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A Comparison of Orthodontic Retention Options

In this in-depth look at orthodontic retainers, we show how each can be used and their advantages/disadvantages.

| 1 week ago
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Cephalometrics and Restorative Connection: A Reference Guide

In this article, Dr. Donna Stenberg explains how an analysis of the skull through cephalometrics aids in restorative dentistry.

| 2 months ago
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Orthodontists: Support Your General Dentists and Make Your Patients Happy

We look at three ways in which orthodontists can better educate their patients to support the general practitioner.

| 7 months ago
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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.

| 10 months ago
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7 Key Steps to Improving Adult Orthodontic Case Acceptance

With adult orthodontic treatment, patients may not accept treatment for myriad reasons. Here are a few steps to take to help them see the benefits to...

| 1 year ago
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Discussion Guidelines for Orthodontic Treatment Decisions

This orthodontic treatment FAQ list will help dentists better cover common orthodontic issues with their patients.

| 1 year ago
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A 10-Step Occlusion Checklist for the Hygiene Room

By utilizing this 10-step checklist, dental teams can better track the developing occlusion of patients.

| 1 year ago
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5 Keys for Early Palatal Expansion

We discuss 5 key reasons for early expansion, giving additional support for early application of this beneficial...

| 1 year ago
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Class II Correction: 3 Evaluations for Optimal Referral Timing

We look at the research and offer advice on the optimal time to refer a malocclusion patient for orthodontic treatment.

| 1 year ago
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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...

| 1 year ago
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The Specialist App: 6 Simple Steps to Restorative Treatment Planning

Having difficulty communicating with dental specialists? There may not be an actual app for that, but here's six steps to better treatment planning.

| 2 years ago
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What's the Right Option for Increasing Overjet?

in this case study, Dr. Donna Stenberg discusses finding the right option for increasing overjet.

| 2 years ago