Nuance In The News // Scientific Publications

Contribution to the current knowledge base in the specialty of Prosthodontics is both an obligation and a passion for me.  After the patients leave the dental chair and before the big screen lectures, there are uncountable hours and endless nights spent in the libraries and coffee shops of Portland, working towards academic endeavors which will further the advancement of the art and science of the dental profession.  I am forever grateful to the many individuals who have allowed me to photograph and document their journey with me so that I may share their stories with the world.

 
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Aesthetic Treatment of Severely Worn Teeth: Revisiting Dahl Technique

ARTICLE 1 // CONE, 2015

A refreshing and updated take on an old technique that was used to restore the heavily worn-out dentition of a young soldier that I treated during my time in the military (in Portuguese). 

 
 
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So Easy a Prosthodontist Can Do It: Denture Teeth + Acrylic Characterization

ARTICLE 2 // CONE, 2016

This article describes in detail a predictable and cost-effective method for characterizing and customizing dental acrylics, including provisional restorations, denture teeth and denture bases.

 
 
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Computer Software Method of Analyzing Tooth Surface Texture w/ the Lab

ARTICLE 3 // CONE, 2016

An entirely new technique that can be used to accurately record and capture the surface texture details of a patient's teeth and ways to communicate that information with the laboratory. 

 
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At The Chair - Great Expectations: Treating Both a Colleague and a Friend 

 

ARTICLE 4 // CONE, 2016

A slippery slope may occur when our patients are also the same people that we must share a professional relationship with.  This is a case-study taken from personal experience.

 
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Rethinking Traditional Rehabilitation for Maximum Patient Benefit

ARTICLE 5 // CONE, 2016

In many instances, less is more.  This paper outlines a case-study in which minimal prosthetic dentistry was used as a means of better serving the biological and functional needs of the patient. 

 
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Rehabilitation of Erosive Tooth Surface Loss Utilizing CAD/CAM Technology

ARTICLE 6 // CONE, 2017

Shade-matching tetracycline-stained teeth presents a challenge to the dentist and ceramist.  This article discusses a unique method for fabricating custom provisional restorations.

 
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Making all-ceramic material selections among tetracycline-stained teeth

ARTICLE 7 // CONE, 2017

Shade-matching tetracycline-stained teeth presents a challenge to the dentist and ceramist.  This article discusses a unique method for fabricating custom provisional restorations.