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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.

| 12 hours 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 days 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.

| 3 days ago
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Tools of the Trade: Electric Handpieces For Optimal Precision

While many dentists remain loyal to their air-driven handpieces, investing in electric handpieces may be a key to more efficient treatment - here's why.

| 1 week ago
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Resin-Bonded Fixed Partial Dentures to Replace Missing Lateral Incisors

This article discusses the benefits and considerations to keep in mind when replacing maxillary lateral incisors using resin-bonded fixed partial dentures.

| 3 weeks ago
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Lip, Tooth, Ridge Classification Part 3: Space and Tissue Deficiencies

This article discusses horizontal and combined defects that must be considered when evaluating and treating the edentulous maxilla.

| 4 weeks ago
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Ankylosis Part III: Treating Children With Ankylosed Permanent Teeth

When ankylosis is diagnosed in a child, certain factors are even more important to evaluate prior to making the treatment decision.

| 1 month ago
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That's a Lot Of Soft Tissue To Look At, But It's Our Responsibility

Classifying and evaluating soft tissue structures can be a key component in identifying potential airway issues and overall oral health.

| 1 month ago
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Composing Photographs: Capturing the Correct Perspective

This article offers a detailed guide to capturing the clearest and most effective perspectives when composing patient photographs.

| 1 month ago
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When Virtual Impressions Beat Physical Impressions, Hands Down

What's the benefit of choosing virtual impression methods over physical ones? Dr. John Carson outlines the tools and technology behind the technique.

| 1 month ago
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A Conservative, Effective Approach To White Spot Lesions

In this article, you will learn how to utilize resin infiltration to treat white spot lesions quickly and effectively.

| 1 month ago
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Treating Class V Lesions

Dr. Frank Spear discusses his process of performing Class V restorations with this short case study.

| 1 month ago