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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
Using Implant Surgical Guides: Part I
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Using Implant Surgical Guides: Part I

Dr. John Carson explains the value of taking the time to fabricate an implant surgical guide.

| 5 months ago
Dealing with a Damaged Implant
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Dealing with a Damaged Implant

When treating damaged implants, are you asking the right 'whys'?

| 1 year ago
3 Easy Ways to Use Stock Implant Abutments
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3 Easy Ways to Use Stock Implant Abutments

Stock implant abutments usually require some compromises. Here are three simple ways to avoid having to make those compromises in many cases.

| 1 year ago
Three Tips for Managing Implant Placement and Tissue Healing
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Three Tips for Managing Implant Placement and Tissue Healing

This article offers three tips for managing placement and soft tissue healing with implants.

| 2 years ago
Tips on Fabricating Implant Provisionals and Custom Healing Abutments
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Tips on Fabricating Implant Provisionals and Custom Healing Abutments

As I discussed in a previous article, custom healing abutments and implant provisionals can be a vital tool in influencing the soft tissue healing around...

| 2 years ago
Dealing With a Loose Implant Crown
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Dealing With a Loose Implant Crown

We offer advice on dealing with loose implant crowns, which can be difficult when they're cement-retained with a loosened abutment screw.

| 2 years ago
5 Tips For Better Implant Restorations
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5 Tips For Better Implant Restorations

Whether you prefer screw-retained or cement-retained implants, these five tips will help you improve your implant restorations.

| 2 years ago
What Implant Is That?
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What Implant Is That?

Have your ever inherited a case with an unknown implant type that you need to identify in order to treat?  If it's not happened to you yet count your...

| 2 years ago
Dental Implants: Modifying Provisionals
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Dental Implants: Modifying Provisionals

Figure 1 If you are like me, then implants are becoming a bigger and bigger part of your practice. As we know, managing soft tissue around...

| 2 years ago
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...

| 3 years ago