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Connecting Teeth and Implants: Yes, No, Maybe?

Connecting Teeth and Implants: Yes, No, Maybe?

When do you connect an implant to a tooth? Dr. Frank Spear looks at various clinical cases to find the answers.

| 3 years ago
Dentin Adhesives for Direct Posterior Composite
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Dentin Adhesives for Direct Posterior Composite

In this article, Dr. Frank Spear explains how to eliminate sensitivity after placing direct composites.

| 3 years ago
Options for Treating Excess Overjet
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Options for Treating Excess Overjet

From no treatment to orthognathic surgery, Dr. Frank Spear walks clinicians through the various options for treating excess overjet.

| 4 years ago
The Two Rules of Subgingival Margin Placement
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The Two Rules of Subgingival Margin Placement

Dr. Frank Spear explains the two essential rules to placing subgingival margins.

| 4 years ago
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