Tif Qureshi

Tif Qureshi

Author at Dentistry Online

Dr Tif Qureshi is the pioneer of the progressive smile design concept and clinical director of IAS Academy. He is also an experience teacher of the Dahl concept, which assists with minimally invasive, patient-centred dentistry. He lectures nationally and internationally, and has articles published covering these subjects.
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Teenager thrilled with simple and cost-effective makeover

Tif Qureshi describes improving the smile of a young patient with tooth wear, using the Dahl technique and composite edge bonding. The Dahl principle is a method for treating localised anterior tooth wear, before posterior wear begins (Poyser et al, 2005). It opens the vertical dimension of occlusion (VDO), without having to treat the back … Continued

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Why I believe many of us are competing to treat the wrong patients

Rather than chasing new patients, maybe we should be looking to treat our current patients, Tif Qureshi says. All around me I see a non-stop barrage of social media advertising, case studies, patient testimonials, and marketing guru advice. It tell us: ‘You need new patients and without new patients you are not going to thrive!’ … Continued

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Do we truly understand continual tooth movement?

Every experienced dentist is familiar with the patient who repeatedly returns to surgery seeking treatment for the same chipped front tooth. Dentists who believe the correct course of action is a restorative veneer or crown wouldn’t be alone. However, that’s not necessarily correct, says IAS Academy clinical director Dr Tif Qureshi. The real answer lies … Continued

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Minimally invasive, natural smile makeover delights patient

Tif Qureshi the pioneer of align, bleach, bond and progressive smile design, explains how this proven technique avoids complex and expensive treatment. Traditional cosmetic dentistry has historically focused on large, high-end cases and this, I believe, has been a very short-sighted approach. It became a niche market that only very few patients could afford, carried … Continued

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