Are your patients’ teeth breaking faster than you can replace them with implants?

Are your patients’ teeth breaking faster than you can replace them with implants? If your answer is yes, you may have to revisit your treatment plan.  One of the more common mistakes I see in treatment planning more complex prosthetic cases involving dental implants is that people are so focused on planning the teeth that […]

Delivering Implant Supported Overdenture

When it comes to delivering implant supported overdenture, I find that the retention is so good that my patient and I can have a hard time removing the prosthesis at the insertion visits. After a couple of frustrating and embarrassing insertion appointments, I changed my protocol now. Instead of placing all the nylon inserts on […]

Prosthetically Driven Implant Dentistry: Are we really doing that?

Prosthetically driven implant dentistry is a term I have heard for the last twenty years. We should be aiming to place the implants where the teeth are but not where the bone is. We should be planning carefully so the implants are placed in a way that the prosthesis will be strong, functional, hygienic and […]