Sectional Impressions and Simplified Folding Complete Denture for Severe Microstomia
Wendy AuClair, DDS, MS;Daniel A. Givan, DMD, PhD; Julius C. Seidenfaden, CDT; Jose Paiva, DDS, MS
Restorative Space Management: Treatment Planning & Clinical Considerations for Insufficient Space
In attempting to provide a restorative solution for cases that have been compromised by spatial considerations, clinicians have traditionally opted for an orthodontic approach that did not provide optimal aesthetics due to changes in tooth morphology, specifically tooth size and shape as a result of dental deterioration. With the advent of contemporary aesthetic materials and preparation techniques, clinicians and technicians are now empowered to deliver a penultimate result with minimal compromise to the surrounding dentition. This article presents the clinical and laboratory considerations that must be addressed when providing a prosthetic restoration for crowded teeth.
Vertical and Horizontal Dimensions of Implant Dentistry: Numbers Every Dentist Should Know
This article will review the most common vertical and horizontal measurements that the general dentist placing and restoring implants should know, and illustrate how using these parameters will provide more reliable outcomes.
A Multi-faceted Treatment Approach for Anterior Reconstructions Using Current Ceramics, Implants and Adhesive Systems
Of all developments in dental technology, fulfilling the esthetic and functional demands of a patient is still a challenge for both dentists and dental technicians. This becomes more difficult for patients with a previous treatment history that is not ideal. This case presentation demonstrates reconstruction of an anterior zirconia resin-bonded fixed dental prosthesis (RBFDP) for the mandible with a combined treatment approach utilizing veneers for harmonized space distribution on the abutment teeth and an implant-supported zirconia fixed dental prosthesis in the anterior segment of the maxilla. Adhesive cementation if the restorations is also presented in a step-by-step approach based on the current state of the art.
Zirconia vs Metal Substructures in Restorative Dentistry
Dr. Stefano Gracis outlines very specific criteria for making a clinically rational selection of ceramic systems in everyday practice applications.
Estetica e funzione nelle riabilitazioni protesiche complesse: Approccio multidisciplinare alla luce delle nuove tecnologie e dei nuovi materiali - Part 2 of 3
Vedremo quindi come abbiamo sostituito materiali e tecniche tradizionali con altri innovativi che solo attraverso le nuove tecnologie è possibile lavorare, e come i risultati ottenuti con queste sistematiche siano sovrapponibili e a volte migliori di quelli tradizionali.
Esthetic Case Design and Minimally Invasive Tooth Preparation: The Role of Magnification
In this webinar, esthetic case planning and a new complete protocol of tooth preparation for full crowns will be highlighted utilizing modified enamel chisels and the dental microscope. Multimedia will be utilized for optimal visual learning using magnification photography and videos to focus on specific details required to improve your dental skills. The important role of magnification in dentistry will be further discussed.
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.
Merging Orthodontics & Esthetic Dentistry for the Anterior Zone. A Complete Clinical & Laboratory Perspective
Skeletal & dental problems are treated through orthodontics & orthognatic surgery prior to periodontal plastic surgery & finally high quality restorative dentistry gives the final touch to our cases. Extensive details of the ceramic laboratory work will be explained & illustrated for preserving as much as possible tooth structure. The complete management of anterior veneers & metal free crowns will be explained in detail. Color & shapes are an integral part of this webinar.
Individualizing solutions for each patient is the key to veneers & crowns looking as close as possible to natural teeth. The orthodontist, ceramist and restorative dentist merge art & science for the best possible results. The protocol for long term care of these anterior esthetic restorations will be presented.
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