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Full Arch Implant Supported Fixed Dentures

Posted on March 8th, 2017 by c5admin

This lecture was designed to discuss a denture that is supported by dental implants that a patient does not need to remove on a daily basis.  This is often called a hybrid denture.  Our office provides all types of options for implants, including replacing all of your missing teeth at once with a full arch […]

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Bruxism, Teeth Grinding & Tooth Wear

Posted on March 6th, 2017 by c5admin

The lecture helped with the basic etiology of tooth wear. Wear patterns on a person’s tooth can be caused by several different factors. · There is much research that has occurred over several decades regarding tooth wear. · As research has progressed the thought on why grinding occurs has shifted. At times, we have thought […]

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A few considerations…

Posted on February 9th, 2017 by c5admin

Considerations for the incisal edge and smile line, considerations for multiple tooth replacement including dentures, veneers, and all-on-4 restorations Below is a list of things that may play a role in determining what you can and can’t do when it comes to incisal edge placement for a variety of restorative procedures, including crowns and veneers. […]

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Incisal plane and arch width

Posted on February 2nd, 2017 by c5admin

In this section, I have put together a short list of thoughts regarding issues with incisal plane and arch width discrepancies. Use of inter-pupillary line helps to examine incisal plane and cant. Many incisal plane problems will require orthodontic treatment. When occlusal wear is part of the problem the treatment often becomes more complicated. When […]

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Gingival contours/levels in the anterior

Posted on January 25th, 2017 by c5admin

In this section, I have summarized some of the points from a lecture about the appears of the soft tissue in the maxillary anterior region. In regards to gingival contours in the maxillary anterior the 2 centrals are even, the laterals drop down, and the canines rise back up is traditional way of thinking. Symmetry […]

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