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How Many Implants in the Edentulous Maxilla?

How Many Implants in the Edentulous Maxilla?

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

| 3 years ago
Implant Abutments: What Do I Choose?

Implant Abutments: What Do I Choose?

This article will help you decide whether to choose a stock implant abutment or a custom implant abutment based on your case.

| 3 years ago
How to Uncover an Implant 101

How to Uncover an Implant 101

This article discusses multiple methods of uncovering an implant during second stage surgery for ideal tissue esthetics.

| 3 years ago
Should You Probe Dental Implants?
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Should You Probe Dental Implants?

Proper evaluation of dental implants, with baseline information that includes probing, is necessary when making a determination of health or disease.

| 3 years ago
Using Digital Guides to Replace a Missing Tooth with an Implant

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...

| 3 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.

| 4 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.

| 4 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.

| 4 years ago
Achieving Soft Tissue Development in the Anterior

Achieving Soft Tissue Development in the Anterior

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

| 4 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...

| 4 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.

| 4 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.

| 4 years ago