Link to article on Digital impressions

January 13, 2010

I just found the below link that will take you to a recent article I published on Digital Impression systems.

It may be of interest to those dentists looking at getting into digital impressions. We’ve had our iTero system for 18 months now and love it. From single unit crowns to 10 units of no prep veneers to bridges, the iTero has been great!

http://teethspark.com/dr-gary-radz-on-digital-impressions/

Oral Health journal cover!

April 16, 2009

I just got in the mail today the April edition of Oral Health. Oral Health is one of the largest dental journals in Canada.

Last year the editor asked that I submit an article for publication to the journal. I sent in two case studies on patients that I had recently completed no prep Venus veneers on. He liked the article so much he requested that I submit a photo of the patients for the cover of the journal…..which I, of course, did.

the following link will take you to the online version of the article: http://www.oralhealthjournal.com/issues/ISarticle.asp?id=209315&story_id=132400142748&issue=04012009&PC=

the article discusses the thought process behind no prep veneers as well as some techniques. importantly for dentists this article was published to demonstrate that it is possible to get great esthetics and great soft tissue response with veneers on unprepared teeth. Given all the negative critiques of Lumineers and other similar products, in this article I tried to disspell some of the myths that are out in the profession.

i welcome comments and other ideas on this subject.

for those interested in pursuing more about this concept of no prep veneers I can refer you to two places:

1. I learn¬†much of this information from Dr. Dennis Wells in Nashville. Dennis provides inoffice courses on this subject. go to: www.musiccityseminars.com for more info…….great course.

2. I’m chairing the 2nd Annual North American Symposium on No Prep Veneers in Cleveland June 5,6. This program brings together many experienced dentists and ceramists to discuss the concept of No Prep veneers. go to: www.acesthetics.com for more info.

 

Gary Radz, DDS