CAD-CAM

by Dr. Joe Westbury
Dr. Joe Westbury walks readers through the research, planning and effort that was involved in building a lab for his practice, including a milling machine. He also shares case studies that illustrate what he’s been able to create with this technology. (“The ability to control everything from start to finish is priceless,” he says.)
January 2022
After Townies cast their ballots for their favorite dental services and products, we tallied the results. Now it’s time to announce the winners of the 2021 Townie Choice Awards!
December 2021
by Dr. Robin Henderson
A fully digital workflow “allows so many opportunities for solving problems in new ways,” says Dr. Robin Henderson, who likes how it gives her both control and creativity when it comes to treating patients—not just in the restorations themselves but even more so in treatment planning. She shares a case study to illustrate the process, from intraoral scans and CBCT imaging through 3D printing of models and aligners and CAD/CAM-produced implants.
December 2021
by Dr. Neal Patel
Dr. Neal Patel discusses how digital technology has changed clinical dentistry and illustrates how the components of a digital platform can cut the number of patient visits required for complex implant placement treatment by more than half, from eight visits to just three.
June 2021
With our monthly dental poll you can see how other practices operate, what works, what doesn’t and how dentistry is evolving. The information we gather each month helps us measure trends in the profession. Take a look at this month’s topic and results on digital imaging.
April 2021
by Dr. Daniel Bird
Dr. Daniel Bird, whose Memphis practice was featured in a cover story last August, has incorporated so much of the latest tech into his practice that we asked him to tell us more. This month, he discusses the four pieces of technology that he believes can have the most profound impact on a dental practice and its patients—and how exciting it can be when those pieces begin to work together.
February 2021
by Dr. Jonathan Ferencz
Dr. Jonathan Ferencz shares a case in which he bridges the analog–digital divide when creating anterior aesthetic veneers.
August 2020
by Dr. Jonathan L. Ferencz
Dr. Jonathan L. Ferencz demonstrates how a digital workflow and in-office CAD/CAM technology can help dentists create provisionals and treatments for multiple single-unit restorations in only two clinical visits.
August 2018
The votes are in—the ballots are counted! See which products, services and equipment won the top spots for 2017.
December 2017
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