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  • June 12, 2017

    Diastema closure using the 3M Aesthetic Restorative Solution: Time-tested materials with a modern spin on polishing.

    by Dr. Marcos Vargas
    Date of Original: May 2017 - Solutions for Dentistry

    Given my primary research interest in the area of dental materials—bonding, composite resins and aesthetic dentistry—I’m always examining products with an eye toward simple techniques and patient pleasing aesthetic results”.

    06/12/2017 Direct Diastema closure using the 3M Aesthetic Restorative Solution: Time-tested materials with a modern spin on polishing.
  • July 17, 2017

    Full-arch reconstruction integrating three different cements.

    by Dr. Carlos Sabrosa
    Date of Original: March 2017 - Espertise Magazine.

    With the availability of various cements for the permanent placement of indirect restorations, it is essential for the dental practitioner to consciously select the ideal cement for each indication.

     

    07/17/2017 Indirect Full-arch reconstruction integrating three different cements.
  • August 18, 2017

    Implant-based all-ceramic restoration using an open or closed tray impression technique.

    by Dr Gunnar Reich, Munich, Germany

    There are numerous implant impression techniques for making implant impressions and whether you use an open or closed tray technique or making implant- or abutment-level impressions, a detailed impression reduces the chance of costly retakes.

    08/18/2017 Indirect Impressioning,impression,implants,polyether,zircon,Impregum,Penta,Lava Plus,3M Impression Trays,open tray,pick up technique,closed tray,snap on,technique Implant-based all-ceramic restoration using an open or closed tray impression technique.
  • September 27, 2017

    Aesthetic and Conservative Bonding for Small Laterals.

    by Dr. Marcos Vargas

    Modern composite resins offer a range of opacities that bring natural looking results for patients who want less invasive dentistry. Results are rewarding for both the patient and the dentist.
    Learn some key hints and tips for everyday conservative aesthetic dentistry from Dr Vargas who shares his approach to accessible conservative options for a busy dental practice.

    09/27/2017 Direct composites,filtek,non,invasive,minimally,restoration,smile,front,theeth,simple Aesthetic and Conservative Bonding for Small Laterals.
  • May 05, 2016

    Simplifying Posterior Restorations:A Direct Bulk Fill Composite Resin Placement case

    Dr Fred Calavassy B.D.S. F.I.C.D. (2015)

    In this clinical case Dr Fred Calavassy, demonstrates the use of a direct Bulk Fill composite resin, proving handy hints for success.

    05/05/2016 Direct Simplifying Posterior Restorations:A Direct Bulk Fill Composite Resin Placement case
  • March 30, 2016

    4 is the new 2: Bulk fill composites continue to evolve precise restorations

    Dr John Burgess, DDS, PhD - 12.04.15

    “We’ve told everyone to build-up resin restorations in 2mm increments for years and now all of a sudden, we’re saying 4mm is OK...”. An interview with Dr John Burgess.

    03/30/2016 Direct 4 is the new 2: Bulk fill composites continue to evolve precise restorations
  • February 25, 2016

    Repair Versus Replacement (1/3).Repair of Composite Restorations.

    Bas Loomans, DDS, PhD - 12.04.15

    The replacement of defective restorations is a dental treatment that is carried out quite frequently. However, in many cases requires a challenging extension of the preparation.

    02/25/2016 Direct Repair Versus Replacement (1/3).Repair of Composite Restorations.
  • March 02, 2016

    Repair or Replacement (2/3).Recommendations based on scientific and clinical evidence.

    Reinhard Hickel, DDS, PhD - 12.04.15

    For practicability of repair techniques in the dental practice detailed criteria are needed to distinguish between failed restorations which have to be replaced and those that can be repaired.

    03/02/2016 Direct Repair or Replacement (2/3).Recommendations based on scientific and clinical evidence.
  • March 21, 2016

    When to repair and when to replace (3/3).Objective intervention criteria are needed.

    Prof. Dr. Mutlu Özcan, DDS, PhD - 12.04.15

    Repair procedures employing adhesive technologies are more cost and time efficient and lead to a reduced iatrogenic damage; therefore, such actions should be undertaken wherever appropriate.

    03/21/2016 Direct When to repair and when to replace (3/3).Objective intervention criteria are needed.
  • April 12, 2016

    Aesthetic layering principle for beautiful anterior restorations.

    Dr. Nils van Calcar, DDS, PhD - 12.04.15

    The following case report illustrates a simple approach to lifelike composite restorations using a putty index and the aesthetic layering principle.

