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Integrating Nutrition and Wellness Into Your Dental Practice Part 1
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Integrating Nutrition and Wellness Into Your Dental Practice Part 1

Your patients' overall nutrition and well-being is directly tied to their oral health and vice versa - are you putting this critical relationship into...

| 4 years ago
That's a Lot Of Soft Tissue To Look At, But It's Our Responsibility
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That's a Lot Of Soft Tissue To Look At, But It's Our Responsibility

Classifying and evaluating soft tissue structures can be a key component in identifying potential airway issues and overall oral health.

| 4 years ago
Bite Records For a MAD In the Digital World
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Bite Records For a MAD In the Digital World

Dr. Kevin Kwiecien discusses advantages of taking digital bite records for mandibular advancement devices and steps for how to perfect this simple art.

| 4 years ago
Punishment For "Needing" a MAD: Condemned To Suboptimal Treatment?
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Punishment For "Needing" a MAD: Condemned To Suboptimal Treatment?

Treatment planning for patients with a mandibular advancement device involves a lot of complexities and compromises.

| 4 years ago
8 Steps for the Esthetic 'Emergency' Anterior Composite

8 Steps for the Esthetic 'Emergency' Anterior Composite

Consistently incorporating these 8 simple steps will allow you to actually look forward to 'emergency' anterior composite...

| 4 years ago
Achieving Soft Tissue Development in the Anterior

Achieving Soft Tissue Development in the Anterior

Discover how to achieve soft tissue support around an implant in the anterior using digital dentistry.

| 4 years ago
Implant Tissue Development in the Posterior with Digital Dentistry
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Implant Tissue Development in the Posterior with Digital Dentistry

Did you know you can achieve soft tissue support around an implant in the posterior with digital dentistry? Here's how.

| 4 years ago
Going Digital With the Anterior Bite Plane

Going Digital With the Anterior Bite Plane

Anterior bite planes are part of digital dentistry now, but is going digital actually easier and faster for dentists?

| 5 years ago
4 Steps to Simplifying TMD Diagnosis
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4 Steps to Simplifying TMD Diagnosis

Diagnosing TMD can be intimidating, but using these steps helps create a repeatable, less stressful process.

| 5 years ago
Creating a Successful Practice With Facially Generated Treatment Planning
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Creating a Successful Practice With Facially Generated Treatment Planning

Facially Generated Treatment Planning can allow dentists clinical predictability, writes Dr. Kevin Kwiecien.

| 5 years ago
As If the Debate About Centric Relation Wasn't Enough: Part III
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As If the Debate About Centric Relation Wasn't Enough: Part III

When treating your bruxing patients, could you be contributing to sleep apnea? Here are some questions to ask yourself and your patients.

| 5 years ago
Ethical Dentistry: Teaching Students the Truth About Being a Dentist

Ethical Dentistry: Teaching Students the Truth About Being a Dentist

Ethics in dentistry can be a touchy subject. Would teaching ethics in dental school change perceptions?

| 5 years ago