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FPDs Vs. Implants Part III: Length of Span and Vitality of Abutments
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FPDs Vs. Implants Part III: Length of Span and Vitality of Abutments

In this third article of a series on FPDs vs. implants, Dr. Frank Spear explores two FPD risk factors: length of span and weakened abutments.

| 6 months ago
FPDs Vs. Implants Part II: How Do FPDs Most Often Fail?
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FPDs Vs. Implants Part II: How Do FPDs Most Often Fail?

Why do fixed partial dentures fail? Dr. Frank Spear gives an answer in this second article in his series on FPDs vs. implants.

| 6 months ago
Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part VI
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Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part VI

We look at a real dental case to discuss obtaining acceptable esthetic outcomes on an anterior restoration.

| 6 months ago
Fixed Partial Dentures vs. Implants Part I - Is One Better Than the Other?
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Fixed Partial Dentures vs. Implants Part I - Is One Better Than the Other?

What's your take on fixed partial dentures vs. implants? In the first of this series of articles, Dr. Frank Spear will break down the benefits and uses...

| 6 months ago
Implants Versus FPDs for Single Anterior Tooth Replacement
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Implants Versus FPDs for Single Anterior Tooth Replacement

Dr. Frank Spear compares and contrasts FPDs and single anterior tooth replacement.

| 9 months ago
Restoring Discolored Endodontically Treated Teeth: Case 5
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Restoring Discolored Endodontically Treated Teeth: Case 5

Learn how to restore endodontically-treated central incisors with existing metal ceramic crowns.

| 10 months ago
A Comprehensive Guide To Biologic Width
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A Comprehensive Guide To Biologic Width

Don't violate the biologic width. Learn more about this term, its significance to the clinician and what happens if you don't take it into consideration.

| 10 months ago
Restoring Discolored Endodontically Treated Teeth: Case 2
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Restoring Discolored Endodontically Treated Teeth: Case 2

Dr. Frank Spear discusses how treated a patient who presented with discolored endodontically treated central incisors with existing veneers.

| 1 year ago
Causes of Excess Overjet
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Causes of Excess Overjet

What causes excess overjet? This article explores three major causes.

| 1 year ago
Connecting Teeth and Implants: Yes, No, Maybe?
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Connecting Teeth and Implants: Yes, No, Maybe?

When do you connect an implant to a tooth? Dr. Frank Spear looks at various clinical cases to find the answers.

| 1 year ago
A Guide to Anterior Open Bites
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A Guide to Anterior Open Bites

Dr. Frank Spear discusses the causes of anterior open bites and how to diagnose them.

| 1 year ago
Dentin Adhesives for Direct Posterior Composite
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Dentin Adhesives for Direct Posterior Composite

In this article, Dr. Frank Spear explains how to eliminate sensitivity after placing direct composites.

| 1 year ago