Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 10/21/2022 - 10:48am

This video is my workflow for setting up thin veneers.  What are the case situations that work for thin veneers, and how do we choose the ceramic color and then process the veneer for placement?  This video will also present the benefits of using the MiYO 850 Stain and glaze system.

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 08/07/2022 - 5:00pm

This is the introduction to a series of videos that will involve the complete workflow for accomplishing anterior veneers in our clinical theaters with CEREC or sending them off to a virtual lab.  I will add future videos on veneer preparation options, optimal milling for thin veneer ceramics, ceramic finishing, and then veneer placement.

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 07/17/2022 - 5:34pm

This video is step four in the comprehensive digital workflow. Creating the fixed transitional occlusion is the magic of comprehensive care when increasing the OVD. The digital imaging with the Primescan is fully competent to capture and then create prepless onlay and veneers at levels of precision that dramatically simplifies the transitional phase of restoring a dentition when increasing OVD. This process facilitates the patient adapting in composite, with minor follow-up adjustments and settling the occlusion before moving into the final restorations. This video walks through the workflow for bonding the

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 07/12/2022 - 9:57pm

The video provides a simplified workflow for creating a subtle natural incisal edge with MiYO on an e.max central incisor.

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Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 06/12/2022 - 8:10pm

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Steve shares how he adapted to the fixed transitional occlusion onlays and veneers.  

When changing a vertical functional dimension, verifying the patient’s adaptive capabilities with a removable splint is clinically safe, followed by fixed transitional onlays and veneers before moving into the final restorative phase. 

Measure this phase by interview questions and clinical response to the transitional bite. A successful adaptive occlusion will exhibit a clinical environment free from tooth, joint, and muscle pain. The patient needs physiologic imprinting and emotional closure before moving to the restorative phase

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 06/12/2022 - 8:00pm

This video is the software workflow for a lower arch to open the bite with prepless onlays and veneers on the canine.  The current software is working well!  The transitional bite will be milled in composite material and bonded.  This transitional occlusion will provide neural, muscle memory, and biomechanical adaptation before placing the final restorative restorations.

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 06/12/2022 - 7:49pm

The fixed transitional bite introduction. Creating prepless onlays and veneers using the precision of the Primescan buccal bite registration is a predictable way of increasing the vertical dimensions and creating a fixed transition occlusion before the final restorations.

”We move the comprehensive patient back to general dentistry by creating an adaptive physiologic transitional bite and choosing a restorative workflow to reproduce and maintain the transitional bite during the final restorative process.”

—James Klim DDS, FAGD, AAACD

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 05/15/2022 - 9:34pm

This video is my workflow for shaping in one anterior central.  It is fun! the video will review the following:

  • Shaping steps
  • How much to texture the ceramic
  • Bur strategies

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 05/15/2022 - 9:27pm

Ivocolor stain and glaze is the most proficient system I use in my CEREC CAD/CAM clinical theater.  This video will review the steps of color addition and technique for creating a subtle incisal edge effect.

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 05/15/2022 - 9:23pm

There are aesthetics and cervical soft tissue health benefits to polishing a restoration following stain and glaze.

  • Refine and smooth convexed zones
  • Create a luster that fits the case
  • Polish margins removing micro-ceramic tags