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Video Presentation: Repair or Replace a Defective Restoration? Study Findings

This is the summary of the findings of the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network’s study on repair or replacement of defective restorations.  Watch the video   Purpose of the Study Determine whether dentists in practices in the Dental PBRN are more likely to repair rather than replace a restoration that they diagnose as defective. Quantify the specific reasons for repairing or replacing restorations. Test the hypothesis that certain dentist-, patient-, and restoration-related variables are associated with the decision between repairing and replacing restorations. Study Findings Dentists were more likely to replace rather than repair by a 3-fold difference. Dentists who placed ...

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Dr. Jack Cottrell speaks about FDI mid-year meetings in Mexico

Dr. John O’Keefe spoke with Dr. Jack Cottrell, member of FDI Council, about FDI activities during the Federation’s mid-year meetings which were recently held in Mexico City.

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