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Radiographic Assessment Before Cementation—Detecting the “Misfit” of Indirect Restorations

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.

| 1 week 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.

| 2 months 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.

| 3 months 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.

| 6 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.

| 6 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,...

| 7 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...

| 8 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.

| 9 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...

| 9 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.

| 9 months ago