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Managing Access Openings in Existing Crowns with Bonded Resin Restorations
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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.

| 3 weeks ago
The Ideal ‘Reduction Sauce’ for Restorative Success with Posterior Ceramic Onlays
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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...

| 3 weeks 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.

| 3 weeks 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.

| 4 weeks ago
Options for Determining Vertical Dimension with Edentulous Patients (Part 2)
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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.

| 1 month ago
Functional Incisal Edges: Managing the Incisal Guidance
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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.

| 1 month 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
Dr. Robert Winter Presents New ‘Restorative Design’ Pathway
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Dr. Robert Winter Presents New ‘Restorative Design’ Pathway

Learn minimalistic ceramic restorations in the six-course pathway now available on Spear Online.

| 2 months ago
Try Before You Buy: Evaluating Indirect Restorative Impression Materials
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Try Before You Buy: Evaluating Indirect Restorative Impression Materials

Your guide to evaluating and selecting restorative impression materials that provide accuracy and predictability.

| 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
Managing ‘Kissing Contacts’
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Managing ‘Kissing Contacts’

Explore ways to predictably deliver tight and well-contoured contacts from composite and what some clinicians refer to as 'kissing contacts.'

| 3 months ago
Options for Determining Vertical Dimension with Edentulous Patients
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Options for Determining Vertical Dimension with Edentulous Patients

Learn how to manage occlusal vertical dimension (OVD) with pre-extraction and post-extraction methods, including the widely used freeway space approach.

| 3 months ago