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Resin-Bonded Fixed Partial Dentures to Replace Missing Lateral Incisors
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Resin-Bonded Fixed Partial Dentures to Replace Missing Lateral Incisors

This article discusses the benefits and considerations to keep in mind when replacing maxillary lateral incisors using resin-bonded fixed partial dentures.

| 1 year ago
Horizontal Root Fracture: Extract or Retain?
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Horizontal Root Fracture: Extract or Retain?

This article discusses options if a patient presents with a horizontal root fracture yet is asymptomatic.

| 1 year ago
Ankylosis Part III: Treating Children With Ankylosed Permanent Teeth
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Ankylosis Part III: Treating Children With Ankylosed Permanent Teeth

When ankylosis is diagnosed in a child, certain factors are even more important to evaluate prior to making the treatment decision.

| 1 year ago
Ankylosis Part I: Etiology and Considerations
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Ankylosis Part I: Etiology and Considerations

This article discusses potential etiologies and diagnostic practices for ankylosed teeth.

| 1 year ago
Demystifying Manipulation for Obtaining Centric Relation
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Demystifying Manipulation for Obtaining Centric Relation

This article will help you understand how and why to use the manipulation technique to obtain centric relation.

| 1 year ago
Lab Communication: Shade and Surface Texture
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Lab Communication: Shade and Surface Texture

Learn why photography is the most effective way of communicating shade and surface texture to your lab technicians.

| 2 years ago
Implants: Screw-Retained vs. Cement-Retained
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Implants: Screw-Retained vs. Cement-Retained

Dr. Gregg Kinzer compares both screw-retained and cement-retained implant options.

| 2 years ago
Veneer Preparations: When to Break Interproximal Contact
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Veneer Preparations: When to Break Interproximal Contact

Here are three clinical situations in which it is necessary to break interproximal contact.

| 2 years ago
Milled vs. Waxed-and-Pressed Restorations: Which Is Better?
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Milled vs. Waxed-and-Pressed Restorations: Which Is Better?

Do milled or waxed-and-pressed restorations fit better? We look at the evidence.

| 2 years ago
Veneer Preparations: Advantages/Disadvantages of Breaking Interproximal Contact
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Veneer Preparations: Advantages/Disadvantages of Breaking Interproximal Contact

Should you or shouldn't you break interproximal contact? We examine that question in this article.

| 2 years ago
'Closed Tray' vs. ‘Open Tray' Implant Impressions
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'Closed Tray' vs. ‘Open Tray' Implant Impressions

We compare and contrast closed tray and open tray implant impressions.

| 2 years ago
Ankylosis Part II: Treating Adults With an Ankylosed Tooth
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Ankylosis Part II: Treating Adults With an Ankylosed Tooth

Learn treatment considerations for adults who present with an ankylosed tooth through these two dental cases.

| 2 years ago