Anterior veneer preparations come in many sizes and shapes. One of the common questions is when to include the incisal edge in the veneer versus just placing ceramic on the labial up to the incisal edge of the tooth. In this video I will talk through the clinical reasons to have the entire incisal edge part of the veneer restoration and what the parameters
Lee Ann Brady DMD
Polishing is a part of my daily routine. Whether it is enamel, composite or ceramic multiple times a day I am tasked with creating a smooth polished surface for my patients to function against and to facilitate hygiene. Over the years I have used many different types of polishing systems. Today my favorite is the Featherlite style polishers from Brasseler.
Using air abrasion in the operatory is a clinical technique I do routinely. In my previous curator journal I discussed a piece of small equipment that has made this easy and convenient, the Etchmaster. Air abrasion is essential in preparing certain indirect restorative materials for placement with resin based cements such as zirconia. I use air abrasion to
I am a big fan of chair-side air abrasion.There are so many procedures today that are facilitated by air abrasion; from etching zirconia prior to seating to cleaning temporary cement off and maximizing bond strengths. The challenge has been a convenient and easy way to accomplish this. I learned about a great new piece of small equipment on a forum thread