Use of the One Visit Crown (OVC3) to achieve an aesthetic result

Posted by Dr Sam Koh on 24 April 2019 11:27:05 AM

This article, by Dr Sam Koh, was originally published in the May 2019 edition of the Australasian Dentist Magazine.

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Tags: Clinical Case Study, Clinical Tips, Published Article

Examples of prepped teeth for the OVC3

Posted by Dr. Simon McDonald on 11 April 2019 10:10:36 AM

Many dentists have questions about how much to prep the tooth prior to placing the OVC3 One Visit Crown. If you haven't already, make sure you read this blog post on how to achieve correct occlusal distance when placing the One Visit Crown. One of the benefits of the OVC3 is that is doesn't need an invasive circumferential prep so is more conservative for the tooth.

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Tags: Clinical Case Study, Occlusion

How to close an open contact

Posted by Dr. Simon McDonald on 10 April 2019 10:26:45 AM

In this series of blog posts we will be addressing some of the most frequently asked questions surrounding the One Visit Crown (OVC3). Nothing in dentistry is easy, but we hope that some of these tips and tricks will help you to continue to provide great clinical outcomes for your patients. 

Firstly, make sure that you have read our articles on how to achieve tight contacts:

If you familiarise yourself well with the above methods to get tight contacts, then ideally you should not end up with an open contact at all. However, on the odd chance that it does occur, below we will outline what to do in order to recover. 

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Tags: Clinical Tips, Tight Contacts

How to get tight contacts using the Garrison Composi-Tight® original ring

Posted by Dr. Simon McDonald on 9 April 2019 1:19:46 PM

The OVC3 system is flexible in its use. To create separation, you can use any of the following;

  • Garrison Composi-Tight® original ring with wooden wedges
  • Wooden wedges alone
  • Stretch Wedges

Below we will show you a clinical tip on how to use wooden wedges in combination with a separating ring for optimum separating force. 

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Tags: Clinical Tips, Direct Technique, Tight Contacts

OVC3: A New Restorative Option for Damaged Teeth Based on the Compression Dome Concept.

Posted by Dr Graeme Milicich on 14 March 2019 1:49:29 PM

This article was originally published in the March 2019 edition of the Australasian Dentist Magazine. 

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Tags: Clinical Case Study, Direct Technique, Compression Dome, Published Article

Getting started: 4 ideal clinical situations for the One Visit Crown (OVC3)

Posted by Dr. Simon McDonald on 27 February 2019 2:42:32 PM

To identify your first One Visit Crown (OVC3) case, look for;

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Tags: Clinical Case Study, Clinical Tips

Treating cracked tooth syndrome on premolars with the One Visit Crown (OVC3)

Posted by Dr Terry Wong on 4 February 2019 3:26:41 PM

The patient presented with cracked tooth syndrome on a lower premolar. The One Visit Crown (OVC3) was chosen based on its competitive price and good aesthetics.

This case study depicts a slightly different technique used by Dr Terry Wong, whereby the uncured material on the buccal side is shaped with OptraSculpt Pads (Ivoclar Vivadent) prior to curing. Dr Wong prefers to do as much of the shaping as possible prior to the final cure to reduce the time needed for finishing and polishing afterwards.

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Tags: Clinical Case Study, Clinical Tips, Cracked Tooth Syndrome, Premolar

A Selection of Tips and Tricks from Dr Terry Wong

Posted by Dr Terry Wong on 13 December 2018 11:24:55 AM

Dr Terry Wong  B.SC (HONS) MELB, B.D.SC (MELB) is a leading dentist from Melbourne, Australia. Trained in resin bonding at the Fahl Institute of Dental Art & Science (Brazil), he has lectured extensively throughout Asia and New Zealand on composite resin and has been using and lecturing on the One Visit Crown for a number of years now.

Below are a selection of tips and tricks that Dr Terry Wong covered in his recent OVC3 webinar.

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Tags: Clinical Tips, Tight Contacts, Indirect Technique

There are multiple ways to complete a One Visit Crown (OVC3)

Posted by Dr. Simon McDonald on 12 November 2018 12:20:06 PM

Every clinician has their preference over which method they like to use to complete a One Visit Crown. Some of you will prefer the direct method for the speed of the procedure and the direct bonding benefits, others will prefer the semi-indirect method for the ease of access and ability to more easily correct any errors along the way. Both of these methods are great techniques that use the McDonald Matrix Band.

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Tags: Clinical Tips, Direct Technique, Indirect Technique, "Instructions"

How to Identify Ideal OVC3 Cases [SLIDE SHARE]

Posted by Fin McDonald on 6 November 2018 4:49:36 PM

It is highly likely you are presented with many ideal OVC3 clinical cases each week. Below is a slideshare with 18 clinical case photos to help you identify a perfect OVC3 case to get started. 

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Tags: Clinical Case Study

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