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Patient Communication in the Age of Information

Patient Communication in the Age of Information

The evolution of technology and accessibility in today's modern age has had a huge impact on human behavior - so how does this change how we interact...

| 2 years ago
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
4 Ways to Use Plumber's Tape in Your Dental Practice
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4 Ways to Use Plumber's Tape in Your Dental Practice

Call it plumber's tape, PTFE tape or thread seal tape, dentists should keep this in their armamentarium.

| 3 years ago
The Biggest Dental Lie
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The Biggest Dental Lie

Implants and implant-supported prostheses are evolving every day - are you staying on top of the curve?

| 3 years ago
Fabrication of a Single-Tooth Implant Provisional Restoration - a Visual Essay

Fabrication of a Single-Tooth Implant Provisional Restoration - a Visual Essay

Fabricating a single-tooth implant-supported restoration requires careful step-by-step approach to deliver a restoration that will assist the process...

| 3 years ago
Extrinsic Dental Erosion - Causes and Diagnosis

Extrinsic Dental Erosion - Causes and Diagnosis

Erosion isn't too uncommon - but is the case you're working on extrinsic or intrinsic? Learn how to tell if it's extrinsic and what that means for your...

| 3 years ago
5 Steps to Improving Case Acceptance
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5 Steps to Improving Case Acceptance

Utilizing these five simple steps can vastly improve your patient's understanding of what you can do as a restorative dentist.

| 3 years ago
Restoration of a Single Tooth Implant Utilizing E-Max CAD Milled With CEREC
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Restoration of a Single Tooth Implant Utilizing E-Max CAD Milled With CEREC

Learn about treatment of a fractured left maxillary first bicuspid, immediate placement of a dental implant and a personalized healing abutment.

| 3 years ago
Contingency, Priority and Risk Protocol For Treatment: Part II

Contingency, Priority and Risk Protocol For Treatment: Part II

When planning and facilitating treatment, how do you know what to prioritize and what the potential risks are? This article will help you understand.

| 3 years ago
Contingency, Priority and Risk Protocol: Part I
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Contingency, Priority and Risk Protocol: Part I

Complications with implants and prostheses can be more easily avoided and addressed with this methodology in mind.

| 3 years ago
Steps For Denture Duplication - A Visual Essay
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Steps For Denture Duplication - A Visual Essay

This step-by-step visual essay details duplication of an existing denture for enabling better implant prosthetics.

| 3 years ago
Dental CSI: A Miscommunication Journey With a Patient With an Eating Disorder

Dental CSI: A Miscommunication Journey With a Patient With an Eating Disorder

When you suspect a patient may be bulimic, how should you approach treatment with extra care and sensitivity?

| 3 years ago