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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.

| 1 month 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.

| 1 month 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.

| 5 months 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...

| 7 months ago
How to Temporarily Repair a Fractured Implant-Supported Zirconia Prosthesis
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How to Temporarily Repair a Fractured Implant-Supported Zirconia Prosthesis

Follow Dr. Mitrani's visual essay on how to temporarily repair a fractured implant-supported zirconia prosthesis.

| 7 months ago
A Simple Way to Fix Porcelain Chipping in a Full Arch Implant-Supported Prosthesis

A Simple Way to Fix Porcelain Chipping in a Full Arch Implant-Supported Prosthesis

Follow Dr. Mitrani's visual essay on how to solve a fracture problem on a full arch layered zirconia implant-supported prosthesis using veneers.

| 8 months ago
Disruptive Innovation in the Dental Marketplace

Disruptive Innovation in the Dental Marketplace

Positive disruption is occurring throughout the dental and health care industries. So, what's the impact on our patients? And how do we keep pace with...

| 1 year ago
Intrinsic Dental Erosion - Causes and Diagnosis
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Intrinsic Dental Erosion - Causes and Diagnosis

Learn what to be mindful of with intrinsic erosion lesions, which are commonly found on the palatal surfaces of the maxillary teeth, followed by the occlusal...

| 1 year ago
Tips to Overcome Common Mistakes in Conversion Protocol for Fixed Hybrids

Tips to Overcome Common Mistakes in Conversion Protocol for Fixed Hybrids

Get tips on fixed hybrid techniques, including an immediate loading protocol that includes converting an immediate denture to a fixed provisional, implant-supported...

| 1 year ago
5 Elements of the ‘Less is More’ Approach in Interdisciplinary Treatment
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5 Elements of the ‘Less is More’ Approach in Interdisciplinary Treatment

Like architecture and design, sometimes the simplest option is most effective in dentistry.

| 1 year ago
The Power of Anticipation
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The Power of Anticipation

Anticipating the unexpected is essential to aligning your team to delight your patients with greater consistency.

| 1 year ago
Terminal Dentition: Where Do We Draw the Line?

Terminal Dentition: Where Do We Draw the Line?

When should you extract? When should you preserve? Learning to perform a thorough terminal dentition evaluation will help you better decide the fate of...

| 2 years ago