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How to Make Full Dentures Fun Again

How to Make Full Dentures Fun Again

Many dentists have given up on making removable full dentures. Too many appointments; not enough profit; hard-to-please patients; never ending follow-ups… you’d rather concentrate on quick and satisfying restorative and cosmetic procedures. But, what if...

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Tips For Pouring Your Dental Model

Tips For Pouring Your Dental Model

When pouring dental models, the goal should always be to produce an exact replica of a patient’s teeth and adjacent tissues. Accurate models are critical for production of fixed restorations and removable appliances. Using standard techniques for preparing the...

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The Art of Shade Selection in Dentistry

The Art of Shade Selection in Dentistry

Most dentists identify as scientists rather than artists. But dentistry, particularly in cosmetic and restorative practices, requires today’s clinicians to tap into their inner Michelangelo. That rings especially true in the case of shade selection.   The Shade...

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All About the All-on-4® Screw-Retained Prosthesis

All About the All-on-4® Screw-Retained Prosthesis

Over 20 years ago, Dr. Paulo Malo, a Portuguese dentist and entrepreneur, developed a breakthrough innovation in dental implantology–the All-on-4® technique. His groundbreaking idea is now recognized worldwide by the dental industry as one of the leading solutions for...

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How to Choose the Right Posterior Crown

How to Choose the Right Posterior Crown

Have you walked down the cereal aisle at the local supermarket and couldn’t make up your mind about which box to pick? Have you tried to choose new wallpaper or paint for your den? It’s common to become overwhelmed by too many choices. This is true in dentistry...

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How to Choose the Right Mouthguards & Night Guards

How to Choose the Right Mouthguards & Night Guards

According to the National Sleep Foundation, up to 20% of your pediatric patients and 8-18% of your adult patients suffer from sleep-related bruxism. Add to those all your patients who participate in sports–from little league football and middle-school soccer, to rowdy...

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The Future of Technology in Dentistry

The Future of Technology in Dentistry

Smart technology exists everywhere: In our kitchens, living rooms, hospital surgery suites, and even our car repair shops. So, why not in our dental offices and labs? The future of technology in dentistry is a hot topic at every local, national, and international...

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Why Your Dental Lab’s Quality Assurance Matters

Why Your Dental Lab’s Quality Assurance Matters

Every reliable dental laboratory wants to ensure the quality of outgoing and incoming cases. From owners and managers to bench technicians, the number-one priority for every case we touch is manufacturing dental prosthetics, restorations, and appliances that meet or...

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How to Adjust & Polish Zirconia Dental Restorations

How to Adjust & Polish Zirconia Dental Restorations

The introduction of zirconia for dental restorations allows dentists to provide beautiful, tooth-colored crowns and fixed bridges to patients that are both esthetically acceptable and strong enough to withstand occlusal forces. But the material is inherently different...

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While we are the top Chicago dental lab, we also provide service for general dentists throughout the United States!