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Periodontal Disease: Is It Just Bacteria vs. Host, Host vs. Bacteria or ...
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Periodontal Disease: Is It Just Bacteria vs. Host, Host vs. Bacteria or ...

Even after doing all of the right things, sometimes our periodontal patients do not get better and, in some cases, are getting worse. Is it their lack...

| 2 years ago
Considerations for Facial Margin Placement: Part IV
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Considerations for Facial Margin Placement: Part IV

In this case presentation, we look the questions to ask and steps to take when attempting to eliminate discoloration on Tetracycline stained teeth.

| 2 years ago
 Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part III
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Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part III

In Part III of this series, we look at the key elements to consider in regards to recession and facial margin placement.

| 2 years ago
Preparing the Intaglio of Restorations for Delivery
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Preparing the Intaglio of Restorations for Delivery

If you want to make sure your restorations stay on, check out these material-specific tips on preparing and treating the internal surface of your restorations.

| 2 years ago
Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part II
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Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part II

We focus on the use of supragingival margins on molars and the two key elements that must be considered.

| 2 years ago
Outcome-Based Preparation Design: Part IV
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Outcome-Based Preparation Design: Part IV

In this article we discuss three depths of anterior crown preparation to see which is best suited to accomplish the different esthetic goals of treatment.

| 2 years ago
The Implant Working Cast: 4 Steps for Fabricating a Stone Cast
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The Implant Working Cast: 4 Steps for Fabricating a Stone Cast

We break down fabricating a stone working cast into four easy-to-follow steps and compare the technique with soft-tissue casts.

| 2 years ago
Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part I
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Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part I

We look at margin-placement options and several areas that must be evaluated before preparation design begins.

| 2 years ago
Two Steps to Better Bonding in Dental Restorations
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Two Steps to Better Bonding in Dental Restorations

Besides the two steps to better bonding, we also cover solutions to potential problems with etching and silane application.

| 2 years ago
5 Considerations for Better and Faster Crown Preparations
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5 Considerations for Better and Faster Crown Preparations

Yes, it is possible to get better crown preparations faster. Here are five points to get you there.

| 2 years ago
Outcome-Based Preparation Design Anterior Teeth: Part III
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Outcome-Based Preparation Design Anterior Teeth: Part III

Continuing with the 'Outcome-Based Preparation Design' series, this article explores how to determine the preparation design for anterior indirect veneer...

| 2 years ago
Defining Space for a CAD/CAM Structure
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Defining Space for a CAD/CAM Structure

Dental implant supported prostheses were traditionally designed for mal-adaptive denture patients with significant alveolar bone loss in the mandibular...

| 2 years ago