    04/12/2016 Direct Aesthetic layering principle for beautiful anterior restorations.
  • March 11, 2016

    Combination of Indirect & Direct.Restorations in One Quadrant.

    Prof. Dr. Claus-Peter Ernst, DDS, PhD - 12.04.15

    Chairside restorations of a complete quadrant are challenging especially in cases where a complex cusp build-up is required in several teeth. See Dr. Ernst approach.

    03/11/2016 Indirect Combination of Indirect & Direct.Restorations in One Quadrant.
  • June 09, 2016

    How to lay the foundation for precise restorations.

    Frank Tussing, DDS, PhD - 12.04.15

    Producing a precisely fitting restoration - why high hydrophilicity of the material is of great importance together with its hardness.

    06/09/2016 Indirect How to lay the foundation for precise restorations.
  • September 16, 2016

    Perfecting aesthetic techniques for replacing anterior class IV restorations.

    by Dr. Paulo Monteiro
    Previously published: January 2016 - Styleitaliano.org May 2016 - NSW Dentist (ADA)

    Dr Monteiro describes a conservative direct composite resin approach to successfully restoring failing anterior composite resins in a young female patient. Application of the Styleitaliano technique offers predictability in aesthetic outcomes and a happy patient.

    09/16/2016 Direct Perfecting aesthetic techniques for replacing anterior class IV restorations.
  • September 27, 2016

    Immediate relief of dentinal hypersensitivity.

    by Dr. Kazuhisa Matsumoto, Japan
    Date of Original: April 2012 - Espertise Magazine

    In this case, Dr Matsumoto highlights the effects of Dentinal Hypersensivity, he demonstrates preventive treatment options available for immediate relief & aesthetically pleasing results.

    09/27/2016 Preventive Immediate relief of dentinal hypersensitivity.
  • October 12, 2016

    Protection of permanent molars with fissure sealant.

    by Dr. Jacqueline Esch
    Date of Original: September 2014 - Espertise Magazine

    In this case, Dr Esch demonstrates how the clinical application of Clinpro Sealant on a high caries risk patient can be an effective method of caries prevention.

    10/12/2016 Preventive Protection of permanent molars with fissure sealant.
  • October 25, 2016

    Treatment of Dentine Hypersensitivity.

    by Dr. Rakesh Jivan
    Date of Original: April 2012 - Espertise Magazine

    In this case, Dr Jivan depicts the simple & easy application of Clinpro™ White Varnish in dentinal hypersenitivity with immediate pain relief and aesthetic results.

    10/25/2016 Preventive Treatment of Dentine Hypersensitivity.
  • November 01, 2016

    Aesthetic Posterior Restoration made easy.

    by Dr. Dylan Yung
    Date of Original: 2014 - 3M Australia

    In this case, Dr. Young shows a simple step by step guide to successful posterior restorations using a simplified layering technique, utilising only two shades.

    11/01/2016 Direct Aesthetic Posterior Restoration made easy.
  • September 01, 2015

    Orthodontic Perspectives Innova Vol. XXII, No. 2.

    by 3M Oral Care
    Published September 1st, 2015.

    Explore aesthetic treatment for extraction cases, a study of bond failure rates, TAD assisted distalisation, and targeted mechanics with CAD/CAM.

    09/01/2015 Orthodontics Orthodontic Perspectives Innova Vol. XXII, No. 2.
  • May 01, 2015

    Orthodontic Perspectives Innova Vol. XXII, No. 1.

    by 3M Oral Care
    Published May 1st, 2015.

    Discover aesthetic treatment options, see the latest improvements in buccal tubes, and get more efficient treatment with the articles in this issue.

    05/01/2015 Orthodontics Orthodontic Perspectives Innova Vol. XXII, No. 1.
  • May 01, 2016

    Orthodontic Perspectives Innova Vol. XXIII, No. 1.

    by 3M Oral Care
    Published May 1st, 2016.

    The May 2016 issue highlights four cases using Clarity™ ADVANCED Ceramic Brackets and looks at the advantages of SmartClip™ SL3 Brackets with improved clips.

    05/01/2016 Orthodontics Orthodontic Perspectives Innova Vol. XXIII, No. 1.
  • October 01, 2016

    Orthodontic Perspectives Innova Vol. XXIII, No. 2.

    by 3M Oral Care
    Published October 1st, 2016.

    In this issue, authors from around the globe, sharing cases which show treatment with aesthetic Clarity™ ADVANCED Ceramic Brackets and Incognito™ Lingual Brackets, 3M™ Self-Ligating Brackets and Forsus™ Class II Correctors.

