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Steps in the Veneer Seating Process: Part I
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Steps in the Veneer Seating Process: Part I

In this article, Frank Spear breaks down the first steps to successfully seating porcelain veneers.

| 1 year ago
The Duchenne Smile and What It Means To You
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The Duchenne Smile and What It Means To You

As smile artists, dentists must understand the full benefits and impacts of the attractive smiles we're creating for our patients.

| 1 year ago
5 Steps To Modifying Shade For Provisional Restorations
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5 Steps To Modifying Shade For Provisional Restorations

Inadequate shade is a common esthetic dilemma when it comes to provisional restorations. Dr. Bob Winter explains how to adjust that with proper glazing...

| 1 year ago
The Examination Checklist
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The Examination Checklist

This free examination checklist will not only help you ensure you're offering the most comprehensive experience; it'll help your patients understand your...

| 1 year ago
Evaluating Facial Esthetics: Vertical Proportion
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Evaluating Facial Esthetics: Vertical Proportion

Learn how to evaluate vertical proportion for well-rounded esthetic diagnosis and treatment.

| 1 year ago
Ankylosis Part III: Treating Children With Ankylosed Permanent Teeth
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Ankylosis Part III: Treating Children With Ankylosed Permanent Teeth

When ankylosis is diagnosed in a child, certain factors are even more important to evaluate prior to making the treatment decision.

| 1 year ago
Ankylosis Part I: Etiology and Considerations
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Ankylosis Part I: Etiology and Considerations

This article discusses potential etiologies and diagnostic practices for ankylosed teeth.

| 1 year ago
Replacement Possibilities for Multiple Missing Anterior Teeth
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Replacement Possibilities for Multiple Missing Anterior Teeth

This article discusses multiple options for treating patients with multiple missing anterior teeth.

| 1 year ago
Managing Oligodontia: A Case Report
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Managing Oligodontia: A Case Report

This case study profiles a teen with oligodontia and describes the lengthy interdisciplinary process associated with treating the condition.

| 1 year ago
Maxillary Prosthesis Retained by Two Dental Implants
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Maxillary Prosthesis Retained by Two Dental Implants

There are pros and cons to using only two dental implants when retaining maxillary prostheses.

| 1 year ago
Positioning Maxillary Central Incisal Edges
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Positioning Maxillary Central Incisal Edges

Dr. Frank Spear discusses best practices for determining and understanding maxillary central incisor position, particularly in cases of severe wear.

| 2 years ago
Evaluating Facial Esthetics: Lip Symmetry
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Evaluating Facial Esthetics: Lip Symmetry

Dr. Frank Spear explains the importance of lip symmetry in creating ideal facial esthetics and beautiful smiles.

| 2 years ago