The BiteFX Blog for All Things Relating to Occlusion

Why BiteFX Makes Financial Sense for Occlusion-Focused Dentists!

Posted by Doug Brown on Wed, Sep 14, 2016 @ 12:09 PM

We've just published a 2-sided flyer:

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Tags: Treatment Acceptance, Product Information

July 2016 BiteFX Update

Posted by Doug Brown on Fri, Jul 29, 2016 @ 17:07 PM

Supra Eruption With Front Tooth Wear

This animation shows how front tooth wear can lead to supra eruption of those teeth, causing the gum and bone to grow with the teeth.

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Tags: Updates - 2016

Installing QuickTime Essentials for BiteFX

Posted by Stuart Harman on Tue, Jul 19, 2016 @ 09:07 AM

From the desk of Stu Harman, our support and coaching expert. In this article Stu provides important information regarding a securty advice that appeared on the Internet in April 2016 recommending that everyone uninstall QuickTime due to security vulnerabilities, and how you should proceed if you wish to address security concerns. 

PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU, OR YOUR IT SUPPORT, DO NOT REMOVE APPLE QuickTime FROM ANY COMPUTER RUNNING BiteFX UNTIL YOU HAVE READ THIS BLOG.

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Tags: Using BiteFX, Installing

Presenting Invisalign Cases with BiteFX - Follow-up Questions and Answers

Posted by Doug Brown on Mon, Jun 06, 2016 @ 14:06 PM

In July 2015, Dr. Joe Gaudio presented "Using BiteFX to Present Invisalign for Occlusal Correction to Patients".

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Tags: Dental Technique

Premature Wear: The Hidden Causes - Follow-up Questions and Answers

Posted by Doug Brown on Mon, Jun 06, 2016 @ 11:06 AM

In May 2016, Dr. Alain Aubé, president of the Canadian Occlusion Institute, presented:

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Tags: Dental Technique

May 2016 BiteFX Update

Posted by Doug Brown on Fri, Jun 03, 2016 @ 11:06 AM

Canine Guidance with Crossover and Group Function

Our animations often evolve. One doctor guides the creation of an animation and it looks good. We release and another doctor says, "That's great, but I'd really like it if it also showed ...". We make that update and we hear, "Awesome, but what if you also did ...?" And so the progression continues.

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Tags: Updates - 2016

Phased Restorations - Follow-up Questions and Answers

Posted by Doug Brown on Thu, Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:04 AM

In March 2016, Dr. Rick Rogers, President-Dental Association Company Maryland State Dental Association, presented: 
“RESTORING THE WORN DENTITION IN PHASES-
Providing Optimal Dentistry For Patients With Limited Finances”

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Tags: Dental Technique

Worn Canines in Teens and Early Twenties - Equilibrate?

Posted by Doug Brown on Thu, Mar 17, 2016 @ 13:03 PM

We featured the following Question and Answers in our March 2016 newsletter.

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Tags: Dental Technique

March 2016 BiteFX Update

Posted by Doug Brown on Tue, Mar 15, 2016 @ 12:03 PM

Occlusion Problems Causing Broken Veneers

Ever have patients ask you why their veneers have broken?

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Tags: Updates - 2016

February 2016 BiteFX Updates

Posted by Doug Brown on Tue, Feb 02, 2016 @ 11:02 AM

New Animation - Reductive and Additive Equilibration

Thumbnail of New Reductive and Additive Equilibration Animation (enlarged)
Although it may be easy for dentists experienced in this area to make the jump from separate reductive and additive animations to seeing the sense/possibility that an equilibration could involve both processes, it was felt that that combination "jump" would not be so easy for many patients.
The new animation shows a reductive equilibration of the back teeth: 
Reductive part of Reductive and Additive Equilibration
 
Followed by building up the front teeth to achieve protrusive and lateral guidance:
Additive part of Reductive and Additive Equilibration
 
Thank you Dr. Milos Boskovic for your input on producing this animation!
 
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Tags: Updates - 2016

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