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Tips to Overcome Common Mistakes in Conversion Protocol for Fixed Hybrids

Tips to Overcome Common Mistakes in Conversion Protocol for Fixed Hybrids

Get tips on fixed hybrid techniques, including an immediate loading protocol that includes converting an immediate denture to a fixed provisional, implant-supported...

| 1 year ago
Options for Improving Clinical Efficiency When Fabricating New Removable Complete Dentures

Options for Improving Clinical Efficiency When Fabricating New Removable Complete Dentures

Learn alternatives to the classic five-step approach to fabricating conventional complete removable dentures to potentially shorten treatment time.

| 1 year ago
Internal Bleaching of the Dark Tooth

Internal Bleaching of the Dark Tooth

With updates to dental materials and recent technique changes, restoring dark teeth in the esthetic zone is more low-risk than you might think.

| 2 years ago
5 Elements of the ‘Less is More’ Approach in Interdisciplinary Treatment
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5 Elements of the ‘Less is More’ Approach in Interdisciplinary Treatment

Like architecture and design, sometimes the simplest option is most effective in dentistry.

| 2 years ago
White Balance – the Unsung Hero in Dental Photography

White Balance – the Unsung Hero in Dental Photography

Learn simple steps to master dental photography that accurately showcases esthetics.

| 2 years ago
Printing an Occlusal Guard
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Printing an Occlusal Guard

Follow these 10 steps to understand how to make occlusal appliances in your...

| 2 years ago
Managing Access Openings in Existing Crowns with Bonded Resin Restorations

Managing Access Openings in Existing Crowns with Bonded Resin Restorations

Learn steps to address access opening restorations with greater precision, including when a previously crowned tooth requires endodontic therapy.

| 2 years ago
The Ideal ‘Reduction Sauce’ for Restorative Success with Posterior Ceramic Onlays

The Ideal ‘Reduction Sauce’ for Restorative Success with Posterior Ceramic Onlays

Whether it's ceramic onlays or great food, success stems from proper planning — and a great 'reduction' is all in the...

| 2 years ago
5 Helpful Tips for All-Ceramic Restorations
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5 Helpful Tips for All-Ceramic Restorations

Learn how best to address etching, temporary cementation, shade evaluation and other issues key to producing more effective all-ceramic restorations.

| 2 years ago
The Power of Anticipation
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The Power of Anticipation

Anticipating the unexpected is essential to aligning your team to delight your patients with greater consistency.

| 2 years ago
Options for Determining Vertical Dimension with Edentulous Patients (Part 2)

Options for Determining Vertical Dimension with Edentulous Patients (Part 2)

Learn approaches to determining occlusal vertical dimension with the goal of building confidence in managing edentulous patients.

| 2 years ago
Functional Incisal Edges: Managing the Incisal Guidance

Functional Incisal Edges: Managing the Incisal Guidance

Calibrating and adjusting the new veneers with the existing opposing teeth is a necessity for their functional relationship.

| 2 years ago