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October 13, 2020 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthPeriodontics

Rehabilitation of Both Failing Implants and Remaining Dentition with Implant Overdentures: A Case Report

by Valentin Dabuleanu, BSc, DDS, MSc, FRCD (C)

Introduction A removable overdenture prosthesis is a practical rehabilitative alternative to a conventional complete denture as it is more comfortable, retentive, and satisfying for patients. It is a cost-effective alternative to a fixed implant-supported complete denture.1 Advancements in diagnostic, surgical

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November 12, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Transition From A Removable To A Fixed Implant-Supported Prosthesis: A Case Report

by Elahe Behrooz, DDS, MBA, MSc (Prostho), FRCD(C); David Chvartszaid, DDS, MSc (Prostho), MSc (Perio), FRCD(C)

Abstract Incorporation of dental implants to support fixed and removable prostheses is an effective treatment modality for edentulous patients that provides enhanced patient function, comfort and overall quality of life in comparison to a conventional complete removable prosthesis. Both fixed

October 8, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthPeriodonticsPeriodontologyProsthodontics

Periodontal And Prosthodontic Management Of Class III Malocclusion: A Case Report

by Valentin Dabuleanu, BSc, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C); Tudor Dabuleanu, DDS

Introduction Modern implant dentistry has been shown to yield excellent well-documented long-term results, with 10-year success and survival rates above 95%.1 Dentists now have the choice of using an array of preoperative planning tools, both conventional and computer-aided, to help

Implant Treatment
October 16, 2018 Feature Oral HealthPeriodonticsViewpoint

Safer Implant Treatment

by Emil Svoboda, PhD, DDS

Knowledge is forever advancing. In my early days when my computer froze, I used to think “What did I do wrong now.” Today I think “What is wrong with this computer!” No, it’s not always the clinician that is to

August 1, 2018 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Power of Healing

by Houman Abtin, BDS, MSc, FRCD(C), Diplomate American Board of Endodontics

To view figures, click on figure mentions throughout the article. Too often teeth are extracted merely due to the presence of apical periodontitis. The size of the apical radiolucency is not an indication for tooth extraction. Bacteria play the main

August 1, 2018 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Implant Dentistry for Complete Maxillary Rehabilitation: Two Innovative Protocols

by Gilbert Tremblay, BSc, DMD; Scott D. Ganz, DMD

To view figures, click on figure mentions throughout the article. Patients who present with a terminal natural dentition in the maxillary arch offer both surgical and restorative challenges for the clinician. A formal diagnostic protocol is essential to determine viable

August 1, 2018 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

When to Take a CBCT Scan for Implant Placement

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

To view figures, click on figure mentions throughout the article. Implant dentistry has a particular need to assess the three-dimensional structure of the jaw bones. Traditionally two-dimensional radiographs have sufficed for most dentists’ needs such as with restorative or endodontics.

August 1, 2018 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Peri-Implantitis and The Risk Factors

by Leya Bahlou, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C); Nancy Mouradian, DMD, FRCD(C), Cert. Paro, Dip. ABP; Reginaldo Bruno Gonçalves, DDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C), Cert. Paro, Dip. ABP

To view figures, click on figure mentions throughout the article. Keywords peri-implantitis, implant, diagnosis, etiology, risk factors Abstract This review paper is to enable a better understanding of the biological complications that can occur after osseointegration on an implant. Inflammation

August 1, 2018 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Intraosseous Local Anesthesia Revisited

by Mark Lin, BSc, DDS, MSc (Prosthodontics), FRCD(C)

To view figures, click on figure mentions throughout the article. Your patient in the chair has confirmed that their lips and tongue are numb from your block local anesthesia. As you are beginning to start the clinical procedure, your patient

