Clinical Insights

Anterior Direct Restorative Challenges

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEW: A Step-by-Step Approach to a Diastema Closure
This dual-purpose technique, by Dr. Marcos Vargas, helps manage black triangles when addressing diastemas. View now.

SLIDE SHOW: 10 Key Steps For Immediate Implant Placement. From AACD Midline, and Dr. Kevin Murphy, see the 10 steps necessary to place an implant quickly and efficiently. 
SLIDE SHOW: Mastering Composite Artistry to Create Anterior Masterpieces: 
Step-by-Step Approaches for Anterior Direct Restorative Challenges, with Newton Fahl, Jr., DDS. 
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Prepared and prep-less veneers Slide show Two Viewpoints: Prepared Veneers and Prep-less Veneers
In this slideshow, Drs. Brian LeSage and Dennis Wells address some "Myths vs. Realities" regarding these two treatment modalities.
Principles of Smile Design—Demystified
A comprehensive treatment plan is incomplete without an esthetic analysis or smile design defining the end point of the treatment.
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A Multidisciplinary Approach for Anterior Esthetic Trauma
When a patient suffers facial trauma, clinicians are left to find the best treatment possible for the paitent under urgent matters. This article reports on how a clinical team used a combination of multidisciplinary treatments for an anterior esthetic problem caused by a traffic accident.
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Short-term ortho for the Cosmetic Dentist
Watch this archived webinar from Six Month Smiles—in cooperation with the AACD—on using short-term ortho for conservative and predictable results.
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Inside the Mind of Willi Geller, MDT-Part 2
Willi Geller is known around the world in the industry.  His philosophies extend beyond dental excellence; in this second part of his interview he candidly shares his insights with one of his students, Pinhas Adar, CDT
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Click here to listen to the audio.
Inside the Mind of Willi Geller, MDT-Part 1
Willi Geller is known around the world in the industry.  His philosophies extend beyond dental excellence; in this interview he candidly shares his insights with one of his students, Pinhas Adar, CDT
Click here to read this interview.
Click here to listen to the audio.
Managing Early Stages of Dental Caries
Remineralization of Smooth Surface Incipient Enamel Lesions
by Andre V. Ritter, DDS, MS, Michael W. Roberts, DDS, MScD,
J. Timothy Wright, DDS, MS  Read More.

VIDEO: Thin Veneer Technique (Roberts & Shull, jCD Vol.27, No. 2, p. 115)
Cases with color and shape changes can be treated with very thin restorations.

ARTICLE: Simple, Successful Composite Repairs
Techniques to Remedy Surface Defects
by Corky Willhite, DDS, FAGD, AACD Accredited Fellow

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VIDEO: Matt Roberts on Color Influence Regarding Thin Veneers
Roberts demonstrates the effects of color influence when creating thin veneers.

20 Tips for Resin Veneer Cements
How to Choose a Cement for Porcelain Laminate Veneers
by Carlos A. Munoz-Viveros, DDS, MSD  Read More.
20 Tips on Bonding
Things You Might—or Might Not—Know, by Edward J. Swift Jr., DMD, MS  Read More.
An Outline For Full-Mouth Reconstruction
Gary Alex, DMD. Read More.

VIDEO: Newton Fahl on Mastering Composite Artistry
Fahl shows how to create Anterior Masterpieces at the 26th Annual AACD Scientific Session

20 Tips on CAMBRA
Effectively Treating Dental Caries, V. Kim Kutsch, DMD  Read More.