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The Importance of Facially Driven Smile Design in Modern Comprehensive Dentistry Premium Member Content

The Importance of Facially Driven Smile Design in Modern Comprehensive Dentistry
Modern dentistry is comprehensive, comprehensive dentistry is interdisciplinary, interdisciplinary dentistry is facially driven, Facially Driven dentistry starts with Smile Design. Facially Driven Natural looking Smile Design is the starting point of modern restorative dentistry and the key to improve diagnosis and decision making. The importance of understanding how to consistently create adequate smile designs in harmony with faces is underrated in dentistry and the notion that this topic is under control is overrated. We don’t know what we don’t know. The aim of this lecture is to highlight the challenges, evolution, and the important concepts to become a great smile designer and also how to use technology to streamline the process and deliver naturally beautiful healthy smiles consistently.

Presented By:: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT
Presentation Style: Video
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Ultraconservative Approach with Porcelain Veneers Premium Member Content

Ultraconservative Approach with Porcelain Veneers
Achieving excellence with porcelain veneers and being ultraconservative with your preparation at the same time is very challenging. Digital Dentistry has definitely changed the way we plan, design, and fabricate veneers and the digital workflow is considered the easiest and most popular way of changing smiles nowadays. However, in cases where high esthetics is required with minimal preparation, layered feldspathic porcelain is still the material of choice and offers the most natural result. This presentation describes the protocol - from planning to delivery - when using these delicate restorations from both Dentist’s and Ceramist’s point of view.

Presented By:: Maria Paula Paranhos, DDS, MSc;Sean Park, MDC, DTG
Presentation Style: Video
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Facial & Skin Rejuvenation: How to Achieve a Natural & Aesthetic Result Premium Member Content

Facial & Skin Rejuvenation: How to Achieve a Natural & Aesthetic Result
Facial aesthetics it is an industry that is constantly growing, specially the application of minimal invasive procedures. In certain countries, dentists are allowed to do this kind of procedures. During this webinar, Dr Ana Paz will present a 100% biological facial aesthetic protocol for skin rejuvenation. Dr Paz will present some science behind the application of ozonetherapy, PRF and Photobiomodulation therapy.

Presented By:: Ana Paz, DDS, MS
Presentation Style: Video
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Shade Taking Protocols in Indirect Restorations Premium Member Content

Shade Taking Protocols in Indirect Restorations
Shade taking for indirect restorations is a very critical step that can effectively decide the fate of the restorations. The shad taking protocols include the shade of the natural teeth, shade of the prepared tooth, shade of the cement to be used for luting & the shade of the block that will be milled or pressed for the fabrication of the restoration . this lecture will make everyone understand the step-by-step protocols needed for getting a perfect restoration that matches the adjacent natural teeth or restorations.

Presented By:: Sagar J. Abichandani, BDS, MDS
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Restorative Articles
When Esthetic Becomes Challenging

When Esthetic Becomes Challenging
This case report shows the successful change of a young lady smile, by following standard dental esthetic guide lines. With careful, detailed examination and diagnosis, we could reach our goal toward providing a high esthetic smile change.

Author(s): Ahmed M. Shamiyah - BDS, MSc, FIDc
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Treating Two Adjacent Missing Teeth in the Esthetic Zone - Part 1: The Pink Hybrid Restoration & the Unilateral Versus Bilateral Defect Concept

Treating Two Adjacent Missing Teeth in the Esthetic Zone - Part 1: The Pink Hybrid Restoration & the Unilateral Versus Bilateral Defect Concept
This article, the first of a planned three-part series, outlines a new surgical & prosthetic approach for treating cases involving two missing adjacent teeth in the esthetic zone. These type of cases, particularly when combined with a three-dimensional ridge deficiency, represent one of esthetic dentistry's most challenging dilemmas. A Clear understanding of the unilateral and bilateral defect concept is necessary to properly evaluate each particular case, understand surgical limitations, perform a better risk assessment, establish an esthetic prognosis, develop the best clinical-laboratory strategy, and adjust patients' expectations. While not recommended for every case, represents a useful, economical, and predictable alternative that decreases the umber and complexity of interventions.

