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Effective Restorative Dentistry Using CO2 Hard Tissue Laser Premium Member Content

Effective Restorative Dentistry Using CO2 Hard Tissue Laser
The CO2 9.3um hard tissue laser has made restorative dentistry more acceptable to patients mainly due to the lack of local anesthesia required for most all restorations. Procedures will be shown on both virgin teeth as well as replacement of previous restorations. What has been most impressive is how the cutting speed can be varied in both enamel and dentin. Also the efficiency as well as the simplicity of operation will be included. Finally, you will see patient responses after the procedures showing the effectiveness of the laser in anesthetizing the teeth being treated.

Presented By:: Ronald Goldstein, DDS;David M. Fantarella, DMD, PC
Presentation Style: Video
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Choosing Anterior Ceramics – The Concept of Restorative Volume - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Choosing Anterior Ceramics – The Concept of Restorative Volume - Part 1 of 2
In this lecture the author presents reviews significant literature and integrates it with clinical experience to select relevant factors that could provide a logical and practical guideline for restorative decisions in anterior teeth.The presented Concept of Restorative Volume is based on structural, optical, and periodontal factors. Each of these factors will influence the short and long-term behavior of restorations in terms of esthetics, biology, and function.

Presented By:: Jorge André Pinto Cardoso, DMD
Presentation Style: Video
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Vertical or Shoulderless Preparations in Contemporary Prosthodontics Premium Member Content

Vertical or Shoulderless Preparations in Contemporary Prosthodontics
Tooth preparations without a defined finish line have been termed in several different ways, such as knife edge, feather edge, or shoulderless. With slight differences between each other, all this preparation types may be defined “vertical” as opposed to “horizontal” ones (shoulder, chamfers) and since the introduction of metal ceramic they have been almost abandoned, with limited exceptions (i.e.: periodontically involved abutments).

Presented By:: Carlo Poggio, DDS, MSD, PhD
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Esthetic Rehabilitation Using Porcelain Veneers - The MicroVision Approach Premium Member Content

Esthetic Rehabilitation Using Porcelain Veneers - The MicroVision Approach
Nowadays our patients impose high demands to final outcomes especially in esthetically important zones. It is well known that the best way to get perfect results is minimal-invasive approach. And we can give our patients guarantied treatment based on microdentistry. Perfection, predictability, control, safety are small parts of the list of our modern opportunities that allow us to be successful. It is also proved that the role of magnification in the era of precise and non-invasive dentistry is mandatory. This webinar is about micro porcelain veneers. It based on MicroVision philosophy from planning to realization of esthetic rehabilitation.

Presented By:: Maxim Belograd, DDS
Presentation Style: Video
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Visual Esthetic Smile Design: Driving the Restorative Plan

Visual Esthetic Smile Design: Driving the Restorative Plan
Digital Smile Design is a multipurpose digital tool with clinically relevant advantages: It can strengthen esthetic diagnostic abilities, improve communication between team members, help organize treatment planning, create predictable systems throughout treatment phases, enhance patients’ education and motivation, and increase the effectiveness of case presentation. This article describes the main steps of introducing this practical tool to the clinician’s esthetic restorative practice.

Author(s): Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT;Marcelo Calamita, DDS, MS, PhD
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Complex Case Rehabilitation in Light of 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.

Author(s): Alessandro Agnini, DMD;Andrea Mastrorosa Agnini, DDS;Luca Dondi, DT;Matteo Dondi, DT
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Two Immediate Temporization Methods Exemplified: Flap vs. Punch Technique in Implant Surgery

Two Immediate Temporization Methods Exemplified: Flap vs. Punch Technique in Implant Surgery
Protocols and techniques for immediate tooth replacement in the esthetic zone have become more popular and predictable within the past decade. Two different clinical scenarios are presented where immediate temporization of implants placed into healed or augmented ridges is exemplified. The benefits of augmentation prior to implant placement and temporization are that flap elevation is not required; therefore, the blood supply to the labial plate is not compromised, thereby eliminating potential midfacial recession. In addition, the soft tissue subgingival shape of the temporary crown can be non-surgically sculpted at the time of implant placement since the patient is already anesthetized.

Author(s): Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT;Dennis P. Tarnow, DDS
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Esthetic and Functional Rehabilitation: A Case Report

Esthetic and Functional Rehabilitation: A Case Report
In this article, 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.

Author(s): Nazariy Mykhaylyuk, DMD;Bogdan Mykhayluk, CDT; Myroslav Solonko, DDS
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Effective Restorative Dentistry Using CO2 Hard Tissue Laser Premium Member Content

Effective Restorative Dentistry Using CO2 Hard Tissue Laser
The CO2 9.3um hard tissue laser has made restorative dentistry more acceptable to patients mainly due to the lack of local anesthesia required for most all restorations. Procedures will be shown on both virgin teeth as well as replacement of previous restorations. What has been most impressive is how the cutting speed can be varied in both enamel and dentin. Also the efficiency as well as the simplicity of operation will be included. Finally, you will see patient responses after the procedures showing the effectiveness of the laser in anesthetizing the teeth being treated.

Presented By:: Ronald Goldstein, DDS;David M. Fantarella, DMD, PC
Presentation Style: Online Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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Choosing Anterior Ceramics – The Concept of Restorative Volume - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Choosing Anterior Ceramics – The Concept of Restorative Volume - Part 1 of 2
In this lecture the author presents reviews significant literature and integrates it with clinical experience to select relevant factors that could provide a logical and practical guideline for restorative decisions in anterior teeth.The presented Concept of Restorative Volume is based on structural, optical, and periodontal factors. Each of these factors will influence the short and long-term behavior of restorations in terms of esthetics, biology, and function.

Presented By:: Jorge André Pinto Cardoso, DMD
Presentation Style: Online Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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Vertical or Shoulderless Preparations in Contemporary Prosthodontics Premium Member Content

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

Presented By:: Carlo Poggio, DDS, MSD, PhD
Presentation Style: Online Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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Esthetic Rehabilitation for Severe Worn Dentition - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Esthetic Rehabilitation for Severe Worn Dentition - Part 2 of 2
This presentation covers the importance of a differential diagnosis for the worn dentition. The speakers highlight in a step-by-step approach how to diagnose, treatment plan and sequence esthetic rehabilitation of patients with severe worn dentition. Including smile design, shell technique for fabrication of full arch provisional, all ceramic system selection based on functional needs, adhesive system selection, and bonding sequence, with a focus on occlusal management in order to minimize porcelain fractures and complications.

Presented By:: Gerard J. Chiche, DDS;Sergio R. Arias, DDS, MS
Presentation Style: Online Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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