Sectional Impressions and Simplified Folding Complete Denture for Severe Microstomia
Wendy AuClair-Clark, DDS, MS;Daniel A. Givan, DMD, PhD; Julius C. Seidenfaden, CDT; Jose Paiva, DDS, MS
A Multidisciplinary Approach to Single-Tooth Replacement
Over the last several decades, dentistry has focused on more conservative treatment modalities and preventive techniques. This has been possible not only because of improved techniques and materials, but also because of the understanding that tooth preparation, regardless of how conservative it may be, is an irreversible procedure
Advanced Esthetic Management of Dental Implants: Surgical and Restorative Considerations to Improve Outcomes
This article demonstrates the importance of proper surgical and prosthetic principles in achieving esthetic implant
results.Successful dental implant therapy in the maxillary anterior dentition requires meticulous attention to surgical
and prosthodontic measures.
Proper diagnosis, extraction technique, implant selection, and placement significantly impact
outcomes. Respect of hard and soft tissue physiology following tooth loss and implant placement requires specific steps
be taken. Management tissue contours properly, via regenerative therapy, results in successful framing of the restoration.
Provisionalization and definitive restorative therapy also impacts the level of esthetic success.The contours of the
temporary abutment and crown develop soft tissue contours for the final restoration. Overcontouring can lead to soft
tissue recession and mucosal asymmetry. Design of the definitive crown(s) is crucial for long-term maintenance of
esthetically acceptable results.
Long-Term Outcome of Cemented Versus Screw-Retained Implant-Supported Partial Restorations
The present study was designed to compare the long-term outcome and complications of cemented versus screw-retained implant restorations in partially edentulous patients. The long-term outcome of cemented implant-supported restorations was superior to that of screw-retained restorations, both clinically and biologically.
Principles of Clinically Successful Shade Taking - The Science & Art - Part 7
Dr. Ed McLaren, continues the very clinically applicable demonstration of advanced and step-by-step shade taking techniques on a patient requiring a single anterior crown.
Full-Arch Zirconium Frameworks and Pink Esthetics - Part 1 of 2
Dr. Julián Jaramillo Botero discusses the optimization of full-arch pink esthetics in implant therapy with the utilization of zirconium frameworks.
Professor Nitzan Bichacho joins the Dentalxp community for an overview of white esthetics for more p
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 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.
Smile Design and Team Work
The protocol that is presented will improve the esthetic diagnosis, the communication and the predictability of anterior ceramic restorations.
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