I recently spoke with a dentist who has been contemplating going digital for quite some time now. Her end goal is to improve quality and save time. She sent me an email with a list of great questions and concerns. Here are my answers.
We discussed how to “fool” the VA into more closely duplicating these “tooth guided” movements by positioning the models (Figure 1), then maximizing the Bennett setting and minimizing the condylar guidance setting. Once this is done, it is then a simple matter of properly adjusting the occlusion.