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

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 04/11/2021 - 10:26pm

My primary goal for this series is to provide a systematic pathway to ceramic selection.  The closer the treatment is to the midline, the more critical our ceramic selection becomes.  With all-ceramic dentistry, there is more than color.  Other factors that will impact our ceramic selection are restoration thickness, the color of the preparation, material translucency, cement/spacerRead more

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 11/13/2020 - 2:34pm

Weekly Clinical Theater Update: Managing Larger CAD/CAM clinical cases, with Q & A #primemill #primescan #Read more

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 07/09/2020 - 10:52pm

Welcome to The Dental Show Live.  I do this webcast with Dr. Todd Ehrlich (Digital Enamel) about dental topics related to digital dentistry. The Dental Show is streamed live weekly on Facebook and uploaded to The Dental Show Live youtube channel.  

This live presentation reviews the advantages to in-office CAD/CAM (Primescan by Dentsply Sirona) when it comes to managing and controlling restorative occlusion. Dr. Klim will present his Primescan software design strategy for shimstock quality milled in-office restorations.

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Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 07/05/2020 - 1:32pm

Don't forget to visit the Klim Institute for more CEREC online and hands-on training resources! Link

One of the top factors for restorative preparation success is occlusal reduction. This video will answer a question that came in on my YouTube channel about preparation and occlusal reduction applicable to indirect restorative success.

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Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 04/03/2018 - 4:09pm

View New Online Training CEREC Content - New Content Link. Are we able to machine thin feather margins with CEREC without chipping? Oh yes, we can! In fact, I am going to make a quality statement. We can mill a "pressable" margin with the MC XL using the EF bur system. This video will review the clinical criteria for applying a thin margin to optimize the aesthetic results.

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Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 05/15/2017 - 9:50pm

Smile appeal is about the feelings we get with the confidence level of our smile. This video documents the prototype process Dr. Klim uses for his clients to experience the "smile appeal" experience before they start the smile enhancement process. Building a better smile can be a life-changing experience. Our clients report feeling more confidence and energy after redesigning their smiles. They are happier at home and optimistic at work. Best of all, they smile more often.

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Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 02/01/2015 - 8:55pm

Drawing the implant baseline in the CEREC software will define the emergence for the supragingival proposed virtue restoration.  This video will introduce the SW baseline root footprint principle for a variety of soft tissue sulcus conditions. See more CEREC training videos with Dr. James Klim at www.cadstar.tvRead more

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 12/02/2014 - 11:09am

My main goal is to avoid visual tension when restoring anterior teeth. What I have learned with the VITA Easyshade is the variety of shade blends in a natural mouth. Ceramic matching is more about the blend factor. On the lateral #7, a deeper toned Empress Multi A3.5 block/mill position was used to getRead more

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 11/05/2014 - 9:28am

Preplanning with Galileos and CEREC software for implant placement is an effective method for precise implant placement and transitional restoration. Thank you Sirona for Galileos and CEREC. A marriage made for restorative dentistry.Read more