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Implants: Screw-Retained vs. Cement-Retained
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Implants: Screw-Retained vs. Cement-Retained

Dr. Gregg Kinzer compares both screw-retained and cement-retained implant options.

| 4 years ago
Veneer Preparations: When to Break Interproximal Contact
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Veneer Preparations: When to Break Interproximal Contact

Here are three clinical situations in which it is necessary to break interproximal contact.

| 4 years ago
Milled vs. Waxed-and-Pressed Restorations: Which Is Better?
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Milled vs. Waxed-and-Pressed Restorations: Which Is Better?

Do milled or waxed-and-pressed restorations fit better? We look at the evidence.

| 4 years ago
Veneer Preparations: Advantages/Disadvantages of Breaking Interproximal Contact

Veneer Preparations: Advantages/Disadvantages of Breaking Interproximal Contact

Should you or shouldn't you break interproximal contact? We examine that question in this article.

| 4 years ago
'Closed Tray' vs. ‘Open Tray' Implant Impressions
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'Closed Tray' vs. ‘Open Tray' Implant Impressions

We compare and contrast closed tray and open tray implant impressions.

| 4 years ago
Ankylosis Part II: Treating Adults With an Ankylosed Tooth
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Ankylosis Part II: Treating Adults With an Ankylosed Tooth

Learn treatment considerations for adults who present with an ankylosed tooth through these two dental cases.

| 5 years ago
The ‘Customized’ Posterior Composite Matrix
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The ‘Customized’ Posterior Composite Matrix

Posterior Class II resin restorations can be difficult, but you can make it a little easier using this 6-step customized matrix technique.

| 5 years ago
5 Reasons Why Dentists Should Be Using a Microscope

5 Reasons Why Dentists Should Be Using a Microscope

While magnification has revolutionized dentistry, many dentists are not using microscopes. Here's why they should.

| 5 years ago
How to Achieve Success with Custom Zirconia Abutments

How to Achieve Success with Custom Zirconia Abutments

We look at common concerns associated with custom zirconia abutments and how you can overcome them.

| 5 years ago
The Abutment Option Most Dentists Overlook

The Abutment Option Most Dentists Overlook

Though often overlooked, the Custom UCLA-metal ceramic abutment offers many benefits.

| 5 years ago
Who Chooses the Implant Abutment: The Dentist or the Technician?
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Who Chooses the Implant Abutment: The Dentist or the Technician?

Should the clinician or the technician choose the implant abutment? We look at a case example to discover the answer.

| 5 years ago
Dark Tissue Around Implants?
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Dark Tissue Around Implants?

What is the most crucial factor in terms of correcting tissue discoloration around implant restorations? We discuss the research in our latest article.

| 5 years ago