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How to Minimize Peri-implant Abutment Complications

How to Minimize Peri-implant Abutment Complications

Here's a step-by-step guide to minimizing complications with implant abutments.

| 5 years ago
3 Easy Ways to Use Stock Implant Abutments

3 Easy Ways to Use Stock Implant Abutments

Stock implant abutments usually require some compromises. Here are three simple ways to avoid having to make those compromises in many cases.

| 5 years ago
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.

| 5 years ago
Do Patients Need Dental Implants?

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.

| 5 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.

| 5 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.

| 5 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...

| 5 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.

| 5 years ago
New Spear Online Course: Osseointegration and Implant Loading Protocol

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.

| 5 years ago
The Implant Working Cast: 4 Steps for Fabricating a Soft Tissue Cast

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.

| 5 years ago
Defining Space for a CAD/CAM Structure

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...

| 5 years ago
The True Cost of Not Knowing What’s Going on Top of Your Implants

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.

| 5 years ago