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Recommended Photography Series
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Recommended Photography Series

This article will be your guiding light to the most important photos you should be taking of your patients.

| 1 day ago
Socket Preservation 101: What Works?
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Socket Preservation 101: What Works?

Once we realize that a tooth is going to be lost, there are a variety of methods and materials to help with socket preservation.

| 1 week ago
Top 6 Methods for Managing Gagging Patients
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Top 6 Methods for Managing Gagging Patients

Dr. Jeff Lineberry lists his top 6 methods for managing patients who have a hyperactive gag...

| 2 weeks ago
Steps for Fabrication of an Implant-Supported Prosthesis
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Steps for Fabrication of an Implant-Supported Prosthesis

It is one of the most challenging procedures in dentistry. Now Dr. Bob Winter breaks down the fabrication of an implant-supported prosthesis.

| 1 month ago
Occlusion: Teeth vs. Implants
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Occlusion: Teeth vs. Implants

Whether we're talking about teeth or implants, occlusion can be a tricky thing. So in this article we highlight their key differences in regards to occlusion...

| 2 months ago
A Guide to Anterior Open Bites
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A Guide to Anterior Open Bites

Dr. Frank Spear discusses the causes of anterior open bites and how to diagnose them.

| 2 months ago
Dentin Adhesives for Direct Posterior Composite
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Dentin Adhesives for Direct Posterior Composite

In this article, Dr. Frank Spear explains how to eliminate sensitivity after placing direct composites.

| 2 months ago
Cleaning Appliances: A Simple Service to Offer Your Patients
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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.

| 3 months ago
A Toolbox Essential - the RW 2.0
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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...

| 3 months ago
Dental Impression Problems: Why You Get Them and How to Avoid Them
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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.

| 3 months ago
When to Complete a Diagnostic Wax-Up
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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?

| 3 months ago
Surgical Guide Classification for Full Arch Prosthesis (Part 2)
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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.

| 3 months ago