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Removing Provisionals for Anterior Teeth Restoration

Removing Provisionals for Anterior Teeth Restoration

Enhance your approach to anterior teeth restoration with this comprehensive guide. Dr. Ledger provides practical and reliable techniques for predictable...

| 5 days ago
Managing ‘Kissing Contacts’
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Managing ‘Kissing Contacts’

Explore ways to predictably deliver tight and well-contoured contacts from composite and what some clinicians refer to as 'kissing contacts.'

| 5 years ago
The Point of the First Point
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The Point of the First Point

When it comes to planning cases with retrusive wear, starting with the first point of contact - the fully-seated condylar position - will set you up for...

| 5 years ago
Caries Detection, Part I: What Do You See?
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Caries Detection, Part I: What Do You See?

We take a comprehensive look at dental caries, from the latest research to photographic and radiographic images showing a variety of examples.

| 6 years ago
A Toolbox Essential - the RW 2.0

A Toolbox Essential - the RW 2.0

A true 'toolbox essential' is something that has even more applications than just its intended purpose - take the RW 2.0, for...

| 6 years ago
An On-the-Fly Mock-Up

An On-the-Fly Mock-Up

This article explains steps and reasons for creating an 'on-the-fly mock-up' for your next restorative case.

| 6 years ago
The Societal Bias For a Dental Appointment - An Editorial
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The Societal Bias For a Dental Appointment - An Editorial

The societal bias against dental treatment can have a negative impact on things like case acceptance and patient retention - but there is hope.

| 6 years ago
A Step-by-Step Guide to Fabricating the Protrusive Record

A Step-by-Step Guide to Fabricating the Protrusive Record

Don't make mistakes when taking the protrusive record. Follow these simple, repeatable steps to ensure success.

| 7 years ago
Want Better Dental Restorations? Put Down Your Handpiece

Want Better Dental Restorations? Put Down Your Handpiece

How can you get better at restorative dentistry? One dentist has a suggestion.

| 7 years ago
Dental Treatment Planning: You Only See What You Know

Dental Treatment Planning: You Only See What You Know

Dentists cannot properly treatment plan if they don't see all there is to see in the patient's mouth. You only see what you know.

| 7 years ago
Caries Detection Tools: Select the Best for Your Practice

Caries Detection Tools: Select the Best for Your Practice

We break down the different caries detection tools on the market to help dentists choose what's best for their practice.

| 7 years ago
9 Steps to a Facebow Transfer

9 Steps to a Facebow Transfer

A step-by-step guide to facebow transfers, as well as recommendations on articulators.

| 8 years ago