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Attendees are educated by experts from Sirona, Vident, Ivoclar Vivadent and 3M ESPE about the widest selection...See more of materials available to enhance the inLab experience. Learn how to best integrate popular materials including Sirona inCoris TZI translucent zirconia, VITA® Rapid Layer and RealLife, IPS e.max® CAD and CAD-On, 3M ESPE Lava Ultimate and much more. If you have a question about the latest inLab materials available, these hands-on demonstrations are for you!
Dr. Russell Giordano: CEREC CONNECT: Zirconia Custom Abutments, Milled Veneers, and Procedures To Minimize Porcelain Chipping
Since about 20% of current dentists and nearly 80% of all dental schools now have access to digital impression...See more systems, digital impressions will become increasingly used in the dental community especially as newly trained digital dentists enter the workforce. Zirconia has been the prime driver of the switch from metal to all-ceramic. Russell Giordano, DMD, DMSc, reviews the latest information on zirconia finishing procedures, milled veneers for the VITA® RLT and Ivoclar CAD-ON system as well as the Sirona custom implant abutment system and inCoris TZI full contour translucent zirconia. He also discusses the evidence in support for the superiority of digital vs. conventional impressions using the CEREC Bluecam.
With the millions of fixed prostheses placed each year, technicians know well that the dies made from many conventional...See more impressions require significant modification and guesswork to allow fabrication of these restorations. Can the quality of these restorations be improved? Gordon Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD, addresses the questionable quality of conventional impressions; fit and occlusion of restorations made with conventional and digital impressions; CEREC Connect and communication between dentists and technicians; and how improving clinical success improves laboratory-dentist relations.
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