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Resizing Teeth Mid-Ortho
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Resizing Teeth Mid-Ortho

Dr. John Carson explains why he believes resizing teeth during orthodontic treatment is key to an ideal restoration.

| 1 year ago
How To Do No-Prep Restorations
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How To Do No-Prep Restorations

In some circumstances, your restorations may be better off not being prepped - how and why?

| 1 year ago
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.

| 2 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.

| 2 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.

| 2 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.

| 3 years ago
Tips for Great Communication With Your Interdisciplinary Team
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Tips for Great Communication With Your Interdisciplinary Team

Do many of your cases involve working with other offices?  If you are a specialist then the answer is certainly yes. However, I suspect it is also...

| 3 years ago
Implants: Custom Abutment Choices
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Implants: Custom Abutment Choices

Have you ever struggled with removing the cement around implant restorations as discussed in my previous article? Or perhaps you have struggled with proper...

| 4 years ago
Increase Predictability With Your Lab
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Increase Predictability With Your Lab

Would you like to make your communication with your lab more predictable? When it comes to increasing predictability, communication with our lab is the...

| 4 years ago
Reduction Guides and Provisional Matrices
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Reduction Guides and Provisional Matrices

In a previous article I discussed the difference between reduction and room when it comes your preparations. In this article I'll go into more depth when...

| 4 years ago
Snake Killers: Are You Using Them?
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Snake Killers: Are You Using Them?

In a previous article I talked about tips for consistent models. While good models are of critical importance so is putting them in an articulator...

| 5 years ago
Making Occlusal Adjustments Easier
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Making Occlusal Adjustments Easier

Years ago I was introduced to a bur that I've found to be fantastic for occlusal adjustment. The bur I'm referring to is an 8909, also sometimes...

| 5 years ago