Saving tooth #3 in lieu of sinus graft and implants Pre-operative diagnosis 1.  #3 clinically open crown margin with recurrent caries 2.  #5 clinically open crown margin with recurrent caries 3.  #3 Recession and minimal attached tissue 4.  #3 Grade...
  • November 15, 2021
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Implant planning is about communication and understood outcomes.  This goes for the treatment team as well as the patient.
  • November 10, 2021
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Does anyone plan maxillary over dentures anymore? . Do these restorations support cosmetic, biomechanical or biological long term successful outcomes?  Based on many social media posts and accolades, it is seemingly less important to today’s implant dentist to worry about these ideas.  . However, it is clear that the advanced loss of hard and soft tissue support lead to more complex restorative decision making.
  • November 1, 2021
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Implant Emergence Contours What is the cost of ignoring? It does not matter if you are digital or analog.  This topic is a fundamental principle and is so often ignored.  What is the cost of ignoring this emergence contours?  Messy...
  • November 1, 2021
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The present study examines the function of fixed bridges on abutment teeth with reduced but non-inflamed periodontal tissues. Eighteen patients with advanced periodontal breakdown and indication for oral rehabilitation received periodontal treatment and their dentitions were restored with fixed bridgework. The analysis of function performed 2-5 years after insertion of the reconstructions was made by (1) evaluation of the patients' opinion on chewing ability and function of the masti- catory system.
  • November 1, 2021
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