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Posted 7/13/2017 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 34
Designing a Marketable Practice Brand and Improving Team Performance
In this blog, the focus is on two main challenges that affect dental practice owners: improving team performance and designing a marketable brand.How do you do all this while retaining empathy and loving your work?Dr. Olitsky has some answers in this enlightening interview where he reveals an...  Read More
Posted 1/3/2017 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 114
Dr. Jason Olitsky: Overcoming Aesthetic Failure
By: Dr. Jason Olitsky Case Study: "The most critical factor is treatment planning or starting a case with the end" There are many factors that contribute to aesthetic success or failure. It’s not uncommon for many of my patients to enter treatment while experiencing some form of...  Read More
Posted 8/30/2016 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 114
Gum Symmetry: The Seventh Violation of Smile Design
by Dr. Jason Olitsky For the final installment of my 7 Violations of Smile Design series, I’ll explore how instituting a knowledge of gum symmetry, papilla heights, and smile lines can maximize positive outcomes in your esthetic cases. When evaluating the esthetic principles inherent...  Read More
Posted 8/25/2016 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 84
Ignoring the Negative Space: The Sixth Violation of Smile Design
by Dr. Jason Olitsky In evaluating the esthetic principles inherent to successful smile design we come across 7 common violations that undermine the success of a finished cosmetic case. Here’s one of my top clinical tips for maximizing the outcome of your esthetic cases by instituting a...  Read More
Posted 2/16/2016 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 145
Overcontoured Teeth: The Fifth Violation of Smile Design
by Dr. Jason OlitskyWhen evaluating the esthetic principles inherent to successful smile design, there are 7 violations that are common and undermine the success of the finished cosmetic case. Here’s one of my top clinical tips for maximizing the outcome of your esthetic cases by instituting...  Read More
Posted 12/21/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 365
Tips for Exquisite Intra-Oral Photography
By Dr. Jason OlitskyOne of the most difficult shots to get in the intra-oral series is the retracted occlusal shots using mirrors. These images are critical in restorative treatment planning, evaluating arch form, and seeing the occlusal surfaces of teeth. Both images are really a “must...  Read More
Posted 12/18/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 98
#SmileStories: Who Says Single Centrals Are Impossible to Match?
Dr. Jason Olitsky aka The Smile Stylist tackled this tricky cosmetic case that features a two perfectly matching centrals. He sent the single restoration to , where it was crafted with Empress Aesthetic.When placed in the mouth it is a perfect lifelike match! on the Clinical Mastery blog!  Read More
Posted 12/10/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 5  |   Views: 735
Tools for Achieving Ideal Gingival Architecture
By Dr. Jason OlitskyA critical component in the aesthetics of every restorative case is gingival architecture. It is a rare case that does not require any gingival height changes. Even minor adjustments can make a huge difference in final outcomes. As tooth doctors, we tend to focus on the...  Read More
Posted 12/10/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 213
#SmileStories: Using Photography in Case Presentation
By Dr. Jason OlitskyA 27 year old air traffic controller patient presented to the office for porcelain veneers. He has a girlfriend that has beautiful teeth and he desired a healthy and masculine smile. Evaluation of his smile was completed with the patient using a before picture of the full face...  Read More
Posted 12/7/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 116
Getting the Most Out of Your Provisionals
By Dr. Jason OlitskyDo you want more predictable smile designs and more consistent results? Spend more time on the details of the provisionals. Good cosmetic dentistry CE should include time on the provisional restorations. The provisionals have the ability to serve as the prototype for the ceramic...  Read More
Posted 12/3/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 167
Mastering Dental Implant Restorations and Aesthetics - #smilestories
By Dr. Jason OlitskyPre-operatively this patient presented with a missing central and existing implant fixture. I chose Empress ceramics with an e.Max abutment. The custom e.Max abutment was stained to match the adjacent prep shade. When working on a dental implant case, involving the centrals, it...  Read More
Posted 11/25/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 105
Four Central Incisors: Fourth Violation of Smile Design
by Dr. Jason OlitskyWhen you are evaluating the esthetic principles inherent to successful smile design, there are 7 violations that are common and undermine the success of the finished cosmetic case. Here is one of my top clinical tips for maximizing the outcome of your esthetic cases by...  Read More
Posted 10/30/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 388
Dr. Jason Olitsky Offers Tips and Tricks to Intra-Oral Dental Photography
By Dr. Jason OlitskyExcellent intra-oral photography is a skill. It takes practice and training, however there is a key to ensuring “getting the shot.” Stabilization of the camera and appropriate angle of the shot are two essentials for clear, properly framed shots. By tucking your...  Read More
Posted 10/21/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 426
Dreaded Reverse Smile Line: Second Violation of Smile Design
by Dr. Jason OlitskyWhen evaluating the esthetic principles inherent to successful smiledesign, there are 7 violations that are common and undermine the successof the finished cosmetic case. Here’s one of my top clinical tips formaximizing the outcome of your esthetic cases by instituting a...  Read More
Posted 2/11/2015 by howard in Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran   |  Comments: 3  |   Views: 2333
The Art of Dental Photography with Dr. Jason Olitsky : HSP 048
You've been told to use a nice camera to increase case acceptance, improve communication with the lab and build a library of before and after cases. But which camera should you buy? And once you buy it, how do you take good enough pictures to post on Dentaltown?As the expert on clinical...  Read More

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