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Basics of Layering Composites in the Esthetic Zone

Basics of Layering Composites in the Esthetic Zone

Does layering composites seem tedious? Discover how to improve your layering by reviewing the basics of tooth anatomy.

| 1 year ago
Fully Guided Implant Placement and Definitive Restoration with CEREC Complete Digital Workflow

Fully Guided Implant Placement and Definitive Restoration with CEREC Complete Digital Workflow

In this visual essay, you'll learn how to use a complete digital workflow for fully guided implant placement and definitive restoration workflow with...

| 1 year ago
Restoring the Edentulous Arch - Are Fixed Hybrids Always the Best Answer?
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Restoring the Edentulous Arch - Are Fixed Hybrids Always the Best Answer?

Learn why to consider alternatives for popular fixed hybrids in some edentulous arch cases.

| 1 year ago
Implant Crowns – Cement, Screw or Both?
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Implant Crowns – Cement, Screw or Both?

Discover when to use a screw- or cement-retained implant crown for dental restorations.

| 1 year ago
Operation Deep Freeze: Removing a Stuck Ti-Base
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Operation Deep Freeze: Removing a Stuck Ti-Base

Learn how to use endo ice to freeze or chill a stuck implant ti-base to shrink it so it's easier to remove.

| 1 year ago
Diagnostic Options and Recommendations for TMJ Disorders

Diagnostic Options and Recommendations for TMJ Disorders

In dentistry, it's crucial to consider evidence-based information and ethical recommendations in determining treatment options for issues like TMJ disorders...

| 1 year ago
Fixing Anterior Composites Without Redoing Everything

Fixing Anterior Composites Without Redoing Everything

Learn easy steps to fix anterior composites quickly during a busy workday in your practice.

| 1 year ago
Predictable Ceramic Veneer Margins - Eliminate Unsupported Enamel with ‘Tornado Technique’
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Predictable Ceramic Veneer Margins - Eliminate Unsupported Enamel with ‘Tornado Technique’

The 'Tornado Technique' provides a solid visual image for clinically preparing interproximal veneer margins in a strategic and effective manner.

| 2 years ago
Anterior Repositioning Appliance: The Night Guard You Never Heard Of

Anterior Repositioning Appliance: The Night Guard You Never Heard Of

A splint anterior repositioning appliance that is not traditionally mentioned in dental school can be a very successful design.

| 2 years ago
Do I Have 'TMJ?'
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Do I Have 'TMJ?'

Learn to clarify the confusion about the diagnosis of TMJ, TMD, TMJD, and other temporomandibular joint disorders.

| 2 years ago
Material Update: LuxaCrown
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Material Update: LuxaCrown

LuxaCrown is similar to provisional materials, but lasts up to five years, making it an excellent option for long-term provisionals, transitional restorations...

| 2 years ago
A Technique for Evaluating the Continuity of Implant Hex Connections

A Technique for Evaluating the Continuity of Implant Hex Connections

Dr. Bonk describes an implant impression technique that provides for definitive observation of the integrity of the hex.

| 2 years ago