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4 Questions to Ask When Evaluating Cracked Teeth
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4 Questions to Ask When Evaluating Cracked Teeth

We outline some considerations dentists must make when evaluating a patient who may have a cracked tooth.

| 4 years ago
3 Easy Ways to Use Stock Implant Abutments
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3 Easy Ways to Use Stock Implant Abutments

Stock implant abutments usually require some compromises. Here are three simple ways to avoid having to make those compromises in many cases.

| 4 years ago
Preparing the Intaglio of Restorations for Delivery
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Preparing the Intaglio of Restorations for Delivery

If you want to make sure your restorations stay on, check out these material-specific tips on preparing and treating the internal surface of your restorations.

| 4 years ago
Three Tips for Managing Implant Placement and Tissue Healing
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Three Tips for Managing Implant Placement and Tissue Healing

This article offers three tips for managing placement and soft tissue healing with implants.

| 4 years ago
5 Considerations for Better and Faster Crown Preparations
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5 Considerations for Better and Faster Crown Preparations

Yes, it is possible to get better crown preparations faster. Here are five points to get you there.

| 4 years ago
Dealing With a Loose Implant Crown
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Dealing With a Loose Implant Crown

We offer advice on dealing with loose implant crowns, which can be difficult when they're cement-retained with a loosened abutment screw.

| 4 years ago
5 Tips For Better Implant Restorations
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5 Tips For Better Implant Restorations

Whether you prefer screw-retained or cement-retained implants, these five tips will help you improve your implant restorations.

| 4 years ago
What Is the Best Camera for Dental Photography?
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What Is the Best Camera for Dental Photography?

Dental photography is important for both treatment planning and case acceptance. But what is the best camera for the job?

| 4 years ago
An Insidious Yet Often Missed Dental Wear Pattern
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An Insidious Yet Often Missed Dental Wear Pattern

Dr. John Carson discusses pathway wear and considerations for treatment.

| 5 years ago
Three Tips to Virtually Eliminate Composite Sensitivity
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Three Tips to Virtually Eliminate Composite Sensitivity

Dr. John Carson shares his top three tips on how to virtually eliminate composite sensitivity.

| 5 years ago
What Implant Is That?
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What Implant Is That?

Have your ever inherited a case with an unknown implant type that you need to identify in order to treat?  If it's not happened to you yet count your...

| 5 years ago
Dental Implants: Modifying Provisionals
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Dental Implants: Modifying Provisionals

Figure 1 If you are like me, then implants are becoming a bigger and bigger part of your practice. As we know, managing soft tissue around...

| 5 years ago