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Isolation: Where Are We in 2017?
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Isolation: Where Are We in 2017?

The benefits of regularly utilizing an isolation system include less stressful adhesive dentistry and more customized restorations.

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

In our 'restorative-driven implant era,' digital surgical guides are key tools to assist in diagnosis and treatment planning.

| 1 year ago
A Comparison of Orthodontic Retention Options
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A Comparison of Orthodontic Retention Options

In this in-depth look at orthodontic retainers, we show how each can be used and their advantages/disadvantages.

| 1 year ago
Mouth rinsing With Bleach: A Promising Alternative To Chlorhexidine?
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Mouth rinsing With Bleach: A Promising Alternative To Chlorhexidine?

In this article, Dr. Imahn Moin reviews the practice of mouthrinsing with bleach and the careful process required to create effective results

| 1 year ago
Why Do I Need A Facebow?
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Why Do I Need A Facebow?

This article describes how using a facebow with a semi-adjustable articulator will save you time, money and help improve patient satisfaction.

| 1 year ago
Flat or Wrap When Preparing Anterior Teeth?
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Flat or Wrap When Preparing Anterior Teeth?

Learn more about preparing teeth for ceramic veneers.

| 1 year ago
Steps in the Veneer Seating Process: Part I
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Steps in the Veneer Seating Process: Part I

In this article, Frank Spear breaks down the first steps to successfully seating porcelain veneers.

| 1 year ago
The Pros and Cons of Bonding or Cementing Restorations
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The Pros and Cons of Bonding or Cementing Restorations

Before you even begin your restorative treatment, weigh these pros and cons of cementing vs. bonding.

| 1 year ago
Why You Should Be 'Micro-Etching' Prior To Bonding
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Why You Should Be 'Micro-Etching' Prior To Bonding

This article explains how and why microetching is a crucial step in preparing to bond.

| 1 year ago
e.max: Bond or Cement?
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e.max: Bond or Cement?

The question of cementing or bonding e.max restorations is not always easy to answer. Here we break down various e.max products to see if there is one right answer.

| 1 year ago
Troubleshooting Improperly Aligned Photographs of the Dental Patient
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Troubleshooting Improperly Aligned Photographs of the Dental Patient

Angles and perspective are everything when it comes to taking the best clinical photos for accurate and efficient treatment planning.

| 1 year ago
Tools of the Trade: Electric Handpieces For Optimal Precision
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Tools of the Trade: Electric Handpieces For Optimal Precision

While many dentists remain loyal to their air-driven handpieces, investing in electric handpieces may be a key to more efficient treatment - here's why.

| 1 year ago