Case Studies

for dentists

Case Studies

for dentists


#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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]