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Anterior Resin Restorations: Which Resin Do I Use?
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Anterior Resin Restorations: Which Resin Do I Use?

In this series, I plan on taking you through a quick journey of choosing a composite resin for your restoration, including the steps in the process of...

| 6 years ago
Three Uses For Red Rope Wax [Ed.]
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Three Uses For Red Rope Wax [Ed.]

  In my practice, there are times when I don't need impression material to go into certain places. I have found red rope wax to be a quick, cheap and...

| 6 years ago
Quick and Easy Single Tooth Provisionals
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Quick and Easy Single Tooth Provisionals

When I first began making provisionals in dental school, we often took an alginate prior to preparing a tooth for an indirect restoration, especially...

| 6 years ago
I Finally Saw the Light
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I Finally Saw the Light

Let's face it, as dentists we work in a small, confined and dark environment doing very detailed work. In order to do so, it's important to clearly see...

| 6 years ago
Do You 'Tap Dance' to Make Your Practice Better?
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Do You 'Tap Dance' to Make Your Practice Better?

To clarify, I'm not really talking about actually tap dancing to help build your practice. This is a quick tip that you can use every day to help reduce...

| 6 years ago
Do You Feel the Shirt on Your Back?
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Do You Feel the Shirt on Your Back?

When I begin the process of speaking with patients about their current dental conditions, I often get responses like, 'It never bothers me,' or 'I never...

| 7 years ago
It's the Simple Things That Matter
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It's the Simple Things That Matter

As we see patients day in and day out, we focus on keeping our margins smooth and restorations looking and fitting exquisitely. We ensure their comfort...

| 7 years ago
Three Uses For Red Rope Wax
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Three Uses For Red Rope Wax

In my practice, there are times when I don't need impression material to go into certain places. I have found red rope wax to be a quick, cheap and easy...

| 7 years ago
When a Diamond Strip Works Best
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When a Diamond Strip Works Best

One of the most common procedures in clinical dentistry is a Class II direct restoration. Most of us are using resin or composite as our material of choice,...

| 7 years ago
How Much is Enough?
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How Much is Enough?

In restorative dentistry there are certain requirements needed to fabricate restorations that will meet our needs as well as those of our patients....

| 7 years ago
I've Just Got To Ask Why--Again
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I've Just Got To Ask Why--Again

Asking questions will always provide insight for the treatment of our patients. As a reminder about my previous post and the importance of 'why,' a patient of...

| 7 years ago
I've just got to ask why
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I've just got to ask why

As a father, one of the most common questions I get from my two boys is 'Why?' Why this, why that, why me, why now —and the list goes on. Sometimes it's frustrating...

| 7 years ago