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Troubleshooting Improperly Aligned Photographs of the Dental Patient
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Troubleshooting Improperly Aligned Photographs of the Dental Patient

Angles and perspective are everything when it comes to taking the best clinical photos for accurate and efficient treatment planning.

| 2 years ago
Tools of the Trade: Electric Handpieces For Optimal Precision
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Tools of the Trade: Electric Handpieces For Optimal Precision

While many dentists remain loyal to their air-driven handpieces, investing in electric handpieces may be a key to more efficient treatment - here's why.

| 2 years ago
Resin-Bonded Fixed Partial Dentures to Replace Missing Lateral Incisors
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Resin-Bonded Fixed Partial Dentures to Replace Missing Lateral Incisors

This article discusses the benefits and considerations to keep in mind when replacing maxillary lateral incisors using resin-bonded fixed partial dentures.

| 2 years ago
Lip, Tooth, Ridge Classification Part 3: Space and Tissue Deficiencies
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Lip, Tooth, Ridge Classification Part 3: Space and Tissue Deficiencies

This article discusses horizontal and combined defects that must be considered when evaluating and treating the edentulous maxilla.

| 2 years ago
Ankylosis Part III: Treating Children With Ankylosed Permanent Teeth
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Ankylosis Part III: Treating Children With Ankylosed Permanent Teeth

When ankylosis is diagnosed in a child, certain factors are even more important to evaluate prior to making the treatment decision.

| 2 years ago
That's a Lot Of Soft Tissue To Look At, But It's Our Responsibility
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That's a Lot Of Soft Tissue To Look At, But It's Our Responsibility

Classifying and evaluating soft tissue structures can be a key component in identifying potential airway issues and overall oral health.

| 2 years ago
Composing Photographs: Capturing the Correct Perspective
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Composing Photographs: Capturing the Correct Perspective

This article offers a detailed guide to capturing the clearest and most effective perspectives when composing patient photographs.

| 2 years ago
When Virtual Impressions Beat Physical Impressions, Hands Down
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When Virtual Impressions Beat Physical Impressions, Hands Down

What's the benefit of choosing virtual impression methods over physical ones? Dr. John Carson outlines the tools and technology behind the technique.

| 2 years ago
A Conservative, Effective Approach To White Spot Lesions
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A Conservative, Effective Approach To White Spot Lesions

In this article, you will learn how to utilize resin infiltration to treat white spot lesions quickly and effectively.

| 2 years ago
Treating Class V Lesions
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Treating Class V Lesions

Dr. Frank Spear discusses his process of performing Class V restorations with this short case study.

| 2 years ago
Ankylosis Part I: Etiology and Considerations
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Ankylosis Part I: Etiology and Considerations

This article discusses potential etiologies and diagnostic practices for ankylosed teeth.

| 2 years ago
8 Simple Steps for Managing Your Patient's Toothache
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8 Simple Steps for Managing Your Patient's Toothache

This article details eight simple steps to follow when diagnosing and treating a patient who comes in with a toothache.

| 2 years ago