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Digital Esthetics: The Digital Workflow with 3M

The goals of Scripps Center for Dental Care are to provide the very best in technology, amenities, techniques, and materials and the safest, most comfortable experience possible for their patients. Dr. Weston is featured in this article as he provides insight about the use of digital technology in the practice.

Optimizing Digital Technology

Dr. Weston was interviewed by Inside Dentistry to examine ways to utilize digital dental technology chairside.

Ad for 3M, 16-Unit Digital Veneers Case

3M_3Showcasing the breakthrough benefits of the Lava Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S., featuring the work of Dr. Weston. This revolutionary technology allows the dentist to record and view 3D models of your teeth and create excellent porcelain veneers to enhance your smile.

Compendium, Full Mouth Rehabilitation

articlepic_2Highlighting the cooperative work executed by various dental specialists, Dr. Weston’s case study shows how strong communication and advanced planning contributed to a successful full-mouth reconstruction. Chairside optical scanning and stereolithic modeling were among the new technologies used to restore function.

Compendium, Veneers

articlepic_3Details the conservative technique of placing porcelain veneers directly on enamel.

Inside Dentistry, 16 Unit Veneer Case Digital Impression

articlepic_6When compared to restorations created using traditional impression materials, large-scale veneer cases can significantly benefit from using a digital scanner to capture impressions. A case study highlights advantages of using the technology for both the dentist and the patient.

Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Interview Pete Dawson

articlepic_7Dr. Weston interviews Dr. Peter Dawson, director of the Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Study, a multidisciplinary center for clinical research and postgraduate education, and member of the advisory faculty at the L.D. Pankey Institute.

Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Interview Dr. Garber

articlepic_11Dr. Weston interviews Dr. David Garber of Goldstein, Garber & Salama, a group practice in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Garber is a clinician and professor and the Medical College of Georgia, working in the departments of periodontics and oral rehabilitation.

Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Cover Case

articlepic_9In this case study, Dr. Weston discusses a successful smile makeover using composite veneers and the minimally invasive treatment’s benefits. Points highlighted include how the no-prep smile design fulfills the goal of conserving as much natural tooth structure as possible.

Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Behind the Smile

articlepic_10This article offers an in-depth look at a successful cosmetic dentistry procedure performed on former San Diego Chargers player Robert Ortiz. The minimally invasive treatment consisted of composite veneers, with direct resin restorations completed on eight front teeth.

Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Interview Dr. Tarnow

articlepic_11Dr. Weston interviews Dr. Dennis Tarnow, a professor and chairman at New York University College of Dentistry in the departments of periodontology and implant dentistry. Dr. Tarnow is also a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Veneers, Case Type 1

articlepic_12As part of the eLearning Program Review, this case study details a successful cosmetic dentistry procedure performed using eight porcelain veneers. A conservative approach to restoration and aesthetic enhancement is highlighted.

NYU Text Book, Dr. Weston and Erik Haupt

articlepic_13Dr. Weston and Mr. Haupt focus on the importance of effective communication between the doctor and ceramist during the creation of high-quality aesthetic dental restorations.

Inside Dentistry, Digital Scanning Technology

Article1JFWWeston discusses the traditional method of restorative treatment and doing advanced restorative treatment for accurate and quality patient care.

Inside Dentistry, Managing Complex Cases with Digital Scanning

UpdatedIDArticleJFWDr. Weston discusses the benefits and importance of being a digitally enhanced dental office. In this particular article, Dr. Weston shares how digital scanning technology can save time with accuracy and cost with digital impressions.

Dental Learning, Contemporary Adhesive Systems and Resin Composites

composite_article_imageThis article provides detailed information about how resin composites or tooth colored restorations not only enhance the smile but provide better quality for the overall well-being of patient’s health.

Compendium, Anterior and Posterior Nanohybrid Composite Restorations

compendiumImageDr. Weston uses advanced technology to achieve accurate results for dental restorations.

Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Myths vs. Realities

JCDUpdatedImageDr. Weston discusses the misconceptions and beliefs with being an advanced digital technology office, and provides the facts of the benefits that digital technology can provide.

General Dentistry Conservative Cosmetic Dentistry Post-Trauma

NCM_ArticleDr. Nick discusses how to create an esthetically pleasing smile after a tooth has been traumatized.

Compendium, Use of Glass-Ionomer Liner in Conservative Direct Treatment of Deep Caries

jfwthumbnailDr. Weston discusses his technique for prevention of post operative sensitivity when restoring a tooth using Resin-Modified Glass-Ionomer.

Article for 3M: Staying Ahead of the Curve: Integrating a Digital Scanner Into Your Implant Workflow

jfwArticleThe 3M True Definition Scanner’s newest feature, the Trusted Connection to Straumann, makes the implant procedure process more specific, efficient, and less intimidating.