January 21st, 2016
On this episode, Dr. DiTolla concludes his interview with Dr. Louis Malcmacher about the uses and legality of BOTOX® (Allergan, Inc.; Irvine, Calif.) in esthetic dentistry. Tune in for an insightful discussion about how this powerful solution can help clinicians avoid complicated surgical interventions. In this episode’s Case of the Week, Dr. DiTolla shows a useful technique to help you ensure a precise fit for your combination crown and partial cases.
January 21st, 2016
On this episode, Dr. DiTolla sits down with dental sleep medicine expert Dr. Louis Malcmacher to discuss the connection between bruxism and obstructive sleep apnea. Tune in to see which techniques these clinicians use to quantify how much a patient may or may not be bruxing. In this episode’s Case of the Week, Dr. DiTolla shows how BruxZir® Solid Zirconia can be used to cover up tetracycline-stained teeth.
Volume 10, Issue 4
December 18th, 2015
Oftentimes we as treating clinicians can suffer from a little bit of tunnel vision. A patient may come in for elective esthetic treatment, and we get so focused on that, we fail to see the broader picture. It is important to remember that every dental case has both esthetic and therapeutic components that must be […]
Volume 10, Issue 3
August 25th, 2015
Introduction Bruxism is one of the most common dental diseases, with one in every three patients coming into the office having some form of bruxism.1 Even though bruxism is so common, it is still one of the least understood dental problems. Certainly every dentist knows that bruxism is co-morbid with temporomandibular disorders (TMD), orofacial pain […]
Volume 9, Issue 1
May 6th, 2014
Dr. Michael DiTolla: How are you doing today, Louis? Dr. Louis Malcmacher: I’m doing great. MD: We’ve known each other for a long time. LM: A very long time. MD: We’ve crossed paths several times lecturing, but this is the first opportunity we’ve actually had to sit down and do something in a little longer […]