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Updating Classifications of Ceramic Dental Materials

Updating Classifications of Ceramic Dental Materials
The indications for and composition of today’s dental ceramic materials serve as the basis for determining the appropriate class of ceramics to use for a given case. By understanding the classifications, composition, and characteristics of the latest all-ceramic materials, which are presented in this article in order of most to least conservative, dentists and laboratory technicians can best determine the ideal material for a given treatment.

Author(s): Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC;Johan Figueira, DDS
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Smile Design and The Bonded Functional Esthetic Prototype (BFEP) Premium Member Content

Smile Design and The Bonded Functional Esthetic Prototype (BFEP)
The lecture will cover some simple Photoshop techniques to enhance a smile digitally to present to the patient and motivate them to accept treatment.

Presented By:: Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC
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Smile Design and The Bonded Functional Esthetic Prototype (BFEP) Premium Member Content

Smile Design and The Bonded Functional Esthetic Prototype (BFEP)
The lecture will cover some simple Photoshop techniques to enhance a smile digitally to present to the patient and motivate them to accept treatment. 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.

Presented By:: Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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"The Rise of the Machines" Creating the Digital Dental Team: Man, Materials, and Machines Premium Member Content

"The Rise of the Machines" Creating the Digital Dental Team: Man, Materials, and Machines
The new millennium has brought many advances in dental ceramics. None more important than processing techniques using Cad-Cam technology. These technologies have allowed the use of high strength glass ceramics and solid sintered Zirconia based ceramics that could not be used with conventional techniques. Thus, today it is possible to generate any type of indirect dental restoration with a Cad-Cam device. To date, no system has the ability to layer machined substrates to maximize anterior esthetics, which provides an excellent opportunity to use or combine the best of the human world with the best of the machine world to develop world-class anterior esthetics. This presentation will cover, “THE CURRENT POSSIBILITES FOR THE BOUTIQUE DIGITAL DENTAL LAB and IN-OFFICE DIGITAL DENTAL TEAM”, and the clinical and laboratory steps in the process for different types of restorations, along with esthetic enhancements for the use of these ceramics.

Presented By:: Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC
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Smile Analysis - The Photoshop Smile Design Technique: Part 1

Smile Analysis - The Photoshop Smile Design Technique: Part 1
Computer design software will become the main communication technology between dentists and ceramists and a useful tool for showing patients the possibilities for enhancing their smiles. By understanding the elements of esthetics and learning how to incorporate technology applications into clinical dentistry, clinicians can predictably plan smile design cases and communicate anticipated results to patients and ceramists alike. This article, the first in a two-part series, introduces elements of smile design and reviews some timeless concepts. It discusses new, step-by step techniques for incorporating digital technology into the smile design process that can be accomplished in approximately three to four minutes.

Author(s): Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC;Lee Culp, CDT, AAACD
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The Single Anterior Crown and Minimalistic Veneers Premium Member Content

The Single Anterior Crown and Minimalistic Veneers
Still in 2013 the single anterior tooth and minimal and no-preparation veneers remain a challenge for both dentist and ceramist. There are many clinical and laboratory variables that need to be planned and dealt with to be successful esthetically, biologically and mechanically. This presentation will cover the clinical and laboratory techniques for the single anterior restoration and minimalistic veneering of anterior natural teeth (called the “Mini”).

Presented By:: Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC
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Hot Topics in Adhesion and Etchable Dental Ceramics Premium Member Content

Hot Topics in Adhesion and Etchable Dental Ceramics
Esthetics and minimally invasive therapy are among the driving forces behind many successful restorative practices.

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Hot Topics in Adhesion and Etchable Dental Ceramics Premium Member Content

Hot Topics in Adhesion and Etchable Dental Ceramics
Esthetics and minimally invasive therapy are among the driving forces behind many successful restorative practices. Key among the tools clinicians require to deliver on patient expectations are etchable ceramic restorations and our ability to achieve a durable and long lasting bond when placing them. The technologies utilized, both ceramic and adhesive are constantly being upgraded.

