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

Webinar: Orthodontics in Complete Dentistry: When Invisalign is the Best Option

Learn how to make restorative treatment as predictable as possible.

Prosthetic treatment of adult patients often requires prior orthodontic preparation. With the loss or wear of teeth, they change their position. To make restorative treatment as predictable as possible and minimally invasive, previous orthodontic treatment is recommended. During the webinar, Dr. Robert will present on the basis of complex cases treated every day in the Stankowscy & Białach Dentistry office in Poznan,Poland and what complex orthodontic treatment looks like.

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Webinar: Digital Shade Calibration & The Virtual Try-In

Harmonizing shades for indirect or direct restoration of limited treatment in the esthetic zone requires a mastery of understanding color, the optics of teeth and communication with photography. By determination of specific color coordinates of a shade, restoration materials can be selected that greatly reduce the need for interpolation by both the clinician and the laboratory technician.

Learning objectives:

  • Understanding the objective determination of color coordinates in selecting a shade
  • Understanding the eLab protocols in image capture
  • Understanding the value of the calibration of images clinically with images recorded on the lab bench to facilitate a virtual try in

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2 Errors to Avoid for High Quality Digital Photography

Digital photography is one of the most important tools you could have in your toolbelt for aesthetic dentistry. If you think about it, an esthetic case starts with a photo and it ends with a photo. But are you taking the proper photos to showcase your work in the best light? There are two common errors that I see with dental photography. First, the picture might be blurry and second, it might be overexposed or washed out.

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