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Sometimes it’s what you don’t see that puts the care in healthcare

October 1, 2021

Digital dentistry and the digital workflow have become a critical part of our practice. One of the main reasons for this is the ability for us to better serve our patients on many fronts. From diagnosis to communicating treatment plans to fabrication of materials needed for surgery and prosthetics, digital dentistry has become essential and indispensable.

Things to consider before opening a dental practice

January 27, 2021

The path to opening a dental practice can feel overwhelming. It is important to work with a team you can trust. Henry Schein Equipment Specialists can provide support through the entire process and help build your project team.

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Seeing is believing: iTero Element 5D Imaging System

November 11, 2020

Align Technology announced earlier this year that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the award-winning iTero Element 5D Imaging System for commercial availability in the United States.

Extend your front desk with digital tools from Simplifeye

September 24, 2020

A set of innovative digital tools available from Simplifeye, run by trained humans, acts as an extension of your dental practice’s front desk. It’s that simple.

7 steps to care for your equipment during down time

April 23, 2020

In these extraordinary times many dental offices are closed or dramatically reducing hours to help protect patients and staff and conform to local/state requirements. Much of modern dental equipment was built around the concept of daily/weekly use and not meant to sit for longer periods of time of non-use.

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‘Growing Enamel’ — Revisited

January 8, 2018

One of the dental field’s biggest esthetic priorities, after restoring and preserving health, is enhancing the smile. In 1995, Dentistry Today published an article I wrote about a technique I developed, which I called “Growing Enamel.” The phrase is erroneous, of course, because, after enamel is formed, it does not grow. But this technique creates an image of it doing so. In the years since the article was published, the concept has been copied in articles and books on cosmetic treatment techniques without reference or recognition. However, imitation or replication is a great form of flattery.

Functional and esthetic overdentures

January 5, 2018

The removable denture may seem an outdated rehabilitation. However, it is the foundation on which all prosthetic procedures are based; therefore, it is imperative to know it and to follow its constructive steps when restoring the patient’s oral cavity to obtain an esthetic result not only of the smile but of the whole face.

Rethinking provisionals: The many advantages of premade custom temporaries

December 29, 2017

As a partner and clinical director of a large private group practice, I often speak of modern dentistry’s esthetic possibilities. Our practice highly prioritizes working with committed laboratories, using quality materials and focusing on predictable processes. BioTemps Provisionals consistently help our doctors materialize the esthetic vision we create for our patients.

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