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Esthetic dentistry is a growing market and offers dentists an opportunity to increase their income by leveraging...See more time. Pinhas Adar discusses ways to satisfy the growing demand for esthetic smile enhancement with innovative techniques and new restorative products. He discusses total facial harmony; enhancing the facial appearance of the aging population; how periodontal, orthodontic and implant dentistry influence esthetics; innovative techniques; and new restorative products.
Putting the patient at the forefront of the treatment planning process can lead to esthetic, functional and durable...See more restorations. Dr. Robert Winter presents clinical and technical guidelines including material selection for the systematic preparation and design of reliable restorations. He covers clinical findings that impact material selection, proper tooth preparation design to enhance esthetic and functional success, a decision tree to assist in ingot selection to maximize esthetics and recommendations for the use of monolithic vs. laminated restorations.
Digital dentistry facilitates teamwork as well as enhances dentist/patient communication, an important factor regarding...See more patient acceptance. Dr. Christian Coachman discusses the use of digital photography protocol to improve diagnosis, communication and the predictability of esthetic rehabilitations. He covers interdisciplinary communication tools, the role of mockups and waxups to improve smile design, the Digital Smile Design Concept (DSD) and the importance of facial analysis as the key to ideal smile design.
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