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
The Smile

Description:
A lecture about the smile diagnosis, the role of a diagnostic mock-up to evaluate midline, incisal plane and gingival topography.

Date Added:
6/29/2007

Author(s):

Neil L. Starr, DDS Neil L. Starr, DDS
Dr. Neil L. Starr was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and graduated from McGill University Dental School. After completion of a general dental residency program at t...
[read more]




Online Videos / Restorative / Other Restorative / The Smile




Questions & Comments
Maurice Salama - (7/4/2011 6:12 PM)

Still always like the Smile well delineated in regards to diagnosis and treatment planning. Dr. Salama

Related Videos
Shade Matching - Part 1 Premium Member Content

Shade Matching - Part 1
Dr. Pascal Zyman describes in great detail his procedure for shade taking.

Presented By:: Pascal Zyman, DDS;Pascal Zyman, DDS
Presentation Style: Lecture
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Biologic and Surgical Strategies for Achieving Implant Esthetics – Part 2 Premium Member Content

Biologic and Surgical Strategies for Achieving Implant Esthetics – Part 2
Dr. André Saadoun describes delayed and staged implant placement.

Presented By:: André P. Saadoun, DDS, MS
Presentation Style: Lecture
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Complete Dentures - Success by Design - Part 1 Premium Member Content

Complete Dentures - Success by Design - Part 1
Dr. Aldo Leopardi, prosthodontist, outlines in great detail the necessary techniques required for successful full denture prosthodontics.

Presented By:: Aldo Leopardi, BDS, DDS, MS
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Related Courses
Invisalign Records for the Dental Team Premium Member Content

Invisalign Records for the Dental Team
It is evident there are a variety of malocclusion and health concerns that can be treated by orthodontic therapy. Factors from treating systemic issues to minor tooth movement can be addressed specifically to the patients’ needs and desires. Not only is it important for the dental team to be aware that orthodontics can improve one’s quality and longevity of life, but that the knowledge of current orthodontic therapy treatment modalities available will enhance the overall comprehensive care the patient receives.

Presented By:: Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA, CDD
Presentation Style: Online Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)It is evident there are a variety of malocclusion and health concerns that can be treated by orthodontic therapy. Factors from treating systemic issues to minor tooth movement can be addressed specifically to the patients’
Watch Now>>
Visual Esthetic Smile Design: Driving the Restorative Plan Premium Member Content

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.

Presented By:: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT
Presentation Style: Online Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Excellence in Esthetic Dentistry Premium Member Content

Excellence in Esthetic Dentistry
By completing this course you will receive 1 CEU.

Presented By:: Tom Trinkner, DDS;Laurence R. Rifkin, DDS;Nitzan Bichacho, DMD;Dr. Nicola Pietrobon
Presentation Style: Online Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Related Articles
Enhancing Esthetics with a Fixed Prosthesis Utilizing an Innovative Pontic Design and Periodontal Plastic Surgery

Enhancing Esthetics with a Fixed Prosthesis Utilizing an Innovative Pontic Design and Periodontal Plastic Surgery
During the past two decades, significant advancements with the integration of periodontal plastic surgery into esthetic restorative dental procedures have received increased attention. While ovate pontics have traditionally been used as a restorative design following augmentation procedures to enhance esthetics, an alternate E-pontic design aims to predictably support and maintain the gingival architecture between a single missing anterior tooth adjacent to a natural tooth or an implant that is in harmony with the lip line and face. In addition, the E-pontic design promotes the gingival facial tissue to coronally migrate over the pontic, creating a gingival sulcus. This article describes an innovative new technique and a pontic design that predictably will develop, support, and maintain the gingival architecture to provide a long-term esthetic and functional outcome.

Author(s): Robert P. Korman, DDS, MAGD
View Article>>
Relationships Between Different Tooth Shapes and Patient’s Periodontal Phenotype

Relationships Between Different Tooth Shapes and Patient’s Periodontal Phenotype
The purpose of the present study was to establish whether any correlation exists between tooth shapes and patient-related factors such as gingival and periodontal characteristics. Clinical measurements, including the width and the height of maxillary central incisor crowns, the apico incisal height of the keratinized mucosa, the buccal gingival thickness (GT), the depth of the sulcus, the bone-sounding depth (BS) and the height of the interproximal maxillary central papilla, were investigated in 50 healthy individuals. These individuals were then divided into three groups based on the shape of their maxillary central incisor crowns: triangular; square; or square-tapered. The results of this study indicate that different tooth shapes are associated with significantly different values for the extent of the KM, its bucco-lingual thickness and the height of the interproximal maxillary central papilla.

Author(s): Luca Gobbato, DDS, MS;Stellini E; Comuzzi L; Mazzocco F; Parente N
View Article>>
Adhesive Dentistry's 'Secret' Weapon

Adhesive Dentistry's 'Secret' Weapon
When it comes to bases, bondings, and build-ups, glass ionomer cements are the restorative material of choice to replace dentin.

Author(s): Robert A. Lowe, DDS
View Article>>
Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use
©2017

Preferred Language: English Flag
Contact Us · Login · Register