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FPDs Vs. Implants Part III: Length of Span and Vitality of Abutments

FPDs Vs. Implants Part III: Length of Span and Vitality of Abutments

In this third article of a series on FPDs vs. implants, Dr. Frank Spear explores two FPD risk factors: length of span and weakened abutments.

| 2 years ago
FPDs Vs. Implants Part II: How Do FPDs Most Often Fail?

FPDs Vs. Implants Part II: How Do FPDs Most Often Fail?

Why do fixed partial dentures fail? Dr. Frank Spear gives an answer in this second article in his series on FPDs vs. implants.

| 2 years ago
Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part VI
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Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part VI

We look at a real dental case to discuss obtaining acceptable esthetic outcomes on an anterior restoration.

| 2 years ago
Fixed Partial Dentures vs. Implants Part I - Is One Better Than the Other?

Fixed Partial Dentures vs. Implants Part I - Is One Better Than the Other?

What's your take on fixed partial dentures vs. implants? In the first of this series of articles, Dr. Frank Spear will break down the benefits and uses...

| 2 years ago
Implants Versus FPDs for Single Anterior Tooth Replacement
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Implants Versus FPDs for Single Anterior Tooth Replacement

Dr. Frank Spear compares and contrasts FPDs and single anterior tooth replacement.

| 2 years ago
Restoring Discolored Endodontically Treated Teeth: Case 5
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Restoring Discolored Endodontically Treated Teeth: Case 5

Learn how to restore endodontically-treated central incisors with existing metal ceramic crowns.

| 2 years ago
Restoring Discolored Endodontically Treated Teeth: Case 2
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Restoring Discolored Endodontically Treated Teeth: Case 2

Dr. Frank Spear discusses how treated a patient who presented with discolored endodontically treated central incisors with existing veneers.

| 3 years ago
Causes of Excess Overjet

Causes of Excess Overjet

What causes excess overjet? This article explores three major causes.

| 3 years ago
Connecting Teeth and Implants: Yes, No, Maybe?

Connecting Teeth and Implants: Yes, No, Maybe?

When do you connect an implant to a tooth? Dr. Frank Spear looks at various clinical cases to find the answers.

| 3 years ago
A Guide to Anterior Open Bites
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A Guide to Anterior Open Bites

Dr. Frank Spear discusses the causes of anterior open bites and how to diagnose them.

| 3 years ago
Dentin Adhesives for Direct Posterior Composite
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Dentin Adhesives for Direct Posterior Composite

In this article, Dr. Frank Spear explains how to eliminate sensitivity after placing direct composites.

| 3 years ago
Options for Treating Excess Overjet
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Options for Treating Excess Overjet

From no treatment to orthognathic surgery, Dr. Frank Spear walks clinicians through the various options for treating excess overjet.

| 3 years ago