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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.

| 1 year 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.

| 1 year 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...

| 2 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...

| 3 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.

| 3 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...

| 3 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...

| 3 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.

| 3 years ago
How to Provisionalize an Entire Arch

How to Provisionalize an Entire Arch

Utilizing the FGTP planning process throughout the process of provisionalizing a full arch will ensure greater case success.

| 3 years ago
Radiographs and Cement: You Can't Handle the Truth!
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Radiographs and Cement: You Can't Handle the Truth!

This case is an important example of the fact that radiographs only tell some of the story when it comes to restorations.

| 3 years ago
Need Smoother Preps?
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Need Smoother Preps?

This article will help you make the smoothest preparations possible for better indirect restorations.

| 3 years ago
The Pros and Cons of Bonding or Cementing Restorations

The Pros and Cons of Bonding or Cementing Restorations

Before you even begin your restorative treatment, weigh these pros and cons of cementing vs. bonding.

| 4 years ago