    10/01/2016 Orthodontics Orthodontic Perspectives Innova Vol. XXIII, No. 2.
  • April 30, 2017

    Innova, Vol. XXIV, No. 1.

    by 3M Oral Care
    Published April 30th, 2017

    Read the latest issue of the 3M Orthodontic Perspectives Innova news and gain access to a wide selection of relevant and interesting case studies and articles on orthodontic products and treatment options.

    04/30/2017 Orthodontics Innova, Vol. XXIV, No. 1.
  • June 09, 2017

    Simple and beautiful: Dual-layer technique in the anterior region.

    by Dr. Paulo Monteiro
    Date of Original: March 2017 - Espertise Magazine.

    Simple and beautiful results from a direct restorative dual layering technique. This case describes a simple and predictable technique that enables every dentist the possibility of repeatable results.

    06/09/2017 Direct Simple and beautiful: Dual-layer technique in the anterior region.
  • November 15, 2016

    Creation of a protective barrier around orthodontic brackets.

    by Dr. Jacqueline Esch
    Date of Original: February 2015 - Espertise Magazine

    In this case, Dr Esch demonstrates the application of the simple & easy to use RMGIC Clinpro™ XT Varnish around orthodontic brackets where white spots can oocur.

    11/15/2016 Preventive Creation of a protective barrier around orthodontic brackets.
  • December 06, 2016

    Prevention programmes adapted to the individual patient’s needs.

    by Dr. Jacqueline Esch
    Date of Original: September 2014 - Espertise Magazine

    In this case, Dr Esch highlights the importance of implementing preventive programs in practice for children and how preventive treatments can be very effective in the prevention of caries.

    12/06/2016 Preventive Prevention programmes adapted to the individual patient’s needs.
  • July 01, 2017

    Amalgam replacement using a new bulk fill restorative with increased opacity.

    by Dr. Giuseppe Marchetti
    Date of Original: March 2017 - Espertise Magazine.

    Every day patients present to the dental office in need of posterior restorations, in this case follow a step by step guide in an efficient procedure with aesthetic results using a new bulk fill restorative.

    07/01/2017 Direct Amalgam replacement using a new bulk fill restorative with increased opacity.
  • August 05, 2017

    Use of a simplified workflow for a post-and-core restoration.

    by Dr. Carlos Sabrosa
    Date of Original: November 2016 - Espertise Magazine.

    Customised glass fiber posts that are well adjusted into the root canal and have mechanical properties similar to those of dentin have been shown to be a very suitable treatment alternative for severely compromised endodontically treated teeth.

    08/05/2017 Indirect Cements,adhesives, impressioning materials,digital crown and bridge materials,CAD/CAM crown and bridge materials,Scotchbond,Impregum,Penta,Garant,DuoSoft,Lava,Unicem,Ultimate,Luting Plus,polyether,zirconia Use of a simplified workflow for a post-and-core restoration.
  • November 30, 2017

    Innova, Vol. XXIV, No. 2.

    by 3M Oral Care
    Published October 30th, 2017.

    When offered treatment solutions, patients want options that are sometimes clear, sometimes colorful but always comfortable. This can mean providing effective options without the lifestyle compromises associated with plastic aligners.

    11/30/2017 Orthodontics Orthodontics Innova, Vol. XXIV, No. 2.
  • January 10, 2018

    Lingual correction of a complex Class III malocclusion: Esthetic treatment without sacrificing quality results.

    by Christopher S. Riolo, DDS, M.S, Ph.D
    Published October 30th, 2017.

    3M™ Incognito™ Appliance System provides excellent treatment experiences, and excellent treatment outcomes.

    01/10/2018 ,Orthodontics ,Orthodontics Lingual correction of a complex Class III malocclusion: Esthetic treatment without sacrificing quality results.
  • February 14, 2018

    Orthodontic retreatment with 3M™ Clarity™ SL Self-Ligating Appliance System for a traumatic anterior edge-to-edge occlusion with periodontal implications.

    by Rodrigo del Pozo, DDS, Ph.D
    Published October 30th, 2017.

    A 3M™ Clarity™ SL Self-Ligating Appliance system case study.

    02/14/2018 ,Orthodontics ,Orthodontics Orthodontic retreatment with 3M™ Clarity™ SL Self-Ligating Appliance System for a traumatic anterior edge-to-edge occlusion with periodontal implications.
  • March 15, 2018

    3M™ Incognito™ Appliance System extraction case study.

    by Toru Inami, DDS, Ph.D
    Published October 30th, 2017.

