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Dental Composite Comparison: Venus Diamond vs. Estelite Omega

In Part II of this dental composite comparison series, we compare Venus Diamond to Estelite Omega.

| 1 year ago
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Diagnosing Dental Pain: The Phantom Menace

When diagnosing dental pain, it can be frustrating when initial tests don't reveal much if anything. One dentist shares how he solved one such case.

| 1 year ago
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What Goes in a Complete Treatment Note and Why

We cover the 5 main things that should go in a dental treatment note as well as additions for unique...

| 1 year ago
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Dentistry: A Service, Not a Commodity

If you don't understand they provide a service, not a commodity, your patients won't either.

| 1 year ago
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4 Questions to Ask When Evaluating Cracked Teeth

We outline some considerations dentists must make when evaluating a patient who may have a cracked tooth.

| 1 year ago
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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.

| 1 year ago
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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