Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 03/13/2018 - 6:47am

It is so important to completely listen to our patients when they talk.  This video case review documents how the patient was right and I was wrong after 30 years.  Thanks to chairside CAD/CAM and multi-Empress, I was finally able to get it right. Incisal Variation Tool featured in the video.  View Video

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 11/26/2017 - 9:13am

Biogeneric Variation is the first tool I use in my posterior design steps.  I call it my “Secret Design Weapon” . The scaled alterations provide morphological “fingerprinting” for both posterior and anterior virtual design alternatives.  If you have not used this tool yet, try it.  It is profound!  View Video

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 09/11/2017 - 7:28pm

Some of you are starting to receive the 4.50 software update.  Make sure to update to the latest patch 4.51.  If you have one of the latest towers, your system should perform well with this CEREC software update.  If not, the system may need a few hardware tweaks until it is operating well with this version of the software.  One of my most appreciated assets in the 4.5+ software is margin clarity.  Has been significantly improved and easier to identify the margins.  The linked video will demonstrate the latest in finding and drawing margins.  I call it the emotional restorative peace factor.  Margins are one of my things that make my day

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 07/30/2017 - 10:15pm

Training camp is about refining the basics.  This video is my bread and butter success factor for my posterior CEREC restorations. View Video


Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 11/22/2016 - 6:32pm

This video is Dr. Klim's method for observing well defined margins in the software image and drawing margins with certainly.  

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Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 03/27/2016 - 5:01pm

Using a ScanPost and ScanBody will streamline the implant optical impression.  Take the catelogues in the following order:  1. Buccal Scan, 2. Opposing Arch, 3. Gingival Mask, and lastly 4. Implant quad impression.  This video will demonstrate the cutout feature to streamline and simplify

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 11/02/2015 - 10:28pm

CEREC 4.4 Software provides a new feature called Bio Jaw.  Once an anterior case is proposed with BioGeneric Individual, the Bio Jaw feature opens an option to then choose tooth and smile style templates and in addition has simplified the tooth alignment

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 11/01/2015 - 1:34pm

Biogeneric Variation is the first tool I use following the Biogeneric proposal. The scaled alterations provide morphological “fingerprinting” for both posterior

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 05/03/2015 - 5:38pm

My primary key for designing quadrant restorations is aligning the same draw of the unprepared teeth proximal surfaces in the quad and that all the proximal contact surfaces have the same draw alignment between the

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 12/18/2014 - 10:16pm

This software tutorial conveys my method recovering from one of those alien proposals