Aesthetic Enhancement of Anterior Dental Implants with the Use of Tapered Osteotomes and Soft Tissue Manipulation
Jack A. Hahn, DDS;Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD
Replacement of a Mutilated Maxillary Incisor With a Single Implant Restoration: A Staged Implant
Patients are advised to maintain oral health in order to enjoy function and the natural appearance of their dentition for a lifetime. In the event that oral health becomes impaired, clinicians are capable of restoring it through either conservative or sophisticated treatment modalities. This treatment must be based on sound, rationalized clinical evidence and a clear understanding of the biological and physiological processes involved. Dental professionals must also acknowledge their personal limitations…
Failure Causes,Timing, and Cluster Behavior:An 8-Year Study of Dental Implants
An implant-supported restoration offers a predictable treatment for tooth replacement. 1–3 Success rates for implants are high. Never the-less,failures that mandate implant removal do occur.This lengthens and complicates the treatment process, 3–7 as well as jeopardize the clinician’s efforts to accomplish satisfactory function and esthetics. For the patient,this usually involves further cost and additional procedures.
A Technique for Making Impressions of Deeply Placed Implants
Precise fit between dental implants
and the superstructure is important
for the long term success of implants
and implant-supported prostheses. One factor which may influence the
accuracy of the definitive prosthesis is
the stability of the impression coping
in polymerized impression material.
In some circumstances, an implant
must be placed well below the gingival
margin, meaning that most of the impression
coping will also be situated
subgingivally with no contact with the
impression material. This can result
in reduced stability of the impression
coping, allowing it to rotate when fastening
the implant analog.
describes a simple technique that
involves the use of a roll of composite
resin, tray adhesive, and a small
amount of occlusal registration material
applied around a transfer coping
in a direct implant impression.
Controversies in Modern Implant Therapy - Part 2 of 2
Dr. Georgios Romanos continues to cover some of the ongoing controversies in implant dentistry.
Immediate Dentoalveolar Restoration (IDR) - A New Technique for Compromised Extraction Sites
The Immediate Dentoalveolar Restoration (IDR) is a technique established to broaden indications for immediate loading on individual teeth even in compromised sites. This presentation outlines this new surgical/restorative protocol by describing it in step-by-step detail. Extraction site management, buccal bone reconstruction and soft tissue enhancement will be featured.
rhBMP-2 Infuse and Titanium Mesh Utilized for Regeneration of the Posterior Mandible
BMP-2, bone morphogenic protein and the concepts of GBR are featured in this case report.
Computer Enhanced Implant Dentistry - Part 1 of 2
Many elements of the digital workflow including digital treatment planning using merged datasets, guided implant surgery, and CADCAM restorative design will be presented in the context of their current limitations and the opportunity for efficient and predictable esthetic restorative outcomes. The goal of treatment success is based upon the thoughtful application of these technologies to an patient’s specific needs.
Immediate Implant Provisionalization: A Critical Aspect in Tissue Care and Esthetics-Part 1 of 2
The management of the hopeless tooth or an edentulous span in the Estheitc Zone is amongst the most clinically demanding procedures in tooth replacement do to the demands of tissue preservation and patient management during the healing phase. As important as the implant surgical process in these areas is the role of the immediate provisional restoration.
A step-by-step protocol will be presented in how to fabricate the proper screw-retained provisional restoration from the fabrication of the acrylic shell to managing and capturing the proper supportive subgingival contour.
Revolutionary Dental Implant Material Technology: Trabecular Metal
This webinar will highlight, in detail, this new implant surface technology, related literature, as well as its enhancing effect on current clinical implant protocols.
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