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Smile Design and The Bonded Functional Esthetic Prototype (BFEP)

Description:
This lecture will mainly focus on the the step-by-step process of how to turn the 2-dimensional Photoshop smile design into a 3D Bonded Functional Esthetic Prototypes (BFEP’s) the patient wears to verify esthetic and functional acceptance. A very efficient technique using a new highly flowable but highly filled micro-hybrid that uses an injection molding tray technique will be demonstrated. A full arch composite bonding can be done in one hour with this technique. This BFEP technique can be used for “trial smiles” for pre-treatment esthetic and functional evaluation by the patient and the treatment team. It can also be used for long-term functional temporization for years if necessary. The BFEP will then be used as the final guide for preparations for Anterior Etched Ceramic restorations (porcelain veneers and glass ceramics.

Date Added:
7/30/2015

Author(s):

Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC

Dr. McLaren attended the University of Redlands where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude. He received his D.D.S. from the University of the Pacific School of ...
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Questions & Comments
Ronald Goldstein - (9/29/2015 8:29 PM)

Dr. McLaren is one of the most knowledgeable clinicians in the world today when it comes to ceramics and visualization especially with photography. Great presentation.

Salam Al Akash - (9/28/2015 3:45 PM)

Thanks for sharing ..looking forward more detailed video on photoshop smile design please

carlos cardenas - (7/29/2015 2:10 PM)

Excellent ! was one presentation , nice and Magistral .!good Teacher!

yaarob sara - (7/29/2015 1:37 PM)

WoW its always a pleasure to hear from dr mclaren and explore BFEP THANKS

Miguel Hirschhaut - (7/29/2015 3:20 AM)

A beauty !!! Being an orthodontist this presentation allows me to understand much better the work of our restorative dentist & the ceramist we work with. I truly love the photoshop smile design concepts. Really enjoyed it. Congratulations Dr. MacLaren on a great lecture.

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