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Provisionalization of Crowns and Bridges

Posted on September 13th, 2017 by c5admin

There are many ways provisional restorations can be created for crowns or bridges or dental implants.  The materials vary, but the technique is even more important.  The eggshell technique can help create ideal soft tissue outcomes. A prefabricated shell can be created and then relined. Hard tissue stops are 100% necessary, so if there are […]

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Biologic Challenges When Missing Multiple Teeth

Posted on September 6th, 2017 by c5admin

Replacing multiple missing teeth can be one of the most difficult challenges in dentistry.  This can involve teeth, implants, or dentures.  No matter the material being used, there are many items to consider. What you can see is important, but so is the amount and quality of bone. Best possible scenario for implants or a […]

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Dr. Homann Featured in Voyage Chicago

Posted on August 21st, 2017 by c5admin

  We are proud to announce that Dr. Brian Homann has been featured in Voyage Chicago! Voyage Chicago is an online publication that highlights Chicago’s most inspiring stories. Detailing everything from news, art, and entertainment to grade-A organizations and the hardworking people behind them, Voyage Chicago is the premier website for the best of what […]

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The Diagnosis of Wear Patterns

Posted on March 21st, 2017 by c5admin

This section reviewed how tooth wear occurs in relation to how it can be treated. · The pattern of wear often gives us clues as to what treatment can be completed. · Sometimes tooth wear occurs only in one area, like the anterior or posterior. · In this case, the bruxing habit may be protrusive […]

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Unusual Tooth Wear

Posted on March 14th, 2017 by c5admin

Sometimes tooth wear appears in odd manners. Maybe it doesn’t occur throughout the entire mouth. Maybe some teeth are worn more than others. Maybe there is both erosion and attrition. · Erosion can take place in only certain areas of the mouth, particularly the left versus the right side. · Putting aspirin on your gum […]

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