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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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Management of contours of soft tissue for single tooth implant restorations

Posted on January 18th, 2017 by c5admin

In this post, I have highlighted the take away thoughts from a lecture regarding how to appropriately manage the soft tissue when placing a single tooth implant restoration. Final gingival contours are often created by the general dentist and not the oral surgeon or periodontist. We would rather have more soft tissue and then create […]

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Welcome To The Dental Professionals Blog!

Posted on January 11th, 2017 by c5admin

Welcome to my blog for dental professionals. I (Dr. Homann) am always looking for ways to improve my skills and the quality of care for patients. This typically involves a significant amount of continuing education. I have decided to start this blog for other dental professionals that highlight key take-away points from each CE I […]

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Warning: Graphic Content Ahead- If you don’t like seeing blood, do not click this link

Posted on September 30th, 2016 by c5admin

Don’t say we didn’t warn you! While the majority of a dentist’s day involves fixing broken or decayed teeth, every so often we see someone who is having a significantly bigger problem. In this case, our young patient took a pretty big fall, and her front tooth absorbed the majority of the impact. As you […]

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Meet Our New Hygienist: Swina Patel!

Posted on September 20th, 2016 by c5admin

We are happy to introduce everyone to our new Hygienist, Swina Patel!   Swina is a graduate of the Harper College Dental Hygiene Program. She graduated with her Associates in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. Swina enjoys helping all types of patients. She does a great job helping people to understand their current oral health […]

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