to treat a peg lateral tooth can be professionally rewarding for dentists and well received by patients.

| 1 year ago
7 Common Problems with Layering Anterior Composites and How to Fix Them
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7 Common Problems with Layering Anterior Composites and How to Fix Them

Dr. Dawn Wehking shares her solutions to common problems faced in layering composites in the esthetic zone.

| 1 year ago
How to Make a Provisional Vanity Denture in Your Dental Practice

How to Make a Provisional Vanity Denture in Your Dental Practice

The psychological impact of going without dentures can be significant for a patient. Learn how to make a quick, in-house vanity prosthesis by duplicating...

| 1 year ago
Lithium Disilicate Resin-Retained Adhesive Bridgework in Fixed Prosthodontics
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Lithium Disilicate Resin-Retained Adhesive Bridgework in Fixed Prosthodontics

Dr. Jason Smithson explains why lithium disilicate resin-retain adhesive bridgework leads to better clinical outcomes and is less expensive or time consuming...

| 1 year 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.

| 1 year 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.

| 1 year ago
3 Dental Lab Perspectives on Industry Trends

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...

| 1 year ago
Digital Dentistry in 2020

Digital Dentistry in 2020

Read about five areas in which digital dentistry excels in 2020 and what to make sure your practice is learning about in continuing dental education...

| 1 year ago
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