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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.

| 4 weeks ago
Terminal Dentition: Where Do We Draw the Line?
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Terminal Dentition: Where Do We Draw the Line?

When should you extract? When should you preserve? Learning to perform a thorough terminal dentition evaluation will help you better decide the fate of...

| 2 months ago
My Tooth Broke as I Was Eating Soft Bread
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My Tooth Broke as I Was Eating Soft Bread

There is no reason for a dental restoration to have an expiration date, though the longevity or prognosis of any dental restoration is directly influenced...

| 2 months ago
5 Elements to Consider when Selecting a Full Arch Implant Prosthetic Solution
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5 Elements to Consider when Selecting a Full Arch Implant Prosthetic Solution

As baby boomers age, clinicians need to be prepared to help by considering five essential aspects for the best course of treatment using full arch, implant-supported...

| 3 months ago
Utilizing Laser to Remove Ceramic Veneers
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Utilizing Laser to Remove Ceramic Veneers

Utilizing laser to remove ceramic veneers degrades the bonding interface with hydrolysis of the water in the resin cement, leading to easy removal.

| 4 months ago
Patient Communication in the Age of Information
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Patient Communication in the Age of Information

The evolution of technology and accessibility in today's modern age has had a huge impact on human behavior - so how does this change how we interact...

| 5 months ago
Optimal Smile Design Utilizing the Most Conservative Approach - a Visual Essay
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Optimal Smile Design Utilizing the Most Conservative Approach - a Visual Essay

In this detailed visual essay, learn how to design a beautiful smile using the most conservative possible methods.

| 6 months ago
4 Ways to Use Plumber's Tape in Your Dental Practice
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4 Ways to Use Plumber's Tape in Your Dental Practice

Call it plumber's tape, PTFE tape or thread seal tape, dentists should keep this in their armamentarium.

| 8 months ago
The Biggest Dental Lie
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The Biggest Dental Lie

Implants and implant-supported prostheses are evolving every day - are you staying on top of the curve?

| 10 months ago
Fabrication of a Single-Tooth Implant Provisional Restoration - a Visual Essay
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Fabrication of a Single-Tooth Implant Provisional Restoration - a Visual Essay

Fabricating a single-tooth implant-supported restoration requires careful step-by-step approach to deliver a restoration that will assist the process...

| 1 year ago
Extrinsic Dental Erosion - Causes and Diagnosis
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Extrinsic Dental Erosion - Causes and Diagnosis

Erosion isn't too uncommon - but is the case you're working on extrinsic or intrinsic? Learn how to tell if it's extrinsic and what that means for your...

| 1 year ago
5 Steps to Improving Case Acceptance
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5 Steps to Improving Case Acceptance

Utilizing these five simple steps can vastly improve your patient's understanding of what you can do as a restorative dentist.

| 1 year ago