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Ideal Position of the Central Incisor

This article describes how to utilize concepts involving Facially Generated Treatment Planning to determine the ideal position of the central incisor.

| 1 week ago
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The Two Rules of Subgingival Margin Placement

Dr. Frank Spear explains the two essential rules to placing subgingival margins.

| 3 weeks ago
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Why Do I Need A Facebow?

This article describes how using a facebow with a semi-adjustable articulator will save you time, money and help improve patient satisfaction.

| 4 weeks ago
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Steps in the Veneer Seating Process: Part I

In this article, Frank Spear breaks down the first steps to successfully seating porcelain veneers.

| 1 month ago
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The Duchenne Smile and What It Means To You

As smile artists, dentists must understand the full benefits and impacts of the attractive smiles we're creating for our patients.

| 1 month ago
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5 Steps To Modifying Shade For Provisional Restorations

Inadequate shade is a common esthetic dilemma when it comes to provisional restorations. Dr. Bob Winter explains how to adjust that with proper glazing...

| 1 month ago
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Biologic Width Part VII: Diagnosing a Biologic Width Violation

In Part Seven of this series, Dr. Spear discusses the procedure to diagnose a biologic width violation.

| 1 month ago
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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...

| 2 months ago
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Evaluating Facial Esthetics: Vertical Proportion

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

| 2 months 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...

| 3 months 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.

| 3 months ago
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Ankylosis Part I: Etiology and Considerations

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

| 4 months ago