Is Flexural Strength a Keystone Property of Restorative Dental Materials?
Spear Resident Faculty member, Dr. Doug Benting, discusses restorative dental materials such as high-performance polymers—their relative flexural strengths, their...Doug Benting | 2 months ago ›
The Impact of Handwork and Coloring Agents on Monolithic Zirconia
Monolithic zirconia restorations have benefits relative to material strength and tooth color, but handwork and coloring agents can alter zirconia's physical...Doug Benting | 8 months ago ›
Novaloc Overdenture System: A New Approach To Low-Profile Attachments
While creating a new upper and lower overdenture definitive restoration, I identified many scenarios where a Straumann Novaloc attachment system could...Doug Benting | 1 year ago ›
Restorative Space for Locators – How Much is Enough?
Dr. Doug Benting explores the vertical and horizontal space considerations for Locator assisted or supported removable prostheses.Doug Benting | 1 year ago ›
Advantages of Mandibular Locator Overdentures
Dr. Benting reviews advantages of removable mandibular Locator overdentures and restorative treatments with existing prothesis.Doug Benting | 1 year ago ›
Where Is the Line with Locators?
Dr. Benting walks through the essentials of the Locator Implant Attachment System, locator abutments, and techniques for more complex implant cases.Doug Benting | 1 year ago ›
Read about five areas in which digital dentistry excels in 2020 and what to make sure your practice is learning about in continuing dental education...Doug Benting | 2 years ago ›
Personal Protective Equipment – What is a Surgical N-95 Mask?
Choosing the right mask can help protect you and your team from airborne contaminants like aerosols that carry coronavirus.Doug Benting | 2 years ago ›
Implant Supported Fixed Bridge for Maxillary Incisors
When there are several options available, it is really our responsibility to help the patient make the decisions on the options available based on their...Doug Benting | 4 years ago ›
The 3 Best Times to Use Sectional Impression Techniques
Here are three relatively common situations in which a sectional impression can be beneficial.Doug Benting | 4 years ago ›
Removable Partial Denture for Maxillary Incisors
When there are several options available, it is our responsibility to help the patient make the decisions on the options available based on their unique...Doug Benting | 4 years ago ›
A Step-by-Step Guide to Converting Denture to Interim Hybrid Prosthesis
In this comprehensive guide, we walk dentists through the process of constructing an interim dental implant-supported hybrid prosthesis.Doug Benting | 4 years ago ›