Whether to treat dental implants like their natural tooth counterparts and restore them with cemented restorations or treat them as a different entity and restore them with screw-retained crowns requires careful consideration. We all have our ideas of what works best clinically in our own hands and what is the best solution for our patients.
If you ask, most patients will tell you they hate their lower denture. Lower dentures flip and flop. They are notoriously unstable and are difficult to wear. In many cases, the only option to improve the patient’s overall well-being and happiness is to stabilize the denture with implants.
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Nothing stays the same. The mouth changes over time. But patients fail to realize this fact when it comes to removable dental appliances. How many times have you heard a patient proclaim that the metal partial “you made” them is loose or it doesn’t fit the way it originally did when “you made” nine years ago?
Over the last five decades, there has been tremendous progress in the treatment and prevention of dental disease as well as new ways to restore or replace teeth that are lost to disease. But one thing hasn’t really changed. And that is immediate dentures.
3D Scanned Denture Impressions and Printed Models: Has Technology Made Traditional Impressions and Lab Stone Obsolete?
Computer technology is everywhere and has become a ubiquitous part of today’s modern society. The idea of digitizing data is used in everything from those photos you snap of your food with your cell phone to 3D CAD/CAM parts for your car.
Wironium is a proprietary nickel-free cobalt-chrome alloy developed by Bego USA, Inc. Wironium is similar in composition to many of the other brands of cobalt-chrome alloys that have been available to the dental profession [...]