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Why and how you need to Improve your Tooth Morphology – PDP046

We think we know what a tooth looks like….but most of the restorations that we see on a daily basis…how many of them have truly natural or morphologically correct tooth anatomy?

I am joined by Dr Jurgita Sybaite who is the undisputed Queen of Tooth Anatomy! (Full video on main website) She works with Dr Basil Mizrahi and is passionate about Restorative Dentistry.

Full Episode only on Protrusive.co.uk

The Protrusive Dental Pearl for this episode is to use a Thermacut bur (by Dentsply) to remove the interdental papilla when managing very deep, subgingival caries – an example case was posted on Instagram and Facebook for you to see how this works.

What does Brad Pitt have to do with Tooth Morphology?!
  • The three steps to learning and mastering anatomy: learn, draw, sculpt!
  • What if you cannot draw?
  • What tips would you give to anyone to improve their morphology (anterior and / or posterior)
  • I play devil’s advocate – is knowing anatomy THAT important now with digital wax ups and tooth libraries? Should we really invest our valuable time with Tooth Morphology?
  • Which is the best way to learn, additive or reductive? Wax? Soap bar?
  • Do we need to master tooth anatomy if we are not a ‘cosmetic dentist’?

Do check out Jurgita’s Instagram profile to see clips of her producing stunning anatomy! She also is a prominent teacher in this field – check out her website!

Do we need to learn Tooth Morphology that well? Now we have Digital Tooth Libraries…? See what Jurgita has to say

If you enjoyed this episode, check out Composite vs Ceramic with Dr Chris Orr.

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Jaz Gulati

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