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Managing Open Interdental Spaces with Indirect Veneer Restorations – The Interdental Finish Line (Part 1)
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Managing Open Interdental Spaces with Indirect Veneer Restorations – The Interdental Finish Line (Part 1)

Learn how to properly manage open interdental spaces and the two aspects of preparation design, provisional fabrication, communication with your technician...

| 7 months ago
3 Tips to Get Started with Intraoral Scanning
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3 Tips to Get Started with Intraoral Scanning

Discover the pros and cons of intraoral scanning and tips for correct use in your practice.

| 8 months ago
Occlusal Vertical Dimension and the Edentulous Patient: Methods for Recording OVD
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Occlusal Vertical Dimension and the Edentulous Patient: Methods for Recording OVD

Measuring occlusal vertical dimension accurately is necessary to evaluate the prosthetic space and ensure a predictable outcome.

| 8 months ago
Single Central Incisors: Setting Dentist and Patient Expectations
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Single Central Incisors: Setting Dentist and Patient Expectations

By setting realistic expectations for cost, chair time and esthetic result, the frustration associated with restoring and matching a single indirect central...

| 9 months ago
Restoring the Edentulous Arch - Are Fixed Hybrids Always the Best Answer?
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Restoring the Edentulous Arch - Are Fixed Hybrids Always the Best Answer?

Learn why to consider alternatives for popular fixed hybrids in some edentulous arch cases.

| 9 months ago
Simple Bounce Flash Portraits - How to Go Beyond Taking Mugshots
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Simple Bounce Flash Portraits - How to Go Beyond Taking Mugshots

Spending too much time and space on flashes, softboxes and beauty dishes? Learn to bounce flash using a speedlight for beautiful portraits with uniform...

| 9 months ago
Vertical Root Fractures - The Diagnostic Dilemma and Hidden Menace
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Vertical Root Fractures - The Diagnostic Dilemma and Hidden Menace

Discover why early recognition of root fractures is necessary for the success of endodontic treatment.

| 9 months ago
Intrinsic Dental Erosion - Causes and Diagnosis
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Intrinsic Dental Erosion - Causes and Diagnosis

Learn what to be mindful of with intrinsic erosion lesions, which are commonly found on the palatal surfaces of the maxillary teeth, followed by the occlusal...

| 9 months ago
‘Edentulous Arch’ Workshop Crystalizes Restorative Options
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‘Edentulous Arch’ Workshop Crystalizes Restorative Options

Spear's 'Restoring the Edentulous Arch' workshop gives restorative dentists a variety of options, including fixed and removable implants, to help patients...

| 10 months ago
Restoration with the Endocrown
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Restoration with the Endocrown

The endocrown has proven to be predictable in restoring complex endodontically treated teeth and is yet another option to consider when developing a restorative...

| 10 months ago
Pre-Orthodontic Implants for Post-Orthodontic Restoration
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Pre-Orthodontic Implants for Post-Orthodontic Restoration

Develop a method to place implants before orthodontic care for post-orthodontic success.

| 11 months ago
‘Screw-Mentable’ Implant Restoration
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‘Screw-Mentable’ Implant Restoration

The restorative challenges associated with screw-retained restorations can be solved by designing the implant in two pieces.

| 11 months ago