Common alterations for restoring anterior teeth.

2 Common Alterations for Restoring Anterior Teeth

So you’ve decided on an approach to restoring anterior teeth that falls somewhere on the spectrum between minimal and aggressive. You’ve even gone so far as to properly treatment plan the tooth preparation. What comes next?  by Dr. Lee Ann Brady There are two common alterations you should consider when moving forward with a tooth […]

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Case of the Month: Prep Successfully With Your Scaler

Ingenuity is the name of the game for one doctor’s approach to prep design with a scaler.  Read on to get the inside scoop on a unique Case of the Month. We love how Dr. Creasman managed to avoid compromising aesthetics, strength, and longevity. Case #2: Prep With Your Scaler – No Burs, No Anesthetic Minimal […]

Treatment plan for successful tooth preparation.

Why You Should Treatment Plan for Desirable Clinical Outcomes

The first step of any successful anterior tooth preparation is to treatment plan. by Dr. Lee Ann Brady In my last post, I delved into the differences between aggressive, minimal, and “in the middle” tooth preparation approaches. It’s important to acknowledge this spectrum so that we don’t minimize the important differences between each patient’s preparation. For […]

Good tooth preparation includes a range of minimal to aggressive approaches.

3 Essential Ways to Maximize Tooth Preparation Benefits

Are we better off choosing the minimal, aggressive, or “in the middle” approach for tooth preparation?  by Dr. Lee Ann Brady Complacency can overcome even the most Type A of dentists. We spend too many of our days repeating the same techniques over and over again. After a while, we begin to develop patterns that turn individualized treatments into […]

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See How Six Valuable Smile Design Tips Can Change Your Practice

These spectacular smile design tips are the foundation of gorgeous clinical results.   by Dr. John Nosti Good aesthetic dentistry is all about taking the knowledge you’ve gleaned from years in school and your real-world practice … and then going back to essential principles. Before you take on your next, most impressive case yet, review the following […]