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Cone Beam CTs:  You Don't Know What You Don't Know
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Cone Beam CTs: You Don't Know What You Don't Know

Do you remember the days back in dental school when we would look at a radiographs and say something like, 'Well, we can't tell for sure but that looks...

| 5 years ago
Improving Case Acceptance: Part Three - Taking it Further
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Improving Case Acceptance: Part Three - Taking it Further

Previously I shared some tips for improving case acceptance (click here for Part 1 and Part 2) and I wrote that I do not always review all...

| 5 years ago
There is Enough Bone!
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There is Enough Bone!

As we all know, bone is needed in areas that we plan to place implants. And we also know that sometimes it looks like we have plenty of bone to place...

| 5 years ago
Improving Case Acceptance: Part 2 - Treatment Discussions
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Improving Case Acceptance: Part 2 - Treatment Discussions

In my previous article  I discussed how critical it is to uncover our patient's goals and some tips for doing this. Want to know what to do next? In this...

| 5 years ago
Improving Case Acceptance - Part 1
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Improving Case Acceptance - Part 1

As we know, case acceptance is critical. We can't treat our patients without it, and we can't help them if we can't treat them. For me the key to case...

| 5 years ago
Why Gingivectomies Fail
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Why Gingivectomies Fail

At one time or another, we all want or need to move gingival tissues. While our patients may need us to do that in order to reach their goals, it is a...

| 5 years ago
Loose Implant Restorations
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Loose Implant Restorations

As we know in the world of dentistry today implants are becoming increasingly prevalent. And while they are a great option for tooth replacement, they...

| 5 years ago
Getting The “Sharpness” Right on Your Restorations
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Getting The “Sharpness” Right on Your Restorations

Have you ever had a patient say they have a hard time chewing, yet their teeth are clearly making contact? Maybe they even said their teeth are not 'sharp'...

| 5 years ago
Working With Your Lab
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Working With Your Lab

In this article, I will go over some tips that may help improve your current relationship with your lab or get a relationship with a new lab off on the...

| 5 years ago
4 Tips to Decrease Occlusion Confusion
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4 Tips to Decrease Occlusion Confusion

We all know that occlusion plays a big role in the longevity of not only our patients' teeth but also any restorations that we provide for them.

| 5 years ago
Tips for More Comfortable Injections
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Tips for More Comfortable Injections

As we all know, it is rare for anyone to look forward to an injection. In fact, many folks dread or downright fear them.

| 5 years ago
A Tip to Increase Wear Time of an Anterior Appliance
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A Tip to Increase Wear Time of an Anterior Appliance

As it is taught in as taught in Spear's Occlusion workshop, partial coverage appliances like NTIs and anterior bite planes can be wonderful appliances...

| 5 years ago