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Root Banking in 3 Steps

Root banking can be a great treatment option. Find out why and how to do it successfully in just three steps.

| 10 months ago
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3D Printing

It seems that 3D printing is all the rage right now. There have been articles and news reports about this fascinating technology being talked about all...

| 2 years ago
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Inheriting Dental Staff

I was talking to a colleague the other day about issues with their dental staff. This person knew that I had been involved with buying practices in...

| 2 years ago
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Selling a Practice

I guess one could say that as soon as you start a practice you should consider on how you are going to transition out by selling a practice. That being...

| 2 years ago
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A Case for Taking a Restorative Design Course

It seems like it was just the other day that I was in the midst of taking the Spear curriculum. I was finishing up a course and was wondering what my...

| 2 years ago
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Dental Forums: Which One is Right for You?

I've been involved with dental forums since 2000. In the beginning, I was the classic lurker. What is a lurker? It is someone who logs on an...

| 2 years ago
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Is Dental Education Like a Smart Phone?

I remember when I bought my first portable phone. Notice I said portable – not smart. It was hardly smart. But it allowed me to not be tied down to...

| 2 years ago
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Dental CE

After practicing dentistry for over 35 years, I believe one of the biggest challenges to the growth of a practice is lack of knowledge; that is what...

| 2 years ago
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Three Simple Tricks to a Great Model

The most common full coverage appliance employed in a restorative practice is the full coverage, hard appliance, built and adjusted in centric relation....

| 4 years ago
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Concerns of Placing Margins Subgingivally

Placement of the margin supragingival, equigingival or subgingival is a decision that must be based on the situation. Some restorative situations require...

| 4 years ago
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The Ins and Outs of Gingival Margins

One of the most common procedures in the dental practice is the preparation of teeth for full crown restorations. As common as it is, a step in this procedure...

| 4 years ago
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Risks of Total-Etch Systems

The topic of dental adhesives has consistently complicated the world of dentistry for quite some time. Newer generations of both self-etch and total-etch...

| 4 years ago