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
Quest for the All Ceramic Restoration
The all-ceramic, full-coverage restoration has long been the center of the profession's ardent quest for the consummate esthetic restoration. Over the years, we have come to acknowledge the optimal esthetics of the all-porcelain crown, but its tendency to fracture over time rendered it an "alternative" restoration for specifically selected cases when compared to the "workhorse" of porcelain-fused-to-metal restorations. The initial dental feldspathic porcelains exhibited low shear strength with a…
Consideraciones de los materiales disponibles en América Latina para la fabricación de coronas cerámicas libres de metal
El siguiente artículo es una revisión de la literatura odontológica el cual se ha redactado con la intención de llevar al clínico a través de una actualización de los materiales dentales cerámicos libres de metal disponibles en América Latina.
CAD/CAM Anterior and Posterior Implant Restorations - Ceramics, Abutments and Design
The use of in-office CAD/CAM techniques will be highlighted to fabricate implant posterior and anterior implant crowns.
The Role of Occlusion and the Articulator in Enhancing Anterior Esthetics - Part 2
T.G. Hornischer Jr., CDT will demonstrate the interplay of occlusal harmony, various anterior tooth form and arrangement, as well as the critical role of model articulation in developing the optimal esthetic outcome.
Provisionals as a Key to Practice Referrals
In this webinar we will discuss criteria for provisional fabrication that will streamline seating your final restorations and ensure a great patient experience.
Dental Implant Overdenture Clinical Techniques and Tooth Selection - Part 1 of 3
Dr. Aldo Leopardi’s objective for this presentation is to focus on clinical techniques to achieve desired treatment outcomes for stress-broken overdenture designs. A discussion of appropriate tooth/mould selection for function and aesthetics will also be addressed.
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.
Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry: Replicating Nature, When Nature Has Been Compromised
Drs. Cherilyn Sheets and Jacinthe Paquett discuss the understanding of the art and science of dentistry to create restorations that duplicate nature.
Vertical or Shoulderless Preparations in Contemporary Prosthodontics
From a biological standpoint, preserving a maximum amount of sound tooth structure, as it is done in vertical preparations, might also offer a more conservative alternative to a horizontal margin design in other clinical conditions such as endodontically treated teeth, vital teeth in young individual, teeth affected by caries at the cervical third. Vertical margins on zirconia crowns have been tested in vitro and clinical reports have been published. A re-evaluation of possible advantages and shortcomings of vertical preparation design in contemporary
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