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The 3 Most Critical Checklists to Use in the Dental Practice
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The 3 Most Critical Checklists to Use in the Dental Practice

Whether you recently opened a new dental practice or purchased an existing one with outdated protocols, addressing these checklist items will help with...

| 1 month ago
The Pros and Cons of Thermoplastic Partial Dentures
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The Pros and Cons of Thermoplastic Partial Dentures

Dr. Mary Ann Salcetti discusses the advances in thermoplastic materials and their use in prosthetic dentistry.

| 4 months ago
Etch vs. Ivoclean: Cleaning Up the Ceramic Confusion
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Etch vs. Ivoclean: Cleaning Up the Ceramic Confusion

Dr. Mary Anne Salcetti takes a look at ceramic restorations and their cleaning and etching.

| 10 months ago
8 Considerations in Denture Relining
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8 Considerations in Denture Relining

Improve your denture relining techniques with these 8 steps to...

| 10 months ago
What Is the Best Type of Triple Tray Material?
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What Is the Best Type of Triple Tray Material?

Here's why you should consider what your triple trays are made out of just as much as your impression materials.

| 2 years ago
A Primer on Locator Abutments for Implant Overdentures
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A Primer on Locator Abutments for Implant Overdentures

Here's a quick look at the benefits and complications surrounding the use of a locator abutment.

| 2 years ago
A Primer on Soft Denture Liners
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A Primer on Soft Denture Liners

We offer a comprehensive look at soft denture liners, from the categories of liners to adhesion research.

| 2 years ago
Closing Endo Access Openings
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Closing Endo Access Openings

Learn more about closing an endodontic access opening through a crown.

| 2 years ago
Pontic Design Considerations: A Comprehensive Review
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Pontic Design Considerations: A Comprehensive Review

Pontic shape types, design principles, modifications - and communicating with your lab about all of this - is covered in this thorough review of pontic...

| 2 years ago
Understanding Removable Partial Denture Materials
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Understanding Removable Partial Denture Materials

We look at iFlex by tcs, a biocompatible thermoplastic material.

| 3 years ago
These 4 Questions Can Save Your Patient’s Life
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These 4 Questions Can Save Your Patient’s Life

Using the STOP-Bang Sleep Apnea Questionnaire in your dental practice could help you more easily diagnose obstructive sleep apnea in your patients.

| 3 years ago
Applying a Pontic Barrier on a Surgical Site
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Applying a Pontic Barrier on a Surgical Site

Here's a quick and relatively easy way to apply a pontic barrier on a surgical site.

| 3 years ago