Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 05/24/2022 - 7:30pm

Applying the art and craft of shaping and micro-texturing takes our aesthetic skills to the next level.  This video tutorial will walk through my shaping workflow for a single central.  As the saying goes, once you have mastered the single central workflow and aesthetic blend, you will have reached the pinnacle for anterior aesthetics clinical applications.

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Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 02/20/2022 - 6:40pm

Is Primemill worth the cost?  This video is my latest assessment of the Primemill as compared to the most recent MC XL milling technology.

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Primemill

 
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Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 11/26/2021 - 10:10am

The software workflow for a cantilever bridge--this video will review the midset behind choosing material and working with the biomechanical behavior of occlusion.

  • Preparation options
  • CEREC software workflow
  • ZirCAD MT Multi
  • Zirconia finishing technique 

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Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 10/14/2021 - 4:21pm

Listed below is the current MiYO glaze/colors and Structure Firing chart recommendations.  I use the CS2 furnace.

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 09/27/2021 - 6:16pm

This video is the introduction to the James Klim DDS CEREC Meisinger Lab Kit (JK03). The combo of shaping diamonds and wheels and diamond polishers is designed for efficient ceramic finishing.  I use this kit to finish my CAD/CAM restorations in my clinical dental theater and hands-on teaching classes at the CADStar CEREC Training Center in Santa Rosa, California.  Patterson Order number for the JK03 is #466-9990

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Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 08/27/2021 - 3:12pm

The Programat CS6 is a game-changer for speed and esthetics in the CAD/CAM dental office.

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Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 07/04/2021 - 3:41pm

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When designing teeth at the midline, it is best to create mirror mesial incisal, labial, and cervical embrasures. The midline is best managed with the vertical axis of the face. This is why I use BioCopy and preplan the case with a wax-up to simplify and provide a system for very predictable results.

Work from the midline distally (Design and Finishing Workflow). Choose the central with the largest root truck and set it to the midline using the 2D guide. Then remove the model and finish the proximal mesial of the single central
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Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 06/19/2021 - 10:19pm

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Unboxed the SprintRay Pro Wash/Dry today. This is a game-changer in the dental printing clinical theater. SprintRay hit another home run on this one!!

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Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 06/06/2021 - 3:47pm

Can CEREC be what you want it to be?

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Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 06/02/2021 - 6:14pm

Aesthetic zirconia workflow question that arrived at the Klim Institute Message Center:

"Interested in your intrinsic staining technique. Can this also be used on the Katana blocks? I want to mill, intrinsically stain my zirconia restorations, sinter, polish, and then the seat. Do you offer any hands-on courses, or which online videos do you recommend I watch? Also, can you provide a materials list so I can get the supplies to start?"

James Klim Response:

Yes, I use infiltration on Katana and the ZirCAD Multi to enhance intrinsic cervical coloration when needed.  I use ZirCAD LTRead more