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What is Going Through My Mind As I Approach This Anterior Reconstruction?

What is Going Through My Mind As I Approach This Anterior Reconstruction? This case had a lot of pre-prosthetic planning, exploring various treatment options. We planned with a diagnostic wax up and a surgical stent was fabricated. Dr. Sari Hershenfield did the surgical phase and had these implants in really good positions. This patient also […]

The First Implant I placed was a Branemark MK3 Implant

The first implant I placed was a Branemark MK3 implant, which was an external hex implant.  This was in 2002, almost two decades ago.  At the time, I had to learn so many different screw drivers because the company had a driver for so many different prosthetic components.  There was a driver specifically for the […]

The Power of Acrylic Dentures

As a prosthodontist, many people really have no idea what I do. However, when I say that I am a dentist, then they know that I look at teeth. But what I really like to tell them is that I change peoples’ life by giving them back their smile, by restoring their self-esteem and allowing […]

Implant Restoration in the Anterior Esthetic Zone

Whether it is from trauma, infection or congenital reason, when front teeth are missing or non restorable, unlike any other area, there is a strong desire for the patient to replace them.  And many times, the most suitable treatment option often involves the use of dental implants. To me, delivering a predictable and esthetic dental implant restoration is […]

Minimizing Implant Prosthetic Complications-Other Considerations

Since I started writing these posts, I saw in increase in referral from my colleagues with implant related complications.  Many of their patients have received treatment outside North America with different implant systems and treatment philosophies.  As I am seeing more of these complications, all the more reasons I want to share with these problems […]

Occlusal Considerations in Implant Restorations

Whenever there is a prosthetic complication in implant restorations, it can be frustrating for both the dentist and the patient. I started my initial post with describing how I deal with broken implant screws. Then I followed up with a post describing possible causes for broken screws as they relate more specifically to single tooth […]

How to Handle Multiple Unit Implant Restorations

This post is a continuation of my previous two posts.  My initial post talked about how I deal with broken screws.  Then I expanded on some of the possible causes for broken screws in my following post, dealing specifically with issues with inserting single tooth implant restorations.  For this post, I like to talk about […]

Tips On Inserting Your Single Tooth Implant Restoration

My last post on how I manage broken screws was such a big hit that I think I covered a topic that many people are interested in.  It gives me great pleasure to know the little tricks I learned from my mentors and the ones I discovered by myself can be beneficial to others.  I […]

How I Deal With Broken Screws

In my practice, I get some referrals for handling broken screws.  And if you have worked with dental implants long enough, you may run into a situation in dealing with broken screws you caused or someone else has caused. I don’t claim to be an expert in dealing with broken screws but the nature of […]