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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
Minimizing Post-Operative Pain with Irrigation
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Minimizing Post-Operative Pain with Irrigation

When it comes to minimizing post-op pain for your patients, it's important to understand the chemistry behind various irrigation methods.

| 1 year ago
Resizing Teeth Mid-Ortho
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Resizing Teeth Mid-Ortho

Dr. John Carson explains why he believes resizing teeth during orthodontic treatment is key to an ideal restoration.

| 1 year ago
How To Do No-Prep Restorations
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How To Do No-Prep Restorations

In some circumstances, your restorations may be better off not being prepped - how and why?

| 1 year ago
Why You Should Be Waxing Your Own Cases - At Least Occasionally
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Why You Should Be Waxing Your Own Cases - At Least Occasionally

Sometimes completing your own wax-up is the most efficient and effective route to take when treatment planning certain cases.

| 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
Realizing the Risks With Emergency Dental Care
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Realizing the Risks With Emergency Dental Care

Managing patients who present with an 'emergency' dental situation can present special challenges and risks to be aware of.

| 1 year ago
Cephalometrics and Restorative Connection: A Reference Guide
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Cephalometrics and Restorative Connection: A Reference Guide

In this article, Dr. Donna Stenberg explains how an analysis of the skull through cephalometrics aids in restorative dentistry.

| 1 year ago
Tooth Preparation Guides For Posterior Teeth
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Tooth Preparation Guides For Posterior Teeth

This article describes two different techniques for utilizing reduction guides to prepare posterior teeth.

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