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Dental Articles on Occlusion, Centric Relation, Restorative Dentistry & More

Webinar: Occlusal Principles for Esthetic and Everyday Dentistry

Our patients want beautiful smiles. They also expect a smile that will be comfortable, healthy and long-lasting.

Understanding that esthetics is just one part of Complete Dentistry allow us to provide solutions that make our dentistry predictable, beautiful and long lasting whilst meeting our patients needs and desires.  In his presentation, Dr. Ian Buckle will explain how understanding occlusion will allow you to do more dentistry with increased efficiency and productivity. He will also explain why a complete examination is essential and is the corner stone of the Complete Dentistry process.

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Webinar: Navigating the Insurance Discussion with Patients

No matter where you practice, your patients have questions and concerns about what their insurance will cover, and how the process works. Most dentists and dental teams see insurance as a burden that is a part of their workday. But patients see insurance as actual money they can spend.

Navigating the insurance discussion with your patients is one of the most challenging parts of being a dentist. Outside of the cost of treatment, no other area makes dentists more uncomfortable or frustrated.

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Is Anterior Guidance a Myth?

In this webinar, Dr. Dawson discusses in depth the often discussed and debated concepts of Anterior Guidance. This discussion includes understanding how the envelope of function, incisal edge position, and lingual contours work in harmony with the anatomy of the TMJ and muscles of mastication, which are concepts that must be mastered by the restorative dentist.

Hear him revisit timeless principles that he has spent a career and lifetime in understanding and teaching to our profession.

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Webinar: How to Effectively Equilibrate the Natural Dentition

Following proper diagnosis and treatment planning, occlusal equilibration can provide selected patients with the most conservative, predictable and safest treatment possible.

Occlusal equilibration can often help avoid the need for more complex treatments. Dentists who have developed proficiency in equilibration universally agree it is one of the most practical skills they use routinely in practice.

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