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Intraoral Scanning Techniques:  Minimizing Errors

Intraoral Scanning Techniques: Minimizing Errors

As with any clinical procedure, minimizing errors will result in the best outcomes. Dr. John Carson shares best intraoral scanning techniques to minimize...

| 4 months ago
The Pros and Cons of Dental Cements

The Pros and Cons of Dental Cements

Dr. John Carson examines the pros and cons of the three main types of dental cements.

| 10 months ago
Accurate Bite Records and Mounting Models Made Easy

Accurate Bite Records and Mounting Models Made Easy

Dr. John Carson reveals simple tips and techniques to make more accurate bite records and mounting models.

| 1 year ago
Three Shell Provisional Techniques and a Relining Case Study
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Three Shell Provisional Techniques and a Relining Case Study

Dr. John Carson summarizes the three main shell provisional techniques, emphasizing shell relining in a detailed case study.

| 1 year ago
Restoring the Edentulous Arch - Are Fixed Hybrids Always the Best Answer?
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Restoring the Edentulous Arch - Are Fixed Hybrids Always the Best Answer?

Learn why to consider alternatives for popular fixed hybrids in some edentulous arch cases.

| 4 years ago
Operation Deep Freeze: Removing a Stuck Ti-Base
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Operation Deep Freeze: Removing a Stuck Ti-Base

Learn how to use endo ice to freeze or chill a stuck implant ti-base to shrink it so it's easier to remove.

| 4 years ago
Printing an Occlusal Guard
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Printing an Occlusal Guard

Follow these 10 steps to understand how to make occlusal appliances in your...

| 4 years ago
A Primer On 3D Printing

A Primer On 3D Printing

So you're thinking about investing in a 3D printer, but you're not sure if it'll be worth it. This articles explains benefits of the 3D printer as well...

| 5 years ago
Tips on Fabricating Implant Provisionals and Custom Healing Abutments
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Tips on Fabricating Implant Provisionals and Custom Healing Abutments

We focus on making implant provisionals since fabricating a custom healing abutment is very similar in many ways.

| 5 years ago
Is It a Good Idea to Repair Crown Margins?
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Is It a Good Idea to Repair Crown Margins?

We would always like to be able to repair crown margins that have developed recurrent decay for our patients; however, while this is possible in some...

| 5 years ago
Occlusion: Teeth vs. Implants
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Occlusion: Teeth vs. Implants

Whether we're talking about teeth or implants, occlusion can be a tricky thing. So in this article we highlight their key differences in regards to occlusion...

| 6 years ago
Cleaning Appliances: A Simple Service to Offer Your Patients

Cleaning Appliances: A Simple Service to Offer Your Patients

This article will explain a technique for helping your patients clean their appliances as thoroughly as possible.

| 6 years ago