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Smile Bible: A Communication Tool Between Dental Clinicians and Technicians, Clinicians and Patients and Technicians and Patients

Labline featured Yugo’s article for the ‘ACADEMY’ in 2016 (originally published in English and Hungarian).   There is a story behind every article I’ve created, and I cherish every single one of them. However, this particular piece is a standout because it compiles my philosophy into a single work.   The contents include: Dental Material Selections The Aesthetic Articulator Digital Dental Photography Shade Taking and Smile Design Consultation   I felt that the missing link in Dentistry was the communication between the clinicians and technicians with our patients, and how to educate our patients through effective correspondence to make each treatment step transparent and visually assessable.   The clinical philosophy is the driving force, and the clinicians should remain the captain of the ship, no doubt. However, the...

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Extreme Masking: Achieving Predictable Outcomes in Challenging Situations with Lithium Disilicate Bonded Restorations

The International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry featured Yugo’s article titled 'Extreme Masking: Achieving Predictable Outcomes in Challenging Situations with Lithium Disilicate Restorations' in 2014 (originally published in English, German, Italian, Spanish and Greek).   Aesthetically speaking, metal-free restorations are proven to be superior alternatives to traditional porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM) restorations. However, one of the most significant challenges in metal-free dentistry is the reproduction of natural dentition without the influence of a ‘negative stump’ – i.e., a very dark or metalcore showing through the final restorations.   This article presents a unique ‘outside of the box’ technique that provides consistent, predictable and durable restorations, which provide the best possible aesthetic outcome.   If you ask me to nominate the milestone in my career, this is undoubtedly one of them...

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