Dental Education
Online Dental Education Dental education lectures and videos Online dental ce Dental education articles Expert dental educators Dental products education Dental Community
 
Video Details
Alternative Design for Resin Bonded Bridges: A Clinical Report

Description:
When replacing missing teeth, resin bonded fixed partial dentures (RBFPDs) are a routine, minimally invasive option for patients that cannot or will not move forward with surgical interventions. Debonding of RBFPDs, however, remains a significant clinical problem. In this clinical report, novel RBFPD designs are presented, to improve retention and esthetics.

Date Added:
2/7/2019

Author(s):

Wendy AuClair-Clark, DDS, MS Wendy AuClair-Clark, DDS, MS
Dr. Wendy AuClair Clark completed her undergraduate training at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA, and then earned her doctoral degree from the Marquett...
[read more]






Online Videos / Restorative / Other Restorative / Alternative Design for Resin Bonded Bridges: A Clinical Report




Questions & Comments
David Garber - (1/2/2019 10:32 PM)

Wendy, Prudent approach with Great esthetic result - no real potential morbidity or loss of non renewable tooth structure The adhesive approach is a well documented technique with remarkable recorded longevity and today all too often overlooked as a viable tooth replacement option

Maurice Salama - (12/31/2018 11:43 AM)

So clever. How do you choose one over another.

Related Videos
The Key Role of the Provisional Restoration as a Blueprint in Esthetic Tx Premium Member Content

The Key Role of the Provisional Restoration as a Blueprint in Esthetic Tx
Thru the direct Aesthetic Provisional Application technique, the provisional will serve as a preparation guide, aesthetic guide to both patient and lab as well as an occlusal guide. This gives the practitioner total control over the case, gives the patient a true visualization of what the permanent teeth will look like and gives the laboratory an accurate tooth position to be copied into final form. The d-APA is done with flowable compostite in the patient’s mouth thru a series of additions and reductions to the teeth to gain final position. Although challenging, the technique becomes very rewarding by placing artistry and control into the hands of the dentist.

Presented By:: Michael A. Apa, DDS, PC
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Color in Esthetics: The Science Behind Beauty Premium Member Content

Color in Esthetics: The Science Behind Beauty
This presentation will be very different from programs in color matching, communication and reproduction of natural teeth that you may have attended in the past. The didactic part will emphasize the nature, principles and fundamentals of color, and tools that are essential to master a plan for successful color matching in both office and dental laboratory, together with step-by-step instructions. Examples and practical suggestions will be provided, including the latest changes recommended by the presenter. Dental Color Matcher, a color education and training program for esthetic dentistry authored by the presenter and used by dental professionals and students in 100+ countries, will be demonstrated.

Presented By:: Rade D Paravina, DDS, MS, PhD
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Esthetic and Functional Rehabilitation: A Case Report Premium Member Content

Esthetic and Functional Rehabilitation: A Case Report
Most people want to look beautiful. The ability to express feelings is fundamental to the quality of life, but expressing emotions is impossible without the freedom to smile. A patient with an ill-fitting removable denture and a fixed, porcelain-fused-to-metal bridge sought care to improve her smile. This fixed bridge was removed and direct provisional restorations placed, followed by crown-lengthening surgery and implant placement, waiting 10 months for the patient to heal. We waited one month to check occlusal stability and patient satisfaction and then made the final precision impressions and master casts. We cemented the final restorations; lithium disilicate allowed the creation of an esthetic result without sacrificing strength with use of both full-anatomy and layered techniques. Dental implants make it possible to have non-removable teeth that can be integrated esthetically and functionally, allowing the recreation of tooth color, form, and structure to reestablish a pat

Presented By:: Nazariy Mykhaylyuk, DMD
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Related Courses
Digital Workflow for Anterior Implant Aesthetics Premium Member Content

Digital Workflow for Anterior Implant Aesthetics
We have seen excellent results in the aesthetic zone when immediate implant placement techniques have been used. A review of the current literature reveals and confirms the re-education of mid-buccal facial recession is best when an immediate provisional is used. If we can digitize this information and create a crown-root form matrix, we can allow tissue to maintain the exact 3D position of the crown and root of the tooth that is to be replaced. A technique using "dicom" files and "STL" files of the original tooth-root will be demonstrated. This will allow ideal healing of the surrounding hard and soft tissues in for any implants restoration.

Presented By:: Dean C. Vafiadis, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Credit)
Watch Now>>
The Digital Smile Designer Journey: Step-by-Step of the Facially Driven Smile Design Process Powered by 3D Technology Premium Member Content

The Digital Smile Designer Journey: Step-by-Step of the Facially Driven Smile Design Process Powered by 3D Technology
Understanding how to break down into rational steps the challenging process of designing beautiful smiles in harmony with faces and integrating esthetics with function. Utilizing 3D digital technology to facilitate this process. Integrating the DSD principles of documentation and facial analysis with CAD softwares and utilizing this 3D process to improve team communication, interdisciplinary diagnostics and treatment planning.

Presented By:: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Pure Dental Esthetics – From Titanium to Zirconia Premium Member Content

Pure Dental Esthetics – From Titanium to Zirconia
The replacement of a single tooth with dental implants, especially when the patient has a high smile line, has been an esthetic challenge in implant dentistry. Typically, it requires very careful stages to create the final restoration as natural as possible. When there is loss of soft tissues, carefully made dental-gingival prosthesis becomes an alternative of therapy. For all cases with high smile line, achieving perfection in color and texture of the restoration it's not an easy task. Currently there are some ways to achieve better aesthetic results, including digital scanning of colors. This presentation describes step-by-step the application of a protocol developed in our clinic. Several cases will be discussed. In addition, recent technologies such as zirconium implants are also be discussed.

Presented By:: Ricardo Gapski, CD, DDS, MSc
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Related Articles
Exceptional Master Impressions

Exceptional Master Impressions
Advanced soft- and hard-tissue management is essential when it comes to making esthetic dental restorations.

Author(s): Robert A. Lowe, DDS
View Article>>
Multipurpose Lasers in Dentistry 1999

Multipurpose Lasers in Dentistry 1999
Few professions have worked as hard as dentistry to convince the public of the value of its services and especially to make these services as attractive as possible. Of no minor importance is the realization that patients want and appreciate dentistry's efforts to make dental visits more pleasant. Efforts to communicate advancement in dentistry is seen in written advertisements, as well as television coverage of just how painless and high-tech a visit to the dentist has become. Helping improve the…

Author(s): Ronald Goldstein, DDS
View Article>>
Intraoral Autogenous Block Onlay Bone Grafting for ExtensiveReconstruction of Atrophic Maxillary Alveolar Ridges

Intraoral Autogenous Block Onlay Bone Grafting for ExtensiveReconstruction of Atrophic Maxillary Alveolar Ridges
Autologous bone grafting used with dental implants was originally described by Bränemarketal in 1975, and is now a well-accepted procedure in oral and maxillofacial rehabilitation.Placement of an endosseous implant requires sufficient bone volume for complete bone coverage. Furthermore, the pattern of ridge resorption contributes to an unfavorable maxillomandibular relationship, requires angulations of the implants and/or angled abutments, and affects the proximity of adjacent facial concavities(maxillary sinus, nasal cavity) and vital structures(mandibular nerve).

Author(s): Devorah Schwartz-Arad, DMD, PhD;Liran Levin
View Article>>
Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use
©2020

Preferred Language: English Flag
Contact Us · Login · Register