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Should I Image Before Making an Occlusal Appliance?
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Should I Image Before Making an Occlusal Appliance?

Discover when to image a patient's TMJ before fabricating an occlusal appliance.

| 2 months ago
Material Selection for the Worn Dentition: Posterior Restorations
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Material Selection for the Worn Dentition: Posterior Restorations

Discover how to select the optimal material for worn dentition restorations.

| 3 months ago
Anterior Repositioning Appliance: The Night Guard You Never Heard Of
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Anterior Repositioning Appliance: The Night Guard You Never Heard Of

A splint anterior repositioning appliance that is not traditionally mentioned in dental school can be a very successful design.

| 6 months ago
What Makes Muscles Hurt?
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What Makes Muscles Hurt?

When patients present with muscle pain, there may be reasons other than occlusal interferences that do not resolve with traditional therapy.

| 8 months ago
Dr. Frank Spear Releases 3 New Occlusion Courses
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Dr. Frank Spear Releases 3 New Occlusion Courses

Designed to help clinicians eliminate confusion about occlusion, the Spear Online courses go in-depth on occlusal factors, concepts and assessment.

| 8 months ago
Redefining Occlusion
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Redefining Occlusion

Defining occlusion based only on tooth position has its shortcomings. To offer patients appropriate treatment, occlusion evaluation should consist of...

| 10 months ago