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Dental Research Part 3: Types and Sources

Dental Research Part 3: Types and Sources

By digging deeper into sources and types of dental research available you can assess if what you find is valid before applying it as a standard in your...

| 2 weeks ago
Dental Research Part 2: How to Find What You Need

Dental Research Part 2: How to Find What You Need

When conducting dental research, how do you find the resources you need? In the second part of this 3-part series, Dr. Winter gives tips for narrowing...

| 3 weeks ago
Dental Research Part 1:  Five Tips to Reduce Confirmation Bias
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Dental Research Part 1: Five Tips to Reduce Confirmation Bias

In the first of a three-part series, Dr. Bob Winter shares the importance of dental research in your practice. This article shares tips to reduce confirmation...

| 4 weeks ago
Screw Retained Posterior Implant Crown Restorative Challenges
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Screw Retained Posterior Implant Crown Restorative Challenges

Implant crown restorative challenges primarily arise when there are issues with placement, angulation, and the insertion path. This visual analysis explains...

| 2 months ago
Dual Arch Impression Techniques for a More Successful Restoration

Dual Arch Impression Techniques for a More Successful Restoration

Dual arch impression techniques are faster, more efficient, and more economical than taking separate full arch impressions. Dr. Robert Winter reveals...

| 2 months ago
Dental Lab Outsourcing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Dental Lab Outsourcing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The cost of dental materials and shortage of dental lab technicians in the U.S. has increased significantly, leading many labs to outsource. Learn what this...

| 4 months ago
Understanding Vaccine Development: Addressing Concerns in Your Practice

Understanding Vaccine Development: Addressing Concerns in Your Practice

Vaccine mandates have brought new challenges to the dental practice, especially as practice owners. Dr. Robert Winter explains how the COVID-19 vaccine...

| 7 months ago
Dr. Robert Winter Reports Antioxidant Updates

Dr. Robert Winter Reports Antioxidant Updates

Dr. Robert Winter brings dentists up to date with the latest antioxidant research to fight systemic inflammation in patients.

| 8 months ago
Radiographic Assessment Before Cementation—Detecting the “Misfit” of Indirect Restorations
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Radiographic Assessment Before Cementation—Detecting the “Misfit” of Indirect Restorations

Dr. Bob Winter highlights why radiographic assessment before cementation for indirect restorations is unreliable and therefore, not recommended.

| 10 months ago
Bonding Indirect Restoration – Do You Need to Polish the Resin Cement Gap?

Bonding Indirect Restoration – Do You Need to Polish the Resin Cement Gap?

Dr. Bob Winter shares his technique to achieve a smooth composite resin cement line with less bacterial adherence and healthier gingival tissue.

| 1 year ago
Shade Selection for Posterior Teeth – Lab Communication Essentials
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Shade Selection for Posterior Teeth – Lab Communication Essentials

Dr. Bob Winter shares tips to achieve a near perfect match to natural posterior teeth through better communication with your dental lab technician.

| 1 year ago
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.

| 1 year ago