Help Files

Tips, protocol and useful information.

Care and Seating of All-Ceramic Restorations

  • All-ceramic restorations are fragile and need special handling prior to permanent seating.

  • Complex Case Protocol

    Check lists for multifaceted treatment plans, that will help ensure successful case completion.
  • Combination Fixed/Removable Case - Maxillary
  • Combination Fixed/Removable Case - Mandibular
  • Full Upper & Lower Reconstruction
  • Upper Anterior, Full Crown Restorations
  • Lower Anterior, Full Crown Restorations
  • Full Upper Reconstruction
  • Full Lower Reconstruction

  • Taking a Shade

  • Esthetic tooth shade selection.
  • How to take a shade utilizing the Vita 3D Master Shade Guide.

  • Communicating Shade with Photos

  • Quality digital photos are an invaluable aid for color matching.

  • Impression Taking Tips

  • Making better impressions; a troubleshooting guide from 3M ESPE.

  • The Ohio State Dental Board Continuing Education

    Michael J. Nichols, CDT, TE and Ceramic Design Technologies, Inc. are accredited CE Providers.

  • Sponsor's List