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Implant Fun!
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Implant Fun!

Here is a picture of a 76-year-old male who was referred by his new periodontist for a restorative evaluation. Should the premolar implant be removed?...

| 8 years ago
A Fresh Look at Reduction Guides
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A Fresh Look at Reduction Guides

In the Anterior Esthetics and Restorative: A Live Patient Experience course we recommend several types of Reduction Guides. Faculty Club member Dr. Costin...

| 8 years ago
It Was Only a Couple of Years Old!
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It Was Only a Couple of Years Old!

This patient came into my practice a few weeks ago with his left lateral incisor in his hand. He was frustrated because the anterior crowns were only...

| 8 years ago
An Ethical Discussion
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An Ethical Discussion

Here's one for you all to debate. This 20-year-old is a new patient in my practice and I have not yet worked up the case. She had 10 upper and...

| 8 years ago
The Winter Lab - Laguna Beach
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The Winter Lab - Laguna Beach

Video and photos from the amazing new Laguna Beach, Calif. location.

| 8 years ago
Veneer Preps: Part 5 of 5
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Veneer Preps: Part 5 of 5

'Measure twice, cut once.' Borrowing a favorite phrase of her father's, Lee highlights the importance of verifying incisal reduction.

| 8 years ago
Veneer Preps: Part 4 of 5
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Veneer Preps: Part 4 of 5

Incisal reduction tools and techniques.

| 8 years ago
Veneer Preps: Part 3 of 5
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Veneer Preps: Part 3 of 5

Video blog about the pros and cons of incisal wrap versus incisal butt preparations.

| 8 years ago
Veneer Preps: Part 2 of 5
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Veneer Preps: Part 2 of 5

To reduce or not to reduce? Treatment planning reasons behind incisal reduction.

| 8 years ago
Veneer Preps: Part 1 of 5
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Veneer Preps: Part 1 of 5

In the first clip of a five-part series on anterior veneer preparations, Lee discusses no-prep versus minimal preparation veneers. Check back for Part...

| 8 years ago
Compromise versus Accomplishment
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Compromise versus Accomplishment

Compromise is usually the enemy when dealing with esthetic dental outcomes. The danger for patients is that their ability to clearly visualize the difference...

| 9 years ago
What Do I Do With This? Tyler Part Four
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What Do I Do With This? Tyler Part Four

Frank discusses why gathering data is essential to informed decision-making.

| 9 years ago