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The Aesthetic Cad/Cam Interface

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Computer aided design and computer aided manufacture has been involved in Dentistry for many years. Since the 1980’s we have been trying to produce in-surgery porcelain restorations with considerable variation in success. Common criticisms of this technique have been poor fits, poor aesthetics and poor occlusal control. Dr Julian Caplan has been involved in developing techniques utilizing this constantly changing technology to overcome these short falls. He has now reached a position where he is able to create beautiful, well fitting multiple restorations that allow proper functional control and he achieves this in a single day. This lecture will concentrate on Cerec technology and how he has utilized this over the last 10 years to producing highly aesthetic smile makeovers in a day.

Date Added:
5/8/2014

Author(s):

Julian Caplan, DDS Julian Caplan, DDS
Julian Caplan is Immediate Past President of The British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He qualified from Sheffield University in 1988, passing the American National B...
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Questions & Comments
Julian Caplan - (5/15/2014 5:39 PM)

The primary and some secondary anatomy is detailed in the provisionals either from the wax up or by recontouring the temporaries. The tertiary anatomy is place by hand post-milling. I recommend doing your own wax-ups to really get a handle on the case - predominately additive where ever possible

David Bakhouche - (5/11/2014 1:59 PM)

Hi, congratulations for your cases! Just a question about the finishing steps : before stains and glazure, do you modify the macrogeography of the crown facial aspect with burs (to make concavity for example)? Best regards, dr BAKHOUCHE

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