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Treatment Planning and Outcome-based Preparation Design: 5 Requirements for a Successful Result
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Treatment Planning and Outcome-based Preparation Design: 5 Requirements for a Successful Result

Dr. Bob Winter delivers a 5-step plan for successful outcome-based preparation design.

| 5 years ago
Monolithic Zirconia Restorations Can Fracture!
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Monolithic Zirconia Restorations Can Fracture!

Even though monolithic zirconia restorations are very hard with a flexural strength ranging from 900 to 1200 mpa, that doesn't mean that...

| 5 years ago
Ceramic Restorations: Predictable Adjusting and Polishing
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Ceramic Restorations: Predictable Adjusting and Polishing

Learn the steps for adjusting and polishing ceramic restorations.

| 6 years ago
When to Use a Custom Incisal Guide Table?
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When to Use a Custom Incisal Guide Table?

  A common question asked of me is: 'When should I make or prescribe a custom incisal guide table?' If there is no pathway wear, generally there is not...

| 7 years ago
Instrumentation for Equilibration
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Instrumentation for Equilibration

In a previous article we discussed adjusting the mandibular incisal edges to accommodate for esthetic and functional changes in the maxillary anterior...

| 7 years ago
Tape Your Trays
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Tape Your Trays

A simple technique that helps to create ideal impressions is to use Scotch tape on the outer aspect of your slotted disposable trays. First, I suggest...

| 7 years ago
When to Use Triple Tray Impressions
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When to Use Triple Tray Impressions

After my last article, there was a question posed to me about the accuracy of using triple tray impressions. Using triple tray impressions for simple...

| 8 years ago
What Your Lab Needs to Know: Simple Posterior Cases
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What Your Lab Needs to Know: Simple Posterior Cases

This article will be the first in a series that discusses what your laboratory needs to know in order to produce the best outcome for your patients....

| 8 years ago