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Loose Implant Restorations
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Loose Implant Restorations

As we know in the world of dentistry today implants are becoming increasingly prevalent. And while they are a great option for tooth replacement, they...

| 6 years ago
Implants: Custom Abutment Choices
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Implants: Custom Abutment Choices

Have you ever struggled with removing the cement around implant restorations as discussed in my previous article? Or perhaps you have struggled with proper...

| 6 years ago
Soft Tissue Healing Around Dental Implants
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Soft Tissue Healing Around Dental Implants

As we all know, proper soft tissue healing is critical around dental implants. Not only must we achieve healthy tissue, but it is often vital to the success...

| 6 years ago
Managing Cement Retained Implants
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Managing Cement Retained Implants

While cement retained implants are widely popular, cement sepsis is one issue when it comes to cement retained implants.

| 6 years ago
New Materials: They're Here and More Are Coming

New Materials: They're Here and More Are Coming

As we all know, change is always happening and dentistry is no exception – particularly when it comes to dental materials. Recently there has been a...

| 7 years ago
Simplifying Open Tray Impressions [Part II]
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Simplifying Open Tray Impressions [Part II]

In Part I of this series I discussed how 'guide cones' can help with open tray implant impressions. In this article I'll discuss forming your tray and...

| 7 years ago
Simplifying Open Tray Impressions [Part I]
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Simplifying Open Tray Impressions [Part I]

When it comes to implant impressions do you prefer open or closed tray impressions? For me, the biggest reason I prefer closed tray is I hate trying to...

| 7 years ago
Two Fundamental Steps for Implant Planning [Ed.]
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Two Fundamental Steps for Implant Planning [Ed.]

Whether you're a specialist or restorative dentist, we are all faced with challenges; however, sometimes these challenges are avoidable with...

| 8 years ago
Implant Planning With CBCT

Implant Planning With CBCT

In a previous article 'Two Fundamental Steps For Implant Planning', I spoke about implant planning and the need for both proper placement and of...

| 8 years ago
Triumph Over the Dark Side

Triumph Over the Dark Side

I would like to share a particularly challenging case I had to deal with a few years ago, and how keeping an open mind along with some great teamwork...

| 8 years ago
What Lies in the Third Dimension
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What Lies in the Third Dimension

Technology like CBCT scans can help dentists better treatment plan cases.

| 9 years ago