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Full Arch Reconstruction:  The Strategic Management of Remaining Teeth in Arch Distribution

Full Arch Reconstruction: The Strategic Management of Remaining Teeth in Arch Distribution

In this article, Dr. Ricardo Mitrani presents the case for strategically retaining healthy teeth rather than extracting all teeth in a full arch reconstruction.

| 1 year ago
Sequential Extraction Protocol for Full Arch Implant Therapy

Sequential Extraction Protocol for Full Arch Implant Therapy

In this fully illustrated article, Dr. Ricardo Mitrani show how the Sequential Extraction Protocol can be a preferred alternative in full arch cases.

| 1 year ago
The Advantages of Implant-Assisted Removable Partial Dentures (RPDs)
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The Advantages of Implant-Assisted Removable Partial Dentures (RPDs)

Dr. Ricardo Mitrani outlines the benefits of implant-assisted RPDs and explains why they can be an ideal 'transitional' treatment option for many patients.

| 1 year ago
A Simplified Technique for Gathering Lab Information in Full Arch Cases
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A Simplified Technique for Gathering Lab Information in Full Arch Cases

Dr. Ricardo Mitrani shows how to simplify and streamline the process of gathering information to transfer to dental labs in implant-supported full arch...

| 1 year ago
Dental Digital Workflow: Tooth-Supported Rehabilitation of the Maxillary Arch
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Dental Digital Workflow: Tooth-Supported Rehabilitation of the Maxillary Arch

In this visual essay, Dr. Ricardo Mitrani illustrates a sample dental digital workflow used in the reconstruction of a maxillary arch.

| 1 year ago
Getting the SRA Abutment Right in Implant-Supported Restorations
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Getting the SRA Abutment Right in Implant-Supported Restorations

Dr. Ricardo Mitrani explains how altering the angle of an SRA abutment can optimize screw access design when fabricating certain implant-supported restorations.

| 1 year ago
Dental Networking Event Reflections: 2022 Spear Summit

Dental Networking Event Reflections: 2022 Spear Summit

Dr. Mitrani shares some of the highlights from the 2022 Spear Summit and explains why next year's exclusive dental networking event will be even...

| 1 year ago
Four Key Elements of Esthetic Dentistry and the Importance of the Prototype

Four Key Elements of Esthetic Dentistry and the Importance of the Prototype

Spear's Dr. Ricardo Mitrani outlines the four key elements of communicating esthetic considerations and the importance of utilizing a prototype.

| 1 year ago
Utilizing RidgeFit Implants as Retention for Overdentures in Patients with Narrow Ridges
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Utilizing RidgeFit Implants as Retention for Overdentures in Patients with Narrow Ridges

In this visual essay, Dr. Mitrani shows how utilizing RidgeFit implants to convert existing dentures to implant overdentures can improve a patient's quality...

| 1 year ago
The Fourth Solution:  Congenitally Missing Lateral Incisor Implant Photo Essay
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The Fourth Solution: Congenitally Missing Lateral Incisor Implant Photo Essay

A lateral incisor implant has proven to be a predictable and viable interdisciplinary protocol for patients with congenitally missing maxillary incisors.

| 1 year ago
Three Solutions for Congenitally Missing Lateral Incisors: A Photo Essay
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Three Solutions for Congenitally Missing Lateral Incisors: A Photo Essay

Addressing congenitally missing lateral incisors is a common condition that justifies an interdisciplinary solution, such as canine substitution, resin-bonded...

| 2 years ago
Creating Esthetic Success with Full Arch Implant Supported Prosthesis

Creating Esthetic Success with Full Arch Implant Supported Prosthesis

This Visual technique guide shows you how to transfer pontic site gingival topography to your lab for esthetic success with full arch implant supported...

| 2 years ago