Presented By:: Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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Splints Are Not Just for TMJ Therapy Part II: Fabrication Technique

Splints Are Not Just for TMJ Therapy Part II: Fabrication Technique
When only the canine or the incisors contact in lateral movement, there is a neurologic feedback mechanism that prevents excessive muscular contraction (the more teeth that contact the greater the possible contractile stress and thus muscular overload).

Author(s): Greg J Vigoren, DDS;Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC
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Tips and Tricks for the Adhesive Cementation of Ceramic Inlays, Onlays, and Veneers

Tips and Tricks for the Adhesive Cementation of Ceramic Inlays, Onlays, and Veneers
This article will cover some clinical tips and tricks that will facilitate the adhesive luting process for inlays, onlays, and veneers.

Author(s): Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC;Jeffrey Hamilton, DDS
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Interview with Dr. Edward McLaren and David Garber Premium Member Content

Interview with Dr. Edward McLaren and David Garber
The clinical realities of Zirconia in private practice - good or bad. The unique cooling cycles to prevent problems, a new thermal treatment. Where do we as clinicians see the lab moving offshore, Cerec, D4D Diadem, just what to use now and why. the digital dental team, dentists, "machine", ceramists for same day dentistry. Photography and shade taking.

Presented By:: Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC;David Garber, DMD
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Splints Are Not Just for TMD Therapy

Splints Are Not Just for TMD Therapy
Properly made and well-adjusted occlusal splints can help control parafunctional stresses that are applied by the patient to their natural teeth and the restorations that dentists fabricate for them.

Author(s): Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC;Greg J Vigoren, DDS
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Porcelain Veneer Preparations - To Prep or Not to Prep

Porcelain Veneer Preparations - To Prep or Not to Prep
In recent years, bonded porcelain restorations have geometrically expanded in their clinical use.

Author(s): Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC
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Creating Physiologic Contours Using a Modified Geller Cast Technique

Creating Physiologic Contours Using a Modified Geller Cast Technique
This article will discuss how to control the gingival contours of the final restorations in the laboratory.

Author(s): Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC;Yi-Yuan Chang, MDC
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CAD/CAM Update - Technologies and Materials and Clinical Perspectives

CAD/CAM Update - Technologies and Materials and Clinical Perspectives
Because of the growing confusion as to what these technologies are, what they will do, and, more importantly, what the clinical and laboratory guidelines for using these materials and techniques are, this article will address the important points of the CAD/CAM market and technology.

Author(s): Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC;Lu Hyo, MDC
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Communicating Digitally with the Laboratory: Design, Impressions, Shade, and the Digital Laboratory Slip

Communicating Digitally with the Laboratory: Design, Impressions, Shade, and the Digital Laboratory Slip
This article will review and explore some of the digital opportunities and rationales for digital communication of all forms of clinical information from the dentist to the laboratory.

Author(s): Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC
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Principles of Clinically Successful Shade Taking - The Science & Art - Part 2 Premium Member Content

Principles of Clinically Successful Shade Taking - The Science & Art - Part 2
Dr. Ed McLaren takes us through a thorough exploration of the tools and principles that are the foundation of successful clinical shade taking.

Presented By:: Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC
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Principles of Clinically Successful Shade Taking - The Science & Art - Part 1 Premium Member Content

Principles of Clinically Successful Shade Taking - The Science & Art - Part 1
Dr. Ed McLaren takes us through a thorough exploration of the tools and principles that are the foundation of successful clinical shade taking.

Presented By:: Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC
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Principles of Clinically Successful Shade Taking - The Science & Art - Part 7 Premium Member Content

Principles of Clinically Successful Shade Taking - The Science & Art - Part 7
Dr. Ed McLaren, continues the very clinically applicable demonstration of advanced and step-by-step shade taking techniques on a patient requiring a single anterior crown.

Presented By:: Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC
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Principles of Clinically Successful Shade Taking - The Science & Art - Part 6 Premium Member Content

Principles of Clinically Successful Shade Taking - The Science & Art - Part 6
Dr. Ed McLaren continues the very clinically applicable demonstration of advanced and step-by-step shade taking techniques on a patient requiring a single anterior crown.

Presented By:: Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC
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