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4 Burning Questions on Restorations with Ceramic or PFM Crowns
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4 Burning Questions on Restorations with Ceramic or PFM Crowns

Learn how to select between zirconia or porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns — a common issue that's addressed in Spear's 'Restorative Design'...

| 1 week ago
Disruptive Innovation in the Dental Marketplace (Part 1)
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Disruptive Innovation in the Dental Marketplace (Part 1)

Positive disruption is occurring throughout the dental and health care industries. So, what's the impact on our patients? And how do we keep pace with...

| 2 weeks ago
Managing Open Interdental Spaces with Indirect Veneer Restorations – The Interdental Finish Line (Part 1)
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Managing Open Interdental Spaces with Indirect Veneer Restorations – The Interdental Finish Line (Part 1)

Learn how to properly manage open interdental spaces and the two aspects of preparation design, provisional fabrication, communication with your technician...

| 1 month ago
3 Tips to Get Started with Intraoral Scanning
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3 Tips to Get Started with Intraoral Scanning

Discover the pros and cons of intraoral scanning and tips for correct use in your practice.

| 1 month ago
Occlusal Vertical Dimension and the Edentulous Patient: Methods for Recording OVD
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Occlusal Vertical Dimension and the Edentulous Patient: Methods for Recording OVD

Measuring occlusal vertical dimension accurately is necessary to evaluate the prosthetic space and ensure a predictable outcome.

| 2 months ago
Single Central Incisors: Setting Dentist and Patient Expectations
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Single Central Incisors: Setting Dentist and Patient Expectations

By setting realistic expectations for cost, chair time and esthetic result, the frustration associated with restoring and matching a single indirect central...

| 2 months ago
Restoring the Edentulous Arch - Are Fixed Hybrids Always the Best Answer?
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Restoring the Edentulous Arch - Are Fixed Hybrids Always the Best Answer?

Learn why to consider alternatives for popular fixed hybrids in some edentulous arch cases.

| 2 months ago
Simple Bounce Flash Portraits - How to Go Beyond Taking Mugshots
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Simple Bounce Flash Portraits - How to Go Beyond Taking Mugshots

Spending too much time and space on flashes, softboxes and beauty dishes? Learn to bounce flash using a speedlight for beautiful portraits with uniform...

| 2 months ago
Vertical Root Fractures - The Diagnostic Dilemma and Hidden Menace
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Vertical Root Fractures - The Diagnostic Dilemma and Hidden Menace

Discover why early recognition of root fractures is necessary for the success of endodontic treatment.

| 2 months ago
Intrinsic Dental Erosion - Causes and Diagnosis
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Intrinsic Dental Erosion - Causes and Diagnosis

Learn what to be mindful of with intrinsic erosion lesions, which are commonly found on the palatal surfaces of the maxillary teeth, followed by the occlusal...

| 3 months ago
‘Edentulous Arch’ Workshop Crystalizes Restorative Options
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‘Edentulous Arch’ Workshop Crystalizes Restorative Options

Spear's 'Restoring the Edentulous Arch' workshop gives restorative dentists a variety of options, including fixed and removable implants, to help patients...

| 3 months ago
Restoration with the Endocrown
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Restoration with the Endocrown

The endocrown has proven to be predictable in restoring complex endodontically treated teeth and is yet another option to consider when developing a restorative...

| 3 months ago