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The 3 Best Times to Use Sectional Impression Techniques
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The 3 Best Times to Use Sectional Impression Techniques

Here are three relatively common situations in which a sectional impression can be beneficial.

| 3 months ago
Removable Partial Denture for Maxillary Incisors
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Removable Partial Denture for Maxillary Incisors

When there are several options available, it is our responsibility to help the patient make the decisions on the options available based on their unique...

| 4 months ago
A Step-by-Step Guide to Converting Denture to Interim Hybrid Prosthesis
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A Step-by-Step Guide to Converting Denture to Interim Hybrid Prosthesis

In this comprehensive guide, we walk dentists through the process of constructing an interim dental implant-supported hybrid prosthesis.

| 5 months ago
Implant Supported Restoration for a Lower Second Molar
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Implant Supported Restoration for a Lower Second Molar

Learn how to create a strong implant-supported restoration for a lower second molar.

| 6 months ago
How Many Implants in the Edentulous Maxilla?
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How Many Implants in the Edentulous Maxilla?

When treatment planning implants in the edentulous maxilla, how many do you need? Dr. Doug Benting investigates.

| 9 months ago
Complete Dentures ... What’s Your Strategy?
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Complete Dentures ... What’s Your Strategy?

This article describes the category of the adult population that may be edentulous and strategies for those patients that may include dentures.

| 10 months ago
Maxillary Prosthesis Retained by Two Dental Implants
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Maxillary Prosthesis Retained by Two Dental Implants

There are pros and cons to using only two dental implants when retaining maxillary prostheses.

| 1 year ago
3 Techniques to Remove Broken Abutment Screws
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3 Techniques to Remove Broken Abutment Screws

Learn the causes of broken implant abutment screws, as well as three ways to remove them.

| 1 year ago
Implant-assisted Removable Partials: Highlighting the Advantages in 2 Cases
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Implant-assisted Removable Partials: Highlighting the Advantages in 2 Cases

We review two cases that highlight the advantages of implant-assisted partial dentures.

| 2 years ago
Three Techniques to Help Quick-trigger Gag Reflex Patients
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Three Techniques to Help Quick-trigger Gag Reflex Patients

As a dentist, it can be difficult to work with patients who suffer from severe gag reflexes, but these three techniques can help.

| 2 years ago
Dental Organizations Release Clinical Practice Guidelines for 2016
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Dental Organizations Release Clinical Practice Guidelines for 2016

We break down the findings from the recently-published Clinical Practice Guidelines...

| 2 years ago
Do Patients Need Dental Implants?
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Do Patients Need Dental Implants?

In restoration cases, some prefer to maintain the natural teeth while others consider implants right away. Is there a correct answer? We discuss.

| 2 years ago