Case Studies

for dentists

Case Studies

for dentists


Does This Smile Look Familiar?

It could be the smile of one of your dental team. If so, what’s the problem? Many people might evaluate this smile and say it looks nice. Her teeth are more or less in alignment, from distance her teeth look pretty straight. But the truth is your patients do not evaluate their smiles in their […]

Invisalign cosmetic dentistry

TBT Case of the Month: Invisalign Treatment + Gold Dust Lab = Maximum Aesthetics

How often do you use Invisalign during cosmetic treatments? Maybe not as often as you think is necessary. Our patients don’t always choose optimal or even the most conservative treatment. The case described below was such a great experience for me and my whole team because the patient was so amenable to ideal treatment modalities. Keep reading for […]

pre-op dr. john nosti

#TBT Case of the Month: Not Leaving Veneers Esthetics to Chance

Veneers are the perfect way to give patients their dream esthetics. Still, they require close collaboration with the dental lab and a willingness to seek out the very best. Here, Dr. Nosti demonstrates an ideal technique that delivered on his patient’s esthetic goals: Case #28: Successful Esthetic Veneers Clinician: Dr. John Nosti, New Jersey Patient Background A […]


#TBT Case of the Month: On the Road to Rehabilitation

A full-mouth rehabilitation involves the entire dental team. That means coordination through a variety of different communication channels, including lab scripts, phone calls, digital scans, etc. Getting it right is all about how well you can clarify your case expectations. On the blog, we’ve talked at length about patient communication and lab communication. Both are essential […]

Dr. Lee Ann Brady Veneers Case Post-Op

Case Review of Cosmetic Treatment for Cracked Anterior Veneers

One of the most rewarding types of patients to have is someone over fifty with a stable financial situation and the desire to finally invest in their oral health. There are many advantages to more mature patients, not least of which is their openness to complex care such as veneers. by Dr. Lee Ann Brady Replacing […]

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#TBT Case of the Month: Photography in Veneers Case Presentation

Photography is one of the easiest and most powerful ways of understanding patient goals and delivering on esthetic expectations. Read on for a veneers evaluation where dental photography was used in case presentation to open up discussion with the patient: Case #26: Seeing is Believing for Photographic Case Presentation Clinician: Dr. Jason Olitsky, Ponte Verda, Florida Patient […]


#TBT Case of the Month: Creating a Perfect Smile for the Perfect Day

So often it’s special events that make our patients prioritize their oral health and seek that perfect smile. It’s an extra honor to create smiles that give patients more confidence for their weddings or other precious moments. In this case, Dr. Estep lets us into her dental process and explains how she handles the pressure of […]

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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 […]

restoring aged or imperfect teeth

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 […]