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Posted on February 12th, 2018 by c5admin

Welcome to my blog for dental professionals. I (Dr. Homann) am always looking for ways to improve my skills and the quality of care for patients. This typically involves a significant amount of continuing education. I have decided to start this blog for other dental professionals that highlight key take-away points from each CE I […]

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Transfer of Esthetic and Functional info with Study Model

Posted on November 30th, 2017 by c5admin

This section reviewed a single patient and how to accurately make records.  These records show a variety of esthetic and functional relationships. Look at wear facets to determine movement of mandible Do they have attrition or erosion Angular wear occurs on a pathway, particularly on lower incisors End to end wear is flat Wear on […]

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Purpose of the Clinical Examination

Posted on November 21st, 2017 by c5admin

The clinical exam is an integral part in a comprehensive general dentist’s examination.  A family and cosmetic dentist will use this exam to help determine what treatment would be appropriate for the patient. Gather data to create a baseline for the problems of the patient It will help the patient become aware of the problems […]

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What can we learn from mounted models

Posted on November 15th, 2017 by c5admin

This lecture examines why it is often necessary to mount models, but also goes into detail on when the extra effort is not worth the time. Hand mounting doesn’t show what happens in all parts of occlusion Mount in centric relation Just because you mount in CR doesn’t mean that is where you will restore, […]

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Single Tooth Anterior Implants: The General Dentist and the Surgeon

Posted on September 25th, 2017 by c5admin

Both the dentist and the surgeon play a role in the dental implant process.  In the many cases, the surgical phase is handled completely by the surgeon.  However, the general dentist should play a large role in the planning phase. Gingival levels are often one of the most difficult items to manage. The average case […]

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