The Role the First Point of Contact Plays in the Restorative Process
Dr. Douglas Benting talks about identifying the first point of contact in occlusion, and the role it plays in the restorative process.Doug Benting | 2 months ago ›
Lingualized Occlusion and the Edentulous Patient
Dr. Doug Benting explains the goals and key features of lingualized occlusion, an occlusal design option for edentulous patients wanting complete dentures.Doug Benting | 11 months ago ›
BULL Rule - Or Is It a Guideline?
According to the BULL rule, modification should be made to the buccal cusps of the upper posterior teeth and the lingual cusps of the lower posterior...Doug Benting | 7 years ago ›
Edentulous Jaw Flexure: Guidelines for the Mandible?
Flexure of the edentulous mandible has been connected to increased stress in splinted full-arch restorations that cross the midline. This may result in...Doug Benting | 7 years ago ›
Facebows … Optimizing the Data
It is nearly impossible to find a textbook related to prosthodontics or restorative dentistry that does not mention the facebow as a technique to orient...Doug Benting | 8 years ago ›