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Steps For Denture Duplication - A Visual Essay
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Steps For Denture Duplication - A Visual Essay

This step-by-step visual essay details duplication of an existing denture for enabling better implant prosthetics.

| 1 year ago
Dental CSI: A Miscommunication Journey With a Patient With an Eating Disorder
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Dental CSI: A Miscommunication Journey With a Patient With an Eating Disorder

When you suspect a patient may be bulimic, how should you approach treatment with extra care and sensitivity?

| 1 year ago
Conversion Prosthesis For an Implant-Supported Fixed Dental Prosthesis
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Conversion Prosthesis For an Implant-Supported Fixed Dental Prosthesis

This visual essay will walk you through an entire sequence for handling immediate loading of a full arch implant-supported dental prosthesis.

| 1 year ago
Surgical Guide Classification for Full Arch Prosthesis (Part 2)
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Surgical Guide Classification for Full Arch Prosthesis (Part 2)

This article continues Dr. Mitrani's discussion of full-arch prostheses by explaining the use of analog- and CAD/CAM generated guides.

| 1 year ago
Surgical Guide Classification for Full Arch Prosthesis (Part 1)
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Surgical Guide Classification for Full Arch Prosthesis (Part 1)

In our 'restorative-driven implant era,' digital surgical guides are key tools to assist in diagnosis and treatment planning.

| 1 year ago
6 Steps To Creating a Removable Veneer Temporary
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6 Steps To Creating a Removable Veneer Temporary

Frustrated by the need to keep creating new veneer temporaries? Dr. Ricardo Mitrani helps you streamline and simplify the process.

| 1 year ago
Lip, Tooth, Ridge Classification Part 3: Space and Tissue Deficiencies
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Lip, Tooth, Ridge Classification Part 3: Space and Tissue Deficiencies

This article discusses horizontal and combined defects that must be considered when evaluating and treating the edentulous maxilla.

| 1 year ago
Lip, Tooth, Ridge Classification Part 2: Risk Assessment
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Lip, Tooth, Ridge Classification Part 2: Risk Assessment

In the second article of his 'Lip, Tooth, Ridge' series, Dr. Ricardo Mitrani explains how to carry out esthetic and structural risk assessments.

| 1 year ago
An Introduction To Lip, Tooth, Ridge Classification
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An Introduction To Lip, Tooth, Ridge Classification

Dr. Ricardo Mitrani shares his insight into the development, uses and advantages of the Lip-Tooth-Ridge classification for rehabilitating the edentulous...

| 1 year ago
A Step-by-Step Guide to Virtual Crown Lengthening
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A Step-by-Step Guide to Virtual Crown Lengthening

Learn about the concept of Virtual Crown Lengthening, a simple way to show your dental patients how their smile could look.

| 2 years ago
Managing the Second Opinion: Part II
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Managing the Second Opinion: Part II

When seeing second-opinion patients, communication can seem like a precarious exercise. Using these tips, however, will set you - and the patient - up...

| 3 years ago
Managing the Second Opinion: Part I
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Managing the Second Opinion: Part I

What causes a patient to seek a second opinion? What can you do to build trust and open communication so your patients don't leave your practice? Read...

| 3 years ago