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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.

| 3 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.

| 3 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.

| 3 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.

| 3 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.

| 3 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.

| 3 years ago
The ‘Customized’ Posterior Composite Matrix
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The ‘Customized’ Posterior Composite Matrix

Posterior Class II resin restorations can be difficult, but you can make it a little easier using this 6-step customized matrix technique.

| 4 years ago
5 Reasons Why Dentists Should Be Using a Microscope
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5 Reasons Why Dentists Should Be Using a Microscope

While magnification has revolutionized dentistry, many dentists are not using microscopes. Here's why they should.

| 4 years ago
How to Achieve Success with Custom Zirconia Abutments
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How to Achieve Success with Custom Zirconia Abutments

We look at common concerns associated with custom zirconia abutments and how you can overcome them.

| 4 years ago
The Abutment Option Most Dentists Overlook
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The Abutment Option Most Dentists Overlook

Though often overlooked, the Custom UCLA-metal ceramic abutment offers many benefits.

| 4 years ago
Who Chooses the Implant Abutment: The Dentist or the Technician?
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Who Chooses the Implant Abutment: The Dentist or the Technician?

Should the clinician or the technician choose the implant abutment? We look at a case example to discover the answer.

| 4 years ago
Dark Tissue Around Implants?
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Dark Tissue Around Implants?

What is the most crucial factor in terms of correcting tissue discoloration around implant restorations? We discuss the research in our latest article.

| 4 years ago