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3D Printers in the Age of Digital Dentistry
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3D Printers in the Age of Digital Dentistry

Understanding the qualities and properties of different printed models is critical to restorative dentistry. Learn more about the Carbon3D software here.

| 1 year ago
Cleaning Appliances: A Simple Service to Offer Your Patients
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Cleaning Appliances: A Simple Service to Offer Your Patients

This article will explain a technique for helping your patients clean their appliances as thoroughly as possible.

| 1 year ago
A Toolbox Essential - the RW 2.0
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A Toolbox Essential - the RW 2.0

A true 'toolbox essential' is something that has even more applications than just its intended purpose - take the RW 2.0, for...

| 1 year ago
Dental Impression Problems: Why You Get Them and How to Avoid Them
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Dental Impression Problems: Why You Get Them and How to Avoid Them

Here are a couple of quick fixes for some common impression material issues that lead to weird models.

| 1 year ago
When to Complete a Diagnostic Wax-Up
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When to Complete a Diagnostic Wax-Up

A diagnostic wax-up is clearly an important tool for better diagnosis and treatment planning, but when exactly should you put it into practice?

| 1 year ago
Surgical Guide Classification for Full Arch Prosthesis (Part 2)
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Surgical Guide Classification for Full Arch Prosthesis (Part 2)

This article continues Dr. Mitrani's discussion of full-arch prostheses by explaining the use of analog- and CAD/CAM generated guides.

| 1 year ago
How to Provisionalize an Entire Arch
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How to Provisionalize an Entire Arch

Utilizing the FGTP planning process throughout the process of provisionalizing a full arch will ensure greater case success.

| 1 year ago
Is Your Toothpaste Being Too Hard on You?
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Is Your Toothpaste Being Too Hard on You?

This article will give you a solid understanding of the abrasiveness of certain toothpastes and their impact on tooth structure.

| 1 year ago
Improving the Esthetics of Your Ceramic Restorations
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Improving the Esthetics of Your Ceramic Restorations

Surface texture and luster and two of the most difficult things to match with the natural teeth. This article reviews several ways to make the process...

| 1 year ago
Radiographs and Cement: You Can't Handle the Truth!
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Radiographs and Cement: You Can't Handle the Truth!

This case is an important example of the fact that radiographs only tell some of the story when it comes to restorations.

| 1 year ago
Implant Abutments: What Do I Choose?
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Implant Abutments: What Do I Choose?

This article will help you decide whether to choose a stock implant abutment or a custom implant abutment based on your case.

| 1 year ago
Should You Probe Dental Implants?
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Should You Probe Dental Implants?

Proper evaluation of dental implants, with baseline information that includes probing, is necessary when making a determination of health or disease.

| 1 year ago