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Bonding to Zirconia: Is It Possible?
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Bonding to Zirconia: Is It Possible?

How can you tell when a restoration needs to be bonded to zirconia ... and is it even...

| 3 weeks ago
Complete Vs. Incomplete Caries Removal - Risk of Complications and Failure
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Complete Vs. Incomplete Caries Removal - Risk of Complications and Failure

When it comes to caries removal, how do you determine whether a complete or incomplete approach is best? Learn more about the risks and potential complications...

| 3 months ago
How To Restore Severely Discolored Teeth
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How To Restore Severely Discolored Teeth

Check out these tried-and-true tricks for successfully restoring severely discolored teeth.

| 4 months ago
Diagnostic Wax-Up Fabrication: Periodontal and Implant Treatment
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Diagnostic Wax-Up Fabrication: Periodontal and Implant Treatment

This article will help you determine when to prescribe a wax-up in cases that necessitate restorative and periodontal or implant procedures.

| 7 months ago
How To Cross-Mount a Case and Why It's Important To Do So
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How To Cross-Mount a Case and Why It's Important To Do So

Are you effectively using cross-mounting as a means of ensuring predictable restorations? Learn step-by-step instructions and better understand its value.

| 8 months ago
Re-cementation of a Lithium Disilicate Restoration
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Re-cementation of a Lithium Disilicate Restoration

When an e.max restoration comes off of a prepared tooth, what's the cause and how should it be recemented?

| 9 months ago
Diagnostic Wax-Up Fabrication: Pre-Restorative Treatment and Ortho
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Diagnostic Wax-Up Fabrication: Pre-Restorative Treatment and Ortho

Dr. Bob Winter continues his diagnostic wax-up series with a discussion of fabrication before, after and during orthodontic treatment as well as pre-restorative...

| 10 months ago
Recommendations for Monolithic Translucent Zirconia Restorations
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Recommendations for Monolithic Translucent Zirconia Restorations

We break down the recommended preparations and thicknesses for monolithic translucent zirconia restorations.

| 2 years ago
Outcome-Based Preparation Design: Part IV
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Outcome-Based Preparation Design: Part IV

In this article we discuss three depths of anterior crown preparation to see which is best suited to accomplish the different esthetic goals of treatment.

| 2 years ago
Outcome-Based Preparation Design Anterior Teeth: Part III
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Outcome-Based Preparation Design Anterior Teeth: Part III

Continuing with the 'Outcome-Based Preparation Design' series, this article explores how to determine the preparation design for anterior indirect veneer...

| 2 years ago
Outcome-Based Preparation Design of Anterior Teeth Part II: Single Dimension Problems
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Outcome-Based Preparation Design of Anterior Teeth Part II: Single Dimension Problems

This article covers all the examples of one-dimension problems that must be addressed in the preparation design of anterior teeth.

| 2 years ago
Important Considerations When Treating Cervical Lesions
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Important Considerations When Treating Cervical Lesions

When treating cervical lesions, where do you start? We break down the top 6 questions to ask and considerations for...

| 2 years ago