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Using Digital Guides to Replace a Missing Tooth with an Implant
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Using Digital Guides to Replace a Missing Tooth with an Implant

Precise placement and exact execution are critical to a successful implant-based restoration. Learn how to utilize digital surgical guides to ensure a...

| 2 years ago
Using Implant Surgical Guides
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Using Implant Surgical Guides

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

| 2 years 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.

| 3 years ago
Implants: Screw-Retained vs. Cement-Retained
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Implants: Screw-Retained vs. Cement-Retained

Dr. Gregg Kinzer compares both screw-retained and cement-retained implant options.

| 3 years ago
Achieving Soft Tissue Development in the Anterior
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Achieving Soft Tissue Development in the Anterior

Discover how to achieve soft tissue support around an implant in the anterior using digital dentistry.

| 3 years ago
Just the Basics Please, Part I: Implant Parts and Pieces 101
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Just the Basics Please, Part I: Implant Parts and Pieces 101

Part 1 in a series of articles by Dr. Jeff Lineberry to help dentists feel more comfortable about dental...

| 3 years ago
Implant Tissue Development in the Posterior with Digital Dentistry
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Implant Tissue Development in the Posterior with Digital Dentistry

Did you know you can achieve soft tissue support around an implant in the posterior with digital dentistry? Here's how.

| 3 years ago
Implants, Overdentures and Hybrids: Rapidly Expanding Options for the Edentulous Patient!
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Implants, Overdentures and Hybrids: Rapidly Expanding Options for the Edentulous Patient!

Dr. Steve Ratcliff uses current literature to discuss the changing options for edentulous patients, including implants, hybrids and overdentures.

| 3 years ago
Simple Implant Surgical Guides and Implant Mapping
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Simple Implant Surgical Guides and Implant Mapping

Even in the age of digital dentistry, analog concepts like implant surgical guides and mapping are necessary. Here's how they'll help you succeed.

| 3 years 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'?

| 3 years ago
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.

| 3 years ago
'Closed Tray' vs. ‘Open Tray' Implant Impressions
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'Closed Tray' vs. ‘Open Tray' Implant Impressions

We compare and contrast closed tray and open tray implant impressions.

| 3 years ago