Case Studies

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Case Studies

for dentists

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#TBT Case of the Month: e.max Rehab, Cut Back, and Layered Ceramic

Ivoclar IPS e.max is a state-of-the-art restorative material utilized in several applications with great success. The following case documents the results that were achieved with my last reconstruction. Gear up for patient satisfaction and a gorgeous cut back/layered ceramic outcome! Case #24: e.max Rehabilitation, Cut Back, and Layered Ceramic Clinician: Dr. Will Lacey, Durango, CO When the […]

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Case Challenge: Restoration of Aged or ‘Imperfect’ Teeth

All dental cases are not created equal, but luckily the more tricky ones can be handled with the right combination of excellent clinical skills and ideal dental lab. One of the biggest challenges we encounter in the dental practice is the case of aged or ‘imperfect’ teeth. For the case featured in this post, I […]

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#TBT Case of the Month: Life Changing Tooth Replacement Restoration

Helping patients out of pain through dentistry that is both functional and aesthetic is one of the most rewarding parts of a dental career. A restoration that involves tooth replacement can be especially impactful. In this post, Dr. Jones relates a heartwarming story about a case where he completely changed a patient’s life through her […]

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#TBT Case of the Month: Aesthetic Implant Case With Mixed Media Materials

Restorative materials pose a significant challenge for many clinicians when dealing with an implant case. Balancing the needs of the patient with intended outcomes for aesthetics, overarching case considerations, chair time, and finances can be understandably tricky. In this case, Dr. Shapiro presents pre- and post-op photos and his treatment procedure for a complicated implant rehab. […]

Dr. Chris Catalano Digital Dentistry Case Digital Invisalign

Utilizing Digital Dentistry to Predict Restorative Outcomes: Part 2

Digital dentistry represents an exciting new frontier for prediction of restorative outcomes. In Part 1 of this series, Dr. Catalano described how the general dentist can use Invisalign to predict what restorations a patient will need after orthodontic treatment. He introduced a case with digital rendering of the outcome beforehand. His patient John had accepted treatment […]

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#TBT Case of the Month: Timing is Everything for Full Mouth Rehabilitation Treatment

You never know at what point people will accept their treatment. The patient in this case was diagnosed for a full mouth rehabilitation three years before starting his treatment. Case #19: Timing of Case Acceptance for Full Mouth Rehabilitation Treatment Clinician: Dr. Mike Smith, Phoenix, AZ While we diagnose patients for treatment who exhibit clear clinical indications, […]

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Social Media and Selfies in a Restoration Case

What distinguishes a ‘good’ case from a ‘bad’ case? The answer to that question can be surprisingly complex. Interestingly, social media can have a powerful impact on the perceived success or failure of a case. A case where the patient was excited and pleased throughout might feel more enjoyable than one where you were able […]