Dr. Bart W. Silverman discusses how technology can result in more predictable treatment outcomesRead Case Study
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Dr. Charles D. Schlesinger describes a unique two-drill protocol Although implants have been, and will continue to be, placed freehand, technology has brought guided surgery into the hands of any doctor who may want to utilize it. The use of CT-guided surgery can increase accuracy and predictability of implant placement but also drastically cut down …Read Case Study
Dr. Brad McAllister offers hope to a patient with a hopeless tooth A 50-year-old female presented with hopeless tooth No. 18 (Figure 1). Her medical and dental history were uneventful. This previously root canaled tooth was hopeless due to deep decay and extensive furcation involvement (Figures 2 and 3). In planning a size for placing …Read Case Study
Drs. Ann Marie Hofbauer and Salah Huwais offer another case study using a novel biomechanical site preparation technique In 1981, Dr. Albrektsson, a member of Dr. Brånemark’s team, stated that there are six factors for reliable osseointegration: implant material and design, its surface condition, bone status, surgical technique, and implant loading condition. (Albrektsson, et al., 1981). …Read Case Study
Dr. Salah Huwais discusses how osseodensification facilitates ridge expansion with enhanced implant stability Introduction The medical profession has, with certain exceptions, adapted commercially available instruments that have been developed for drilling other materials (Jackson, et al., 1989). For more than a decade, clinicians have been asking for improvement in bone drilling and preparation (Natali, et …Read Case Study