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Full-Arch Implant Surgical and Restorative Considerations: Utilizing a Full Template Guidance Technique

INTRODUCTION Full-arch dental implant reconstruction requires proper diagnosis and treatment planning to assess the...

Fabrication of a Surgical Implant Template With Guide Tubes

Restorative dentists have an essential role in the diagnosis of the restorative needs of...

Ceramic Implants and Dental Implant Rehabilitation, Part I

Single-Tooth and Extended Edentulous Restorations BACKGROUND Titanium and titanium alloy implants have been the...

Oklahoma and Oregon Dental Boards to Require Education Minimums for Dental Implant Surgery

In the face of growing public complaints over flawed dental implant surgeries, the Oklahoma...

Ridge Expansion Osteotomy: A Combination Technique

INTRODUCTION In the current era of aesthetic dentistry, implant placement poses a serious challenge...

Laser-Assisted Socket Grafting: A Novel Technique

INTRODUCTION It has been well-substantiated that extractions (without supplemental guided bone regeneration [GBR], or...

Immediate Implant Placement and Provisionalization for Type II Sockets: A Case Report

INTRODUCTION The discipline of implant dentistry has grown dramatically over several decades because predictable...

Successful Implant Integration

INTRODUCTION Implants are already recognized as essential to enhancing a patient’s quality of life....

Simplifying the Decision Tree: Choosing Graft and Membrane Options After Extractions

INTRODUCTION Over the past 25 years, the market for biologics used in conjunction with...

Implant Reconstruction: Biological, Aesthetic, and Emotional Considerations

CASE REPORT A 26-year-old male was diagnosed with hydrocephaly in utero. Hydrocephalus is a...