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Advantages of Mandibular Locator Overdentures
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Advantages of Mandibular Locator Overdentures

Dr. Benting reviews advantages of removable mandibular Locator overdentures and restorative treatments with existing prothesis.

| 2 weeks ago
Using Tele-Orthodontics to Improve Your Bottom Line
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Using Tele-Orthodontics to Improve Your Bottom Line

Orthodontist Dr. Louis Chmura writes and shows in videos how his office manages patient treatment expectations with referring offices via Dental Monitoring.

| 3 weeks ago
Technique for 'Cementing' and Retaining Conservative Ceramic Onlay Provisionals
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Technique for 'Cementing' and Retaining Conservative Ceramic Onlay Provisionals

Learn more about how indirect partial coverage ceramic restorations are becoming a mainstay of conservative restorative dental procedures.

| 1 month ago
Where Is the Line with Locators?
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Where Is the Line with Locators?

Dr. Benting walks through the essentials of the Locator Implant Attachment System, locator abutments, and techniques for more complex implant cases.

| 1 month ago
An Introduction to Silver Diamine Fluoride
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An Introduction to Silver Diamine Fluoride

Dr. Andy Janiga explains the history of using silver-based products for caries management and how silver diamine fluoride (SDF) is being utilized to prevent...

| 1 month ago
Using Caries Detection Dyes
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Using Caries Detection Dyes

Caries detection dyes help dentists determine when to stop tooth preparations in conservative treatment.

| 2 months ago
Impression Pearls: Obtaining Successful and Predictable Indirect Restorative Outcomes
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Impression Pearls: Obtaining Successful and Predictable Indirect Restorative Outcomes

Dr. Jeff Bonk shares three impression techniques to obtain clear preparation margins for predictable and successful indirect restorative outcomes.

| 3 months ago
Old Tricks for New Dogs - Vertical Margin in Fixed Prosthodontics
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Old Tricks for New Dogs - Vertical Margin in Fixed Prosthodontics

Follow this visual essay from Dr. Jason Smithson for tips to address the vertical margin in fixed prosthodontics.

| 3 months ago
A Guide to Pre-Prep Diagnostic Mock-Ups
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A Guide to Pre-Prep Diagnostic Mock-Ups

A guide to help dentists incorporate pre-preparation recontouring prior to mock-up placement when the diagnostic wax-up requires reduction and addition...

| 7 months ago
Restoration of the Peg Lateral: The Direct Resin Approach
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Restoration of the Peg Lateral: The Direct Resin Approach

Using a direct resin, freehand approach to treat a peg lateral tooth can be professionally rewarding for dentists and well received by patients.

| 7 months ago
7 Common Problems with Layering Anterior Composites and How to Fix Them
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7 Common Problems with Layering Anterior Composites and How to Fix Them

Dr. Dawn Wehking shares her solutions to common problems faced in layering composites in the esthetic zone.

| 7 months ago
How to Make a Provisional Vanity Denture in Your Dental Practice
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How to Make a Provisional Vanity Denture in Your Dental Practice

The psychological impact of going without dentures can be significant for a patient. Learn how to make a quick, in-house vanity prosthesis by duplicating...

| 8 months ago