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Robert A. Lowe, DDS
A New View for Restorative Dentistry
The term endoscopy is derived from the Greek language and is literally translated as endon (within) and skopion (to see), hence the meaning, "to see within." Early endoscopists such as Hippocrates in 377 Beused primitive tube-like instruments for endoscopy. Arabs in 900 AD utilized mirrors to illuminate body cavities, and Nitze in the 1870s incorporated lenses with an incandescent platinum wire loop for illumination. All were restricted by the inability to transfer sufficient light distally into…
Proximal Contact Areas of the Maxillary Anterior Dentition
The goal of this study was to quantify the apicoincisal extent of the proximal contact area (PCA) between the eight maxillary anterior teeth. PCAPs should be taken into consideration for clinical anterior restorations since they determine the papillary and incisal embrasures.
Communicating Digitally with the Laboratory: Design, Impressions, Shade, and the Digital Laboratory Slip
This article will review and explore some of the digital opportunities and rationales for digital communication of all forms of clinical information from the dentist to the laboratory.
Trial Smile and Guided Veneer Preparation in Esthetic Therapy - Part 3
Dr. David Garber demonstrates conservative tooth preparation, temporization and seating of porcelain veneers.
Biologic and Surgical Strategies for Achieving Implant Esthetics – Part 2
Dr. André Saadoun describes delayed and staged implant placement.
Dr. Ted Croll lectures on the potential of the enamel microabrasion technique.
Give Back a Smile: Full mouth Restorations
Dr. Lynn Jones presents solutions for a full mouth restorative treatment while showing the benefits utilizing a microscope.
Improving Smiles Through Conservative Techniques
This course is worth 1 CEU.
Shade & Color in Dentistry
A 5 part course worth 3 CEUs.
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