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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.

| 3 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...

| 3 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.

| 1 year 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
Understanding Removable Partial Denture Materials
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Understanding Removable Partial Denture Materials

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

| 2 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.

| 2 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.

| 2 years ago
7 Steps to Using Retraction Cord When Making Impressions
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7 Steps to Using Retraction Cord When Making Impressions

While there are many techniques to achieve retraction of gingival tissue, retraction cord is the most effective and most commonly used. Here's seven steps...

| 3 years 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.

| 3 years ago
Bite Registration Tips
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Bite Registration Tips

Restorative dentistry is replete with procedures that are done so routinely that we adapt to the conveniences and inconveniences of the materials and...

| 3 years ago
Denture Tooth Selection: Easy With an Accurate Wax Occlusion Rim
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Denture Tooth Selection: Easy With an Accurate Wax Occlusion Rim

I recently spoke with a young dentist that told me he made one denture in dental school. Consequently, many dentists early on in their careers might feel...

| 3 years ago