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Lip, Tooth, Ridge Classification Part 3: Space and Tissue Deficiencies
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Lip, Tooth, Ridge Classification Part 3: Space and Tissue Deficiencies

This article discusses horizontal and combined defects that must be considered when evaluating and treating the edentulous maxilla.

| 1 year ago
Ankylosis Part III: Treating Children With Ankylosed Permanent Teeth
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Ankylosis Part III: Treating Children With Ankylosed Permanent Teeth

When ankylosis is diagnosed in a child, certain factors are even more important to evaluate prior to making the treatment decision.

| 1 year ago
That's a Lot Of Soft Tissue To Look At, But It's Our Responsibility
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That's a Lot Of Soft Tissue To Look At, But It's Our Responsibility

Classifying and evaluating soft tissue structures can be a key component in identifying potential airway issues and overall oral health.

| 1 year ago
Composing Photographs: Capturing the Correct Perspective
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Composing Photographs: Capturing the Correct Perspective

This article offers a detailed guide to capturing the clearest and most effective perspectives when composing patient photographs.

| 1 year ago
When Virtual Impressions Beat Physical Impressions, Hands Down
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When Virtual Impressions Beat Physical Impressions, Hands Down

What's the benefit of choosing virtual impression methods over physical ones? Dr. John Carson outlines the tools and technology behind the technique.

| 1 year ago
A Conservative, Effective Approach To White Spot Lesions
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A Conservative, Effective Approach To White Spot Lesions

In this article, you will learn how to utilize resin infiltration to treat white spot lesions quickly and effectively.

| 1 year ago
Treating Class V Lesions
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Treating Class V Lesions

Dr. Frank Spear discusses his process of performing Class V restorations with this short case study.

| 1 year ago
Ankylosis Part I: Etiology and Considerations
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Ankylosis Part I: Etiology and Considerations

This article discusses potential etiologies and diagnostic practices for ankylosed teeth.

| 1 year ago
8 Simple Steps for Managing Your Patient's Toothache
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8 Simple Steps for Managing Your Patient's Toothache

This article details eight simple steps to follow when diagnosing and treating a patient who comes in with a toothache.

| 1 year ago
The Extended Series of Dental Photographs
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The Extended Series of Dental Photographs

In this article, Dr. Courtney Lavigne shares more of her go-to patient photos for better diagnosis and overall treatment planning.

| 1 year ago
Guidebook of Tooth Preparation Design
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Guidebook of Tooth Preparation Design

Looking for a guide to better preparation design? This article will help you navigate the nuances of outcome-based preparation design for more efficient...

| 1 year ago
4 Vital Images For Your Dental Lab
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4 Vital Images For Your Dental Lab

This article covers how and why to take and implement these four critical patient photos in your practice.

| 1 year ago