A Very Difficult Cast RPD….

  With today’s technology and materials, when I see a compromised dentition, It is always easy to think of many treatment possibilities.  Whether it is full mouth clearance and to consider one of the implant supported solutions or to save all teeth and to plan and perform a full mouth reconstruction, there are many ways […]

How I go from here to there…

This is just a case I want to document to share with my colleagues of the clinical steps I actually took to complete this case.  I ended up doing eight porcelain crowns on the six maxillary anterior teeth and two mandibular canines and four composite bondings of the lower anterior teeth.  My thought process was […]

How Do Multiunit Abutments Work?

Whether you are learning how to do full arch implant solution involving the use of multi-unit abutments, or you have a prosthetic complication from a patient who has multiunit abutments as part of the prosthetic design, I hope this video and the pictures will come in handy to help you figure out how these parts […]

My Logic of Doing Things in This Sequence

Obtaining jaw relation records for full arch implant therapy is nothing more than the usual steps that we do for complete dentures.  Ultimately, we have to determine where to arrange the teeth in the oral cavity that would look good aesthetically and function well occlusally for the patient. What makes this step different from a […]

A Case Documentation of An Upper and Lower Immediate Complete Dentures

I have been documenting a bunch of immediate denture cases this year knowing this is what my students do in dental school frequently. After watching all their self reflective videos on their learning in prosthodontics this year, I just want to put another post on immediate dentures on this platform. I know everyone is studying […]

How I Staged This Wear Dentition Case

Recently I was invited to be a guest in one of the local Spear study clubs and one of the dentists presented a case  with severe wear on the lower front teeth and the patient is really unhappy about how they look.  These cases are tricky to treat.  Wear issues on the lower front teeth […]