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Troubleshooting Limited Orthodontic Options
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Troubleshooting Limited Orthodontic Options

Though limited orthodontic treatment with limited appliances can be a benefit to the patient, it can also mean unexpected tooth movements. Here are some...

| 3 years ago
Managing Over-eruption Following Tooth Wear
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Managing Over-eruption Following Tooth Wear

In this comprehensive article, we go over treating isolated wear on segments of teeth, which can be a confusing problem for dental clinicians.

| 3 years ago
Where's the Overjet: Why Veneers Are Breaking Off
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Where's the Overjet: Why Veneers Are Breaking Off

In this case presentation, we look at treatment options for a dental patient who's veneers keep breaking and popping off. What would you do?

| 3 years ago
As If the Debate About Centric Relation Wasn't Enough: Part III
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As If the Debate About Centric Relation Wasn't Enough: Part III

When treating your bruxing patients, could you be contributing to sleep apnea? Here are some questions to ask yourself and your patients.

| 3 years ago
New Spear Online Course: “Common Patterns of Tooth Wear and Their Treatment”
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New Spear Online Course: “Common Patterns of Tooth Wear and Their Treatment”

Dr. Frank Spear teaches teams the three most common patterns of tooth wear and how to apply these concepts to a clinical case.

| 3 years ago
Why You Should Be Excited About Digital Occlusion
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Why You Should Be Excited About Digital Occlusion

As digital dentistry continues to evolve, dentists can apply occlusal principles to better diagnose and treat patients.

| 4 years ago
Selecting the Best Temporary Occlusal Appliances
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Selecting the Best Temporary Occlusal Appliances

Dr. Gary DeWood compares and contrasts anterior and posterior temporary occlusal appliances.

| 4 years ago
An Insidious Yet Often Missed Dental Wear Pattern
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An Insidious Yet Often Missed Dental Wear Pattern

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

| 4 years ago
New Spear Online Course: “Airway vs. Occlusion: The Role of the Dental Profession” Part 1
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New Spear Online Course: “Airway vs. Occlusion: The Role of the Dental Profession” Part 1

Dr. Kevin Kwiecien addresses the dilemma of protecting teeth versus opening the airway.

| 4 years ago
Where, Oh Where, Did That Tooth Wear Come From? Part 2
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Where, Oh Where, Did That Tooth Wear Come From? Part 2

In this article, Dr. Frank Spear discusses erosion, which in contrast to attrition can have an excellent long-term prognosis if managed well.

| 4 years ago
Best Practices for Re-establishing Occlusal Anatomy
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Best Practices for Re-establishing Occlusal Anatomy

Dr. Bob Winter shares tips and best practices for re-establishing occlusal anatomy after intra-oral occlusal adjustment.

| 4 years ago
As If the Debate About Centric Relation Wasn’t Enough: Part II
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As If the Debate About Centric Relation Wasn’t Enough: Part II

Dr. Kevin Kwiecien discusses successful occlusal therapy and for patients with sleep disorders.

| 4 years ago