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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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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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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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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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