Intraoral Autogenous Block Onlay Bone Grafting for ExtensiveReconstruction of Atrophic Maxillary Alveolar Ridges
Devorah Schwartz-Arad, DMD, PhD;Liran Levin
Classification and Treatment of the Anterior Maxillary Dentition Affected by Dental Erosion: The Ace Classification
In modern society, dentinal erosion has become one of the major causes of the loss of mineralized tooth structure. The aim of this articel is to convince clinicians that in the specific case of dental erosion, hesitation in under-taking the adequate treatment will inevitably lead to further degradation of the patients dentition.
A Technique for Making Impressions of Deeply Placed Implants
Precise fit between dental implants
and the superstructure is important
for the long term success of implants
and implant-supported prostheses. One factor which may influence the
accuracy of the definitive prosthesis is
the stability of the impression coping
in polymerized impression material.
In some circumstances, an implant
must be placed well below the gingival
margin, meaning that most of the impression
coping will also be situated
subgingivally with no contact with the
impression material. This can result
in reduced stability of the impression
coping, allowing it to rotate when fastening
the implant analog.
describes a simple technique that
involves the use of a roll of composite
resin, tray adhesive, and a small
amount of occlusal registration material
applied around a transfer coping
in a direct implant impression.
Subgingival Technology to Enhance the Theraputic Outcome Smile Reconstruction
As the public becomes more attuned to the esthetic possibilities available for selfimprovement through smile enhancement, dentistry is seeing a significant increase in patients wanting the so-called "Hollywood" smilel This emerging trend is causing the growth of the periodontal plastic aspect of periodontal therapy, which includes procedures such as root coverage, ridge augmentation, site development for implants, soft and hard tissue grafting to correct un esthetic or functionally compromising…
Replicating Nature - When Nature Has Been Compromised - Part 2
Dr. Cherilyn Sheets and Dr. Jacinthe Paquette outline anterior tooth preparation design and techniques utilized in smile design and enhancement.
Perfecting the Smile of a Cosmetically Conscious Teenager
This video shows the necessity of crown raising in a teen conscious of her smile…Conservative cosmetic contouring, Microabrasion, and bonding were also done to improve the smile.
Bonding of Ceramic Veneers 2009 - Part 4
Dr. Barghi outlines the state of the art in try-in, adjusting and final luting of porcelain veneers.
Tissue Management as a Key to Esthetics Success
This webinar will look at techniques for tissue management that support producing exquisite esthetic results.
The Hidden Value of Digital Radiography for Caries Detection
The webinar will cover the basic features of Logicon and how it works, our recommended protocol for using it, and its role in the treatment plan for the version (4.0) presently on the market, where the dentist selects the surfaces to analyze and initiates the analysis. The webinar will also describe a new version (5.0) presently under FDA review that raises digital caries detection to a new level where all the surfaces in a bitewing radiograph are analyzed automatically at one time to give the dentist (and patient) a more global view of the state of their teeth.
Choosing Anterior Ceramics – The Concept of Restorative Volume - Part 1 of 2
In this lecture the author presents reviews significant literature and integrates it with clinical experience to select relevant factors that could provide a logical and practical guideline for restorative decisions in anterior teeth.The presented Concept of Restorative Volume is based on structural, optical, and periodontal factors. Each of these factors will influence the short and long-term behavior of restorations in terms of esthetics, biology, and function.
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