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How To Fabricate a Crown Under a RPD

Feb 22, 2019 No Comments by

Step-by-Step Procedure So Patients Can Keep Their Partials. Aesthetic Dentistry recently spoke with Arrowhead’s Removables Department about the best practice for fabricating a crown under a partial clasp. Anytime a patient needs a crown on a tooth abutting a partial denture, the dentist can follow this procedure. These steps eliminate the need to make an […]

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Communication for Implant Success

Nov 14, 2018 No Comments by

Strategic Planning for Implant Cases. Ray LeGendre, part of Arrowhead Dental Laboratory’s technical support team, recently talked with Aesthetic Dentistry about communication between dental labs and dentists—particularly with regards to implant cases. Ray emphasized the importance of effective communication for the overall success of implant cases and gave several tips for doctors when submitting them. […]

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Q & A: Simplifying Removables

Feb 22, 2018 No Comments by

A Discussion with Dr. Brian Britton about a Systematic Approach to Removables. Aesthetic Dentistry recently spoke with comprehensive dentist Dr. Brian Britton, from Arlington, TX, about making removables a simpler and more profitable process. Dr. Britton will teach a simplified system to other dentists during an upcoming new course with the Dr. Dick Barnes Group […]

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Q & A: New Options for Removable Partial Dentures

Nov 16, 2017 No Comments

A Discussion with the Team at Solvay Dental 360™ and LaMont Carpenter at Arrowhead Dental Laboratory about Ultaire™ AKP. Aesthetic Dentistry recently spoke with Albert Garza, Head of Customer Engagement, and Michael Larsson, Business Development Manager, West Region, from Solvay Dental 360, and LaMont Carpenter, Arrowhead’s Technical Consultant, to learn about a unique new material, […]

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Q & A on Custom Orthotics

Jul 10, 2017 No Comments

Choosing an Orthotic That Suits Your Patient’s Needs. When it comes to orthotics, one size doesn’t fit all patients. A custom orthotic is beneficial because it is made specifically for an individual patient. With custom orthotics, dentists can choose flat or anatomical, hard acrylic or Astron (MMA-free), or even full coverage or just posterior coverage. […]

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Q and A Explains All About ZirCrowns

Feb 28, 2017 No Comments

A Crown is Not Just a Crown. Aesthetic Dentistry recently spoke with Arrowhead Dental Laboratory’s CAD/CAM manager, Jay Nelson, about monolithic full zirconia restorations, also known as ZirCrowns. Jay and his team developed a unique process that results in a highly aesthetic zirconia restoration. He recently shared his insights about the process with us. AD: […]

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Q and A on Hybrid Zirconia Restorations

Jul 11, 2016 No Comments

The Requirements and Benefits of Hybrid Zirconia Restorations. Aesthetic Dentistry recently spoke with Arrowhead Dental Lab’s hybrid zirconia restoration team to learn more about this unique appliance. Members of the team include: Tracey Folau (TF)—CAD Technician, Leslie R. Lab (LL)—Implant Technical Support Specialist, Jay Nelson (JN)—CAD/CAM Department Manager, Roy L. Petersen (RP)—Ceramic Department Manager, and […]

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Q & A on Material Selection

Feb 24, 2016 No Comments

Choosing Case Materials for Optimal Outcomes. For more than 20 years, Kent Garrick has been advising dentists on comprehensive case design. As Arrowhead’s Director of Technical Services, he recently talked with Aesthetic Dentistry about how dentists choose the materials for their cases, what the lab recommends, and tips for dentists that will ensure the materials […]

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Q & A on The Social Six

Nov 23, 2015 No Comments

Considerations When Working on Teeth 6 through 11. Ray LeGendre, part of Arrowhead’s technical support team, recently talked with Aesthetic Dentistry about cases involving the Social Six—why they merit extra consideration and some things doctors should keep in mind when working on these prominent teeth. Here’s what Ray said: AD: What are the Social Six […]

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