Titanium: Standardized Techniques For Success

Tim Tyndall, CDT · Technical · Sep 2012

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    A properly fired CL-W tab is clear and retains sharp edges.

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    There’s no limit to the size of the case you can mill in titanium; shown here, a 14-unit bridge.

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    Finish down sprue sites with titanium carbide cutters.

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    Never exceed 2.5 bars or 35 PSI of pressure when blasting.

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    Properly fired bonder surface is dark and shiny.

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    Apply various porcelains and modifiers to achieve your desired esthetics.

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    The restorations after contouring and glazing.

About The Author
Tim Tyndall, CDT

Owner/Ceramist at Creative Expressions

Tim Tyndall, CDT, is the owner of Creative Expressions Dental Lab, Winterville, NC. He embraced digital technology in 2007 and Lean Manufacturing in 2008, winning Whip Mix's 2010 Rookie of the Year for...

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