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8 Steps for the Esthetic 'Emergency' Anterior Composite

Consistently incorporating these 8 simple steps will allow you to actually look forward to 'emergency' anterior composite...

| 1 year ago
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What To Do With a Gummy Smile

A brief look at the causes of and how to treat gummy smiles.

| 1 year ago
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MI Paste Plus and White Spot Lesions

MI Paste Plus has many benefits for dentists. Here's a step-by-step process for using it to eliminate white spot lesions.

| 1 year ago
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How to Use an Interdisciplinary Approach for Successful Space Appropriation

The process of obtaining the correct spacing of teeth can be one of the most difficult clinical situations. But this may be your key to success.

| 1 year ago
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How a Camera and Sharpie Can Improve Dental Case Acceptance

Dr. Arezoo Bahar discusses how using a couple of simple tools helped her patient see the need for treatment.

| 1 year ago
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Why Is It So Difficult to Match a Single Central Incisor?

Dr. Bob Winter discusses the difficulties surrounding esthetics and the restoration of maxillary central incisors.

| 1 year ago
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Orthodontic vs. Restorative Treatment?

Making the correct diagnosis is the key to successful treatment outcomes. If orthodontic treatment was carried out, the spaces would have closed, but...

| 1 year ago
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Finishing Photos: Start the Conversation

Close to home in the orthodontic practice, photos also give you an opportunity to 'show off' the amazing changes you and the patient have accomplished,...

| 1 year ago
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10 Factors That Will Influence Anterior Preparation Design, Part II

In Part 1 of this article, the five factors that have the greatest influence on anterior preparation design were discussed. It is now time to review...

| 1 year ago
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Orthodontic vs. Restorative: Correction of Mal-Aligned Anterior Teeth

Every dentist has heard a patient say these exact words: 'I don't want orthodontics, can't you make my teeth look better without me needing to wear...

| 1 year ago
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Gummy Smiles: The Importance of a Correct Diagnosis

Figure 1 This young girl (Figure 1) was about to start college and expressed concerned about her smile. She did not like her teeth and...

| 1 year ago
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Anterior e.max Restorations: Design Considerations

Do you ever specify to the technician how you want an anterior e.max restoration designed? From an esthetic standpoint, I generally want my anterior ceramic...

| 1 year ago