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Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA, CDD
An evaluation of the BeeSure Floral Face Masks
An evaluation of the BeeSure Floral Face Masks
Contemporary Product Solutions takes a look at the new breathable, fun face masks from EcoBee.
The career-ending injury no one talks about
The career-ending injury no one talks about
Dental professionals need to take extra precaution to protect their eyes during their daily work.
Superior comfort with Cranberry Crave gloves
Superior comfort with Cranberry Crave gloves
An evaluation of the newest powder free nitrile glove from Pro2 Solutions.
Achieving ideal proximal contacts with IPR Strips
Achieving ideal proximal contacts with IPR Strips
An evaluation of the IPR Strip System from ContacEZ.
A review of Procter & Gamble’s Crest® Pro-Health™ Clean Mint
A review of Procter & Gamble’s Crest® Pro-Health™ Clean Mint
Contemporary Product Solutions presents its review on this new toothpaste flavor.
How to use Opalescence for customized take-home whitening
How to use Opalescence for customized take-home whitening
An evaluation of Opalescence, a whitening system from Ultradent Products.
How Opalescence Go can restore confidence in pediatric patients
How Opalescence Go can restore confidence in pediatric patients
In this Product Benchmark, Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA, CDD explains how Ultradent's Opalescence Go can be used to whiten teeth in pediatric patients, restoring confidence and smiles.
Pre-Summer Ortho Workshop designed to create the ultimate Invisalign® experience
Pre-Summer Ortho Workshop designed to create the ultimate Invisalign® experience
One of the greatest challenges in integration of Invisalign clear aligner treatment in a dental practice is to how to create a complete patient care protocol and all the clinical steps needed for implementation.
How to repair porcelain restorations instead of replacing them

Using composite resin, this case illustrates an efficient, reliable intraoral repair of fractured porcelain.

These elements of esthetic dentistry can be very frustrating for both patient and practitioner especially in the case of an anterior tooth, yet most of these inherent problems with porcelain can be immediately and predictably repaired chairside with the use of composite resin.

How to use preliminary impression materials in anterior restorations

In smile makeover cases, the provisional restorations take on a much greater level of importance than a typical crown case. These restorations serve as the patient’s first preview of what his or her new smile will look like and also help facilitate communication about the size, shape and shading for the final restorations. Of course, to create the provisionals, a preliminary impression material is necessary, and it is important to make the proper selection there, as well.