Dr. Pankey's Cross Of Dentistry has been extraordinarily meaningful to me and for many over several decades. In my view, it is a framework for Leadership. In this video and companion article, we will explore leadership ideas that are woven into the Cross. As with most great ideas, it begins with knowing yourself. Enjoy...
Edwin "Mac" McDonald DDS
A leaf gauge is a simple addition to a functional examination. It can be very helpful in determining the first point of tooth contact as it allows the elevator muscles to seat the condyle more superiorly. It does possess some limitations, but in my experience, we have been able to manage our way past them. Let's take a closer look.
Anterior tooth wear is a daily finding in our practices. Managing wear ranges from a simple correction to a very complex correction. This presentation will discuss the three types of anterior wear and illustrate a simple solution of crossover wear damage. As always, a successful outcome begins with an accurate diagnosis. Then, it requires designing a