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Shade Evaluation of All-Ceramic Restorations at Try-In
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Shade Evaluation of All-Ceramic Restorations at Try-In

Accurate shade evaluation is critical to the success of a case. When opaque restorations such as porcelain fused-to-metal crowns are fabricated, the shade...

| 8 years ago
Acid Etching of Ceramic Before Bonding
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Acid Etching of Ceramic Before Bonding

Learn more about acid etching ceramic restorations prior to bonding.

| 8 years ago
Clinical Tips for Polishing Ceramics: e.max and Zirconia
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Clinical Tips for Polishing Ceramics: e.max and Zirconia

Adjusting occlusal contacts is frequently required at the time of try-in and/or post-insertion. If there is a minor occlusal adjustment needed, my suggestion is...

| 8 years ago
Predictably Marking Tight Restorative Interdental Contacts
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Predictably Marking Tight Restorative Interdental Contacts

When trying in an indirect restoration, a tight interdental contact may need to be marked and adjusted. Using the traditional technique of using articulating...

| 8 years ago
Why Single Tooth Restorations Need More Adjustments
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Why Single Tooth Restorations Need More Adjustments

I am frequently asked why occlusal and interproximal contacts of single tooth restorations commonly need more adjusting than multiple tooth restorations....

| 8 years ago