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Pressing has its place, but so does CAD/CAM; learn how Matt Roberts uses both technologies to his advantage and...See more achieves outstanding esthetics with IPS e.max. Specific topics include proper ingot selection, evaluating underlying color influence on final shading, integrating digital dental designs and preparation design for thin veneers.
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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