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Individual Dental Implant Supported Restorations for Maxillary Incisors
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Individual Dental Implant Supported Restorations for Maxillary Incisors

This patient has decided to have his upper maxillary incisors removed following a significant dental history that includes endodontic treatment, clinical...

| 6 years ago
Tooth Supported Fixed Bridge for Missing Maxillary Incisors
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Tooth Supported Fixed Bridge for Missing Maxillary Incisors

This patient has decided to have his upper maxillary incisors removed following a significant dental history that includes endodontic treatment, clinical...

| 6 years ago
Temporary Restoration Options for Extraction Sockets
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Temporary Restoration Options for Extraction Sockets

This patient has decided to have his upper maxillary incisors removed following a significant dental history that includes endodontic treatment, clinical...

| 6 years ago
Challenge: Oral Pemphigus Vulgaris
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Challenge: Oral Pemphigus Vulgaris

A 44-year-old female presented with severe vestibulo-bullous lesions as a result of oral pemphigus vulgaris (PV). The patient had been under the care...

| 6 years ago
Sub-Pontic Osseous Hyperplasia
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Sub-Pontic Osseous Hyperplasia

I had the pleasure of meeting a great patient for the first time earlier this year. She had been to her hygienist who identified an area of decay around...

| 6 years ago
Modification of Existing Restoration to Screw Retained Provisional
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Modification of Existing Restoration to Screw Retained Provisional

This patient was referred by her dentist for restoration of the dental implant in the central incisor position. She was expecting an experience similar...

| 6 years ago
Should Molar Implant Restorations be Cemented?
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Should Molar Implant Restorations be Cemented?

A patient presents for an evaluation with the primary concern that the 'bite' has never felt right following insertion of dental implant supported restorations...

| 6 years ago
Implant Supported Restoration Following Severe Trauma [Part III]
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Implant Supported Restoration Following Severe Trauma [Part III]

In the final part of this series on this specific case involving severe trauma, I'll discuss how prosthetic re-creation of the gingival aspect of the...

| 6 years ago
Implant Supported Restoration Following Severe Trauma [Part II]
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Implant Supported Restoration Following Severe Trauma [Part II]

In Part I of this series, I introduced a 21-year-old patient that was missing teeth 8-11 and 21-27 due to a life-threatening car accident. I demonstrated...

| 6 years ago
Implant Supported Restoration Following Severe Trauma [Part I]
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Implant Supported Restoration Following Severe Trauma [Part I]

Patients that have endured injury as a result of trauma present unique challenges in restorative treatment planning. The goals of the patient are combined...

| 7 years ago
Maxillary Implant Surgical Guide Using the MiniSTAR
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Maxillary Implant Surgical Guide Using the MiniSTAR

Practical communication is helpful in creating an optimal treatment result when removal of supporting bone is coordinated with the surgical placement...

| 7 years ago