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How To Recognize the 5 Types Of Tooth Cracks
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How To Recognize the 5 Types Of Tooth Cracks

This article gives an in-depth look at the 5 different types of cracked teeth and how to plan and execute most effective...

| 1 year ago
Guidebook of Tooth Preparation Design
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Guidebook of Tooth Preparation Design

Looking for a guide to better preparation design? This article will help you navigate the nuances of outcome-based preparation design for more efficient...

| 1 year ago
Managing Oligodontia: A Case Report
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Managing Oligodontia: A Case Report

This case study profiles a teen with oligodontia and describes the lengthy interdisciplinary process associated with treating the condition.

| 1 year ago
Creating "Wow" Restorative Results
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Creating "Wow" Restorative Results

Setting yourself up for success in restorative cases starts with these six key elements.

| 1 year ago
Communicating Predictable Incisal Edge Position
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Communicating Predictable Incisal Edge Position

Learn how to predictably create the ideal incisal edge position - and communicate it to both your team and patient.

| 1 year ago
Simple Implant Surgical Guides and Implant Mapping
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Simple Implant Surgical Guides and Implant Mapping

Even in the age of digital dentistry, analog concepts like implant surgical guides and mapping are necessary. Here's how they'll help you succeed.

| 1 year ago
Tissue Retraction: More than Just Cords
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Tissue Retraction: More than Just Cords

Retraction cords are the usual go-to for tissue retraction in restorative dentistry. But here's another technique you may want to try.

| 2 years ago
Guided Implant Surgery and the Blind Skier
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Guided Implant Surgery and the Blind Skier

We focus on two important aspects of guided implant surgery: trust and vision.

| 2 years ago
Single Anterior Implants Made Easy As 1-2-3
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Single Anterior Implants Made Easy As 1-2-3

While single anterior implant restorations are a mainstay, varying situations create challenges for dentists. However, following this 1-2-3 sequence can help...

| 3 years ago
Use Mock-Ups to Increase Case Acceptance
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Use Mock-Ups to Increase Case Acceptance

Using a mock-up is a great way to create value for esthetic dentistry. They help to visualize the desired end result in the patient's mouth; it helps...

| 6 years ago
Preparation Reduction Guide
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Preparation Reduction Guide

Using mock-ups for ideal crown and veneer preparation is a great way to minimize preparation depth and unnecessary tooth structure loss. The same index...

| 6 years ago
Helping Patients Understand Worn Incisal Edges
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Helping Patients Understand Worn Incisal Edges

As dentists, we see many patients with worn incisal edges. Before restoring these teeth, we need to understand the type or pattern of the tooth wear....

| 6 years ago