Recommended Shade Matching Protocol
Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT
Minimally Invasive Reconstruction in Implant Therapy - The Prosthetic Gingival Restoration
This article presents a reliable and consistent alternative to prosthetically restore cases with an uncertain surgical outcome or for those patients who do not want to undergo regenerative surgical procedures.
A Biometric Approach to Predictable Treatment of Clinical Crown Discrepancies
Dental professionals have long been guided by mathematical principles when interpreting aesthetic and tooth proportions for their patients. While many acknowledge that such principles are merely launch points for a smile design or reconstructive procedure, their existence appears to indicate practitioners’ desire for predictable, objective, and reproducible means of achieving success in aesthetic dentistry. This article introduces innovative aesthetic measurement gauges as a means of objectively quantifying tooth size discrepancies and enabling the clinician to perform aesthetic restorative dentistry with success and predictability.
Diagnostic Waxing Transfer From Diagnostic Casts to Soft Tissue Definitive Casts
Fabricating quality anterior esthetic restorations, such as porcelain veneers and crowns, requires the fabrication of a soft tissue definitive cast with removable dies and a hard stone gingiva. This cast is essential to the integration of the definitive restoration with the architecture of the gingiva.
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 with New Ceramic Systems - Part 1 of 2 - Thin Veneers
Dr. Rob Ritter discusses comprehensive esthetic work-up and treatment planning in smile design.
Comprehensive Esthetic Therapy in a Patient with an Intra-capsular Disorder - Part 1 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.
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.
Complete Denture Technique with Prosthodontist Aldo Leopardi
Dr. Aldo Leopardi presents a complete denture case, from initial patient consultation to final try-in and fitting.
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.
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