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Technique for 'Cementing' and Retaining Conservative Ceramic Onlay Provisionals
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Technique for 'Cementing' and Retaining Conservative Ceramic Onlay Provisionals

Learn more about how indirect partial coverage ceramic restorations are becoming a mainstay of conservative restorative dental procedures.

| 2 months ago
Photographic Tooth Inclination
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Photographic Tooth Inclination

Dental photography is a key component to the FGTP planning process and the strategic photographic series of images aids the restorative dentist in evaluation...

| 2 months ago
Shimstock and Occlusal Maintenance of Dental Implants

Shimstock and Occlusal Maintenance of Dental Implants

Dr. Jeff Bonk provides a dental re-care appointment protocol for evaluating and managing occlusal forces on dental implants.

| 3 months ago
A Doctor’s Take – New Study Club Experience Provides Ease with Online Features

A Doctor’s Take – New Study Club Experience Provides Ease with Online Features

Get a dentist's take on updated audio-video quality, a whiteboard, breakout sessions, and other updates in the new Study Club experience.

| 3 months ago
Impression Pearls: Obtaining Successful and Predictable Indirect Restorative Outcomes
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Impression Pearls: Obtaining Successful and Predictable Indirect Restorative Outcomes

Dr. Jeff Bonk shares three impression techniques to obtain clear preparation margins for predictable and successful indirect restorative outcomes.

| 5 months ago
2021 Campus Workshops for Hands-On Dental CE

2021 Campus Workshops for Hands-On Dental CE

Learn alongside Spear Resident Faculty in small-group, hands-on, clinical CE workshops ranging from occlusion to airway.

| 5 months ago
‘Unconscious Incompetence’ to ‘Conscious Competence:’ Awareness Through FGTP
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‘Unconscious Incompetence’ to ‘Conscious Competence:’ Awareness Through FGTP

See how a classic 'black triangle' complaint highlights the benefits of implementing Facially Generated Treatment Planning in relation to patient emotional...

| 6 months ago
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...

| 8 months 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
Dental 'Cloacopapyrology' – Planning the Smile

Dental 'Cloacopapyrology' – Planning the Smile

Discover the FGTP-related essentials of dental treatment planning with tooth outline templates.

| 1 year ago
Dental 'Cloacopapyrology' – Integrating Basic Photography

Dental 'Cloacopapyrology' – Integrating Basic Photography

DSLR camera or smartphone? Dr. Jeff Bonk explains dental photography principles that align with FGTP.

| 1 year ago
Dental ‘Cloacopapyrology’ - Playing ‘Zone Defense’ Against COVID-19

Dental ‘Cloacopapyrology’ - Playing ‘Zone Defense’ Against COVID-19

Working in a COVID-19 recovery environment means today's dental practice must be prepared to manage infection control, but also patient anxiety.

| 1 year ago