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Photographic Tooth Inclination
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Photographic Tooth Inclination

Dental photography is a key component to the FGTP planning process and the strategic photographic series of images aids the restorative dentist in evaluation...

| 1 year ago
Dental ‘Cloacopaprology’ — Minimal Invasive Tissue Retraction

Dental ‘Cloacopaprology’ — Minimal Invasive Tissue Retraction

Learn a minimal invasive and cost-effective secret in obtaining predictable and efficient preparation margins that give adequate tissue retraction for...

| 2 years ago
Dental 'Cloacopapyrology' – Planning the Smile

Dental 'Cloacopapyrology' – Planning the Smile

Discover the FGTP-related essentials of dental treatment planning with tooth outline templates.

| 2 years ago
The ‘Trial Smile’ Overlay Template
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The ‘Trial Smile’ Overlay Template

Discover the benefits and pitfalls of employing the 'Trial Smile' overlay template and how this simple, convenient, and non-invasive tool can provide...

| 2 years ago
4 Burning Questions on Restorations with Ceramic or PFM Crowns

4 Burning Questions on Restorations with Ceramic or PFM Crowns

Learn how to select between zirconia or porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns — a common issue that's addressed in Spear's 'Restorative Design'...

| 2 years ago
The Ideal ‘Reduction Sauce’ for Restorative Success with Posterior Ceramic Onlays

The Ideal ‘Reduction Sauce’ for Restorative Success with Posterior Ceramic Onlays

Whether it's ceramic onlays or great food, success stems from proper planning — and a great 'reduction' is all in the...

| 3 years ago
Functional Incisal Edges: Managing the Incisal Guidance

Functional Incisal Edges: Managing the Incisal Guidance

Calibrating and adjusting the new veneers with the existing opposing teeth is a necessity for their functional relationship.

| 3 years ago
Try Before You Buy: Evaluating Indirect Restorative Impression Materials

Try Before You Buy: Evaluating Indirect Restorative Impression Materials

Your guide to evaluating and selecting restorative impression materials that provide accuracy and predictability.

| 3 years ago
Collaborative Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry

Collaborative Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry

When a restorative case requires endodontic treatment, are you ready to provide the best interdisciplinary care?

| 4 years ago
Simplified Treatment Planning For Outcome-Based Restorations

Simplified Treatment Planning For Outcome-Based Restorations

Check out the awesome results of this simplified treatment plan following the FGTP process.

| 4 years ago
Tooth Preparation Guides For Posterior Teeth

Tooth Preparation Guides For Posterior Teeth

This article describes two different techniques for utilizing reduction guides to prepare posterior teeth.

| 4 years ago