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Occlusal Reduction
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Occlusal Reduction

In this video, Lee shares her insight on occlusal reductions on posterior teeth.  Your browser doesn't support video. Please download the file: video/mp4  

| 9 years ago
No, Bite on Your BACK Teeth - Part Two
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No, Bite on Your BACK Teeth - Part Two

We talked about this bilateral posterior open bite secondary to long term snore appliance wear in my last blog. The patient is having chronic muscle pain...

| 9 years ago
No, Bite on Your BACK Teeth - Part One
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No, Bite on Your BACK Teeth - Part One

Don't get mad at the patient; in this case he can't bite on his back teeth. (The images are not underexposed; his teeth are really this dark). This...

| 9 years ago
Perimo-what?
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Perimo-what?

See the little cupped out area in the mesiobuccal cusp of the molar? Until very recently, I didn't know why it was there. As I write this I am sitting...

| 9 years ago
Intentional Learning
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Intentional Learning

I was working through a case with a young dentist recently. She was feeling overwhelmed by how much she doesn't know about the different aspects of treating...

| 9 years ago
Living on the Edge
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Living on the Edge

I love occlusion. Crazy, huh? I may be one of only a dozen people on the planet who truly enjoys thinking about where the dots and stripes go, but hey,...

| 9 years ago
Is an Equilibration Ever Done?
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Is an Equilibration Ever Done?

I often repeat the funny phrase that an equilibration is only done when the patient acquires room temperature, and yet when working to reorganize a patient's...

| 9 years ago
Why Is There Wear?
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Why Is There Wear?

If you're old enough to remember Bill Cosby's question 'Why is there air?' you have probably come to some peace with the dental question in the title. The...

| 9 years ago