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Printing an Occlusal Guard
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Printing an Occlusal Guard

Follow these 10 steps to understand how to make occlusal appliances in your...

| 2 years ago
Managing Access Openings in Existing Crowns with Bonded Resin Restorations

Managing Access Openings in Existing Crowns with Bonded Resin Restorations

Learn steps to address access opening restorations with greater precision, including when a previously crowned tooth requires endodontic therapy.

| 2 years ago
The Ideal ‘Reduction Sauce’ for Restorative Success with Posterior Ceramic Onlays

The Ideal ‘Reduction Sauce’ for Restorative Success with Posterior Ceramic Onlays

Whether it's ceramic onlays or great food, success stems from proper planning — and a great 'reduction' is all in the...

| 2 years ago
5 Helpful Tips for All-Ceramic Restorations
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5 Helpful Tips for All-Ceramic Restorations

Learn how best to address etching, temporary cementation, shade evaluation and other issues key to producing more effective all-ceramic restorations.

| 2 years ago
The Power of Anticipation
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The Power of Anticipation

Anticipating the unexpected is essential to aligning your team to delight your patients with greater consistency.

| 2 years ago
Options for Determining Vertical Dimension with Edentulous Patients (Part 2)

Options for Determining Vertical Dimension with Edentulous Patients (Part 2)

Learn approaches to determining occlusal vertical dimension with the goal of building confidence in managing edentulous patients.

| 2 years ago
Functional Incisal Edges: Managing the Incisal Guidance

Functional Incisal Edges: Managing the Incisal Guidance

Calibrating and adjusting the new veneers with the existing opposing teeth is a necessity for their functional relationship.

| 2 years ago
Terminal Dentition: Where Do We Draw the Line?

Terminal Dentition: Where Do We Draw the Line?

When should you extract? When should you preserve? Learning to perform a thorough terminal dentition evaluation will help you better decide the fate of...

| 2 years ago
Dr. Robert Winter Presents New ‘Restorative Design’ Pathway
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Dr. Robert Winter Presents New ‘Restorative Design’ Pathway

Learn minimalistic ceramic restorations in the six-course pathway now available on Spear Online.

| 2 years ago
Try Before You Buy: Evaluating Indirect Restorative Impression Materials

Try Before You Buy: Evaluating Indirect Restorative Impression Materials

Your guide to evaluating and selecting restorative impression materials that provide accuracy and predictability.

| 2 years ago
My Tooth Broke as I Was Eating Soft Bread
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My Tooth Broke as I Was Eating Soft Bread

There is no reason for a dental restoration to have an expiration date, though the longevity or prognosis of any dental restoration is directly influenced...

| 2 years ago
Managing ‘Kissing Contacts’
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Managing ‘Kissing Contacts’

Explore ways to predictably deliver tight and well-contoured contacts from composite and what some clinicians refer to as 'kissing contacts.'

| 2 years ago