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Who Chooses the Implant Abutment: The Dentist or the Technician?
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Who Chooses the Implant Abutment: The Dentist or the Technician?

Should the clinician or the technician choose the implant abutment? We look at a case example to discover the answer.

| 3 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.

| 3 years ago
Guided Implant Surgery and the Blind Skier
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Guided Implant Surgery and the Blind Skier

We focus on two important aspects of guided implant surgery: trust and vision.

| 3 years ago
Dark Tissue Around Implants?
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Dark Tissue Around Implants?

What is the most crucial factor in terms of correcting tissue discoloration around implant restorations? We discuss the research in our latest article.

| 3 years ago
BULL Rule - Or Is It a Guideline?
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BULL Rule - Or Is It a Guideline?

According to the BULL rule, modification should be made to the buccal cusps of the upper posterior teeth and the lingual cusps of the lower posterior...

| 3 years ago
Three Tips for Managing Implant Placement and Tissue Healing
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Three Tips for Managing Implant Placement and Tissue Healing

This article offers three tips for managing placement and soft tissue healing with implants.

| 3 years ago
New Spear Online Course: Osseointegration and Implant Loading Protocol
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New Spear Online Course: Osseointegration and Implant Loading Protocol

Learn more about our newest video course in which we explore the concept of osseointegration and implant stability.

| 3 years ago
The Implant Working Cast: 4 Steps for Fabricating a Soft Tissue Cast
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The Implant Working Cast: 4 Steps for Fabricating a Soft Tissue Cast

We break down the four necessary steps for fabricating a soft-tissue cast.

| 3 years ago
Defining Space for a CAD/CAM Structure
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Defining Space for a CAD/CAM Structure

Dental implant supported prostheses were traditionally designed for mal-adaptive denture patients with significant alveolar bone loss in the mandibular...

| 3 years ago
The True Cost of Not Knowing What’s Going on Top of Your Implants
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The True Cost of Not Knowing What’s Going on Top of Your Implants

Are aftermarket components really worth the initial savings? We take a look at an implant case to find out.

| 3 years ago
Creating a Radiographic Template for Implant Planning Step-by-Step
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Creating a Radiographic Template for Implant Planning Step-by-Step

Implant planning has become more sophisticated in recent years. Following these 10 steps will...

| 3 years ago
Dealing With a Loose Implant Crown
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Dealing With a Loose Implant Crown

We offer advice on dealing with loose implant crowns, which can be difficult when they're cement-retained with a loosened abutment screw.

| 3 years ago