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The Examination Checklist

This free examination checklist will not only help you ensure you're offering the most comprehensive experience; it'll help your patients understand your...

| 1 week ago
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Evaluating Facial Esthetics: Vertical Proportion

Learn how to evaluate vertical proportion for well-rounded esthetic diagnosis and treatment.

| 2 weeks ago
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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...

| 4 weeks ago
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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 month ago
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Ankylosis Part I: Etiology and Considerations

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

| 2 months ago
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Replacement Possibilities for Multiple Missing Anterior Teeth

This article discusses multiple options for treating patients with multiple missing anterior teeth.

| 2 months ago
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Biologic Width Part II: Restorative Margin Placement

This article will help you understand best practices for considering biologic width when placing restorative margins.

| 2 months ago
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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.

| 3 months ago
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Maxillary Prosthesis Retained by Two Dental Implants

There are pros and cons to using only two dental implants when retaining maxillary prostheses.

| 3 months ago
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Positioning Maxillary Central Incisal Edges

Dr. Frank Spear discusses best practices for determining and understanding maxillary central incisor position, particularly in cases of severe wear.

| 4 months ago
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Evaluating Facial Esthetics: Lip Symmetry

Dr. Frank Spear explains the importance of lip symmetry in creating ideal facial esthetics and beautiful smiles.

| 4 months ago
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Biologic Width Part I: Fundamental Concepts

Don't violate the biologic width. Learn more about this term, its significance to the clinician and what happens if you don't take it into consideration.

| 5 months ago