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Diamond Burs: What's Your System?
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Diamond Burs: What's Your System?

How many burs do you use to prep a veneer or a crown? Do you have a set system that you follow each time? Is the system arranged in order on a bur block? ...

| 10 years ago
What is Good?
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What is Good?

If you are like me (and most other dentists), nothing is ever exactly what I want. The second molars in the picture above have occlusal milled composite...

| 10 years ago
Defining Success: Accountability (Part 6 of 14)
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Defining Success: Accountability (Part 6 of 14)

This video is part of an ongoing series on Defining Success.

| 10 years ago
Provisionals Tell the Story
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Provisionals Tell the Story

Do your provisionals tell the story?

| 10 years ago
Magic Hemostasis
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Magic Hemostasis

I try really hard not to touch tissue when I prep teeth or when I am delivering bonded ceramic restorations. Blood is the enemy and I don't like red margins....

| 10 years ago
Whose Teeth Are They Anyway?
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Whose Teeth Are They Anyway?

I recently completed a case for a young dentist. It had been a long haul for the two of us, and I was both excited and anxious on the day of delivery....

| 10 years ago
Crown Modalities
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Crown Modalities

I recently presented a program at the Florida National Dental Convention held in Orlando. A member of the audience came up to me and asked if we teach...

| 10 years ago
Why Is There Wear?
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Why Is There Wear?

If you're old enough to remember Bill Cosby's question 'Why is there air?' you have probably come to some peace with the dental question in the title. The...

| 11 years ago
Exquisite Impressions
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Exquisite Impressions

For many years, diagnostic impressions weren't given the attention they deserved. As I began to utilize diagnostic models in my practice, the need to...

| 11 years ago
Defining Success: Loving the Journey (Part 2 of 14)
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Defining Success: Loving the Journey (Part 2 of 14)

This is the second video in an ongoing series on Defining Success.

| 11 years ago
Perpetual Learning
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Perpetual Learning

I have worked with thousands of dentists over the last 15 years of teaching, and I have learned that the dentists who are most successful in their...

| 11 years ago