Screw-Retained Restorations With Off-Angle Implants
Check out these tips and techniques for ensuring esthetic screw-retained abutments.Steve Ratcliff | 4 years ago ›
Implant Abutments: What Do I Choose?
This article will help you decide whether to choose a stock implant abutment or a custom implant abutment based on your case.Steve Ratcliff | 5 years ago ›
Implants, Overdentures and Hybrids: Rapidly Expanding Options for the Edentulous Patient!
Dr. Steve Ratcliff uses current literature to discuss the changing options for edentulous patients, including implants, hybrids and overdentures.Steve Ratcliff | 6 years ago ›
What’s the Story on Ceramic Implants?
All-ceramic one-piece implants may be a controversial development, but there is evidence to show they may be a useful option.Steve Ratcliff | 6 years ago ›
Creating a Radiographic Template for Implant Planning Step-by-Step
Implant planning has become more sophisticated in recent years. Following these 10 steps will...Steve Ratcliff | 7 years ago ›
Cemented vs. Screw-Retained Implant Restorations
We focus on cemented restorations - when and why to use it as well as best practices.Steve Ratcliff | 7 years ago ›
Implant Maintenance for Long-Term Success
Dr. Steve Ratcliff shares how ongoing implant maintenance is the key to long-term implant success.Steve Ratcliff | 7 years ago ›
Who gets to decide where the implants go?
In today's article, Dr. Steve Ratcliff answers the question, 'Who decides where dental implants go – specialists, GPs or both?'Steve Ratcliff | 7 years ago ›
Pictures: They Don't Always Tell the Whole Story
Dentistry is never static, however, the principles of diagnosis and treatment planning are timeless. What changes is not the principle but the understanding...Steve Ratcliff | 7 years ago ›
This is a patient who after several years of procrastinating has decided to move forward with treatment. The deciding factor for her was recurrent decay...Steve Ratcliff | 8 years ago ›
I am not a dentist who chooses to use an in-office milling system. It just doesn't make sense for my small practice and low volume of patients. Yet, I...Steve Ratcliff | 8 years ago ›
You Only Treat What You See...
Consider this patient who did exactly what her dentist suggested; she cracked her lower left second molar and it split in half and had to be extracted....Steve Ratcliff | 8 years ago ›