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Optimal Smile Design Utilizing the Most Conservative Approach - a Visual Essay
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Optimal Smile Design Utilizing the Most Conservative Approach - a Visual Essay

In this detailed visual essay, learn how to design a beautiful smile using the most conservative possible methods.

| 2 years ago
Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part VI
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Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part VI

We look at a real dental case to discuss obtaining acceptable esthetic outcomes on an anterior restoration.

| 2 years ago
Fixed Partial Dentures vs. Implants Part I - Is One Better Than the Other?

Fixed Partial Dentures vs. Implants Part I - Is One Better Than the Other?

What's your take on fixed partial dentures vs. implants? In the first of this series of articles, Dr. Frank Spear will break down the benefits and uses...

| 2 years ago
A Hot Tip For Handling Your Anterior Composite Emergency Patients
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A Hot Tip For Handling Your Anterior Composite Emergency Patients

When emergencies happen, your standard routine for anterior composite restorations might not cut it - so what should you do?

| 2 years ago
How Dentist-Laboratory Relations Are Changing in the Digital Age
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How Dentist-Laboratory Relations Are Changing in the Digital Age

How has the evolution of technology made it easier for us to communicate with our labs, and vice versa? We'll dive into this evolution and how it affects...

| 2 years ago
Why You Should be Using Glycerin on Your Composite Restorations
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Why You Should be Using Glycerin on Your Composite Restorations

Dr. Gregg Kinzer discusses composite restorations and the use of glycerin to get a harder composite surface.

| 2 years ago
How Does Toothbrushing Affect Restorative Materials?
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How Does Toothbrushing Affect Restorative Materials?

Be aware of how toothbrushing may be affecting your patients' restorations.

| 2 years ago
5 Types of Tooth Fractures: The Silent Epidemic Part II

5 Types of Tooth Fractures: The Silent Epidemic Part II

Discover the five types of cracks in teeth in this second article on the silent epidemic of cracked teeth.

| 2 years ago
What's in Your Water? A Look At the pH of Popular Beverages

What's in Your Water? A Look At the pH of Popular Beverages

You already know your patient's diet can have a significant impact on patterns of erosion - but are you up-to-speed on the acidity of their favorite beverages?

| 2 years ago
5 Key MRI Factors

5 Key MRI Factors

When it comes to TM joint imaging, understanding MRIs is critical. Here are five key factors you need to know.

| 2 years ago
Indirect Pulp Capping

Indirect Pulp Capping

How do you remove caries without sacrificing pulp vitality? Here are two methods to try.

| 2 years ago
Bonding to Zirconia: Is It Possible?
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Bonding to Zirconia: Is It Possible?

How can you tell when a restoration needs to be bonded to zirconia ... and is it even...

| 2 years ago