Slowing Down to Speed Up

Taking the Time to Get Things Right on a Smile Makeover. I first met Daniel in December 2017. His wife had been a patient in our practice for eight years, but we hadn’t treated Daniel....

Overcoming the Unexpected

"Earning a T-Shirt" After a Full Mouth Reconstruction. In 2014, I took the Full Arch Reconstruction course with the Dr. Dick Barnes Group at Arrowhead Dental Laboratory in Salt Lake City, UT. Following the course,...

Trading In for a New Model

Restoring the Smile of an Auto Shop Instructor. Beau Nicoll, a mechanic and auto shop teacher, visited my dental practice in Logan, UT, after he married Jordan, one of my dental assistants. Jordan encouraged Beau...

Step-by-Step Restoration

A Segmented Approach to Full Arch Reconstruction. Val has been my neighbor for about 18 years, and our families have a close relationship. Our kids have grown up together, and she’s been my patient as...

Lending a Helping Hand

A Full Mouth Reconstruction for a Lifelong Friend. Performing life-changing dentistry is always a joy, but it is especially gratifying when it involves helping out a lifelong friend. That’s exactly what happened in the spring...

Restoration Success

Using Monolithic Zirconia Restorations for a Full Mouth Reconstruction. With greater public awareness about cosmetic dental reconstructions, dentists are often challenged with greater demands from patients. This increased demand for aesthetic restorative treatment challenges dentists,...

Tackling Jack’s Smile

Multidisciplinary Dentistry for a Full Mouth Reconstruction. I first met Jack at a football game at Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kansas. We were both watching the game and were chatting casually about...

Tackling Tetracycline Stains

A Full Mouth Reconstruction. Tetracycline has been on the market for more than 60 years and is used in the treatment of many gram-negative and gram-positive bacterial infections. If used for children under the age...

Internal Revenue

Providing In-House Solutions for Edentulous Patients. Taking an edentulous patient from start to finish in fewer dental appointments allows dentists to position themselves as providers who can fulfill their patients’ surgical and restorative needs. With...

Trading Places Part II

The Dentist as Patient and the Patient as Dentist. Dr. Ashley Blattner, D.D.S. Our situation was unique because we started case-planning before I met the patient (Dr. Michael B. Beeler) in person! Like myself, the patient...

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