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Custom Styled and Fabricated by Hand
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Custom Styled and Fabricated by Hand

When my glasses suffered a unilateral fatality yesterday I anticipated several days of 'imbalance' as we complete 10 days packed with four workshops...

| 8 years ago
My Top 3 Spear Education Online CE Courses
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My Top 3 Spear Education Online CE Courses

One of my areas of responsibility here at Spear Education is management of our online continuing education. As I work closely with our faculty to create...

| 8 years ago
Direct Temporary vs. Indirect Temporary
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Direct Temporary vs. Indirect Temporary

This is one of the participants at Advanced Restorative Design loading a copyplast matrix for a temporary. Are you a copyplast temporary maker...

| 8 years ago
A Fresh Look at Reduction Guides
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A Fresh Look at Reduction Guides

In the Anterior Esthetics and Restorative: A Live Patient Experience course we recommend several types of Reduction Guides. Faculty Club member Dr. Costin...

| 9 years ago
Copyplast Flexibility: Pro or Con?
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Copyplast Flexibility: Pro or Con?

Dr. Gary DeWood discusses the positives and negatives of copyplast flexibility using biocryl trays.

| 9 years ago
Anterior Bite Plane Appliances
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Anterior Bite Plane Appliances

In this video blog, Gary gives you the when, why and how on appliances.

| 9 years ago
Compromise versus Accomplishment
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Compromise versus Accomplishment

Compromise is usually the enemy when dealing with esthetic dental outcomes. The danger for patients is that their ability to clearly visualize the difference...

| 9 years ago
Facebow Leveling Options
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Facebow Leveling Options

In this short clip, Gary presents helpful tips for using facebows for optimal lab communication.

| 9 years ago
A Reminder About the Process
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A Reminder About the Process

I was speaking to a patient recently and I asked if she wanted to do something about her 'gummy smile.' 'What gummy smile?' she responded, and then asked for...

| 9 years ago
Get a Grip!
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Get a Grip!

Do you struggle with trying to hold those little teeny-weeny-eeny inlays and onlays? I sure do. Coating them with porcelain etch and silane and bonding...

| 10 years ago
Diamond Burs: What's Your System?
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Diamond Burs: What's Your System?

How many burs do you use to prep a veneer or a crown? Do you have a set system that you follow each time? Is the system arranged in order on a bur block? ...

| 10 years ago
What is Good?
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What is Good?

If you are like me (and most other dentists), nothing is ever exactly what I want. The second molars in the picture above have occlusal milled composite...

| 10 years ago