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Articles by Christian Coachman & Team

Articles about DSD, Smile Design, Hybrid Pink, Restoration / Implant Dentistry and Interdisciplinary Treatment Planning
Fan IMG Microcirurgia de Aumento de Coroa Clínica Precisão do Planejamento à Execução integrated esthetic treatment planning
Desenho Digital do Sorriso (DSD) e Microcirurgia de Aumento de Coroa Clínica Precisão do Planejamento à Execução

Article by: Christian Coachman e Cláudio Julio Lopes

Fan IMG Occlusal vertical dimension integrated esthetic treatment planning 1
Occlusal vertical dimension: treatment planning decisions and management considerations

Article by: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT, John Kois, DMD, MSD 

Treating Two Adjacent Missing Teeth 1
Treating Two Adjacent Missing Teeth in the Esthetic Zone - Part 2

Article by: Christian Coachman, CDT, DDS, Eduardo Mahn, DDS, DMD, PhD

CI Cosmetics and Implants
Computer-aided guide surgery with a face-oriented treatment plan

Articles by: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT, Newton Sesma, DDS, MSc, PhD

Laypersons perception 1
Layperson’s perception of axial midline angulation in asymmetric faces

Article by: Christian Coachman, Sivan Finkel

Evolution of Aesthetic Dentistry Ultimate ceramic veneers a laboratory
Evolution of Aesthetic Dentistry

Article by: M.B. Blatz, H.O. Heymann

Laypersons preference of the transverse
Layperson's preference of the transverse occlusal plane in asymmetric facial model

Article by: Christian Coachman, Eduardo Mahn

Comparing the use of static versus dynamic images
Comparing the use of static versus dynamic images to evaluate a smile

Article by: Eduardo Mahn, PhD, Javiera Gutirrez

Prosthetic Gingival Reconstructio Part 1
Prosthetic Gingival Reconstruction in a Fixed Partial Restoration. Part 1: Introduction to Artificial Gingiva as an Alternative Therapy

Article by: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT, Guilherme Cabral, DDS, CDT

Prosthetic Gingival reconstruction 1
Prosthetic Gingival Reconstruction in the Fixed Partial Restoration. Part 2: Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

Articles by: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT,  Guilherme Cabral, DDS, CDT

Prosthetic Gingival Reconstructio Part 3
Prosthetic Gingival Reconstruction in Fixed Partial Restorations. Part 3: Laboratory Procedures and Maintenance

Article by: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT, Guilherme Cabral, DDS, CDT

The Facial Flow Concept
The Facial Flow Concept: an organic orofacial analysis - the vertical component

Article by: Bruno Pereira Silva, DDS, PhD, Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT

Facially Generated and Cephalometric Guided Digital Wax Up
Facially Generated and Cephalometric Guided Digital Wax-Up

Article by: Christian Coachman

Fully digital workflow integrating
Fully digital workflow integrating dental scan smile design and CAD/CAM case report

Article by: Christian Coachman, Miguel Stanley

Dynamic Documentation of the Smile
Dynamic Documentation of the Smile and the 2D/3D Digital Smile Design Process

Article by: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT, Newton Sesma, DDS, MSD, PhD

The Reconstruction of Pink and White Esthetics
The reconstruction of pink and white esthetics

Article by: Christian Coachman, Marcelo Calamita

Desenho Digital do Sorriso
Desenho digital do sorriso: do plano de tratamento à realidade clínica

Article by: Christian Coachman, Livio Galias Yoshinaga

Prosthetic Gingival Reconstruction
Prosthetic Gingival Reconstruction in the Fixed Partial Restoration

Article by: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT, Marcelo Calamita

Minimally Invasive Reconstruction
Minimally Invasive Reconstruction in Implant Therapy: The Prosthetic Gingival Restoration

Article by: Christian Coachman, CCD, CDT, Juvenal de Souza Neto, CDT

Partial Porcelain Veneers
Partial Porcelain Veneers: Clinical and laboratorial considerations

Article by: David Garber DMD, Marcelo Calamita DDS, MSD, PhD

Facially Generated
Facially generated and cephalometric guided 3D digital design for complete mouth implant rehabilitation: A clinical report

Article by: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT, Newton Sesma, DDS, MSD, PhD

Smile Design from digital
Smile Design: From Digital Treatment Planning to Clinical Reality

Article by: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT, Nitzan Bichacho, DMD

Restauração Protética
Restauração protética dentogengival: uma alternativa à reconstrução tecidual

Article by: Christian Coachman, Guilherme Cabral

Resolvendo Complicacões
Resolvendo complicacões estéticas envolvendo implantes com prótese dentogengival

