CAD/CAM Update - Technologies and Materials and Clinical Perspectives
Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC;Lu Hyo, MDC
Tissue Management for Aesthitc Success with Posterior Restorations
Due in part to the positive tissue response to metal-ceramic crowns fabricated with Captek™ substructures, clinicians can now provide an aesthetic restoration with healthy supporting periodontium for their patients. All indirect restorations, however, depend on an accurate impression of the preparation and proper tissue management throughout provisionalization. Even after careful tooth preparation, the restorative site often fills with blood, intracrevicular and intraoral fluids, and the delicate…
Biologic Width Demystified
Information from John Kois’s research predicts the final positions of esthetic gingival margins
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.
Principles of Clinically Successful Shade Taking - The Science & Art - Part 6
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.
Conservative Treatment of Exposed Crown Margins
Dr. Goldstein looks at a minimally invasive approach to the treatment of exposed crown margins.
Centric Relation in Everyday Dental Practice – Part 2
Dr. Jay Lerner gives an excellent clinically relevant outline on what is centric relation as well as specific guidelines for when and where it should be utilized to restore a dentition.
Complete Denture Technique with Prosthodontist Aldo Leopardi
Dr. Aldo Leopardi presents a complete denture case, from initial patient consultation to final try-in and fitting.
Minimizing Adhesive Failures: The Science of Dentin Adhesives
This webinar will look at the science behind bonding to dentin and review the risks and benefits of different clinical techniques.
The Art of Exquisite Anterior, Posterior, Single and Multiple Unit Provisionals
Provisional restorations have become a vital diagnostic and assessment tool to evaluate function color, shape, contour, occlusion, periodontal response, implant healing, and overall esthetics.With increased demands being placed on provisional restorations, new materials and techniques are being developed and some existing protocols are being refined to accomplish desired goals.
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