Author(s): Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT;Maurice Salama, DMD;Eric Van Dooren, DDS; Eduardo Mahn, DDS, DMD, PhD
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The “Scalloped Guide”: A Proof-of-Concept Technique for a Digitally Streamlined, Pink-Free Full-Arch Implant Protocol

The “Scalloped Guide”: A Proof-of-Concept Technique for a Digitally Streamlined, Pink-Free Full-Arch Implant Protocol
Inadequate restorative space can result in mechanical, biologic, and esthetic complications with full-arch fixed implant-supported prosthetics. As such, clinicians often reduce bone to create clearance. The aim of this paper was to present a protocol using stacking computer-aided design/computerassisted manufacturing (CAD/CAM) guides to minimize and accurately obtain the desired bone reduction, immediately place prosthetically guided implants, and load a provisional that replicates predetermined tissue contour. This protocol can help clinicians minimize bone reduction and place the implants in an ideal position that allows them to emerge from the soft tissue interface with a natural, pink-free zirconia fixed dental prostheses.

Author(s): Maurice Salama, DMD;Prof. Dr. Alessandro Pozzi;Wendy AuClair-Clark, DDS, MS;Marko Tadros, DMD;Lars Hansson, CDT, FICOI;Pinhas Adar, MDT, CDT
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Surgical Veneer Grafting - Compensation for Natural Labial Plate Remodeling After Immediate Implant Placement

Surgical Veneer Grafting - Compensation for Natural Labial Plate Remodeling After Immediate Implant Placement
Contemporary implant therapy aims to provide highly esthetic and predictable treatment outcomes while decreasing treatment duration and complexity. The clinician must therefore be cognizant of circumstances with a predisposition toward esthetic outcomes and treatment plan accordingly. Preservation of the surrounding hard and soft tissues associated with an immediate postextraction socket implant to replace a nonrestorable tooth in the esthetic zone is one of the greatest challenges facing the dental team. A case report of a hopeless maxillary left central incisor in a patient with a thin periodontal phenotype illustrates this new surgical and prosthetic approach. Clinical, radiological, and esthetic parameters were recorded to evaluate primary treatment outcomes.

Author(s): Alessandro Agnini, DMD;Maurice Salama, DMD;Henry Salama, DMD;David Garber, DMD;Andrea Mastrorosa Agnini, DDS
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The Importance of Facially Driven Smile Design in Modern Comprehensive Dentistry Premium Member Content

The Importance of Facially Driven Smile Design in Modern Comprehensive Dentistry
Modern dentistry is comprehensive, comprehensive dentistry is interdisciplinary, interdisciplinary dentistry is facially driven, Facially Driven dentistry starts with Smile Design. Facially Driven Natural looking Smile Design is the starting point of modern restorative dentistry and the key to improve diagnosis and decision making. The importance of understanding how to consistently create adequate smile designs in harmony with faces is underrated in dentistry and the notion that this topic is under control is overrated. We don’t know what we don’t know. The aim of this lecture is to highlight the challenges, evolution, and the important concepts to become a great smile designer and also how to use technology to streamline the process and deliver naturally beautiful healthy smiles consistently.

Presented By:: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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Esthetic Management for Compromised Extraction Sites - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Esthetic Management for Compromised Extraction Sites - Part 1 of 2
Missing soft tissue is the main reason for compromised results in the aesthetic zone. But since the soft tissue has to be supported by a sufficient amount of bone, our focus has also to be on bone. Due to the fact that no bone-preservation technique (at the time of tooth extraction) available today, gives us the perfect result we need, augmentation procedures are still needed. Appropriate bone and soft tissue engineering in all three dimensions enhances the aesthetic performance of long-lasting restorations that blend in well and emerge from the periimplant sulcus in harmony with the neighboring teeth.

Presented By:: Ueli Grunder, DMD
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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Facial & Skin Rejuvenation: How to Achieve a Natural & Aesthetic Result Premium Member Content

Facial & Skin Rejuvenation: How to Achieve a Natural & Aesthetic Result
Facial aesthetics it is an industry that is constantly growing, specially the application of minimal invasive procedures. In certain countries, dentists are allowed to do this kind of procedures. During this webinar, Dr Ana Paz will present a 100% biological facial aesthetic protocol for skin rejuvenation. Dr Paz will present some science behind the application of ozonetherapy, PRF and Photobiomodulation therapy.

Presented By:: Ana Paz, DDS, MS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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Team Work: The Role of the Restorative Dentist in the Multidisciplinary Practice Premium Member Content

Team Work: The Role of the Restorative Dentist in the Multidisciplinary Practice
In this presentation, Drs. Conti and Rossi share their experiences in treating challenging cases from a comprehensive multidisciplinary perspective. Emphasis will be placed as to when and how the restorative dentist enhances overall periodontal and esthetic therapy.

Presented By:: Roberto Rossi, DDS;Alessandro Conti, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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