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…