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 Managed This Broken Screw

One of the more common implant complications is broken implant screws. This was a simple case to manage but I decided to document every step and share the thought process here. I hope some of my colleagues will find this helpful in managing this common prosthetic implant complication. Special thanks to the team at Shaw […]

Some Fundamental Steps in Full Arch Implant Therapy

I did this case  more than 10 years ago of a full mandibular implant reconstruction. A little dated but it is still showcasing some fundamental steps in implant dentistry. I will be discussing more in-depth the why and the how for the more advanced prosthetic implant cases offered through EDropin. https://www.certifysimple.com/e/ultimate-implant-surgery-326         […]

Four Things I Think About When Planning For Implant Assisted RPDs

Four Things I Think About When Planning For Implant Assisted RPDs Implant Assisted RPD can be a great option for patients with multiple missing teeth on limited budget.  However, when planning for these type of cases, there are many things to consider….sometimes the benefits of RPD with clasps don’t always work the same way mechanically […]

Don’t Skip The Verification Step

Don’t Skip The Verification Step For long span partially or fully edentulous cases involving implants, I always verify my model before making a definitive prosthesis.  In my mind, anything more than two or three units would require a verification step. This is especially important when you are connecting the implants in your prosthesis… Historically, there […]

Rome was not built in one day

I don’t ever get new patients coming to me telling me they want all their teeth removed and implants placed. When they get referred to me, they are usually at a state of severe aesthetic and functional compromise. My first goal is to educate and to establish trust and to offer some aesthetic and functional […]