This is a fairly common complaint that I hear occasionally when I ask a new patient if they feel comfortable with their mouth. The lady is missing several teeth and has worn a removable partial denture for years. She had adapted to the removable teeth but several months ago, she removed them and for whatever reason she did not wear them for a month. Later, when she tried to put…
Mini-implants are a great solution for selected cases, but cannot replace regular implants.
Screw retained or cement retained crowns – How to choose
Many adults are prescribed an anticoagulant which is a drug that interferes with the formation of a clot. Since these drugs interfere with the coagulation of the blood, they need to inorm the dentist before any procedures.
The intraoral scanning at the specialist’s office benefits everyone involved. The experienced restorative dentist likes the simple procedure and reduced chair time. The inexperienced dentist benefits from the same things plus a close interaction with an experienced surgeon. The specialist benefits from increased referrals by restorative dentists who would like to benefit from the simplified, state of the art procedure. And last but not least, the patient benefits from a more comfortable procedure
This article describes a maxillary reconstruction of a terminal dentition using a two-stage protocol. A staged delayed load treatment was chosen instead of the immediate load option.