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Improving the Patient Experience Utilizing Digital Workflows: A Visual Essay

Improving the Patient Experience Utilizing Digital Workflows: A Visual Essay

Using digital workflows in dentistry, dentists can communicate treatment plans and outcomes to patients more efficiently. Dr. Mitrani walks through one...

| 3 weeks ago
Overcoming Failure in Dentistry:  Analyzing Interdisciplinary Collateral Damage

Overcoming Failure in Dentistry: Analyzing Interdisciplinary Collateral Damage

Addressing failure in dentistry involves probing root causes. Here, Dr. Mitrani explores interdisciplinary communication, planning, and execution barriers.

| 4 months ago
Full Arch Reconstruction:  The Strategic Management of Remaining Teeth in Arch Distribution

Full Arch Reconstruction: The Strategic Management of Remaining Teeth in Arch Distribution

In this article, Dr. Ricardo Mitrani presents the case for strategically retaining healthy teeth rather than extracting all teeth in a full arch reconstruction.

| 1 year ago
Sequential Extraction Protocol for Full Arch Implant Therapy

Sequential Extraction Protocol for Full Arch Implant Therapy

In this fully illustrated article, Dr. Ricardo Mitrani show how the Sequential Extraction Protocol can be a preferred alternative in full arch cases.

| 1 year ago
The Advantages of Implant-Assisted Removable Partial Dentures (RPDs)
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The Advantages of Implant-Assisted Removable Partial Dentures (RPDs)

Dr. Ricardo Mitrani outlines the benefits of implant-assisted RPDs and explains why they can be an ideal 'transitional' treatment option for many patients.

| 1 year ago
Facilitating Treatment Utilizing Pre-Existing Implant Components
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Facilitating Treatment Utilizing Pre-Existing Implant Components

In this case review, Dr. Ricardo Mitrani explores how his team expedited provisionalization and mitigated cost involving pre-existing implant components.

| 2 years ago
The Global Evolution of Spear Study Clubs

The Global Evolution of Spear Study Clubs

Dr. Ricardo Mitrani discusses how a recent global Spear Study Club event represented an important milestone for the clinical community and the future...

| 2 years ago
Psychological Safety in the Dental Office
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Psychological Safety in the Dental Office

Struggling to motivate your team? The problem is (probably) you. Dr. Ricardo Mitrani explains why.

| 2 years ago
How to Transition a Removable Implant-Supported Solution to a Fixed Prosthesis (Part 2)

How to Transition a Removable Implant-Supported Solution to a Fixed Prosthesis (Part 2)

In the final part of his series, Dr. Ricardo Mitrani explains more about helping patients avoid misjudging the value of preexisting dental implants.

| 3 years ago
How to Transition a Removable Implant-Supported Solution to a Fixed Prosthesis (Part 1)

How to Transition a Removable Implant-Supported Solution to a Fixed Prosthesis (Part 1)

Dr. Ricardo Mitrani showcases a challenging patient who is treated with a fixed, screw-retained implant provisional restoration utilizing digital technology.

| 3 years ago
Silicone Jig Technique for Cement-Retained Implant Supported Restoration

Silicone Jig Technique for Cement-Retained Implant Supported Restoration

Follow Dr. Mitrani's visual essay to fabricate a silicone jig to control the cement around an implant-retained restoration.

| 3 years ago
Customized Impression Coping for a Single Tooth Implant in a Maxillary Central Incisor
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Customized Impression Coping for a Single Tooth Implant in a Maxillary Central Incisor

Follow this visual essay for steps to fabricate a personalized impression coping to optimize the transfer of the peri-implant soft tissue architecture...

| 3 years ago