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The Two Rules of Subgingival Margin Placement
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The Two Rules of Subgingival Margin Placement

Dr. Frank Spear explains the two essential rules to placing subgingival margins.

| 4 years ago
Why Do I Need A Facebow?
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Why Do I Need A Facebow?

This article describes how using a facebow with a semi-adjustable articulator will save you time, money and help improve patient satisfaction.

| 4 years ago
Steps in the Veneer Seating Process: Part I

Steps in the Veneer Seating Process: Part I

In this article, Frank Spear breaks down the first steps to successfully seating porcelain veneers.

| 4 years ago
The Duchenne Smile and What It Means To You

The Duchenne Smile and What It Means To You

As smile artists, dentists must understand the full benefits and impacts of the attractive smiles we're creating for our patients.

| 4 years ago
5 Steps To Modifying Shade For Provisional Restorations

5 Steps To Modifying Shade For Provisional Restorations

Inadequate shade is a common esthetic dilemma when it comes to provisional restorations. Dr. Bob Winter explains how to adjust that with proper glazing...

| 4 years ago
The Examination Checklist
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The Examination Checklist

This free examination checklist will not only help you ensure you're offering the most comprehensive experience; it'll help your patients understand your...

| 4 years ago
Evaluating Facial Esthetics: Vertical Proportion

Evaluating Facial Esthetics: Vertical Proportion

Learn how to evaluate vertical proportion for well-rounded esthetic diagnosis and treatment.

| 4 years ago
Ankylosis Part III: Treating Children With Ankylosed Permanent Teeth

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.

| 4 years 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.

| 4 years ago
Replacement Possibilities for Multiple Missing Anterior Teeth
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Replacement Possibilities for Multiple Missing Anterior Teeth

This article discusses multiple options for treating patients with multiple missing anterior teeth.

| 4 years ago
Managing Oligodontia: A Case Report

Managing Oligodontia: A Case Report

This case study profiles a teen with oligodontia and describes the lengthy interdisciplinary process associated with treating the condition.

| 4 years ago
Maxillary Prosthesis Retained by Two Dental Implants
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Maxillary Prosthesis Retained by Two Dental Implants

There are pros and cons to using only two dental implants when retaining maxillary prostheses.

| 4 years ago