Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 02/14/2024 - 8:46am

A thirty-year dream coming true because of digital dentistry and a dream.  This video will highlight my digital studio lab bench at my homestead.  This is where I love to be when not in my dental office.

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Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 01/02/2024 - 8:25pm

This last year has been a good year for chairside CAD/CAM.  The Primemill has come to its own with mill quality for both ceramics and zirconia.  The Extra Fine Mill for ceramics provides superior fit and margins, including e.max.  The Primemill is seamless for zirconia quality mills with newer, high-strength, and aesthetic zirconias available.  It has been a good year! 

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Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 09/11/2023 - 10:10am

This was an excellent interview with Dr. Steve Shiffenhaus on his review of treating dentin for maximizing bond strength and avoiding post-treatment sensitivity.  This video clip is one of the highlights of the full interview.  The full video interview can be viewed at the following link.  Full Dr. Shiffenhaus inteverview.

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Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 08/31/2023 - 7:01pm

A new part of this website is a Q&A response to questions through the message center and social media, which will benefit others in the dental theater and CEREC applications. This Q & A addresses selecting e.max shade and translucency for posterior onlays and the best milling strategy for milling onlays with the MC XL.  The brands that I use for posterior milled composites is Tetric CAD and Cerasmart.

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Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 08/10/2023 - 4:59pm

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I often receive questions about my support equipment and clinical product. This one is on my lab bench light. I am using a craft light for my lab bench light and it has color balance and a 5X magnifier.  It has sure been a blessing.

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Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 04/30/2023 - 7:19pm

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To ensure the best results with the CS6 furnace, we need to put the furnace through calibration.  This is a video embedded from YouTube on the CS6 calibration process.

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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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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.