The Dawson Academy Blog

Dental Articles on Occlusion, Centric Relation, Restorative Dentistry & More

Is Centric Relation Really Repeatable?

One of the questions we get asked a lot is, is centric relation really repeatable?

And I want to look at this in two perspectives. A lot of people look at the reason we use centric relation is that we want to have a position that's repeatable, when we're doing our prosthetics, and that is absolutely true, particularly when we're doing larger cases and we're changing the vertical dimension of occlusion.

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Webinar: Why Dentistry Fails

Wonder why some crowns break while others don't? Why a patient is experiencing pain, but it's difficult to pinpoint the source? Why some patients exhibit excessive wear?

During this course, Dr. Leonard Hess will uncover surprising (but common) reasons for clinical failures and a pathway to treatment predictability and patient satisfaction.

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Webinar: Occlusal Principles for Esthetic and Everyday Dentistry

Our patients want beautiful smiles. They also expect a smile that will be comfortable, healthy and long-lasting.

Understanding that esthetics is just one part of Complete Dentistry allow us to provide solutions that make our dentistry predictable, beautiful and long lasting whilst meeting our patients needs and desires.  In his presentation, Dr. Ian Buckle will explain how understanding occlusion will allow you to do more dentistry with increased efficiency and productivity. He will also explain why a complete examination is essential and is the corner stone of the Complete Dentistry process.

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