The direct Class III composite resin restorations allows clinicians to provide conservative treatment and a virtually imperceptible blend with adjacent tooth structures. This type of treatment remains an adequate therapeutic modality in traditional Class III lesions. It can satisfy most aesthetic demands, and it offers an affordable alternative to more invasive procedures, such as veneers […]Click for more information on 'Dr. Sergiu Muresan – The challenge of class III composite direct restorations'
During the last decade, adhesive dentistry has become more and more important in the domain of restorative dentistry. Adhesive procedures offer the possibility to keep the restorations smaller and decrease in this way the so-called ‘money tooth’ effect. Nevertheless, adhesive restorative procedures are quite technique sensitive. Therefore, it is required to follow simplified and standardized […]Click for more information on 'Dr. Marleen Peumans & Dr. Gianfranco Politano – Effective and simplified protocol for daily high quality direct posterior composite restorations'
Great improvements have been made in the field of esthetic rastoration in the last few years. This evolution derives not only from esthetic requirements of the patient, but also from a good relationship beetwen the dentist and the technician. The clinician should know technical steps to make the process easier the imagination of the technician […]Click for more information on 'DT Giuseppe Romeo – Technical Diagnostic and Esthetical Approach'
Achievement of aesthetic restorations that resemble natural teeth represent a great challenge for both dentists and technicians. Obtaining optimal results with the minimum number of try-in tests or repetitions necessarily implies performing a systematic and exhaustive shade analysis. Advanced photographic techniques need to be used for this task, including different kinds of illumination and precise calibration of RAW files. […]Click for more information on 'Dr. Javier Tapia Guadix – Color analysis and shade selection strategies for the anterior teeth following Bio-Emulation principles'
Observation of the nature and in our case of the natural tooth, not limited to the single entity, but in relation to all adjacent biological structures, gingival soft tissue, lips, face, included the personality and the somatic characteristics of the patient, allow us to comprehend better the relationship between form, function, biology and esthetics. Starting from objective parameters, […]Click for more information on 'DT Stefano Inglese – Bio-functional emulation of the nature through art, science and technology'
With the popularization of dental implants for single to complex restorations, the importance of treatment planning has been emphasized. We are frequently challenged by malpositioned implants, loss of interdental papillae, soft tissue discoloration, and other problems. The connective zone between the restoration and the soft tissue is one of the most important aspects that will […]Click for more information on 'Dr. Victor Clavijo – Taking Control on Challenging Esthetic Cases Using the Power Trio: Pink Ceramics, Implants, and Veneers'
Digital dentistry is the future of our profession, if you don’t alredy have an intra-oral scanner you will do soon. As an industry leader on this topic Dr Chard will give an illustration on the benefits of digital intra oral scanning as well as chairside milling and the applications of these in restorative, orthodontic and implant dentistry. Dr Chard […]Click for more information on 'Dr. Simon Chard – Digital Workflows In Modern Cosmetic Dentistry'
George Freedman DDS, DiplABAD, FIADFE, FAACD, FASDA Adjunct Professor, Dental Medicine, Western University, Pomona, California 8th Generation adhesives. Single shade esthetic composites. Inexpensive dentist and hygienist lasers. Guided and robotic implant placement. Chairside periodontal diagnostics and advanced home maintenance. Innovative curing lights and impression materials. And much, much more……Click for more information on 'Dr. George Freedman – Your 21st Century Practice'
The treatment plan in Oral Rehabilitation is one of the most important factors in current Dental Medicine, to achieve the desired success. If this plan involves vertical occlusion changes, it makes it even more specific. It is intended with the presentation to provide guidance for when it is desired or necessary to change our vertical […]Click for more information on 'Dr. Joao Rua – To increse or not to increase. Is that the question?'
Flapless technique in oral implantology is part of the minimally invasive surgery concept that has been taking prominence throughout last years in different medical specialties. In implantology, this technique allows us to make intervention with a lowest level of aggression to both the bone and soft tissues, shortening the surgery time and achieving high levels […]Click for more information on 'Dr. Alecsandru Ionescu – FLAPLESS IMPLANTOLOGY: FROM STATE OF THE ART ANALOGUE TECHNIQES TO LIMITLESS DIGITAL TRENDS'