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August 1, 2015 Feature DentistryImplantologyImplantology

Implants Used As An Adjunct To Full Mouth Rehabilitation

by Blake Nicolucci, BSc, DDS

The following is a case study that involves a patient who has lost vertical dimension, lost posterior teeth, worn down his anterior teeth from bruxing and attrition, and with a diet that became almost completely liquid. Although it seemed like

August 1, 2015 Feature DentistryImplantologyImplantology

Surgical Risk Factors in Implant Dentistry: Influence on Failures and Bone Loss

by Murray Arlin, DDS, Dip. Perio, FRCD(C)

Implant failures, peri-implant bone loss and other complications do occur, so it is vital for dentists to be aware of the risk factors that may be significant. This article will be the first of a series to be published in

August 1, 2015 Feature DentistryImplantologyImplantology

Implant Supported Overdentures

by Mark Nicolucci, DDS, MS, FRCD(C)

In 2009, the Canadian government published a summary report on the findings of the oral health component of the Canadian Health Measures Survey 2007–2009.1 They reported that 6.4 percent of the Canadian population was edentulous between 2007 and 2009. Thus,

August 1, 2015 Feature DentistryImplantologyImplantology

The Tooth Replacement Concept Utilizing Ceramic Dental Implants

by Dan Hagi, DDS, FAGD, FICOI, (A)FAAID

IntroductionThe main goal of tooth replacement is to provide our patients with a long lasting tooth-like restoration that is strong, easy to maintain, biologically compatible, and aesthetically similar to or better than natural teeth. The use of titanium in implant

August 1, 2015 Feature DentistryImplantologyImplantology

Eliminating Tooth Sensitivity During Tooth Whitening A Five Case Study

by Ron Goodlin, DDS, AAACD, FIADE, FAGD

The advent of specialized chemistry in the “Zoom Whitespeed” (Fig. 1) (Philips) tooth whitening system has all but eliminated the concern over tooth sensitivity during bleaching procedures.1,2 There do remain, however, some patients, who have experienced severe sensitivity when they

August 1, 2015 Feature DentistryImplantologyImplantology

The Checklist – Sign Up Or Lose

by Dr. Blake Nicolucci, BSc, DDS

Dental implants can be a challenge at the best of times, although if everything is planned out ahead of time, most of these challenges can be either overcome or eliminated. One of the best ways to overcome these challenges is

August 1, 2015 Feature DentistryImplantologyImplantology

Re: The Perceived Issue of Oversupply of Dentists, Roundtable Discussion, May Oral Health

by Letter to the Editor

“Perceived” as opposed to real? Please note the following statistics reported in R.K. House and Associates Ltd., Economic Report to the Dental Profession, Ontario Dental Association, November 2014): 1. In Ontario, the ratio of population to GP dentists plus hygienist decreased