CAD/CAM Vol 1 – 1/2012

Matthew Krieger DDS , John C. Schwartz DDS , Walter Renne DMD

Case presentations and lessons learned; Using in-office CAD/CAM technology and lithium disilicate to fabricate efficient and predictable restorations; CAD/CAM technology: Setting the standard and achieving success

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Case presentations and lessons learned
(Wally Renne, DMD)

Course Objectives:
  • Overview of CAD CAM Material Options
  • Indications for the use of lithium disilicate and lithium metasilicate restorations
  • Current clinical research on strength and esthetics of CAD CAM materials
  • Benefits and use of CAD CAM systems in the dental office

Using in-office CAD/CAM technology and lithium disilicate to fabricate efficient and predictable restorations
(John C. Schwartz, DDS)

Course Objectives:
  • Discuss the beneficial features of an in-office cad/cam system
  • Explain the clinical and esthetic characteristics of CAD processed lithium disilicate
  • Describe the technique for fabricating and placing in-office CAD processed lithium disilicate restorations

CAD/CAM technology: Setting the standard and achieving success
(Matthew Krieger, DDS)

Course Objectives:

At the end of this program, participants will understand:
  • Clinical and financial implications of E4D CAD CAM in the dental practice
  • Cost effectiveness and return on investment considerations with E4D 3D technology
  • Control, Esthetics, digital service and fabrication capabilities available with the E4D Dentist system
  • Office work flow and marketing benefits


Release date: 01 November 2012
Expiration date: 01 November 2015

Author(s)

Matthew Krieger DDS

Matthew Krieger, DDS, is a 1998 graduate of New Jersey Dental School. He completed a GPR at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City. He started his practice in 2003 and built it into a full-time practice in just one year. He has consistently grossed more than $1 million since 2006.

In addition to running a full-time private practice, Krieger is the founder and CEO of Symposia C.E., and he serves as a practice efficiency consultant with High Performance Dental Consulting. Krieger maintains more than 500 hours of C.E. credits and continues to expand his knowledge in dental practice management.

John C. Schwartz DDS

Dr. John Schwartz is an innovator, author, researcher, and world-renowned instructor in the field of oral esthetics and ceramic application. Dr. Schwartz is both a ceramist and dentist. His high level of esthetic knowledge and high standard of care has resulted in extraordinary makeover compositions for his patients. Dr. Schwartz is the creator/designer of the bleached dentition in ceramic. Having first described the bleached dentition ceramic technique in 1998, he is also a creator (among others) of the layering technique for pressed laminates.

Dr. Schwartz is the inventor of the vertical shoulder preparation for porcelain laminate veneers, a technique that is quickly gaining acceptance around the world as the definitive esthetic prep technique for laminates. His research in strengths of ceramic crowns has resulted in a fabrication technique of lithium disilicate substructures that can increase the strength of Eris crowns as much as 34%.

In addition to his dental practice and teaching role at the Integra Institute, Dr. Schwartz lectures to dentists and ceramists on esthetic and cosmetic dentistry across the United States. He has featured esthetic articles in Practical Periodontics & Aesthetic Dentistry, Quintessence of Dental Technology, Dentistry Today, and Dental Products Report.. He currently serves as the Director of the Integra Institute Center for Advanced Dental Learning. He is an eager teacher ready to pass some incredible information to you.

Walter Renne DMD

Wally Renne, DMD, is a 2003 graduate of the College of Charleston and a 2008 graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) College of Dental Medicine. He is active in undergraduate dental education and holds a full time faculty position in the department of oral rehabilitation at MUSC. He is the course director for CAD/CAM technologies and ceramics and runs the E4D CAD/CAM clinic at MUSC. Renne maintains an active general dentistry practice utilizing both the CEREC AC and E4D Dentist System.

His special interests in patient treatment include advances in CAD/CAM dentistry, adhesive dentistry and conservative dentistry. He is active in dental research and currently has a patent pending for a new dental adhesive that is permanently antimicrobial and has revolutionary bond durability components that prevent enzyme degradation of the hybrid layer. This bonding agent may prevent recurrent caries and bond breakdown in the long term.

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