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Dental Professionals Blog

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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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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Provisionalization of Crowns and Bridges

Posted on September 13th, 2017 by c5admin

There are many ways provisional restorations can be created for crowns or bridges or dental implants.  The materials vary, but the technique is even more important.  The eggshell technique can help create ideal soft tissue outcomes. A prefabricated shell can be created and then relined. Hard tissue stops are 100% necessary, so if there are […]

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Biologic Challenges When Missing Multiple Teeth

Posted on September 6th, 2017 by c5admin

Replacing multiple missing teeth can be one of the most difficult challenges in dentistry.  This can involve teeth, implants, or dentures.  No matter the material being used, there are many items to consider. What you can see is important, but so is the amount and quality of bone. Best possible scenario for implants or a […]

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