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A Primer on Locator Abutments for Implant Overdentures
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A Primer on Locator Abutments for Implant Overdentures

Here's a quick look at the benefits and complications surrounding the use of a locator abutment.

| 2 years ago
Pontic Design Considerations: A Comprehensive Review
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Pontic Design Considerations: A Comprehensive Review

Pontic shape types, design principles, modifications - and communicating with your lab about all of this - is covered in this thorough review of pontic...

| 3 years ago
Triple Tray Trouble
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Triple Tray Trouble

This article describes the benefit of using a triple tray for impressions, but also discusses the one instance when a triple tray can present a problem.

| 4 years ago
Got Tissue Issues?
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Got Tissue Issues?

When your implant abutment or crown/bridge framework on an implant won't seat, chances are it's a tissue issue. When you seat your provisional abutments and...

| 4 years ago
Maintain Tissue Shape on Implant Site
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Maintain Tissue Shape on Implant Site

The following technique is something I discovered that works very well for maintaining the tissue shape on an implant site when lab work is being done...

| 4 years ago
Maintain Tissue Shape on Implant Site
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Maintain Tissue Shape on Implant Site

The following technique is for maintaining the tissue shape on an implant site when lab work is being done to customize the impression abutment....

| 6 years ago
Using the Open Tray Technique When Impressing Implant Sites
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Using the Open Tray Technique When Impressing Implant Sites

Sometimes it's the little things that save time and aggravation and you wonder what took you so long to think of it. I always use the open tray technique...

| 6 years ago