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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 Dahl Concept
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The Dahl Concept

The Dahl concept, while rarely used in the U.S., is an alternative method for planning changes in occlusion. Dr. Frank Spear explains how he utilized it...

| 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
Treating Class V Lesions
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Treating Class V Lesions

Dr. Frank Spear discusses his process of performing Class V restorations with this short case study.

| 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
How to Fix a Deep Overbite in Wear Patients
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How to Fix a Deep Overbite in Wear Patients

Learn how to determine the best method of correcting deep overbite in wear patients.

| 4 years ago
Positioning Maxillary Central Incisal Edges

Positioning Maxillary Central Incisal Edges

Dr. Frank Spear discusses best practices for determining and understanding maxillary central incisor position, particularly in cases of severe wear.

| 4 years ago
Evaluating Facial Esthetics: Lip Symmetry
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Evaluating Facial Esthetics: Lip Symmetry

Dr. Frank Spear explains the importance of lip symmetry in creating ideal facial esthetics and beautiful smiles.

| 4 years ago
Orthodontic vs. Restorative: Correction of Mal-Aligned Anterior Teeth

Orthodontic vs. Restorative: Correction of Mal-Aligned Anterior Teeth

Dr. Frank Spear discusses how a dentist can decide if orthodontics or restorative dentistry is best for a patient.

| 4 years ago
Evaluating Facial Esthetics: The Esthetic Plane
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Evaluating Facial Esthetics: The Esthetic Plane

Are you paying attention to the esthetic plane? If not, you could actually worsen some patients' esthetic appearance.

| 4 years ago
Muscle and TMJ Exam: Palpation and Evaluation

Muscle and TMJ Exam: Palpation and Evaluation

Discover the 8 muscles you must check during a TMJ...

| 4 years ago
Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part VIII
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Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part VIII

We look at soft-tissue grafting for dental patients who present with non-carious cervical lesions.

| 5 years ago