Each of us has our own "Chair-Side"manner, the way you are and interact with patients. As with many things this is a part of dental practice we develop once in practice and usually only after we have finally gotten comfortable with the clinical pieces of our profession. In this video I'll share about my own manner with patients and look at some of the
Chris Catalano DDS
As dentists we are often focused on mastery, whether that is in regards to a specific clinical procedure or in the running of our businesses. One of my great mentors helped me understand that "mastery" is really about receptiveness to learning. This receptiveness to learning has been the key for me staying engaged and really enjoying dentistry.
In this video I want to share a technique I use to mock up peg laterals during ortho treatment. The goal is to get optimal results with interdisciplinary care. The orthodontic component is much easier and more predictable when the patient has optimal tooth size and shape. I will show you a direct mock-up as well as a new digital approach that has changed how
One of the recent advances in dentistry that has advanced the options I can offer my patients is milled PMMA. We can mill full coverage appliances that fit like a dream and overlays. With beautiful materials like TelioCAD from Ivoclar we can even mill long term restorations. Opening vertical and phasing dentistry to accommodate patient finances is much