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Steps for Fabrication of an Implant-Supported Prosthesis
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Steps for Fabrication of an Implant-Supported Prosthesis

It is one of the most challenging procedures in dentistry. Now Dr. Bob Winter breaks down the fabrication of an implant-supported prosthesis.

| 2 years ago
Re-cementation of a Lithium Disilicate Restoration
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Re-cementation of a Lithium Disilicate Restoration

When an e.max restoration comes off of a prepared tooth, what's the cause and how should it be recemented?

| 2 years ago
Screw-Retained Single Implant Restorations Part I
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Screw-Retained Single Implant Restorations Part I

Read this article before you screw retain that implant to make sure it's the best plan of action.

| 2 years ago
Diagnostic Wax-Up Fabrication: Pre-Restorative Treatment and Ortho
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Diagnostic Wax-Up Fabrication: Pre-Restorative Treatment and Ortho

Dr. Bob Winter continues his diagnostic wax-up series with a discussion of fabrication before, after and during orthodontic treatment as well as pre-restorative...

| 2 years ago
Your Patient's Parents Are Not (Totally) To Blame For Their Poor Oral Health
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Your Patient's Parents Are Not (Totally) To Blame For Their Poor Oral Health

This article will help you understand the role of genetics in determining biomarkers that could impact a patient's oral health.

| 2 years 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?

| 2 years ago
Why You Should Do a Diagnostic Wax-Up
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Why You Should Do a Diagnostic Wax-Up

Creating a diagnostic wax-up is a critical component of thorough, successful treatment planning - this article explains why.

| 2 years ago
Flat or Wrap When Preparing Anterior Teeth?
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Flat or Wrap When Preparing Anterior Teeth?

Learn more about preparing teeth for ceramic veneers.

| 2 years ago
5 Steps To Modifying Shade For Provisional Restorations
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5 Steps To Modifying Shade For Provisional Restorations

Inadequate shade is a common esthetic dilemma when it comes to provisional restorations. Dr. Bob Winter explains how to adjust that with proper glazing...

| 2 years ago
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
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
My Favorite Photograph: It Tells the Whole Story (Almost)
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My Favorite Photograph: It Tells the Whole Story (Almost)

This article discusses characteristics of great clinical patient photography that will increase case success, improve treatment planning and aid in diagnosis.

| 3 years ago