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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.
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.
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.
According to LMT’s 2012 Fee Survey, 42% of laboratories have more than one fee schedule. Here are the top three reasons why: (1) 48% Lower fee for high-volume clients; (2) 39% Fees for “high-end” restorations are higher than ones for conventional ones; (3) 39% Fees for “economy” restorations are lower than those for conventional ones
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