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Diabetes refers to metabolic diseases where blood sugar levels are too high, a condition termed hyperglycemia, and where symptoms as increased hunger, weight loss, more frequent urination, weakness and fatigue and excessive thirst are observed. High...

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Teeth loss in the maxilla initiates residual ridge/alveolar resorption, especially in the anterior region, which is flared labially. The consequences of this resorption is a gradual medial or palatal shift of the crest of the maxilla. This...

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Implant restorations may be cemented in the posterior zone and are sometimes are the only option due to the resulting implant placement. Understanding the relationship of the implant to adjacent structures (implant / tooth) to preserve the inter-proximal bone, to the buccal...

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The choice of whether to screw or cement retain an implant restoration remains one of debate amongst dental professionals. The literature is consistent that the success of both options are very high.  Complication...

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The final step of any restorative procedure is the placement of the permanent restoration. The sequence of steps to be followed is fairly universal. Depending on the the design of the final restoration (cement or screw retained) the steps may vary depending on the practitioner,...

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The first choice the restorative dentist must make is whether the impression will be performed at the abutment or fixture level. This depends upon a number factors, some of which are, position of the implant relative to adjacent structures (teeth or implants) depth of soft tissue,

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There are a variety of times that a provisional may be placed during the treatment phase. The most classic approach is following the osseointegration phase and following the healing of the soft tissue subsequent to placing the healing abutment. The healing abutment is removed and...

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Loss of an upper single second bicuspid or molar may result in poor sagittal bone dimension, and also may induce an anterior/downward expansion of the sinus cavity revealing insufficient vertical bone dimension. The vertical bone height inferior to sinus...

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Implant placement requires an adequate quantity and quality of bone. Following tooth extraction residual alveolar ridge resorbs. The amount of horizontal bone loss is generally the greatest and occurs more frequently on the buccal side. The anatomical limitations of residual alveol

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One should have adequate knowledge of regional anatomy and treatment plan before making an incision. Atraumatic management of the soft tissues favors rapid and uncomplicated healing.
Flap design and surgical exposure should be planned before initial incision is made...

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Esthetic implant restorations in the anterior zone depend on precise implant placement. Understanding the relationship of the implant to adjacent structures (implant / tooth) to preserve the inter-proximal bone, to the buccal plate, and the depth at which the implant is placed...

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Treatment guidelines

Esthetic implant restorations in the anterior zone depend on precise implant placement. Understanding the relationship of the implant to adjacent structures (implant / tooth) to preserve the inter-proximal bone, to the buccal plate, and the depth at which the implant is placed rela

icon-treatment_guides_article

Treatment guidelines

The final step of any restorative procedure is the placement of the permanent restoration. The sequence of steps to be followed is fairly universal. Depending on the the design of the final restoration (cement or screw retained) the steps may vary depending on the practitioner as w

icon-treatment_guides_article

Treatment guidelines

The first choice the restorative dentist must make is whether the impression will be performed at the abutment or fixture level. This is dependent upon a number factors, including: position of the implant relative to adjacent structures (teeth or implants), depth of soft tissue,...

icon-treatment_guides_article

Treatment guidelines

There are a variety of times that a provisional may be placed during the treatment phase. The classic approach is following the osseointegration phase and following the healing of the soft tissue subsequent to placing the healing abutment. The healing abutment is removed and the so