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Isolation: Where Are We in 2017?

The benefits of regularly utilizing an isolation system include less stressful adhesive dentistry and more customized restorations.

| 22 hours ago
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Surgical Guide Classification for Full Arch Prosthesis (Part 1)

In our 'restorative-driven implant era,' digital surgical guides are key tools to assist in diagnosis and treatment planning.

| 1 week ago
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A Comparison of Orthodontic Retention Options

In this in-depth look at orthodontic retainers, we show how each can be used and their advantages/disadvantages.

| 2 weeks ago
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Mouth rinsing With Bleach: A Promising Alternative To Chlorhexidine?

In this article, Dr. Imahn Moin reviews the practice of mouthrinsing with bleach and the careful process required to create effective results

| 3 weeks ago
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Why Do I Need A Facebow?

This article describes how using a facebow with a semi-adjustable articulator will save you time, money and help improve patient satisfaction.

| 4 weeks ago
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Flat or Wrap When Preparing Anterior Teeth?

Learn more about preparing teeth for ceramic veneers.

| 1 month ago
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Steps in the Veneer Seating Process: Part I

In this article, Frank Spear breaks down the first steps to successfully seating porcelain veneers.

| 1 month ago
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The Pros and Cons of Bonding or Cementing Restorations

Before you even begin your restorative treatment, weigh these pros and cons of cementing vs. bonding.

| 1 month ago
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Biologic Width Part VII: Diagnosing a Biologic Width Violation

In Part Seven of this series, Dr. Spear discusses the procedure to diagnose a biologic width violation.

| 1 month ago
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Why You Should Be 'Micro-Etching' Prior To Bonding

This article explains how and why microetching is a crucial step in preparing to bond.

| 2 months ago
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e.max: Bond or Cement?

The question of cementing or bonding e.max restorations is not always easy to answer. Here we break down various e.max products to see if there is one right answer.

| 2 months ago
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Troubleshooting Improperly Aligned Photographs of the Dental Patient

Angles and perspective are everything when it comes to taking the best clinical photos for accurate and efficient treatment planning.

| 2 months ago