Many times I get asked if there is a connection between the vertical dimension of an occlusal appliance and it's effectiveness. The answer is "yes" and "no". There is scientific evidence that supports
In January of next year the Seattle Study Club Symposium will be in Phoenix. I am excited to be presenting at the meeting for the first time, and my topic is "Implant Reconstruction for the
In a recent post I looked at the concept of opening vertical dimension in restorative cases. There are many things to consider when incorporating the idea of altering vertical into a treatment plan.
In the last week I have embarked on two separate restorative cases where the vertical dimension is being opened. I can remember when I was in dental school and first out in practice and I believed
One of the challenges when changing vertical dimension is the transition from the existing vertical to the new one the day that a whole arch of teeth are prepared. For many years it seemed like a