The Things I would tell my Younger Self

A recent Facebook post reminded me that I moved back to Toronto seventeen years ago….which means I started my prosthodontic residency in Pittsburgh twenty years ago. I started going through some pictures of my graduation to remind me of what mindset I was like at that stage in my life.  I found this one picture […]

The Unaesthetic Black Triangle

When I first started practising dentistry many years ago, I didn’t know how much people hated the black triangle.  The black triangle that can develop as a result of gingival recession leading to the loss of the interdental papilla.  So much research has been around to determine what contributes to supporting the interdental papilla.  All […]

How to Plan and Execute a Partial Denture Reline and Repair

Many dental colleagues have reached out to me privately where their denture reline has gone wrong.  I decide to document this simple case of denture reline and repair and share the thought process and techniques I used to manage this case successfully.  I hope you find the information here useful.  Please share if you like […]

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 […]