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Implant Crowns – Cement, Screw or Both?
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Implant Crowns – Cement, Screw or Both?

Discover when to use a screw- or cement-retained implant crown for dental restorations.

| 4 weeks ago
Implant Risk Factors - Are You Asking the Right Questions?
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Implant Risk Factors - Are You Asking the Right Questions?

Discover the risk factors associated with implant failure and the importance of discussing possible complications with patients.

| 1 month ago
‘Screw-Mentable’ Implant Restoration
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‘Screw-Mentable’ Implant Restoration

The restorative challenges associated with screw-retained restorations can be solved by designing the implant in two pieces.

| 2 months ago
7 Ways to Increase Implant Productivity with Your Lab
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7 Ways to Increase Implant Productivity with Your Lab

Work more efficiently with your dental lab following these tips on everything from scan bodies and impression posts to implants in the esthetic zone.

| 3 months ago
Immediate Implant Placement in a Maxillary Molar Site with a Personalized Healing Abutment
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Immediate Implant Placement in a Maxillary Molar Site with a Personalized Healing Abutment

Learn a step-by-step technique for more confidence in your placement of a Straumann BLX implant with a personalized healing abutment fabricated with flowable...

| 5 months ago
Contemporary Implant Dentistry: Diagnostic Risk Management
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Contemporary Implant Dentistry: Diagnostic Risk Management

There are several risks a clinician must consider when using a dental implant as a treatment option. Learning to acquire and utilize the appropriate diagnostic...

| 7 months ago
FPDs Vs. Implants Part III: Length of Span and Vitality of Abutments
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FPDs Vs. Implants Part III: Length of Span and Vitality of Abutments

In this third article of a series on FPDs vs. implants, Dr. Frank Spear explores two FPD risk factors: length of span and weakened abutments.

| 11 months ago