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To Post or Not to Post? Deciding How to Restore a Root-canal Treated Tooth

Restoring root-canal treated teeth has its own set of challenges – including choosing the right treatment method. From post-and-core to…

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…

The True Value of Preventive Dentistry

Preventive dentistry isn’t a new concept, but it could present a new pathway to increased patient acceptance, practice growth and…

The Mock-up Opportunity: Facilitating Treatment Plan Acceptance

Does it happen to you that a patient hesitates to accept a treatment plan? See how a mock-up can help…

Common Cementation Pitfalls and How to Overcome Them

Cementing indirect restorations can be tricky – learn how to identify pitfalls, minimize flaws, streamline your procedure and achieve long…

Taking the Mystery out of Reprocessing: Concepts and First Steps of Reprocessing

Reprocessing dental devices can be complex and confusing – and starts long before sterilization. Take a closer look at this…

Troubles? No Way! Strategies Leading to Accurate Impressions

Accurate impressions for precisely fitting restorations: Effective measures shared by an experienced trainer help minimize risks in the impression procedure.

Strategies to Arrest Dental Caries During the Pandemic

A lot has changed due to COVID-19, including the way we practice. Minimally invasive procedures, such as arresting carious lesions,…

The 15-Minute Challenge: Are You Daring Enough to Schedule a Shorter Crown Seating Appointment?

Dental Labs cite about 31% of impressions received are “bad” or “sub-par.” Let’s consider our main communication instrument with our…

A Real Homerun: Why There’s Never Been a Better Time for Teledentistry

Teledentistry is having a moment. COVID-19 has necessitated a new way of communicating with and caring for our patients –…

A Scientific View on the Dos and Don’ts of Self-adhesive Cementation

Self-adhesive cements are designed to be easy to use, versatile and simple. But simplicity is often more than meets the…

Take Stock – And Keep Things Simple

Simplifying your workflow means more than perfecting your technique. It also means taking stock – literally. Learn why choosing fewer,…

Help Me, Help You: The Pursuit of a Strong Dental Practice/Lab Relationship

The dental material impression is the most powerful communication tool that you have with your dental lab. Is it possible…

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…

Exposing 3 Myths About Zirconia

How do myths form? When a subject or topic is understood to a point…but also misunderstood to a point. Keep…

Sterilization Quality Assurance in the Dental Setting: Are Your Practices Compliant and Current?

Take a closer look at leading recommendations on sterility quality assurance for your dental practice.

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…

Single vs. Multi-Use Dental Products in a Post-COVID Dental Setting

Should you reprocess and reuse, or pitch after each patient? Learn what to consider when choosing between single or multi-use…

A Tall Order: Navigating Restorative Materials and Dental Cement Selection

As restorative materials continue to evolve, cement selection has become like ordering a cup of coffee – the choices can…

Fluoride and Your Patients – How to Start the Conversation

How fluent are you in fluoride? Learn how to talk about the benefits of fluoride with patients and staff –…

Our Love/Hate Relationship with Flowable Composites

We love them because of the ease of placement and the excellent wetting of the tooth with its lower viscosity….

How can I save money in my dental practice every day?

Searching for promotional deals or cheaper materials is an obvious way to save money in your dental practice. Although it…

To Bond or Not To Bond?

Thinking early about cement use is important because patient-specific factors, choice of restoration material and prep design all affect cement…