Introducing the BLX® Dental Implant System from Straumann

In this article, we introduce you to the completely new BLX Dental Implant System from Straumann, which features a new connection that is unique from any of their previous offerings.  TorcFit™ Connection The new connection of the BLX system is called TorcFit. It...

3.0 mm Dental Implants: A great option for limited space, but not without limitations

Introduction When a dental implant needs to go into a narrow edentulous space, a 3.0 mm implant might be the perfect solution. 3.0 mm implants are offered by several companies, including: Nobel Biocare™ Straumann® Dentsply Sirona BioHorizons® And many others However,...

The Two IPS e.max® Restoration Production Methods

Introduction e.max® is a trade name for lithium disilicate (Li2Si2O5), which is a glass ceramic that is both strong and esthetic. e.max® is so esthetic, in fact, that it doesn't require veneering ceramic. Instead, it can be built as a full-contour monolithic...

How Does the Locator R-Tx Compare to the Original Locator?

Articlehe original Locator® from Zest Dental Solutions is a much-used brand among dental clinicians for denture attachments. Recently, Zest has introduced the Locator R-TX® featuring some newer technologies. Let’s take a brief look at the main...

Dental Shade Photography Basics: Metamerism

Dental Shade Photography Basics: Metamerism a series by dental ceramics specialist Mitch Bourgeois, CDTMitch Bourgeois, CDT, explains the phenomenon of metamerism and its effect on shade matching. Transcript Welcome to the O’Brien Shade Basics. What is the most...