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How Does Toothbrushing Affect Restorative Materials?
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How Does Toothbrushing Affect Restorative Materials?

Be aware of how toothbrushing may be affecting your patients' restorations.

| 7 months ago
Benefits of Deep Margin Elevation for Treating Subgingival Margins
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Benefits of Deep Margin Elevation for Treating Subgingival Margins

What do you know about deep margin elevation? Here's an overview into the process and benefits.

| 7 months ago
5 Types of Tooth Fractures: The Silent Epidemic Part II
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5 Types of Tooth Fractures: The Silent Epidemic Part II

Discover the five types of cracks in teeth in this second article on the silent epidemic of cracked teeth.

| 8 months ago
What's in Your Water? A Look At the pH of Popular Beverages
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What's in Your Water? A Look At the pH of Popular Beverages

You already know your patient's diet can have a significant impact on patterns of erosion - but are you up-to-speed on the acidity of their favorite beverages?

| 8 months ago
5 Key MRI Factors
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5 Key MRI Factors

When it comes to TM joint imaging, understanding MRIs is critical. Here are five key factors you need to know.

| 8 months ago
Indirect Pulp Capping
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Indirect Pulp Capping

How do you remove caries without sacrificing pulp vitality? Here are two methods to try.

| 8 months ago
Bonding to Zirconia: Is It Possible?
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Bonding to Zirconia: Is It Possible?

How can you tell when a restoration needs to be bonded to zirconia ... and is it even...

| 9 months ago
Anterior Guidance … Always, Never, Sometimes?
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Anterior Guidance … Always, Never, Sometimes?

Dr. Douglas Benting discusses research surrounding working with anterior guidance.

| 9 months ago
A Guide To Impression-Making: Technique Rationale, Cords Selection and Gingival Manipulation
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A Guide To Impression-Making: Technique Rationale, Cords Selection and Gingival Manipulation

Fine-tune your impression-making expertise with these tips on how to improve your technique, select cords and ensure successful gingival manipulation.

| 10 months ago
The Biggest Dental Lie
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The Biggest Dental Lie

Implants and implant-supported prostheses are evolving every day - are you staying on top of the curve?

| 10 months ago
Etch vs. Ivoclean: Cleaning Up the Ceramic Confusion
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Etch vs. Ivoclean: Cleaning Up the Ceramic Confusion

Dr. Mary Anne Salcetti takes a look at ceramic restorations and their cleaning and etching.

| 11 months ago
If Your Impression Could Speak, What Would It Say?
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If Your Impression Could Speak, What Would It Say?

This dentist has a unique perspective on the power an impression has to communicate much more than just the patient's condition.

| 11 months ago