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Records Necessary for Delivery of an Immediate Fixed Hybrid Case
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Records Necessary for Delivery of an Immediate Fixed Hybrid Case

We look at the three primary components needed for a fixed hybrid case: photographs, diagnostic models and CBCT scans.

| 2 years ago
Cephalometrics and the Restorative Connection Part One: Soft Tissue Profile
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Cephalometrics and the Restorative Connection Part One: Soft Tissue Profile

When treatment planning restorative dentistry, ensure you consider the facial profile and these soft tissue cephalometrics.

| 2 years ago
The Pieces of the Puzzle: Technical Steps to Produce a Diagnostic Wax-Up
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The Pieces of the Puzzle: Technical Steps to Produce a Diagnostic Wax-Up

Know how a dental lab technician produces a diagnostic wax-up so you can better treatment plan.

| 2 years ago
Replacing Triad Provisional Material
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Replacing Triad Provisional Material

Triad provisional material is no longer available. Here's what you can use instead.

| 2 years ago
SonicFill: As Good As It Sounds
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SonicFill: As Good As It Sounds

A review of SonicFill composite, including tips, tricks and lessons learned.

| 2 years ago
The Double-Cord Impression Technique
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The Double-Cord Impression Technique

Try using this impression technique to create better dental restorations.

| 2 years ago
A Simplified Process for Bonding e.max and Other Glass Ceramic Restorations
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A Simplified Process for Bonding e.max and Other Glass Ceramic Restorations

Here's an easy four-step process to achieve an optimal bond to your e.max.

| 2 years ago
Tissue Retraction: More than Just Cords
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Tissue Retraction: More than Just Cords

Retraction cords are the usual go-to for tissue retraction in restorative dentistry. But here's another technique you may want to try.

| 2 years ago
Dental Composite Comparison: Sonicfill 2 vs. Estelite Omega
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Dental Composite Comparison: Sonicfill 2 vs. Estelite Omega

We compare Sonicfill 2 to Estelite Omega in this third article in our composite comparison...

| 2 years ago
A Primer on Soft Denture Liners
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A Primer on Soft Denture Liners

We offer a comprehensive look at soft denture liners, from the categories of liners to adhesion research.

| 2 years ago
How to Close a Diastema
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How to Close a Diastema

Want to successfully treat patients with diastemas? Follow these key steps.

| 2 years ago
Closing Endo Access Openings
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Closing Endo Access Openings

Learn more about closing an endodontic access opening through a crown.

| 2 years ago