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How to Make a Provisional Vanity Denture in Your Dental Practice

How to Make a Provisional Vanity Denture in Your Dental Practice

The psychological impact of going without dentures can be significant for a patient. Learn how to make a quick, in-house vanity prosthesis by duplicating...

| 9 months ago
Diagnostic Options and Recommendations for TMJ Disorders

Diagnostic Options and Recommendations for TMJ Disorders

In dentistry, it's crucial to consider evidence-based information and ethical recommendations in determining treatment options for issues like TMJ disorders...

| 1 year ago
Do I Have 'TMJ?'
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Do I Have 'TMJ?'

Learn to clarify the confusion about the diagnosis of TMJ, TMD, TMJD, and other temporomandibular joint disorders.

| 1 year ago
Managing Access Openings in Existing Crowns with Bonded Resin Restorations

Managing Access Openings in Existing Crowns with Bonded Resin Restorations

Learn steps to address access opening restorations with greater precision, including when a previously crowned tooth requires endodontic therapy.

| 1 year ago
Low-Level Laser Therapy In Dentistry - Was 'Star Trek' Technology That Far Out?
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Low-Level Laser Therapy In Dentistry - Was 'Star Trek' Technology That Far Out?

Have you ever utilized low-level laser therapy in your practice? Learn more about the benefits and considerations of this emerging dental technology.

| 2 years ago
An Overview of Radiographic Technologies in General Dentistry

An Overview of Radiographic Technologies in General Dentistry

Dr. Kevin Huff outlines the main types of radiographic technology used in general dentistry.

| 4 years ago
Mucosal Contact Headache: A Dental Enigma

Mucosal Contact Headache: A Dental Enigma

Mysterious toothaches on the upper teeth may be related to inflamed sinus mucosal pressure on the maxillary nerves.

| 4 years ago
Guidelines for Posterior Denture Teeth

Guidelines for Posterior Denture Teeth

For a more successful denture therapy, use these guidelines for selecting and positioning posterior denture teeth.

| 4 years ago
Bringing Patients Comfort During Lengthy Dental Procedures

Bringing Patients Comfort During Lengthy Dental Procedures

One of our contributors shares his favorite device for avoiding TMJ trauma and frustration in the operatory during lengthy procedures.

| 5 years ago
Why Dental Magnification Matters

Why Dental Magnification Matters

Without dental magnification, can you really see what's going on in your patient's mouth?

| 5 years ago
To Renew Or Replace?
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To Renew Or Replace?

In my early years of practice, I remember when there was a heavy push for resin-based indirect restorations, like ArtGlass, belleGlass and Targus. While...

| 7 years ago