In this hour long video Dr. Lee Ann Brady discusses in depth the components of the masticatory system (joints, muscles, occlusal contacts) that form the triad we examine to assess occlusal risk factors. This video is an adaptation of a primary lecture in "Mastering Functional Dentistry", the first Ultimate Occlusion program offered through Clinical
In this video Dr. Lee Ann Brady demonstrates taking a diagnostic impression with Xantasil from Heraeus Kulzer. Alginate Substitute materials have become popular replacements as they allow delayed pouring of the impression, and multiple opportunities to pour. Although named "alginate substitute" these materials have very different properties and therefore
In this video Dr. Lee Ann Brady demonstrates placing the cheek retractor, mirror and taking a buccal retracted photograph for dental diagnosis. This is a critical image for treatment planning and Invisalign records.
In this video Dr. Lee Ann Brady demonstrates trimming a silicone bite record taken with Futar D from Kettenbach with a blade to increase the accuracy of the mounting.
In this video Dr. Lee Ann Brady discusses the relationship of the Condyle & disc and the changes in the anatomic relationship that occur in the temporomandibular joint. She discusses and demonstrates the anatomy of the joint and how the sounds (pops, clicks & crepitus) help us understand how the joint anatomy and disc position may be
In this video Dr. Lee Ann Brady demonstrates capturing a putty wash diagnostic impression using Virtual XD impression material from Ivoclar Vivadent. Putty wash impressions are a fabulous alternative for diagnostic models, or to send as Invisalign records.
In this video Dr. Lee Ann Brady discussed silicone centric relation bite records and demonstrates the technique for taking them using both a leaf gauge and a lucia jig.
In this video Dr. Lee Ann Brady demonstrates capturing a centric relation bite record with Master's wax. A key diagnostic record for analyzing a patient's occlusion is a set of mounted models in centric relation. There are multiple ways to help a patient find centric relation, one of which is bimanual guidance (bilateral manipulation). There are also a