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Curing Lights 101: Where Are We Today?
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Curing Lights 101: Where Are We Today?

Learn more about how curing lights have evolved over time to become what they are today.

| 1 month ago
Just the Basics Please, Part II: Restoring the Single Implant
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Just the Basics Please, Part II: Restoring the Single Implant

In my last segment, I went through the basic parts and pieces of implants to give some insight into what is a mystery for many. As I mentioned in...

| 4 months ago
Guided Implant Placement For the Edentulous Arch - Dual Scan Technique
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Guided Implant Placement For the Edentulous Arch - Dual Scan Technique

Have you ever used a similar technique for placing implants for the edentulous arch?

| 4 months ago
Socket Preservation 101: What Works?
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Socket Preservation 101: What Works?

Once we realize that a tooth is going to be lost, there are a variety of methods and materials to help with socket preservation.

| 8 months ago
Top 6 Methods for Managing Gagging Patients
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Top 6 Methods for Managing Gagging Patients

Dr. Jeff Lineberry lists his top 6 methods for managing patients who have a hyperactive gag...

| 8 months ago
Just the Basics Please, Part I: Implant Parts and Pieces 101
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Just the Basics Please, Part I: Implant Parts and Pieces 101

Part 1 in a series of articles by Dr. Jeff Lineberry to help dentists feel more comfortable about dental...

| 1 year ago
The Double-Cord Impression Technique
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The Double-Cord Impression Technique

Try using this impression technique to create better dental restorations.

| 2 years ago
Selecting the Right Provisional Cement
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Selecting the Right Provisional Cement

We look at how to better select provisional cements by asking the right questions and understanding how each category works.

| 2 years ago
Quick Tips for Predictable Provisional Delivery and Retention
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Quick Tips for Predictable Provisional Delivery and Retention

Keep your provisional looking great and make delivery of your final restoration easier with these quick tips.

| 2 years ago
10 Steps to Posterior Crown Prep
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10 Steps to Posterior Crown Prep

These 10 steps can help any dentist make the process quick, predictable and...

| 3 years ago
Class II Resin Restorations: Quick Tips to Help Manage the “Step Child” of Direct Restorations
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Class II Resin Restorations: Quick Tips to Help Manage the “Step Child” of Direct Restorations

Over the past decade, there has been a huge shift in dentistry going from using amalgam or 'mercury' fillings in posterior teeth to being 'metal free,'...

| 3 years ago
How Material Choices and Technology Can Impact Your Crown and Bridge Fit
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How Material Choices and Technology Can Impact Your Crown and Bridge Fit

If you are like me, one of the more satisfying things when delivering an indirect restoration is not only that it looks good, but it's a great day...

| 3 years ago