CAD/CAM Anterior and Posterior Implant Restorations - Ceramics, Abutments and Design
Dean C. Vafiadis, DDS
A retrospective analysis of 102 zirconia single crowns with knife-edge margins
In this retrospective evaluation, feldspathic porcelain veneered-zirconia crowns with knife-edge margins provided clinical performance similar to that reported with other margin designs.
A Biometric Approach To Aesthetic Crown Lengthening: Part 1 - Midfacial Considerations
Although human dental anatomy is taught in university curricula, clinicians often witness restorations that are not proportional to one another. Dental restorations should also be proportional to periodontal supporting tissues as an essential aspect of dental anatomy. Measurements can be performed directly on a patient’s teeth with aesthetic gauges used to confirm the correct position of the supporting osseous topography. This article demonstrates a technique using these gauges to objectively determine the correct position of the underlying hard tissues and render predictable, aesthetic treatment.
Predictable Cementation of All Ceramic Dental Restorations - The "Noah" Technique
Creation of an ideally prepared tooth and its detail being "captured" in a master impression are critical steps in the indirect dental restorative process.
Provisionals - Anterior, Posterior, Single and Multiple Unit
Provisional restorations have become a vital diagnostic and assessment tool to evaluate function color, shape, contour, occlusion, periodontal response, implant healing, and overall esthetics.
Principles of Clinically Successful Shade Taking - The Science & Art - Part 2
Dr. Ed McLaren takes us through a thorough exploration of the tools and principles that are the foundation of successful clinical shade taking.
Principles of Clinically Successful Shade Taking - The Science & Art - Part 7
Dr. Ed McLaren, continues the very clinically applicable demonstration of advanced and step-by-step shade taking techniques on a patient requiring a single anterior crown.
Smile Design and Team Work
The protocol that is presented will improve the esthetic diagnosis, the communication and the predictability of anterior ceramic restorations.
Multidisciplinary Crowns & Bridges
A 5 part course worth 1 CEU.
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