June 21st, 2018
In this episode of Chairside Live, Dr. Justin Chi removes a poorly fitting gold crown on #19 and replaces it with a beautiful BruxZir® NOW crown in a single appointment, utilizing the glidewell.io™ In-Office Solution.
March 13th, 2018
In this episode of Chairside Live, Will Schmidt, RDA, shows how to solve the frequent challenge of making a temporary and final crown to fit under an existing removable partial denture or orthodontic appliance.
March 7th, 2018
How do you treatment plan in the anterior when your patient demands a high level of esthetics without compromising strength? Dr. Justin Chi places veneers on teeth #4–13, utilizing BruxZir® Esthetic, a breakthrough in monolithic zirconia, to give his patient a total smile makeover.
Volume 5, Issue 2
October 20th, 2014
Implant therapy is a long-lasting mode of tooth replacement with a tremendous variety of applications. Patients have every reason to expect that an osseointegrated implant will last for their entire lives. At the same time, clinicians are demanding restorative materials that can withstand the considerable forces that implant restorations are subject to in the absence […]
Volume 2, Issue 4
December 3rd, 2011
Introduction Today’s state-of-the-art esthetic restorative crown & bridge materials consist of monolithic ceramics such as zirconia (ceramic) and lithium disilicate (glass-ceramic). Monolithic ceramic restorations made of partially stabilized zirconia (typically 3 percent yttria, 97 percent zirconia, by weight) are increasingly being used as an alternative to traditional PFM restorations and other porcelain-veneered ceramic substructures, such […]
Volume 6, Issue 1
January 31st, 2011
Abstract The all-ceramic crown was developed in the early 20th century when Charles H. Land patented the all-porcelain “jacket” crown to improve esthetics. This procedure consisted of rebuilding the missing tooth with a porcelain covering, or “jacket” as Land called it. To solve the product’s strength problems, Abraham Weinstein in the late 1950s introduced a […]