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Hybrid Digital/Analog Technique for Maxillofacial Prosthodontics

Hybrid Digital/Analog Technique for Maxillofacial Prosthodontics

This article describes a complex case in which Dr. Brandon Stapleton utilized ESFB and a hybrid digital/analog technique for maxillofacial prosthodontics.

| 4 years ago
The Guide to When and When Not to Splint Restorations
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The Guide to When and When Not to Splint Restorations

Splinting restorations or teeth is not always the right answer. Read this yes/no guide to help you decide what might be right for your patient.

| 4 years ago
Surgical Guide Classification for Full Arch Prosthesis (Part 2)

Surgical Guide Classification for Full Arch Prosthesis (Part 2)

This article continues Dr. Mitrani's discussion of full-arch prostheses by explaining the use of analog- and CAD/CAM generated guides.

| 4 years ago
Surgical Guide Classification for Full Arch Prosthesis (Part 1)

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.

| 4 years ago
Minimizing Post-Operative Pain with Irrigation

Minimizing Post-Operative Pain with Irrigation

When it comes to minimizing post-op pain for your patients, it's important to understand the chemistry behind various irrigation methods.

| 4 years ago
Resizing Teeth Mid-Ortho

Resizing Teeth Mid-Ortho

Dr. John Carson explains why he believes resizing teeth during orthodontic treatment is key to an ideal restoration.

| 4 years ago
How To Do No-Prep Restorations
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How To Do No-Prep Restorations

In some circumstances, your restorations may be better off not being prepped - how and why?

| 4 years ago
Why You Should Be Waxing Your Own Cases - At Least Occasionally
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Why You Should Be Waxing Your Own Cases - At Least Occasionally

Sometimes completing your own wax-up is the most efficient and effective route to take when treatment planning certain cases.

| 4 years ago
6 Steps To Creating a Removable Veneer Temporary

6 Steps To Creating a Removable Veneer Temporary

Frustrated by the need to keep creating new veneer temporaries? Dr. Ricardo Mitrani helps you streamline and simplify the process.

| 4 years ago
Realizing the Risks With Emergency Dental Care

Realizing the Risks With Emergency Dental Care

Managing patients who present with an 'emergency' dental situation can present special challenges and risks to be aware of.

| 4 years ago
Cephalometrics and Restorative Connection: A Reference Guide

Cephalometrics and Restorative Connection: A Reference Guide

In this article, Dr. Donna Stenberg explains how an analysis of the skull through cephalometrics aids in restorative dentistry.

| 4 years ago
Tooth Preparation Guides For Posterior Teeth

Tooth Preparation Guides For Posterior Teeth

This article describes two different techniques for utilizing reduction guides to prepare posterior teeth.

| 4 years ago