    Effective, efficient controls for any bowing effect using various sites of the Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs) in conjunction with the Incognito System.

    03/15/2018 ,Orthodontics ,Orthodontics 3M™ Incognito™ Appliance System extraction case study.
  • March 20, 2018

    Aesthetic Restoration of Maxillary Central Incisors.

    by Prof. Cathia Bergeron, DMD, MS.
    Date of Original: March 2018 - ADA

    Dr Bergeron, clearly describes a fast and easy solution for those Friday afternoon situations when patients have a dental emergency before a once in a lifetime celebration. In this clinical case the patient had his Graduation to attend! How to get a great result using Direct Composite resin and keep the patient smiling.

    03/20/2018 Direct composites,filtek,non,invasive,minimally,restoration,smile,front,theeth,simple,graduation,broken,tooth,repair,quick Aesthetic Restoration of Maxillary Central Incisors.
  • May 25, 2018

    Treatment of a Deep Carious Lesion in a Second Lower Premolar wiith 3M™ Filtek™ One Bulk Fill Restorative.

    by Dr Filippo Dini
    Date of Original: July 2017

    A common posterior restoration challenge? What do you do when a patient reports pain when drinking cold beverages and the x-ray shows the extension of caries close to the pulp?

    05/25/2018 Direct composites,bulk filling,bulk fill. filtek,minimally invasive,restoration,smile,front,theeth,simple,graduation,broken,tooth,repair,quick Treatment of a Deep Carious Lesion in a Second Lower Premolar wiith 3M™ Filtek™ One Bulk Fill Restorative.
  • June 01, 2018

    Treatment of a Fractured Composite Restoration in a First Lower Molar with 3M™ Filtek™ One Bulk Fill Restorative.

    by Dr Giuseppe Chiodera
    Date of Original: July 2017

    “Looking for a fast and easy posterior restorative option that gives natural looking results?” Follow Dr Chiodera in a clinical case where he describes an effective and efficient technique resulting in a fast and easy clinical result and a very satisfied patient.

    06/01/2018 Direct composites,bulk filling,bulk fill. filtek,restoration,smile,front,theeth,simple,graduation,broken,tooth,repair,quick,minimally invasive Treatment of a Fractured Composite Restoration in a First Lower Molar with 3M™ Filtek™ One Bulk Fill Restorative.
  • May 26

    3M™ Digital Oral Care Unveils New True Definition Scanner

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  • June 01, 2018

    Digital Smile Design and 3M™ Clarity™ ADVANCED Ceramic Brackets: the perfect synergy

    Riccardo Riatti, DDS, MS,
    Specialist in Orthodontics

    Use of 3M™ Clarity™ Ceramic Brackets with hi-tech 3M™ Unitek™ Lateral Development Archwires and overlay intrusion arch permitted perfect control of tooth movement. It was possible to expand arches in a controlled manner, reducing negative buccal corridors and to open the bite without mandibular posterior rotation.

    06/01/2018 Orthodontics Orthodontics Digital Smile Design and 3M™ Clarity™ ADVANCED Ceramic Brackets: the perfect synergy
  • June 01, 2018

    A hybrid approach: Maximizing esthetics in a complex occlusion

    Jeremiah Sturgill, DMD, MPH, DHEd

    In many situations, a hybrid appliance therapy can marry the biomechanical needs of the orthodontist and the esthetic needs of the patient. This case shows how the 3M™ Incognito™ Appliance System, 3M™ Victory Series™ Brackets, and 3M™ Unitek™ Temporary Anchorage Device (TAD) System can be utilized to treat a challenging clinical case esthetically.

    06/01/2018 Orthodontics Orthodontics A hybrid approach: Maximizing esthetics in a complex occlusion
  • June 01, 2018

    My experience with 3M™ APC™ Adhesive

    Kirk R. Davies, DDS, MS

    APC Flash-Free Adhesive answers the question, “If I could improve one thing about the bonding procedure to make life easier, what would it be?”

    06/01/2018 Orthodontics Orthodontics My experience with 3M™ APC™ Adhesive
  • June 01, 2018

    Successful treatment outcomes using 3M™ Clarity™ ADVANCED Brackets

    Patrice Pellerin, DMD, Cert.
    Ortho. FICD, FIADFE

    Class II, deep overbite with retrusive mandible, upper peg left lateral

    06/01/2018 Orthodontics Orthodontics Successful treatment outcomes using 3M™ Clarity™ ADVANCED Brackets
  • June 01, 2018

    Improvement of the smile of a Class III adult patient using customized lingual appliance

    Omur Polat-Ozsoy, DDS, Ph.D.

