Communicating Digitally with the Laboratory: Design, Impressions, Shade, and the Digital Laboratory Slip
Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC
A Simple Technique to Create an Interim Provisional Restoration
It is usually a challenge for a patient to feel immediately comfortable with his or her new smile. One of the best ways to gain patient acceptance of the new smile is to place provisional restorations that mimic the final ceramic restoration in both tooth form and color.
Chu's Aesthetic Gauges: Proportion
The Proportion Gauge has the T-bar tip on one end and an In-line tip on the opposite end. The T-bar tip is used on teeth with normal alignment and the In-line tip is used for crooked or crowded teeth where the horizontal arm of the T-bar is obstructed by the rotated teeth. The instrument is used to measure the width and length of maxillary anterior teeth. The tip measurements have a predetermined ratio of about 78% (based on the study results on the average width, length ratio of the maxillary anterior…
The Interproximal Height of Bone as a Prognostic Guide to Esthetic Tooth Replacement
Predictable interproximal soft tissue dimensions measured from the most coronal IHB (note: measurements rounded to nearest half millimeter for clinical relevance and utilization).
Dr. Stephen Chu on Fundamantals of Color- Part 1
Dr. Stephen Chu discusses restorative dentistry and the "Fundamentals of Color".
Trial Smile and Guided Veneer Preparation in Esthetic Therapy - Part 3
Dr. David Garber demonstrates conservative tooth preparation, temporization and seating of porcelain veneers.
Complete Dentures - Success by Design - Part 3
Dr. Aldo Leopardi, prosthodontist, outlines in great detail the final clinical visit for the delivery of the full dentures.
Excellence in Esthetic Dentistry
By completing this course you will receive 1 CEU.
Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry: Replicating Nature, When Nature Has Been Compromised
Drs. Cherilyn Sheets and Jacinthe Paquett discuss the understanding of the art and science of dentistry to create restorations that duplicate nature.
The Merger of Orthodontics with Cosmetic Dentistry
As orthodontists, we don’t do laminates. But when we are finishing a case, sometimes the smile just doesn’t “look right”. But not all our patients either want or can afford laminates. Not all even need them to get a great smile. So, what principles can we learn from the cosmetic dentists and use in our orthodontic cases? Apparently quite a lot! In this presentation, Dr. Sarver will illustrate finishing procedures such as reshaping contacts, connectors, embrasures, and even soft tissue contouring with lasers to achieve that next level of smile presentation in your orthodontic cases.
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