Associate Faculty Member Dr. Zachary Sisler Achieves AACD Accreditation

We’re thrilled to announce Associate Faculty Member Dr. Zachary Sisler as an credentialed Accredited Member in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). Dr. Sisler joins an elite groups of […]

Continuing Dental Education in Esthetic Restorative Dentistry

Due in part to interest created by popular television series promoting “the smile make-over”, as well as numerous magazine articles and advertisements about smile design, increased patient awareness of cosmetic […]

Dental CE: Mastering Principles vs. Procedures

Dentists have many continuing education opportunities.  Unfortunately, many programs that concentrate on techniques or materials fail to orient procedures with sound fundamentals that are essential for optimum long-term function and […]

Lithium Disilicate: A Viable Replacement for Traditional PFM’s

by Dr. John Cranham As time has gone by, the general population has continued to put pressure on the profession to create lifelike dental restorations that have enough longevity to […]

How to Improve the Quality of Dental Lab Work

Our dental labs should be an integral part of our dental treatment planning process so that we are able to provide the highest quality dental solutions to our patients. A […]

Dental Treatment Planning for Better or Worse

In this video featured by Dental Products Report, Dr. Andrew Cobb goes over how dental treatment planning can sometimes be more complicated than expected. He shares the secret to avoiding […]

Why dental esthetics aren’t ideal without proper function

I had the pleasure of being the teaching assistant to Glenn DuPont this fall as he led the dental treatment planning course in St. Petersburg. I really appreciated his candor […]

How to Provide Easy and Accurate Provisional Restorations

Provisional restorations play a far more important role than just a transitional role while the laboratory fabricates the definitive restoration.  Of course they function to protect the dentin and pulp […]

Preparation Design: Beginning with the End in Mind

I wanted to share with you some traditional principles of crown preparation as well as some esthetic and functional techniques that I have found to be useful in my practice. […]

Positioning of Teeth Can Affect Phonetics

When restoring anterior teeth, we use our diagnostic wax-up, which is determined by using the 2D and 3D checklist, as our best guess for our provisional restorations.  Once the provisionals […]