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Tips on Fabricating Implant Provisionals and Custom Healing Abutments
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Tips on Fabricating Implant Provisionals and Custom Healing Abutments

We focus on making implant provisionals since fabricating a custom healing abutment is very similar in many ways.

| 8 months ago
Correction of Misaligned Teeth with Restorations
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Correction of Misaligned Teeth with Restorations

What are the benefits, limitations and risks associated with correcting misaligned teeth through restorative treatment?

| 9 months ago
Why Adhesive On Your Instrument Is Negatively Affecting Your Bond Strength
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Why Adhesive On Your Instrument Is Negatively Affecting Your Bond Strength

Are you struggling with stickiness while placing composites? Make sure this isn't your issue.

| 9 months ago
A Step-by-Step Guide to Converting Denture to Interim Hybrid Prosthesis
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A Step-by-Step Guide to Converting Denture to Interim Hybrid Prosthesis

In this comprehensive guide, we walk dentists through the process of constructing an interim dental implant-supported hybrid prosthesis.

| 9 months ago
How To Administer Anesthesia Without Using an IAN Block
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How To Administer Anesthesia Without Using an IAN Block

Haven't had much luck with IAN blocks? Learn how to administer effective anesthesia with a different technique.

| 9 months ago
Is It a Good Idea to Repair Crown Margins?
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Is It a Good Idea to Repair Crown Margins?

We would always like to be able to repair crown margins that have developed recurrent decay for our patients; however, while this is possible in some...

| 9 months ago
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.

| 9 months 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.

| 10 months 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...

| 10 months 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.

| 10 months 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...

| 11 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.

| 11 months ago