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Fixing Anterior Composites Without Redoing Everything
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Fixing Anterior Composites Without Redoing Everything

Learn easy steps to fix anterior composites quickly during a busy workday in your practice.

| 4 days ago
Predictable Ceramic Veneer Margins - Eliminate Unsupported Enamel with ‘Tornado Technique’
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Predictable Ceramic Veneer Margins - Eliminate Unsupported Enamel with ‘Tornado Technique’

The 'Tornado Technique' provides a solid visual image for clinically preparing interproximal veneer margins in a strategic and effective manner.

| 2 weeks ago
Anterior Repositioning Appliance: The Night Guard You Never Heard Of
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Anterior Repositioning Appliance: The Night Guard You Never Heard Of

A splint anterior repositioning appliance that is not traditionally mentioned in dental school can be a very successful design.

| 1 month ago
Do I Have 'TMJ?'
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Do I Have 'TMJ?'

Learn to clarify the confusion about the diagnosis of TMJ, TMD, TMJD, and other temporomandibular joint disorders.

| 1 month ago
Material Update: LuxaCrown
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Material Update: LuxaCrown

LuxaCrown is similar to provisional materials, but lasts up to five years, making it an excellent option for long-term provisionals, transitional restorations...

| 1 month ago
A Technique for Evaluating the Continuity of Implant Hex Connections
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A Technique for Evaluating the Continuity of Implant Hex Connections

Dr. Bonk describes an implant impression technique that provides for definitive observation of the integrity of the hex.

| 2 months ago
Bonding a Titanium Base to an Implant Abutment or Crown: Is There an Optimal Material and Technique?
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Bonding a Titanium Base to an Implant Abutment or Crown: Is There an Optimal Material and Technique?

It is critical to follow the manufacturers recommendations for implant abutments and crowns, but also to be aware of independent research.

| 2 months ago
Immediate Implant Placement in a Maxillary Molar Site with a Personalized Healing Abutment
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Immediate Implant Placement in a Maxillary Molar Site with a Personalized Healing Abutment

Learn a step-by-step technique for more confidence in your placement of a Straumann BLX implant with a personalized healing abutment fabricated with flowable...

| 3 months ago
Is TMD Too Minimally Diagnosed?
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Is TMD Too Minimally Diagnosed?

With a better understanding of temporomandibular disorders, clinicians can serve more patients and refer less patients out of their practice.

| 3 months ago
White Balance – the Unsung Hero in Dental Photography
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White Balance – the Unsung Hero in Dental Photography

Learn simple steps to master dental photography that accurately showcases esthetics.

| 3 months ago
Printing an Occlusal Guard
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Printing an Occlusal Guard

Follow these 10 steps to understand how to make occlusal appliances in your...

| 3 months ago
The Use of a Plaster Verification Jig to Ensure Accuracy of the Master Cast Jig
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The Use of a Plaster Verification Jig to Ensure Accuracy of the Master Cast Jig

Dr. Mitrani's visual essay outlines steps to understand materials and techniques to fabricate a plaster verification jig.

| 3 months ago