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Impression and Restoration Technology in Dentistry

October 12th, 2007 · No Comments

The next big boom in clinical dentistry may be how we take impressions. There are a lot of companies working on digital impressioning now. If it catches on, it will completely replace how we do impressions and how labs fabricate crowns. It’s going to be the next real rage. I had a chance to see […]

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Great insight from Bob Marcario on amalgam’s

January 31st, 2007 · No Comments

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New Isolite2

June 5th, 2006 · No Comments

I purchased the original Isolite and rarely used it due the bulk of the unit and the separate fiber optic cord and light source.  These problems have been solved with the new i2.  This device controls illumination, retraction, and isolation.  It is lightweight and easy to insert in the patients mouth.  The amazing thing is […]

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Tags: Chairside CAD/CAM · Cosmetic Dentistry · Dental Restorations

The CEM luting agents

May 9th, 2006 · No Comments

  A luting agent may be more than a cement       Until the beginning of the 1970’s all the profession had was zinc phosphate cement (Mizzy and DeTrey), polycarboxylate cement (Durelon) and zinc oxide and eugenol (Fynal). The use of these materials has fallen way off the charts in terms of popularity. Polycarboxylate represents about […]

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Interface – Ceramic/Enamel/Dentin Primer

March 7th, 2006 · No Comments

A patient of mine chipped the incisal porcelain on one of her veneers.  This has been nearly impossible to repair and a complete remake was usually necessary.  Interface from, allows a doctor to prepare porcelain, dentin and enamel for bonding without hydrofluoric acid. The chipped porcelain was first sand blasted. Liquids A and B […]

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Tri-Clip – One step sectional matrix

March 1st, 2006 · No Comments

I just tried these one step sectional matrixes and absolutely love them. They have the clamp, sectional matrix and wedge in one preassembled unit.  Very fast and easy to place.  The clamp wedges the teeth apart and another silicone wedge seals the box from below.  They are $85 for fifty or $1.70 each.  Info on […]

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Short An Assistant???

February 8th, 2006 · No Comments

In a dental practice there is sometimes too much to do for one assistant, even two assistant. Well if you have not checked this out you should: . It is like an extra set of hands, retracts the cheek, keeps the tongue out of the way, allows the patient the comfort of a bite […]

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The wrong story on zinc oxide & eugenol

January 17th, 2006 · No Comments

The wrong story on zinc oxide and eugenol:             Recently there have been instances whereas the clinician has been given misinformation as it relates to zinc oxide and eugenol. Specifically Gordon Christensen and more recently Frank Spears have stated that temporary restorations made of zinc oxide and eugenol will not interfere with the polymerization of […]

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Upcoming text on Esthetics vs Science

January 4th, 2006 · No Comments

Title: Composites, Adhesives and Beyond            Dr Douglas Terry of Houston, Texas and I are developing a textbook on everything dentally esthetic. This publication is designed to offer the clinician an unprecedented level of comprehensive information related to various types of restorative systems employed for treating patients. These include the following: composite resins, dentinal adhesives, indirect […]

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Razor Burs from Axis Dental

January 3rd, 2006 · No Comments

I just tried these burs from Axis Dental called Razor burs. They are fantastic! They cut through both the porcelain and metal very easily. There was no chatter noticed. I used them with both NSK and KaVo electric hand pieces.   Tony  

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