When working with exposed pulp or deep decay adjacent to the pulp, pulp caps are a crucial step to ensuring a patients pulpal and overall oral health. The question is, which materials are ideal for pulp caps, and what is the proper technique with using these techniques?
After completing a filling or delivering a crown it is crucial to check your patient's occlusion. Via a simple trick with a two-color articulating paper and miller forceps, we can quickly and easily determine the patient's centric occlusion and excursive interferences. This will allow us to accurately and efficiently find our patients a more stable
Mounting models in Centric Relation is critical for diagnosis, but the challenge is how to do it digitally. A “Buccal Bite” scan is classically how we mount models in the digital world; If we do this with the patient’s teeth together we capture a maximum Intercuspal Bite Record, but in order to gain further clinical data crucial for an accurate and complete
A key to long lasting restorative success lies in the passivity of Zirconia Hybrids. Making sure that Zirconia Hybrids are passive has always been crucial to the efficacy of restorations, and that is true even with contemporary Zirconia materials. In this video I will talk about two ways we learn after delivery that a Zirconia Hybrid was not passive.