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Laser Dentistry: The Missing Link to Beautiful and Predictable Cosmetic Dentistry
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Laser Dentistry: The Missing Link to Beautiful and Predictable Cosmetic Dentistry

Journal Review From:_J Laser Dent 2008; 16 (Spec. Issue): 36-41_ Question: Can laser surgery offer hemostatic gingivectomy treatment, precision...

| 8 years ago
Electronic Health Records: Mandate or No Mandate
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Electronic Health Records: Mandate or No Mandate

At some point during the past several years you might have heard that the federal government will soon be mandating that all dental practices, as well...

| 8 years ago
"My Teeth are Sore."
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"My Teeth are Sore."

This individual presented for a restorative evaluation and during the exam reported that his front teeth are sometimes sore. The two images below show...

| 8 years ago
Anterior Temporaries, Part 2
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Anterior Temporaries, Part 2

In Part 2 of an eight-part series, Dr. Frank Spear discusses methods of...

| 8 years ago
Benefits and Risks
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Benefits and Risks

This maxillary right central incisor is going away. The resorption evident on the root has left it little support, and it exhibits a 3+...

| 8 years ago
Anterior Temporaries, Part 1
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Anterior Temporaries, Part 1

In the first of a multi-part series, Dr. Frank Spear addresses how to create beautiful anterior temporaries.

| 8 years ago
Recession and Restorative Dentistry: Part 2
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Recession and Restorative Dentistry: Part 2

In the second of a two-part series, Frank Spear discusses how to treat patients with higher risk of recession.

| 8 years ago
Recession and Restorative Dentistry: Part 1
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Recession and Restorative Dentistry: Part 1

In Part 1 of 'Recession and Restorative Dentistry' Dr. Frank Spear discusses why and when recession is likely to...

| 8 years ago
Composite
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Composite

Composite materials in dentistry have come of age during my career. When I was at Case Western Reserve Dental School in Cleveland we had Adaptic,...

| 8 years ago
Maintenance of Stained Ceramic Restorations
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Maintenance of Stained Ceramic Restorations

Dr. Frank Spear discusses a topic he's frequently asked about: Maintaining stained ceramic restorations.

| 8 years ago
Removing Splinted Restorations
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Removing Splinted Restorations

Dr. Frank Spear discusses removing restorations that have been splinted.

| 8 years ago
Crown Removal
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Crown Removal

Dr. Spear shares his technique for removing permanent restorations that have been cemented temporarily.

| 8 years ago