Article by: Christian Coachman, Mario Groisman

The Influence of Tooth Color
The Influence of Tooth Color on Preparation Design for Laminate Veneers from a Minimally Invasive Perspective: Case Report

Article by: Christian Coachman DDS, CDT, Newton Sesma DDS, MSD, PhD

Reconstruction of Pink
The reconstruction of pink and white esthetics: The pink hybrid technique used in combination with the IPS e.max® system

Article by: Christian Coachman, CDT, DDS, Marcelo Calamita, DDS, MSD, PhD

DSD UMA
Digital Smile Design: uma ferramenta para planejamento e comunicação em odontologia estética

Article by: Christian Coachman, Adriano Schayder

Werkzeug zur Therapieplanung
Werkzeug zur Therapieplanung und Kommunikation in der disziplinäre Zusammenarbeit ästhetischen Zahnheilkunde

Article by: Christian Coachman, Marcelo Calamita

DSD A TOOL
Digital Smile Design: A Tool for Treatment Planning and Communication in Esthetic Dentistry

Article by: Christian Coachman DDS, CDT, Marcelo Calamita, DDS, MSD, PhD

Preparos Dentai
Preparos dentais e moldagens na clínica restauradora atual

Article by: Christian Coachman, Newton Sesma

Visagism The Art of Dental
Visagism: The Art of Dental Composition

Article by: Christian Coachman DDS, CDT, Philip Hallawell

Controle De qualidade
Controle de Qualidade

Article by: Christian Coachman

Le Digital Smile
Le Digital Smile Design au service de l’Art

Article by: Dr. Christian Coachman & Dr. Cyril Gaillard

Designing real smiles
Designing real smiles with digital tools

Article by: Dr. Christian Coachman, Dr. Eduardo Mahn

Smile Design with Composite
Smile design with composites: A case study

Article by: Dr. Christian Coachman & Dr. Eduardo Mahn

DSD Concept 1
The Digital Smile Design Concept – Documenting, designing, and communicating in interdisciplinary dentistry

Article by: Christian Coachman, Newton Sesma

From 2d to 3d
From 2D to 3D – Complete Digital Workflow in Interdisciplinary Dentistry

Article by: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT, Newton Sesma, DDS, MSD, PhD

Digitally enhanced esthetic
Digitally enhanced esthetic dentistry from treatment planning to quality control

Article by: Dr. Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT, Rade D. Paravina DDS, MS, PhD

An integrated cosmetic
An integrated cosmetic treatment plan: Soft tissue management and metal-free restoration

Article by: Dr. Christian Coachman, Eric Van Dooren

Mechanical biological and clinical
Mechanical, biological and clinical aspects of zirconia implants

Article by: Eric Van Dooren, DDS, Nelson RFA Silva, DDS, MSc, PhD

Planejamento Digital Estético
Planejamento Digital Estético: Protocolo Digital Smile Design (DSD)

Article by: Christian Coachman, Marcelo Calamita

Die Kunst der Zah
Visagismo: Die Kunst der Zahn-Komposition

Article by: Christian Coachman, Philip Hallawell

Il visagismo
Il visagismo, l’arte di comporre i denti

Article by: Christian Coachman, Philip Hallawells

Using digital device
Using digital devices to improve communications between clinicians and patients during implant-prosthetic treatment: A clinical study

Article by: Mario Imburgia, DDS, PhD Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT

Clinical Performance of Porcelain
Clinical Performance of Porcelain Laminate Veneers: Outcomes of the Aesthetic Pre-evaluative Temporary (APT) Technique

Article by: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT, Newton Sesma, DDS, MSD, PhD

Influence of Enamel Preservation
Influence of Enamel Preservation on Failure Rates of Porcelain Laminate Veneers

Article by: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT, Susana Morimoto, DDS, MSD, PhD

Reabilitaçao estética
Reabilitaçao estética anterior o passo a passo da rotina clínica

Article by: Christian Coachman, Gustavo de Deus

Treating Two Adjacent Missing Teeth
Treating two adjacent missing teeth in the esthetic zone - Part 3: The pink hybrid restoration and the 'in-between' implant concept for the anterior maxill

Article by: Christian Coachman, CDT, DDS, Eduardo Mahn, DDS, DMD, PhD

Chairside 3 D digital design and trial restoration workflow A comprehensive approach for restoring esthetics
Chairside 3D digital design and trial restoration workflow

Article by: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT, Newton Sesma, DDS, MSc, PhD

Proximal 3
Proximal contact areas of the maxillary anterior dentition

Article by: Christian F.J Stappert, DDS, MS, PhD, Priv Doz, Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT

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An Improved Direct Injection Technique With Flowable Composites. A Digital Workflow Case Report

Article by: Christian Coachman, Luken De Arbeloa