    Lingual orthodontics using customized appliances offers the most esthetic solution to treat all kinds of malocclusions in adults, with full 3D control of the dentition and complete invisibility. This case demonstrates the treatment of an adult Class III patient with a particular emphasis on smile esthetics.

    06/01/2018 Orthodontics Orthodontics Improvement of the smile of a Class III adult patient using customized lingual appliance
  • July 16, 2018

    Light polymerisation is decisive!

    Prof. D. Claus-Peter Ernst.

    An internationally recognised consensus report on the topic of light polymerisation that summarises all the relevant aspects of the process.

    07/16/2018 ,Direct Light polymerisation is decisive!
  • August 20, 2018

    Can you close my gap? My challenge as a dentist is to go beyond the diastema closure.

    Dr Aodhan Docherty BMedSc BDent (Hons).

    Can you close my gap? The use of direct composite resin in the closure of anterior diastemas has become a routine procedure for many of today’s dentists. Composite resin provides an aesthetic, conservative, cost effective and functional means of closing diastemas. Read on to learn practical hints and tips for this often challenging procedure using direct composite resin.

    08/20/2018 ,Direct composites,filtek,non,invasive,minimally,restoration,smile,front,teeth,simple,diastema Can you close my gap? My challenge as a dentist is to go beyond the diastema closure.
  • September 19, 2018

    Replacement of a restoration on the upper right central incisor.

    Dr Grégory Camaleonte, France.

    Optical integration is a crucial part of restoration work. This case study shows how this can be achieved in the successful replacement of a restoration on a patient’s upper right central incisor.

    09/19/2018 Direct composites,filtek,non,invasive,minimally,restoration,smile,front,teeth,simple,diastema Replacement of a restoration on the upper right central incisor.
  • October 18, 2018

    Essential lines: a concept for the production of functional and beautiful posterior restorations.

    Dr Giuseppe Chiodera, Italy.

    Achieving a natural likeness can be challenging in restorative dentistry. The concept of ‘essential lines’ can help practitioners achieve this aesthetic result – even in cases where exact tooth anatomy is unavailable.

    10/18/2018 Direct dentistry,essential lines,artistry,composites,filtek,aesthetic,esthetic,transluscent Essential lines: a concept for the production of functional and beautiful posterior restorations.
  • October 01, 2018

    Photography and its role in aesthetic dentistry.

    Dr Paulo Monteiro, Portugal.

    Digital photography is a valuable instrument in the dental office, but without experience, it can be a confusing world to navigate. This guide outlines what you need to get started.

    10/01/2018 Direct photography,dentistry,professional,camera,treatment,easy,filtek Photography and its role in aesthetic dentistry.
  • November 12, 2018

    Simplifying Success in Adhesive Dentistry.

    Christiane Stein, Germany.

    Adhesive dentistry is a highly complex discipline. To enable practitioners to work in a simpler, safer way without compromising results, smart chemistry has simplified protocols and created more streamlined workflows.

    11/12/2018 Direct bonding,sensitivity,scotchbond,single,bond,longevity Simplifying Success in Adhesive Dentistry.
  • November 05, 2018

    Aesthetic all-ceramic restoration of endodontically treated upper premolar.

    Clinical dentistry and photography by: Dr Giuseppe Chiodera, Brescia, Italy

    A 45-year old female patient came to the office in need of a final restoration of the first upper premolar after initial endodontic treatment. The aim was to achieve an aesthetic result and to protect the weakened cusps of the premolar, which were at high risk of fracturing.

    11/05/2018 Indirect impression,impressioning,polyether,impregum,super,quick,edodontic,ceramic,restoration,aesthetic,scotchbond,relyx,filtek,retraction,fiber,fibre,post,unicem,core Aesthetic all-ceramic restoration of endodontically treated upper premolar.
  • November 29, 2018

    The power of four: aesthetic treatment in the anterior area.

    Drs Ajay Juneja and Lamberto Villani, United Arab Emirates.

    Restoring all visible teeth can achieve excellent results in aesthetic treatments, but conflicts with the principle of maximum preservation. Using veneers can resolve this tension, offering optical integration without sacrificing large amounts of healthy tissue.

    11/29/2018 Direct composites,filtek,non,invasive,minimally,restoration,smile,front,teeth,simple,diastema The power of four: aesthetic treatment in the anterior area.
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