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Need Smoother Preps?
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Need Smoother Preps?

This article will help you make the smoothest preparations possible for better indirect restorations.

| 3 years ago
Less Is More: Building Functional Esthetics on a Budget
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Less Is More: Building Functional Esthetics on a Budget

Top-notch esthetic treatment and better patient outcomes start with a 'big picture' mindset and selecting the right restorative materials.

| 4 years ago
Complete Dentures ... What’s Your Strategy?
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Complete Dentures ... What’s Your Strategy?

This article describes the category of the adult population that may be edentulous and strategies for those patients that may include dentures.

| 4 years ago
Ideal Position of the Central Incisor
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Ideal Position of the Central Incisor

This article describes how to utilize concepts involving Facially Generated Treatment Planning to determine the ideal position of the central incisor.

| 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
Why Do I Need A Facebow?
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Why Do I Need A Facebow?

This article describes how using a facebow with a semi-adjustable articulator will save you time, money and help improve patient satisfaction.

| 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 Duchenne Smile and What It Means To You

The Duchenne Smile and What It Means To You

As smile artists, dentists must understand the full benefits and impacts of the attractive smiles we're creating for our patients.

| 4 years ago
5 Steps To Modifying Shade For Provisional Restorations

5 Steps To Modifying Shade For Provisional Restorations

Inadequate shade is a common esthetic dilemma when it comes to provisional restorations. Dr. Bob Winter explains how to adjust that with proper glazing...

| 4 years ago
The Examination Checklist
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The Examination Checklist

This free examination checklist will not only help you ensure you're offering the most comprehensive experience; it'll help your patients understand your...

| 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
Ankylosis Part III: Treating Children With Ankylosed Permanent Teeth

Ankylosis Part III: Treating Children With Ankylosed Permanent Teeth

When ankylosis is diagnosed in a child, certain factors are even more important to evaluate prior to making the treatment decision.

| 4 years ago