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Benefits of Deep Margin Elevation for Treating Subgingival Margins
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Benefits of Deep Margin Elevation for Treating Subgingival Margins

What do you know about deep margin elevation? Here's an overview into the process and benefits.

| 2 months ago
An Introduction to Silver Diamine Fluoride

An Introduction to Silver Diamine Fluoride

Dr. Andy Janiga explains the history of using silver-based products for caries management and how silver diamine fluoride (SDF) is being utilized to prevent...

| 3 months ago
Using Caries Detection Dyes

Using Caries Detection Dyes

Caries detection dyes help dentists determine when to stop tooth preparations in conservative treatment.

| 4 months 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
Dentistry with a Mission

Dentistry with a Mission

With Armed Forces Day in mind, it's time to recognize military Dental Corps members and the many dental professionals who've served their country.

| 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
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
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
Restoration with the Endocrown
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Restoration with the Endocrown

The endocrown has proven to be predictable in restoring complex endodontically treated teeth and is yet another option to consider when developing a restorative...

| 1 year ago
The Success of Our Failures
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The Success of Our Failures

In dentistry, we can learn from our daily clinical failures, like an open margin, an incorrect shade, a ledged canal or a fractured root tip during an...

| 1 year ago
My Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block Didn’t Work - Now What?
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My Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block Didn’t Work - Now What?

Consider learning these alternatives to IANB for anesthetic techniques to help ensure patients are more comfortable.

| 1 year ago
Heated Composite for Efficient Restorations
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Heated Composite for Efficient Restorations

Many clinicians have heard of the concept of heating composite but just how beneficial and effective is it?

| 2 years ago