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A Step-by-Step Guide to Fabricating the Protrusive Record
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A Step-by-Step Guide to Fabricating the Protrusive Record

Don't make mistakes when taking the protrusive record. Follow these simple, repeatable steps to ensure success.

| 1 year ago
Mucosal Contact Headache: A Dental Enigma
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Mucosal Contact Headache: A Dental Enigma

Mysterious toothaches on the upper teeth may be related to inflamed sinus mucosal pressure on the maxillary nerves.

| 1 year ago
Just the Basics Please, Part I: Implant Parts and Pieces 101
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Just the Basics Please, Part I: Implant Parts and Pieces 101

Part 1 in a series of articles by Dr. Jeff Lineberry to help dentists feel more comfortable about dental...

| 1 year ago
Xylitol: The Biggest Game Changer for Dental Hygiene
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Xylitol: The Biggest Game Changer for Dental Hygiene

We take an in-depth look at xylitol and how it can change dental hygiene as we know it.

| 1 year ago
Dental Composites: Types and Recommendations
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Dental Composites: Types and Recommendations

What dental composites should you use? And what should you look for when shopping around. This article answers those questions.

| 1 year ago
How to Give a Painless Injection
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How to Give a Painless Injection

What can you do to help ease one of the most unpleasant parts of dentistry? Here are some ideas.

| 1 year ago
Milled vs. Waxed-and-Pressed Restorations: Which Is Better?
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Milled vs. Waxed-and-Pressed Restorations: Which Is Better?

Do milled or waxed-and-pressed restorations fit better? We look at the evidence.

| 1 year ago
Modifying an Anterior Bite Plane with DURASPLINT LC
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Modifying an Anterior Bite Plane with DURASPLINT LC

We offer a 3-step technique for adding material to an existing anterior bite plane.

| 1 year ago
How to Manage White Spot Lesions
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How to Manage White Spot Lesions

Managing white spot lesions can be a challenge for dentists. Here are four considerations for a successful prevention strategy.

| 1 year ago
Records Necessary for Delivery of an Immediate Fixed Hybrid Case
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Records Necessary for Delivery of an Immediate Fixed Hybrid Case

We look at the three primary components needed for a fixed hybrid case: photographs, diagnostic models and CBCT scans.

| 1 year ago
Cephalometrics and the Restorative Connection Part One: Soft Tissue Profile
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Cephalometrics and the Restorative Connection Part One: Soft Tissue Profile

When treatment planning restorative dentistry, ensure you consider the facial profile and these soft tissue cephalometrics.

| 1 year ago
The Pieces of the Puzzle: Technical Steps to Produce a Diagnostic Wax-Up
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The Pieces of the Puzzle: Technical Steps to Produce a Diagnostic Wax-Up

Know how a dental lab technician produces a diagnostic wax-up so you can better treatment plan.

| 1 year ago