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
Recommended Shade Matching Protocol
Following much research and clinical evaluation, this chapter outlines the authors’ recommendations for an ideal approach to shade matching: a combination of conventional techniques with new technologies.
Complex Case Rehabilitation in Light of New Technologies
This case report describes a step-by-step full arch restoration (upper and lower), rehabilitated utilizing new technologies in dentistry. CAD/CAM technology has changed not only the technician's working process, but also the clinician's, offering new benefits to clinical workflow.For example the possibility of using zirconia and its characteristics as a restorative material.
The clinician's and technician's professional backgrounds and relationships are critical to achieving optimal aesthetic and functional results; while prosthetic success depends upon an in-depth knowledge of the materials and their properties and on carefully performed clinical procedures, which are still of utmost importance to obtain satisfactory results.
Bonding Lithium Disilicate Ceramic to Feather-Edge Tooth Preparations: A Minimally Invasive Treatment Concept
The purpose of this study is to report short-term clinical outcome of a new minimally invasive prosthetic approach utilizing monolithic lithium-disilicate full crowns bonded to feather-edge tooth preparations. This procedure can be considered a further option for the conservative restorative treatment of single elements where a full crown is required.
Centric Relation in Everyday Dental Practice – Part 1
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.
A Comprehensive Review of Implant Supported Overdentures
Dr. Michael Tischler decribes the options available to clinician's interested in restoring their patients with implant supported overdentures.
Comprehensive Esthetic Therapy in a Patient with an Intra-capsular Disorder - Part 2 of 2
Dr. Rob Ritter discusses comprehensive esthetic work-up and treatment planning in the reconstruction of a patient with an existing intra-capsular disorder.
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.
The Artist Within: How to Create Exceptional Looking Provisionals
In this webinar, Dr. Lerner will demonstrate how smile design, tooth anatomy and the shades of contour, surface texture and colour are all components of a beautiful smile.
3-D Smile Designing with a Functional Touch: The Dental GPS Way
In this esthetic driven era, the responsibility of delivering something that is functionally and esthetically acceptable is of utmost importance.
Today , we have something called Dental GPS which is a software that is available both in a clinician version and lab version. It is not only able to help us with the simulation of the proposed results in less than 5 minutes but also able to help us print the diagnostic M lines to help us mount the casts (using a digital facebow) for 2D wax ups and / or 3D virtual wax ups for 3D printed models.
This presentation will highlight the usage, simplicity and precision of planning and execution using the 3D smile design software.
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