Posts Tagged ‘ Prosthetics ’

Treatment Planning Dental Implants for the Fully Edentulous Patient

The fully edentulous patient represents a group of individuals who may be missing teeth, teeth and gums, or, teeth, gums and bone. Composite Defect: A denture is a prosthesis which can replace teeth, gums and / or bone. The tooth part is obvious. It is the “white” portion of the denture. The gum and bone […]

Surgical & Prosthetic Options to Enhance Implant Soft Tissue Aesthetics

Over the past 20 years, implant dentistry in this country has evolved from a strictly overdenture discipline to a multi-tooth and single-tooth replacement option. Indeed, it is more than an option; it has become the standard of care for replacement of missing teeth. Improved office-based bone grafting and bone preservation techniques have greatly expanded the […]