Written by Nate Lawson, Augusto Robles, Celin Arce  These esthetic principles can be used for smile design, esthetic soft tissue procedures, orthodontic evaluation, or even just restoring a single anterior tooth.  They are based on the principles of Dawson Academy. One place to start with a smile design is the position of the maxillary central…

Written by Dr. Nate Lawson Dawson has 5 requirements for occlusal stability. The first is that there are stable contacts on all teeth of equal intensity in centric relation.  So what is centric relation?  It is the relationship of the mandible to the maxilla when the properly aligned condyle-disc assemblies are in the most anterior-superior-medial…

How to Keep Learning While Staying On a Budget Your practice is closed or limited to emergencies only. Your CE has been cancelled. You still have bills to pay, mouths to feed and now you have a lot of time on your hands. It may not be the time drop 5 grand on a course.…

Continuing Education Meets Social Distancing With the outbreak of the coronavirus, most CE events have been cancelled and dental offices limited to emergencies only. But that doesn’t mean you have to watch Netflix all day or spend time with your kids (I’m kidding, please spend time with your kids). We have created this list of…

Written by Dr. Sunny Virdi We all know the importance of isolation during dental treatment. Dentists may opt for different methods including cotton rolls, systems like iso-lite, prayer, or using a rubber dam. We aren’t here to start a debate, or judge which method you use. However, using a rubber dam is not only for…

Written by Dr Keerti Sahasrabudhe Football season is upon us and like any good apple-pie loving American, I like to muse over the game as a ‘metaphor for my chosen profession’ (For life itself actually, but that comes after the 3rd beer :D) But, seriously though – A very well respected football personality that I…