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Managing Cracked Teeth: An Enigma Wrapped Up Inside a Riddle Asking Questions

Managing the cracked tooth can be an incredibly complicated process. This article breaks down best practices for prognosis, treatment and decision-making...

| 1 week ago
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Creating "Wow" Restorative Results

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

| 1 month ago
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Five Functional Tips for Any Restorative Dentist

Learn why keeping balance in mind is key to accurate diagnosis, effective treatment and long-term patient satisfaction.

| 3 months ago
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What Are Treatment Options for the Cracked Tooth?

Dr. Jeff Lineberry concludes his three-part series on cracked teeth with a look into best treatment methods for various cracked tooth and fractured cusp...

| 3 months ago
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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.

| 4 months ago
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Veneer Preparations: When to Break Interproximal Contact

Here are three clinical situations in which it is necessary to break interproximal contact.

| 4 months ago
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Technology Doesn’t Always Make for Better Dentistry

Is it the tech or the detective work that makes for better restorative dentistry? Consider this case before answering.

| 6 months ago
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Milled vs. Waxed-and-Pressed Restorations: Which Is Better?

Do milled or waxed-and-pressed restorations fit better? We look at the evidence.

| 6 months ago
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Veneer Preparations: Advantages/Disadvantages of Breaking Interproximal Contact

Should you or shouldn't you break interproximal contact? We examine that question in this article.

| 7 months ago
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Success in Space With a Fixed Hybrid Prosthesis

Avoid not providing enough prosthetic space in fixed hybrid prosthesis cases by following these eight considerations.

| 8 months ago
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Want Better Dental Restorations? Put Down Your Handpiece

How can you get better at restorative dentistry? One dentist has a suggestion.

| 8 months ago
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Why You Should be Using Glycerin on Your Composite Restorations

Dr. Gregg Kinzer discusses composite restorations and the use of glycerin to get a harder composite surface.

| 9 months ago