Tag Archives: crown

How Do You Tell a Patient Her New Crown Must Be Replaced?

A family that was in my practice moved out of state (Iowa) several years ago.  They recently returned and became patients in my practice again.  First, the husband came in, as a tooth was bothering him, and he had been … Continue reading

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Retrofitting a Crown to an Existing Partial Denture

I first posted this “article” on Dentaltown back in 2007.  A friend just reminded me about it, so I thought I’d re-post it here. We all know what a pain this can be – fitting a new crown to an … Continue reading

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Picasso Lite – It’s time to pull the trigger on a diode laser!

For a long time, I simply refused to pay the tremendous price for a diode laser.  I did see a use for it in my practice.  But the relatively limited uses (soft tissue procedures) didn’t justify the huge cost.   I … Continue reading

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Crown prep and build-up tip!

This is just a quick tip that can speed up your crown prep appointments. Most crown preps involve teeth that already have large amalgams.  Personally, I take out all old restorative materials, clean up the tooth, and do a build-up.  … Continue reading

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