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Lee Ann Brady

Working with Your Patients on Appliance Therapy: Part 1
Dentistry |2 min read

Working with Your Patients on Appliance Therapy: Part 1

The ultimate case acceptance tool you should be utilizing in the office is appliance therapy. The benefits of this approach can be seen in many different patients, from TMD and restorative to orthodontic patients with muscle-based or joint-based pain. The primary goal...

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Composite Occlusal Contacts

It’s important to know the wear and resistance of composite in areas of direct occlusal contact. One piece of good news is that very few composite restorations are replaced because of excessive wear. The majority of restorations succumb to marginal breakdown and...

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When Ceramic Debonds: The First Questions to Ask
Dentistry |3 min read

When Ceramic Debonds: The First Questions to Ask

In dental practice there are situations that we find so disconcerting that it becomes difficult to approach them rationally and scientifically to find a resolution. One of these is when a ceramic restoration de-bonds. Usually when this happens I become frustrated and...

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Fighting Indifference in the Dental Profession
Dentistry |2 min read

Fighting Indifference in the Dental Profession

Why are some people in the dental profession indifferent to self-improvement and genuine caring about their career? This post was inspired by many conversations I had with participants during the recent CMS Nashville Ultimate Occlusion Level 1 course. Conversations...

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A Guide to Ovate Pontics
Dental TipsDentistry |2 min read

A Guide to Ovate Pontics

By Dr. Lee Ann Brady Ovate or “egg-shaped” pontics are not new to the world of missing teeth replacement in traditional crown and bridge. First discussed in 1933, but didn’t become a popular design until many years later. The obvious advantages of an ovate pontic are...

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