New OVC Proximal Wedge Technique makes OVC procedures more predictable

Posted by Dr. Simon McDonald on 8 May 2020 10:21:28 AM

Introducing the new Bandless Proximal Wedge Technique

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Tags: Latest News, Practice Productivity, New Product Release, Dentistry, OVC Proximal Wedge, One Visit Crown

Free OVC Webinar - 1 CPD Hour  - Innovative Resotrative Techniques

Posted by Dr Graeme Milicich on 7 May 2020 12:05:23 PM

Got spare time on your hands?

Why not put it to good use and earn CPD*?

FREE Webinar - 1 CPD Hour

*CPD only avaliable to dentists in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. 

CPD - Everyone's favourite thing to put off until the last minute.   

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Tags: Latest News, Case Acceptance, New Product Release, Compression Dome, COVID-19, CPD

Practical things you can do to get your practice back up and running post COVID-19

Posted by Fin McDonald on 30 April 2020 2:17:08 PM

Without a doubt dentistry is about to change post the coronavirus pandemic.   

It's easy to get caught up in the panic, but now is NOT the time to panic, now is the time to take action and do something. 

Much of your post-COVID comeback success depends on what you do now!  

Let's talk about the something.  We've collated a practical list of things you can do to get ready for re-opening your practice.  

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Tags: Practice Productivity, COVID-19, Dentistry

How the One Visit Crown helps your practice get back on its feet, post COVID-19

Posted by Debs Lachlan on 29 April 2020 7:48:20 PM

Without a doubt, dentistry as we know it will be facing huge change, post the coronavirus pandemic.

It's easy to get caught up in the hysteria:

  • How will we financially recover?
  • How will we manage with the inevitable influx of extensive treatment needed?
  • How will we, with our patients, cope with navigating the new regulations for “soft-openings”?

As default as our nature may be to panic, now is NOT the time to do so - now is the time to take action.

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Tags: Latest News, Clinical Tips, COVID-19, Dentistry

How to achieve correct occlusal distance when placing the One Visit Crown

Posted by Dr. Simon McDonald on 8 January 2020 3:12:40 PM

In this post, we will explain how to achieve correct occlusal distance with the One Visit Crown (OVC)

Tooth preparation - how much clearance to leave

When preparing the tooth for the placement of the One Visit Crown, at least 1mm of clearance needs to be allowed in the central fossa and 1.5mm at the cusps and marginal ridges for the OVC to be seated.

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Tags: Occlusion, Clinical Tips

Providing increased treatment options for cuspal coverage restorations

Posted by Dr Sam Koh on 25 October 2019 9:47:56 AM

The following article was published in the October 2019 edition of the Australasian Dentist Magazine and also Dentistry.co.uk.

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Tags: Clinical Case Study, Published Article

Deep margin elevation using OVC Wedge

Posted by Dr. Simon McDonald on 14 May 2019 3:20:05 PM

See how to use the OVC Wedges for deep margin elevation prior to placement of the McDonald Matrix Band. 

The OVC Wedges are anatomically shaped to follow the natural curve of the tooth. They come in both a left and right version for mesial or distal placement, and are an ideal tool for deep margin elevation (DME).

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Tags: Clinical Case Study, Clinical Tips, deep margin elevation

Use of the One Visit Crown (OVC) 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 OVC

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 OVC 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 OVC 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 (OVC). 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

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