And the winner of the first Heraeus Sponsored - Present Your Best Denture Work Contest is.......Brian Carson, CDT from Signature Restorations with 44 "likes." Congratulations Brian! The second place winner was David Lindsay, Owner of Lindsay & Associates with 27 "likes" and third place was James Davidge, RDT, owner of James Dean Prosthetic Arts. Congratulations to David and James!
And thank you everyone for your participation.
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Is there such a thing as too much tissue contouring on dentures? I have noticed a tendency lately where the winners of full denture work "contests" seem to emphasize festooning around the denture teeth. If we look at normal healthy gingival margins we do not see large and bulbous tissue at the gingival margins. I saw Mr. Brian Carsons work at the bridges Best Denture Work site. His reproduction of tissue is in my opinion spot on. Over contouring can make the patient look like they have a bad case of gingivitis. I know there is no one right way to finish a denture and that in most instances the...See more lab techs put a lot of time and effort into their work. Does anyone else think that some of these dentures are "over contoured" ? Mike LaRocque — tagged Brian O. Carson, CDT