Dental articles providing insight into occlusion, restorative dentistry, dental implants, esthetics and more.
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.
6 Steps For Creating an Ovate Pontic
The goal of an ovate pontic treatment is to create a natural appearance. The following steps will guide you to an ideal result.
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...
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...
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...
A Case for Taking a Restorative Design Course
After taking the Restorative Design course, I came to find out I could learn how to prepare teeth even better.
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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