Drs. Douglas D. Wright and William T. Goodwin II treat a patient with multiple restorative challenges The use of dental implants to replace missing teeth is causing a revolution in dental care. A dental student or dental resident in the 1970s learned about “new” techniques such as transmandibular staple-type implants1 or subperiosteal implants2 to support …Read Case Study
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Dr. Samantha Siranli teams up with dental lab technicians Tony Yoo and Shyun Oh to illustrate her fully digital protocol The protocol for immediate loading of full-arch implants includes the extraction of all non-salvageable teeth, implant placements, abutment placements, intraoral scans (Itero®) with scan bodies placed on the abutments, and in-house milling (Zirconzahn®) on the day of the surgery. The information …Read Case Study
Dr. Bart Silverman discusses a technique to promote osseointegration for patients with a respiratory disease Cystic fibrosis is a rare monogenic autosomal recessive genetic disease affecting around 75,000 people worldwide.1 The disease is typically diagnosed at birth and impacts Caucasians of northern European ancestry with an occurrence of 1 in 2,000-3,000 births, and occurs least …Read Case Study
Drs. Filip Ambrosio and Gregori M. Kurtzman discuss achieving osseocompression and improving bone density during implant procedures Introduction Full-arch implant prosthetics, referred to as “All-on-X,” have become a common option for treating either the edentulous arch or an arch that will be edentulous due to a failing remaining dentition. The goal typically is immediate provisionalization …Read Case Study
Dr. Xavier E. Saab explains a new way to deliver fixed full-arch restorations utilizing traditional LOCATOR® abutments and a new fixed attachment system Introduction The treatment of edentulous arches with full-arch fixed dental prosthetics is the oldest form of restorations placed on root form endosseous implants as presented by Brånemark, et al., in 1977.1 Many …Read Case Study
Dr. Mark Ludlow discusses how adding efficiencies to this implant procedure led to a satisfying result Implant therapy in the maxillary anterior region is always challenging from both a functional and an esthetic perspective. Tooth proportions, smile line, occlusion, soft tissue contour, and bone volume can all affect the degree of difficulty. However, with careful …Read Case Study
Dr. Ara Nazarian treats a patient from start to finish in fewer appointments When a patient presents to your dental practice with questionable and/or non-restorable teeth requiring full-mouth extractions, the biggest concern is whether implants can be placed at the same surgical visit and, if so, whether patients will be able to walk out with …Read Case Study
Dr. David Salmassy illustrates a complicated implant placement with the MPI™ Molecular Precision Implant by Ditron Dental USA Patients don’t come to dentists just for implants. They come to us for teeth and smiles. Some want to use those smiles to improve their life. This female patient, MC, is 30 years old and had a …Read Case Study