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Cleaning Appliances: A Simple Service to Offer Your Patients

This article will explain a technique for helping your patients clean their appliances as thoroughly as possible.

| 1 week ago
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A Toolbox Essential - the RW 2.0

A true 'toolbox essential' is something that has even more applications than just its intended purpose - take the RW 2.0, for...

| 1 week ago
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Dental Impression Problems: Why You Get Them and How to Avoid Them

Here are a couple of quick fixes for some common impression material issues that lead to weird models.

| 1 week ago
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When to Complete a Diagnostic Wax-Up

A diagnostic wax-up is clearly an important tool for better diagnosis and treatment planning, but when exactly should you put it into practice?

| 1 week ago
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Surgical Guide Classification for Full Arch Prosthesis (Part 2)

This article continues Dr. Mitrani's discussion of full-arch prostheses by explaining the use of analog- and CAD/CAM generated guides.

| 2 weeks ago
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How to Provisionalize an Entire Arch

Utilizing the FGTP planning process throughout the process of provisionalizing a full arch will ensure greater case success.

| 2 weeks ago
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Is Your Toothpaste Being Too Hard on You?

This article will give you a solid understanding of the abrasiveness of certain toothpastes and their impact on tooth structure.

| 2 weeks ago
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Improving the Esthetics of Your Ceramic Restorations

Surface texture and luster and two of the most difficult things to match with the natural teeth. This article reviews several ways to make the process...

| 3 weeks ago
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Radiographs and Cement: You Can't Handle the Truth!

This case is an important example of the fact that radiographs only tell some of the story when it comes to restorations.

| 3 weeks ago
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Implant Abutments: What Do I Choose?

This article will help you decide whether to choose a stock implant abutment or a custom implant abutment based on your case.

| 3 weeks ago
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Should You Probe Dental Implants?

Proper evaluation of dental implants, with baseline information that includes probing, is necessary when making a determination of health or disease.

| 4 weeks ago
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Need Smoother Preps?

This article will help you make the smoothest preparations possible for better indirect restorations.

| 1 month ago