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Bulk Fill composites: Considerations and keys to success

Curing lights, prep depth, material viscosity – do you know all the factors that can impact the success of your…

Five Reasons Why You Should Warm Your Composite

From the first procedure to the last, dental composites can be a challenge. See how heat could make your restorations…

Selective caries removal: The importance of finding and using the right adhesive

Minimally invasive dentistry and selective caries removal are becoming increasingly popular – but is your adhesive up to the task?…

Tips for Success with flowable composites

Flowable composites, or ‘flowables,’ are more than just fluid composite – they’re incredibly versatile materials that present a number of…

Stick to innovation: Five benefits of modern universal adhesives

From added radiopacity to the ability to seal caries-affected dentin, modern universal adhesives come with a variety of procedure-changing benefits….

Multi-Shade Restorations for Maximum Esthetics

When should you layer composites with multiple shades or opacities? Discover the esthetic and practical benefits of this classic technique…

The Curing Light Checklist Every Dentist Needs

Curious about which steps you should be taking to make sure your curing light is working properly? Here’s everything you…

What’s in Your Composite? Monomers Unmasked.

In the recipe for restorative success, you need the right ingredients – and that means monomers that work together to…

Fine Tune Your Final Finish

Finishing and polishing are more than just the final touch: these steps are key to bringing out the best in…

Can’t Stop Seeing White Spots? Focus on Prevention

The last thing orthodontic patients want to see when braces come off are white spots. Learn about how to address…

What’s in Your Composite? Monomers Unmasked.

In the recipe for restorative success, you need the right ingredients – and that means monomers that work together to…

Does Your Curing Light Pass the Test?

Just because your curing light is on, doesn’t mean it’s working at its best. And an issue in your device…

Placing Posterior Composite: Paving the Way to Restorative Success

Posterior restorations call for strength but can also be optimized for both efficiency and esthetics. Learn how you can enhance…

Minimally Invasive Dentistry: Do More by Doing Less

Now more than ever, dental professionals want ways to work more efficiently and conservatively. Learn how innovative techniques and materials…

6 Reasons Not to be Afraid of Composite Warming

Unsure about composite warming? Here’s why you should reconsider – and how you could benefit from heating things up.

The importance of radiopacity in dental adhesives

Radiolucency under an existing restoration can lead to misdiagnosis. Help cut down on unnecessary restorative rework by choosing a radiopaque…

Closing the gaps to a great smile

With the rise in patient awareness and concern about black triangles, are you prepared to offer a solution?

What you need to know about dental adhesives.

Adhesives are critical to the long term success of a restoration and making the right choice isn’t always easy. If…

Cemented implant restoration – a solution to stick with

You have a lot of options to treat missing teeth – but what about cemented implant restorations? Take a closer…

What’s in your composite? Get filled in on fillers.

Microfill, hybrid or nanocomposite? Find out how your composite composition – and filler particle size – could be impacting the…

Bulk Fill Time Savings – How Real Are They?

The idea that bulk fill composites save time has been around for years–and now there are the stats to prove it. See how these time savings are the real deal. 

Considerations in Impressioning Methods and Material Selection

Whether taken digitally or physically, a good dental impression is key to restorative success. But how do you decide which…

Could standardization make you a happier dentist?

Running a successful practice can be stressful. Learn why you should do what you love more often – so you…

Clinical Case: Restoration Replacement

Replacement of a restoration on the upper right central incisor.

Clinical Case: Direct Composite Veneers

Optimizing the smile after orthodontic treatment.

Meeting the challenges related to worn anterior teeth with the single-shade technique

A 40-year-old patient from Belgium presented in our dental office in Lithuania for a regular check-up. She was in the country for a…

Webinar: Bonding answers

Everything you always wanted to know about dental adhesion, but never dared to ask.

Multi-layered restorations for female patient with localized anterior tooth wear

A predictable way to create esthetic multi-layer composite restorations for patients with localized anterior tooth wear.

Webinar: Essential Lines in StyleItaliano

What you will learn during this session: A repeatable recipe for success Tips & Tricks on how to manage a…

Composite or ceramics in the anterior region?

When a patient presents in the dental office with the desire or need for restorative treatment in the anterior region,…

Essential lines: Direct posterior restorations simplified

Restoring posterior teeth with composite is often complicated. The essential lines technique presented in this article will help you simplify…

Simple & beautiful: Dual-layer technique in the anterior region

Would you like to offer your patients predictable restorative treatments in the anterior region? Let us convince you that veneers…

Shrinkage vs. Shrinkage Stress: What Does it Mean for Your Composite?

Do you know the difference between shrinkage and shrinkage stress and why it matters? While the two terms are often…