Dr. Brett E. Gilbert and Sue Jeffries discuss the importance of providing a safe space in support of dentists’ mental health “When we are looking for compassion, we need someone who is deeply rooted, able to bend, and, most of all, we need someone who embraces us for our strengths and struggles. We need to …Read Clinical Study
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Dr. Steven Vorholt illustrates management of a common implant surgery postoperative complication Incision line opening is the most common postoperative complication that implant surgeons must handle. Being comfortable with the etiology, outcomes, and treatment is key for any implant surgeon whether he/she is beginning the implant journey or is very experienced. In this article, I …Read Case Study
I remember 20 years ago leaving a Nobel Biocare Zygoma Implant training course thinking to myself, Not a chance; I am ever going to do that! Most patients faced with complete tooth loss at that time would be treated in my practice with conventional sinus augmentation, ridge augmentation, and root form implants. It seemed too …Read Column
Dr. Ara Nazarian offers options to fit a patient’s lifestyle and budget Introduction In today’s economy, we have seen dramatic changes in lifestyle, health, and income. Because of this, we have seen patients delay dental treatment until it ultimately becomes very painful. Although patients may want full mouth dental implant reconstructions with fixed restorations, this …Read Case Study
Here comes summer — we’re already half way through the year, and many of hit the ground running into 2021 — a robust reboot of the “Roaring 20s!” During this past year, we have all had plenty of time to think about our personal and professional lives, what works and what needs to be changed. …Read Column
Douglas Wilkin, PhD, describes a system that achieves optimal outcomes for screw-retained restorations The introduction of SMARTbase™ Engaging Ti-base Abutment System from Implant Direct allows clinicians to achieve optimal outcomes for screw-retained restorations. SMARTbase abutments are a new generation of titanium abutments (also known as Ti-bases) designed with ease of use in mind and offer …View Product Profile
Rose Nierman says for patients and the practice it’s worth the effort to integrate medical billing Did you know that it is possible to bill medical insurance for CBCT? Many dental practices bill medical insurance for sleep apnea appliances, oral surgeries, TMJ orthotics, and diagnostic imaging services. Medical billing in a dental office is a …Read Article
Dr. Justin D. Moody reflects on a patient’s 2-year-old implant Seems everyone has a specific criterion for what success and failure looks like. Some judge it on the implant health, others on the soft tissue condition, and yet others on the prosthetic outcome. Truth is that it should be a view of all three of …Read Article