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3 Easy Ways to Use Stock Implant Abutments

Stock implant abutments usually require some compromises. Here are three simple ways to avoid having to make those compromises in many cases.

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Preparing the Intaglio of Restorations for Delivery

If you want to make sure your restorations stay on, check out these material-specific tips on preparing and treating the internal surface of your restorations.

| 1 year ago
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Occlusion: Teeth vs. Implants

Whether we're talking about teeth or implants, occlusion can be a tricky thing. So in this article we highlight their key differences in regards to occlusion...

| 1 year ago
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Three Tips for Managing Implant Placement and Tissue Healing

This article offers three tips for managing placement and soft tissue healing with implants.

| 1 year ago
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Tips on Fabricating Implant Provisionals and Custom Healing Abutments

As I discussed in a previous article, custom healing abutments and implant provisionals can be a vital tool in influencing the soft tissue healing around...

| 1 year ago
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5 Considerations for Better and Faster Crown Preparations

Yes, it is possible to get better crown preparations faster. Here are five points to get you there.

| 1 year ago
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Dealing With a Loose Implant Crown

We offer advice on dealing with loose implant crowns, which can be difficult when they're cement-retained with a loosened abutment screw.

| 1 year ago
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5 Tips For Better Implant Restorations

Whether you prefer screw-retained or cement-retained implants, these five tips will help you improve your implant restorations.

| 1 year ago
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What Is the Best Camera for Dental Photography?

Dental photography is important for both treatment planning and case acceptance. But what is the best camera for the job?

| 1 year ago
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An Insidious Yet Often Missed Dental Wear Pattern

Dr. John Carson discusses pathway wear and considerations for treatment.

| 1 year ago
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Three Tips to Virtually Eliminate Composite Sensitivity

Dr. John Carson shares his top three tips on how to virtually eliminate composite sensitivity.

| 1 year ago
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Doctor, Why Does This Temporary Keep Coming Off?

When the patient handed me the temporary, I noticed that while it seem thick enough, not only was it not on, it was also cracked – which of course...

| 1 year ago