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Implant Supported Fixed Bridge for Maxillary Incisors
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Implant Supported Fixed Bridge for Maxillary Incisors

When there are several options available, it is really our responsibility to help the patient make the decisions on the options available based on their...

| 8 months ago
Removable Partial Denture for Maxillary Incisors
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Removable Partial Denture for Maxillary Incisors

When there are several options available, it is our responsibility to help the patient make the decisions on the options available based on their unique...

| 1 year ago
Implant Supported Restoration for a Lower Second Molar
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Implant Supported Restoration for a Lower Second Molar

Learn how to create a strong implant-supported restoration for a lower second molar.

| 1 year ago
How Many Implants in the Edentulous Maxilla?
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How Many Implants in the Edentulous Maxilla?

When treatment planning implants in the edentulous maxilla, how many do you need? Dr. Doug Benting investigates.

| 1 year ago
Maxillary Prosthesis Retained by Two Dental Implants
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Maxillary Prosthesis Retained by Two Dental Implants

There are pros and cons to using only two dental implants when retaining maxillary prostheses.

| 2 years ago
3 Techniques to Remove Broken Abutment Screws
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3 Techniques to Remove Broken Abutment Screws

Learn the causes of broken implant abutment screws, as well as three ways to remove them.

| 2 years ago
Do Patients Need Dental Implants?
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Do Patients Need Dental Implants?

In restoration cases, some prefer to maintain the natural teeth while others consider implants right away. Is there a correct answer? We discuss.

| 3 years ago
BULL Rule - Or Is It a Guideline?
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BULL Rule - Or Is It a Guideline?

According to the BULL rule, modification should be made to the buccal cusps of the upper posterior teeth and the lingual cusps of the lower posterior...

| 3 years ago
Defining Space for a CAD/CAM Structure
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Defining Space for a CAD/CAM Structure

Dental implant supported prostheses were traditionally designed for mal-adaptive denture patients with significant alveolar bone loss in the mandibular...

| 3 years ago
How Many Implants in the Edentulous Mandible?
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How Many Implants in the Edentulous Mandible?

Fig. 1 How many dental implants would you like to see in the edentulous mandible?  Certainly there are many questions: Fixed or...

| 4 years ago
Denture to Interim Hybrid Using the Ministar
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Denture to Interim Hybrid Using the Ministar

Fixed hybrid prostheses were traditionally designed for mal-adaptive denture patients with significant alveolar bone loss in the mandibular arch.  This...

| 4 years ago
Incisal Edge Position: Planning for an Overdenture
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Incisal Edge Position: Planning for an Overdenture

Have you been through the experience of constructing an immediate denture where the patient returned from surgery with an overly prominent display of...

| 4 years ago