February 1, 2018 Product Spotlight

V-Posil Mono-Fast Extending the Line of V-Posil Precision VPS Impression Materials

by VOCO Canada

After the successful introduction of V-Posil tray and wash impression materials, VOCO is expanding its V-Posil line with a monophase viscosity in V-Posil Mono-Fast. V-Posil Mono-Fast as with the rest of the V-Posil viscosities offer optimized timing that provides up

October 12, 2017 Feature Oral HealthPeriodontology

Immediate Temporization In The Aesthetic Zone – A Case Report

by Hendrik Doering, DDS, MSc (Perio)

In recent years, measures of success in implantology have significantly changed. Due to the fact that we have assumed functionality of implants as a result of improved osseointegration parameters, the main focus now lies on aesthetic and long-term stable rehabilitation.

October 5, 2017 News Oral Health

TiUnite® Sets the Standard for Implant Surface Evidence

by Nobel Biocare

Backed by a rapidly growing body of high-quality clinical evidence, Nobel Biocare’s proprietary TiUnite dental implant surface is setting the scientific standard for supporting evidence. In the 17 years since the launch of TiUnite, the surface has been evaluated in

September 20, 2017 News News

Galileos Implant: More flexible treatment planning with extended scan data import function

by Dentsply Sirona

With the Integrated Implantology procedure, Dentsply Sirona offers a proven digital workflow for the planning and execution of implant treatments. In order to make the planning process even more flexible, third-party intra-oral surface scan data can now be imported into the

August 8, 2017 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Children at Risk?: One Dentist’s Thoughts

by Peter Nkansah, DDS, Dip. Antes

On July 9th, the show Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly aired a piece called “Children at Risk? Kids and Sedation at the Dentist’s Office” that may generate discussion among your colleagues and in your practices. The lead reporter in the

August 8, 2017 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Risk Factors in Implant Dentistry: “Patient Local Related” Risk Factors

by Murray Arlin, DDS, Dip. Perio

Introduction This article is the third in a series for Oral Health magazine (August issues) that highlights the discipline of Implant Dentistry. The first article 1 of the series was published in the August 2015 issue with the title “Surgical

August 8, 2017 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Editorial: Remembering Greatness

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

Dr. Carl Misch was a friend of our family whom I would best describe as a passionate man – both in his personal and professional life. And professionally, his passion was for dental implants. As a child, Carl always said

August 8, 2017 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Predicting The Transition Line Of An Immediate Complete Maxillary Implant Prosthesis

by Gilbert Tremblay, BSc, DMD, Dip ABOI/ID; Reginaldo Bruno Gonçalves, DDS, MSD, PhD, Dip ABP, FRCD(C)

Introduction Complete maxillary implant rehabilitation presents great challenges in achieving optimal aesthetic outcomes. The aesthetic component of the rehabilitation can often be unpredictable and not satisfy patients’ expectations, which implies the need of highly well done pre-operative examination and treatment

August 8, 2017 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Keys to Predictable Socket Grafting: Part 2

by Carl E. Misch; Vivian Roknian

The last article discussed the first five keys to bone grafting. The keys to bone grafting are local factors that affect the prognosis of the procedure and include: defect size, absence of infection, soft tissue closure, space maintenance, graft immobilization,

August 8, 2017 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Full Arch Immediate Fixed Implant Rehabilitation: A Case Demonstration

by Mark H.E. Lin, BSc, DDS, MSc (Prostho), FRCD(C)

The Quality of Life studies in the scientific literature highlighted the compromises with conventional removable prosthesis versus benefits of implant retained removable or fixed prosthesis. In addition, even a larger but unspecified number of patients present with terminal non-restorable dentition

May 11, 2017 Product Spotlight

Dentsply Sirona Implant Supporting Full Implant Treatment Process

by Dentsply Sirona

The implant treatment process contains many steps—from imaging and diagnosis, treatment planning and implant surgery to abutment selection, restorative solutions and patient follow-up. Dentsply Sirona Implants presents several new solutions to their already extensive portfolio to delegates at their second