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Oxidative Stress and an Antioxidant Regime for Restorative Dentistry

Oxidative Stress and an Antioxidant Regime for Restorative Dentistry

Dr. Bob Winter reveals an antioxidant regime to help make clinical restorative procedures that manipulate the tissue more predictable.

| 2 months ago
Oral Oxidative Stress, Antioxidants and Wound Healing
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Oral Oxidative Stress, Antioxidants and Wound Healing

Dr. Winter explains how antioxidants affect wound healing, and how they can be used during patient treatment and home care to improve tissue healing.

| 2 months ago
Introduction to Oral Oxidative Stress
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Introduction to Oral Oxidative Stress

Dr. Winter presents an overview of dental oxidative stress and the use of natural topical antioxidants to promote homeostasis, enhance wound healing,...

| 3 months ago
The Next Evolution in Dental Digital Printing

The Next Evolution in Dental Digital Printing

Spear Resident Faculty member Dr. Bob Winter believes an emerging 3D printing technique, called xolography, could signal an accelerated end to analogue-based...

| 4 months ago
Interproximal Contacts: Assessment and Adjustment
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Interproximal Contacts: Assessment and Adjustment

Learn how to increase the predictability of desired interdental contacts and improve collaboration between dental practice and lab technician.

| 4 months ago
Top 5 Pet Peeves of Labs and Dentists (Part 2)

Top 5 Pet Peeves of Labs and Dentists (Part 2)

In Part 2 of his series, Dr. Bob Winter explores more about dentist-lab relationships and communications that lead to more satisfied...

| 5 months ago
Top 5 Pet Peeves of Labs and Dentists (Part 1)

Top 5 Pet Peeves of Labs and Dentists (Part 1)

As part of his new series on dentist-lab relationships, Dr. Bob Winter shares perspectives on communications that lead to more satisfied patients.

| 5 months ago
The Cost of Laboratory Remakes

The Cost of Laboratory Remakes

Dr. Robert Winter advises dentists on how to minimize dental lab restoration remakes and adjustments with simple communication habits.

| 8 months 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
Managing Open Interdental Spaces with Indirect Veneer Restorations: Communication with the Dental Technician (Part 4)

Managing Open Interdental Spaces with Indirect Veneer Restorations: Communication with the Dental Technician (Part 4)

Learn how to manage open interdental spaces, diastemas, or black triangles, with consideration to stronger communication with the dental technician.

| 1 year ago
Managing Open Interdental Spaces with Indirect Veneer Restorations: Assessment and Identification of the Problem (Prologue)

Managing Open Interdental Spaces with Indirect Veneer Restorations: Assessment and Identification of the Problem (Prologue)

In this prologue to Dr. Winter's series, discover how to manage interdental spaces using a convex restorative form and the most common error in positioning...

| 1 year ago
Managing Open Interdental Spaces With Indirect Veneer Restorations: Provisional Fabrication (Part 3)

Managing Open Interdental Spaces With Indirect Veneer Restorations: Provisional Fabrication (Part 3)

Learn how to manage open interdental spaces, diastemas, or black triangles, using a convex restorative form and how to fabricate provisional restorations...

| 1 year ago