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Considerations For Screw-Retained Single Implant Restorations: Part II
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Considerations For Screw-Retained Single Implant Restorations: Part II

When it comes to esthetics and nuances of screw-retained implant restorations, what do you need to know before you decide to move forward?

| 1 week ago
Socket Preservation 101: What Works?
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Socket Preservation 101: What Works?

Once we realize that a tooth is going to be lost, there are a variety of methods and materials to help with socket preservation.

| 1 week 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.

| 3 weeks ago
Conversion Prosthesis For an Implant-Supported Fixed Dental Prosthesis
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Conversion Prosthesis For an Implant-Supported Fixed Dental Prosthesis

This visual essay will walk you through an entire sequence for handling immediate loading of a full arch implant-supported dental prosthesis.

| 1 month ago
Screw-Retained Single Implant Restorations Part I
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Screw-Retained Single Implant Restorations Part I

Read this article before you screw retain that implant to make sure it's the best plan of action.

| 1 month ago
How to Retrieve a Broken Implant Abutment
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How to Retrieve a Broken Implant Abutment

Here are 7 tips to retrieving a broken implant...

| 1 month ago
Occlusion: Teeth vs. Implants
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Occlusion: Teeth vs. Implants

Whether we're talking about teeth or implants, occlusion can be a tricky thing. So in this article we highlight their key differences in regards to occlusion...

| 2 months ago
Immediate vs. Delayed Implant Loading
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Immediate vs. Delayed Implant Loading

In this article, Dr. Jeff Bonk discusses considerations for deciding whether to immediately load an implant or delay placement.

| 2 months 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.

| 3 months ago
Implant Abutments: What Do I Choose?
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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.

| 3 months ago
How to Uncover an Implant 101
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How to Uncover an Implant 101

This article discusses multiple methods of uncovering an implant during second stage surgery for ideal tissue esthetics.

| 3 months ago
Should You Probe Dental Implants?
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Should You Probe Dental Implants?

Proper evaluation of dental implants, with baseline information that includes probing, is necessary when making a determination of health or disease.

| 4 months ago