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Terminal Dentition: Where Do We Draw the Line?
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Terminal Dentition: Where Do We Draw the Line?

When should you extract? When should you preserve? Learning to perform a thorough terminal dentition evaluation will help you better decide the fate of...

| 1 month ago
My Tooth Broke as I Was Eating Soft Bread
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My Tooth Broke as I Was Eating Soft Bread

There is no reason for a dental restoration to have an expiration date, though the longevity or prognosis of any dental restoration is directly influenced...

| 1 month ago
5 Elements to Consider when Selecting a Full Arch Implant Prosthetic Solution
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5 Elements to Consider when Selecting a Full Arch Implant Prosthetic Solution

As baby boomers age, clinicians need to be prepared to help by considering five essential aspects for the best course of treatment using full arch, implant-supported...

| 2 months ago
Optimal Smile Design Utilizing the Most Conservative Approach - a Visual Essay
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Optimal Smile Design Utilizing the Most Conservative Approach - a Visual Essay

In this detailed visual essay, learn how to design a beautiful smile using the most conservative possible methods.

| 5 months ago
The Biggest Dental Lie
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The Biggest Dental Lie

Implants and implant-supported prostheses are evolving every day - are you staying on top of the curve?

| 9 months ago
Fabrication of a Single-Tooth Implant Provisional Restoration - a Visual Essay
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Fabrication of a Single-Tooth Implant Provisional Restoration - a Visual Essay

Fabricating a single-tooth implant-supported restoration requires careful step-by-step approach to deliver a restoration that will assist the process...

| 1 year ago
Restoration of a Single Tooth Implant Utilizing E-Max CAD Milled With CEREC
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Restoration of a Single Tooth Implant Utilizing E-Max CAD Milled With CEREC

Learn about treatment of a fractured left maxillary first bicuspid, immediate placement of a dental implant and a personalized healing abutment.

| 1 year ago
Contingency, Priority and Risk Protocol For Treatment: Part II
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Contingency, Priority and Risk Protocol For Treatment: Part II

When planning and facilitating treatment, how do you know what to prioritize and what the potential risks are? This article will help you understand.

| 1 year ago
Contingency, Priority and Risk Protocol: Part I
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Contingency, Priority and Risk Protocol: Part I

Complications with implants and prostheses can be more easily avoided and addressed with this methodology in mind.

| 1 year ago
Steps For Denture Duplication - A Visual Essay
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Steps For Denture Duplication - A Visual Essay

This step-by-step visual essay details duplication of an existing denture for enabling better implant prosthetics.

| 1 year ago
Dental CSI: A Miscommunication Journey With a Patient With an Eating Disorder
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Dental CSI: A Miscommunication Journey With a Patient With an Eating Disorder

When you suspect a patient may be bulimic, how should you approach treatment with extra care and sensitivity?

| 1 year ago
Conversion Prosthesis For an Implant-Supported Fixed Dental Prosthesis
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Conversion Prosthesis For an Implant-Supported Fixed Dental Prosthesis

This visual essay will walk you through an entire sequence for handling immediate loading of a full arch implant-supported dental prosthesis.

| 1 year ago