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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...

| 4 months 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-...

| 7 months 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.

| 8 months 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.

| 10 months 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?

| 1 year ago
Modern Materials for Pulpal Protection
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Modern Materials for Pulpal Protection

Calcium hydroxide is a standard for maintaining pulp vitality in cases where the pulp is exposed, but it has limitations, and mineral trioxide aggregate...

| 1 year ago