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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...

| 1 week 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...

| 2 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...

| 3 weeks ago
My Treatment Plan and Informed Consent Process
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My Treatment Plan and Informed Consent Process

Treatment plans must use simple terms with the options clearly outlined, should be presented in writing and be fully reviewed with the patient to mitigate...

| 3 years ago
Why You Should Do a Diagnostic Wax-Up

Why You Should Do a Diagnostic Wax-Up

Creating a diagnostic wax-up is a critical component of thorough, successful treatment planning - this article explains why.

| 4 years ago
Build a Better Treatment Plan: Phasing Restorative Procedures Over Time

Build a Better Treatment Plan: Phasing Restorative Procedures Over Time

Treatment planning is an essential component of clinical practice. While some cases can be completed in one or two visits, there are several reasons...

| 5 years ago
Factors That Influence Anterior Preparation Design - Part I
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Factors That Influence Anterior Preparation Design - Part I

Since treatment planning is the key to determining the proper preparation design, you must first establish what problems exist.  This means comprehensively...

| 7 years ago