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Muscle and TMJ Exam: Palpation and Evaluation
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Muscle and TMJ Exam: Palpation and Evaluation

Discover the 8 muscles you must check during a TMJ...

| 2 years ago
Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part VIII
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Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part VIII

We look at soft-tissue grafting for dental patients who present with non-carious cervical lesions.

| 2 years ago
Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part VII
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Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part VII

We look at facial margin placement considerations for a patient who has several different dental problems.

| 2 years ago
Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part V
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Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part V

In this case presentation, we break down possible solutions for restoring a discolored single central incisor.

| 2 years ago
Considerations for Facial Margin Placement: Part IV
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Considerations for Facial Margin Placement: Part IV

In this case presentation, we look the questions to ask and steps to take when attempting to eliminate discoloration on Tetracycline stained teeth.

| 2 years ago
 Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part III
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Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part III

In Part III of this series, we look at the key elements to consider in regards to recession and facial margin placement.

| 3 years ago
Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part II
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Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part II

We focus on the use of supragingival margins on molars and the two key elements that must be considered.

| 3 years ago
Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part I
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Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part I

We look at margin-placement options and several areas that must be evaluated before preparation design begins.

| 3 years ago
The Truth About Exceptional Veneer Temporaries
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The Truth About Exceptional Veneer Temporaries

Learn more about fabricating veneer temporaries in this article by Dr. Frank Spear.

| 3 years ago
Correct an Un-esthetic Implant With a Pediculated Connective Tissue Graft
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Correct an Un-esthetic Implant With a Pediculated Connective Tissue Graft

Most dentists have had at least one implant procedure that didn't go quite as well as expected from a gingival esthetics perspective.

| 3 years ago
Tooth Wear Appliances: Anterior Bite Planes
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Tooth Wear Appliances: Anterior Bite Planes

Selecting an occlusal appliance is an extremely confusing concept in dentistry. A common reason for this confusion is that dentists don't always think...

| 3 years ago
Restoring Discolored Endodontically Treated Teeth: Case 1
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Restoring Discolored Endodontically Treated Teeth: Case 1

This is the first in a series of examples of the different presentations that can occur surrounding the restoration of discolored endodontically treated...

| 3 years ago