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Practical How To: Tuff-Temp Plus

This post was prepared in collaboration with Pulpdent On an experimental basis, we have asked a limited number of companies to provide us with practical “How To” answers to clinical questions. We were prompted to conduct this experiment when dental team members told us that they visit company websites and consult company representatives for practical clinical information. We look forward to receiving your feedback on this experiment. Tuff-Temp Plus: Esthetic, Durable and Long-Lasting Provisional Material Tuff-Temp Plus is an esthetic, durable and long-lasting provisional material that can be used for single crowns or full mouth reconstructions. The material contains a ...

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Practical How To: Composi-Tight Sectional Matrix System

This post was prepared in collaboration with Garrison Dental On an experimental basis, we have asked a limited number of companies to provide us with practical “How To” answers to clinical questions. We were prompted to conduct this experiment when dental team members told us that they visit company websites and consult company representatives for practical clinical information. We look forward to receiving your feedback on this experiment.   Like many entrepreneurial businesses in America, Garrison® Dental Solutions started in a basement – the basement of Dr. Edgar and Dr. John Garrison’s dental practice. This was the rebirth of the original Composi-Tight® Sectional ...

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Practical How To: Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief Toothpaste

This post was prepared in collaboration with Colgate On an experimental basis, we have asked a limited number of companies to provide us with practical “How To” answers to clinical questions. We were prompted to conduct this experiment when dental team members told us that they visit company websites and consult company representatives for practical clinical information. We look forward to receiving your feedback on this experiment. Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief with Pro-Argin Technology is a breakthrough treatment for patients with dentin hypersensitivity. It can be used before or after dental procedures, such as prophylaxis and scaling. This unique technology is based ...

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Practical How To: Kuraray’s PANAVIA SA Cement Plus

This post was prepared in collaboration with Kuraray  On an experimental basis, we have asked a limited number of companies to provide us with practical “How To” answers to clinical questions. We were prompted to conduct this experiment when dental team members told us that they visit company websites and consult company representatives for practical clinical information. We look forward to receiving your feedback on this experiment. This next generation of the original PANAVIA SA Cement offers stronger shear bond strengths; faster light-curing time; and room temperature storage. Its EASY CLEANUP reduces the risk of gingival trauma, making it deal for indirect procedures.. ...

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Practical How To: GUIDOR® easy-graft™ CLASSIC Alloplastic Bone Grafting System

This post was prepared in collaboration with Sunstar. On an experimental basis, we have asked a limited number of companies to provide us with practical “How To” answers to clinical questions. We were prompted to conduct this experiment when dental team members told us that they visit company websites and consult company representatives for practical clinical information. We look forward to receiving your feedback on this experiment. Most dimensional changes of the socket ridge occur in the first 3 – 6 months after a tooth extraction. After 6 months, the patient could have horizontal bone loss of 29-63% and vertical ...

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Clinical Applications for ACTIVA™ BioACTIVE-RESTORATIVE™

This post was prepared in collaboration with Pulpdent ACTIVA BioACTIVE from PULPDENT Corporation are the first esthetic, bioactive restorative materials that penetrate and integrate with tooth structure and mimic the physical and chemical properties of the teeth. These bioactive materials stimulate apatite formation at the material-tooth interface, sealing against microleakage, secondary caries and failure. ACTIVA BioACTIVE’s patented rubberized resin absorbs shock and resists fracture and chipping. Dentists report that ACTIVA BioACTIVE appears to “melt into the tooth” and find the moisture-tolerant material easy to handle and place. In this video Dr. Rumpa Wig discusses clinical applications for ACTIVA BioACTIVE-RESTORATIVE and provides ...

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Practical How To: 3M Fluoride Varnish

Dentistry encompasses various elements of dental and oral health. Oral healthcare professionals place a special emphasis on caries prevention as there are various protocols, diagnostic tools and medicaments that can be effective in preventing or arresting the decay process. At the same time, the abundance of information can also be overwhelming for patients and may contribute to confusion about the effectiveness or necessity of preventive care. This potential for confusion is highlighted in Jo-Anne Jones’ video discussion with her neighbour about the merits of fluoride treatment especially when delivered in the form of a varnish. In the following video, a panel of ...

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Practical How To: PROFLUORID VARNISH (PFV)

This post was created in collaboration with VOCO On an experimental basis, we have asked a limited number of companies to provide us with “Practical How To” answers to clinical questions/dilemmas. We were prompted to conduct this experiment when dental team members told us that they visit company websites and consult company representatives for practical clinical information. We look forward to receiving your feedback on this experiment. Profluorid Varnish (PFV) is a white transparent, great tasting 5% NaF varnish. It is indicated for desensitization as the varnish seals off dentinal tubules to relieve hypersensitivity. Additionally, as with other fluoride varnishes, ...

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