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When to Use Zirconia Abutments

When to Use Zirconia Abutments

How do you decide when to use zirconia abutments? Learn about two conditions to consider for selection.

| 1 year ago
Tips on Fabricating Implant Provisionals and Custom Healing Abutments
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Tips on Fabricating Implant Provisionals and Custom Healing Abutments

We focus on making implant provisionals since fabricating a custom healing abutment is very similar in many ways.

| 3 years ago
How to Retrieve a Broken Implant Abutment
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How to Retrieve a Broken Implant Abutment

Here are 7 tips to retrieving a broken implant...

| 3 years ago
Occlusion: Teeth vs. Implants
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Occlusion: Teeth vs. Implants

Whether we're talking about teeth or implants, occlusion can be a tricky thing. So in this article we highlight their key differences in regards to occlusion...

| 3 years ago
Using Implant Surgical Guides
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Using Implant Surgical Guides

Dr. John Carson explains the value of taking the time to fabricate an implant surgical guide.

| 4 years ago
Dealing with a Damaged Implant
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Dealing with a Damaged Implant

When treating damaged implants, are you asking the right 'whys'?

| 4 years ago
3 Easy Ways to Use Stock Implant Abutments

3 Easy Ways to Use Stock Implant Abutments

Stock implant abutments usually require some compromises. Here are three simple ways to avoid having to make those compromises in many cases.

| 5 years ago
Three Tips for Managing Implant Placement and Tissue Healing
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Three Tips for Managing Implant Placement and Tissue Healing

This article offers three tips for managing placement and soft tissue healing with implants.

| 5 years ago
Dealing With a Loose Implant Crown
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Dealing With a Loose Implant Crown

We offer advice on dealing with loose implant crowns, which can be difficult when they're cement-retained with a loosened abutment screw.

| 5 years ago
5 Tips For Better Implant Restorations

5 Tips For Better Implant Restorations

Whether you prefer screw-retained or cement-retained implants, these five tips will help you improve your implant restorations.

| 5 years ago
What Implant Is That?

What Implant Is That?

Have your ever inherited a case with an unknown implant type that you need to identify in order to treat?  If it's not happened to you yet count your...

| 6 years ago
Dental Implants: Modifying Provisionals

Dental Implants: Modifying Provisionals

Figure 1 If you are like me, then implants are becoming a bigger and bigger part of your practice. As we know, managing soft tissue around...

| 6 years ago