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Using the Matrix Technique for Repairing Debonded Denture Teeth
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Using the Matrix Technique for Repairing Debonded Denture Teeth

Dr. Darin Dichter reveals a step-by-step technique for repairing debonded denture teeth.

| 11 months ago
Occlusal Vertical Dimension and the Edentulous Patient: Methods for Recording OVD
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Occlusal Vertical Dimension and the Edentulous Patient: Methods for Recording OVD

Measuring occlusal vertical dimension accurately is necessary to evaluate the prosthetic space and ensure a predictable outcome.

| 1 year ago
Options for Improving Clinical Efficiency When Fabricating New Removable Complete Dentures

Options for Improving Clinical Efficiency When Fabricating New Removable Complete Dentures

Learn alternatives to the classic five-step approach to fabricating conventional complete removable dentures to potentially shorten treatment time.

| 1 year ago
Options for Determining Vertical Dimension with Edentulous Patients (Part 2)

Options for Determining Vertical Dimension with Edentulous Patients (Part 2)

Learn approaches to determining occlusal vertical dimension with the goal of building confidence in managing edentulous patients.

| 2 years ago
Options for Determining Vertical Dimension with Edentulous Patients

Options for Determining Vertical Dimension with Edentulous Patients

Learn how to manage occlusal vertical dimension (OVD) with pre-extraction and post-extraction methods, including the widely used freeway space approach.

| 2 years ago
The Implant Working Cast: 4 Steps for Fabricating a Stone Cast

The Implant Working Cast: 4 Steps for Fabricating a Stone Cast

We break down fabricating a stone working cast into four easy-to-follow steps and compare the technique with soft-tissue casts.

| 5 years ago
UCLA School of Dentistry Fire

UCLA School of Dentistry Fire

Ceramics used in dentistry require heat to consolidate and structurally transform the material. Firing ceramic restorations at temperatures and durations...

| 6 years ago
Sophisticated Simplicity: The SAM 3

Sophisticated Simplicity: The SAM 3

The SAM 3 is my go-to articulator system due to its reliability in calibration, clean design and the ability to tailor the scope of programming....

| 7 years ago
Drive Time: Why Implant Drivers Are So Important
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Drive Time: Why Implant Drivers Are So Important

In implant dentistry hand drivers are used to turn the attachment or abutment screws that secure different components to implant fixtures. Hand drivers...

| 7 years ago