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Socket Preservation 101: What Works?
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Socket Preservation 101: What Works?

Once we realize that a tooth is going to be lost, there are a variety of methods and materials to help with socket preservation.

| 3 years ago
Top 6 Methods for Managing Gagging Patients

Top 6 Methods for Managing Gagging Patients

Dr. Jeff Lineberry lists his top 6 methods for managing patients who have a hyperactive gag...

| 3 years ago
Using Digital Guides to Replace a Missing Tooth with an Implant

Using Digital Guides to Replace a Missing Tooth with an Implant

Precise placement and exact execution are critical to a successful implant-based restoration. Learn how to utilize digital surgical guides to ensure a...

| 3 years ago
Dentistry: Is It Really That Expensive In the Grand Scheme of Things?

Dentistry: Is It Really That Expensive In the Grand Scheme of Things?

Your patients' hesitation to invest in their oral health is likely tied to their perception of its overall value.

| 4 years ago
Food For Thought On How the State of Medical and Dental Care Is Changing
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Food For Thought On How the State of Medical and Dental Care Is Changing

How can we communicate with our patients in such a way that they value treatment rather than being turned away by costs? Dr. Jeff Lineberry gives his...

| 4 years ago
Link Between Medications and Bruxism?
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Link Between Medications and Bruxism?

Studies show that there is evidence to support the theory that using SSRI medications can lead to sleep bruxism.

| 4 years ago
Are You and Your Team Limiting Your Patients' Treatment Choices?

Are You and Your Team Limiting Your Patients' Treatment Choices?

The way you discuss treatment and costs could have a strong impact on your patients' treatment and overall well-being.

| 4 years ago
What Are Treatment Options for the Cracked Tooth?

What Are Treatment Options for the Cracked Tooth?

Dr. Jeff Lineberry concludes his three-part series on cracked teeth with a look into best treatment methods for various cracked tooth and fractured cusp...

| 4 years ago
What’s the Common Denominator with Dental Staff Problems?
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What’s the Common Denominator with Dental Staff Problems?

If you have problems with your dental practice staff, even when you get a new team, here's the one factor you should take into consideration.

| 4 years ago
The Solo Dental Practice: Is It Dying?

The Solo Dental Practice: Is It Dying?

As the marketplace for dentistry continues to change, solo dental practices must learn to evolve, too. Are you evolving?

| 4 years 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...

| 4 years ago
The Double-Cord Impression Technique
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The Double-Cord Impression Technique

Try using this impression technique to create better dental restorations.

| 4 years ago