Re-treatment Endodontics of a Missed Distal Canal.
Persistent pain in an Endodontically treated tooth can be often due to missed anatomy. This case demonstrates how an entire distal canal/root was missed during initial endodontic therapy. High mag images through the surgical microscope are used to demonstrate calcification which can obscure pulpal anatomy.
Three-Canal Maxillary Premolar Teeth: A Clinical Reality
To treat three-canal maxillary premolar teeth predictably, it is necessary to be aware of the clinical and radiographic anatomy. These teeth may also require special shaping and obturation techniques.
The purpose of this presentation is to show the complete procedure of an endodontic treatment of a upper left second premolar with three root canals.
Prevention and Management of Broken Endodontic Instruments
This lecture aims to review the most common preventive measures to avoid file breakage and to provide clinical tips and recommendations for the management of challenging broken file cases. Highly invasive, minimal invasive and non invasive broken instrument removal techniques are showcased through video case presentation series under the microscope.
Endodontics Therapy of the Upper Second Bicuspids: Easy to Treat?
This presentation highlights a case of upper 2nd premolar endodontic therapy. The aim is to engage your attention for the complexity of the diagnostic process as well as the potential divergence of root canal anatomy and thereby enhancing the therapeutic outcome.
CBCT / CadCam Restorative Technologies in Clinical Dentistry
This lecture will provide you with the background information on the rapidly changing digital dental technologies that allow you to make enlightened decision on what to use and how to gain the greatest benefit when incorporated into your practice. Recent advances such as three-dimensional dental radiography with cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT), virtual dental implant planning, clinical execution with guided surgery and new computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) technology for the implant abutment and restoration all play a role in the success of modern implant dentistry. While the benefits of CBCT scans for treatment planning and fabrication of surgical guides is well understood, this lecture will also illuminate and clarify the inherent potential problems found in some imaging data.
From 2D to 3D: The Benefits of 3D X-ray in the Different Fields of General Dentistry
In the last years, a continuously rising number of companies are presenting new CBCT models on the market with a increasing variety of indications. It becomes more and more demanding for the average user to hold a overview and even more difficult to differentiate between clinically relevant facts and “marketing-driven-issues” that are claimed to these new products.
Cone Beam CT 3D Interactive Anatomy
In this interactive video presentation Dr. Rami Gamil outlines the basics of 2D MPR navigation through axial, coronal and sagittal sections in CBCT datasets, flythroughs and the techniques of 3D visualization including MIP (Maximum intensity projection) and VR (Volume Rendering) to be able to visualize soft tissue, airways, bone, impacted teeth, implants, surgical plates, root canal treatments which gives the clinician indispensable tools in his diagnostic armamentarium to be able to efficiently interpret, diagnose and plan taking the guesswork out of this equation.
TMJ, headache and sleep therapy: A wellness perspective
In this short vignette, Dr. Michael Gelb outlines his clinical approach to integrating the treatment of Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) as well as headache and sleep therapy into a comprehensive approach to dental health and overall wellness. In addition, Dr. Gelb discusses new definitions and perspectives on the position of "centric relationship" and their effect on the management of occlusal and muco-skeletal dysfunction. Mandibular repositioning diagnostics are also discussed.
Papilla Preservation and Tunneling Technique in Root Coverage - Part 2: The Use of AlloDerm
The utilization of AlloDerm techniques in root coverage of multiple adjacent recession defects.
Oral Cancer Screening and Identification
This lecture describes current oral cancer screening techniques and adjunct diagnostic techniques. It is intended to help clinicians incorporate oral cancer screening into their practice.
Managing the Furcation in Periodontal and Restorative Therapy
Dr. Daniel Melker describes, in great detail, the management of molar furcation involvement in preparation for crown and bridge therapy.
Sutura Periodontal Básica - en español
La sutura Periodontal es extremadamente importante para el resultado final de una cirugia, es por eso que en esta oportunidad presentamos distintas tecnicas de sutura periodontal.
Autogenous Bone Graft - Part 1: Flap Management
Detailed treatment planning and flap management.
Esthetic Techniques and Materials
Since the mid 1990’s more and more people have sought out the Dentist for elective cosmetic solutions. The esthetic revolution is now in full swing, and as diseased based dentistry continues to decline, successful dental teams have embraced elective dental care, and are seeing it make dramatic differences in patient’s lives. Additionally, the baby boomer population is driving the current marketplace. Unlike there parents they expect to keep there teeth for a lifetime, and yet will be living longer then any other generation in history. Having a thorough understanding of esthetics, occlusion, the use of the latest restorative materials, as well as the behavioral understanding of this population is critical for success.
The Art of Clinical Photography
A picture is worth a thousand words is a proverb that refers to the idea that complex stories can be described with just a single still image, or that an image may be more influential than a substantial amount of text.
Bridging Clinical Skills and Practice Success in Periodontics and Implant Therapy
Many in the dental profession have taken significant time and energy to develop their clinical skills, which can in itself be rewarding.
Esthetic Dentistry for Tots & Teens - Part 1
Techniques for restoring children's teeth esthetically.
Techniques for Treating Pediatric and Special Needs Patients – Part 6
Dr. Fred Margolis discusses sedation techniques in the pediatric practice.
Techniques for Treating Pediatric and Special Needs Patients – Part 7
Dr. Fred Margolis discusses techniques and tools in the pediatric practice.
Techniques for Treating Pediatric and Special Needs Patients – Part 5
Dr. Fred Margolis discusses the treatment of special needs patients, including situations requiring physical restraint.
Interview with Dr. Edward McLaren and David Garber
The clinical realities of Zirconia in private practice - good or bad. The unique cooling cycles to prevent problems, a new thermal treatment.
Where do we as clinicians see the lab moving offshore, Cerec, D4D Diadem, just what to use now and why.
the digital dental team, dentists, "machine", ceramists for same day dentistry. Photography and shade taking.
Effective Treatment for Herpetic or Traumatized Oral Lesions
In this tip of the week, Dr. Sergio Rubinstein shares his clinical experience with Proginicin in the treatment of herpetic or ulcerative oral lesions and soft tissue healing.
Computer Guided Implant Surgery
Dr. Michael Klein, in a discussion with Dr. David Garber, outlines some of the key guidelines to computer guided surgery.
Timeless Rules for Successful Esthetic Treatment - Part 2
Dr. Mark Murphy interviews Dr. Gerard Chiche, on the nuances of integrating esthetic dentistry into your practice.
Crowns and Bridges