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A 45-year-old female patient who was referred re-failing post crown in tooth #21 FDI (#9 US), multiple failed veneers, generalized tooth wear and loss of OVD. The treatment involved the extraction of the root and immediate implant placement with a Connective Tissue Graft.

Anterior implants
Implants in compromised sites
Bone grafting and regeneration
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A 18-year-old female patient diagnosed with Ectodermal Dysplasia at a young age. Presented aplasias in upper and lower jaw, primary teeth persisting, low smile line, deep bite. The treatment involved implant placement, angulated and straight Multi-Unit Abutments.

CAD/CAM
Prosthetic materials
Implant prosthetics
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A 53-year-old female patient with #22 FDI (#10 US), which was endodontically treated and discolored, was esthetically unpleasing. The tooth was hopeless due to root fracture. A treatment plan was formulated to replace the non-vital tooth with an implant.

Radiology
Anterior implants
Soft tissue management
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Patient cases

A 39-year-old male patient with large diastemas. The following case was solved by a combination of orthodontics and prosthodontics, along with tools used to predictably achieve the desired result.

Radiology
Biomechanics and occlusion
Single and multi-unit restorations
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Correcting adverse soft tissue responses around crowns requires specific cervical contours coupled with surface smoothness and marginal fit.  This presentation will show how these morphologic principles have been used to correct adverse gingival reactions with crowns on natural...

CAD/CAM
Anterior implants
Prosthetic strategies
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Videos

 

In this presentation, emphasis will be placed on clinical situations that are best served aesthetically with zirconia. While the main advantage of zirconia is its mechanical strength, it is possible to design the restoration to maximize its esthetic potential and also to blend it...

CAD/CAM
Prosthetic materials
Implant prosthetics
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Videos

Unique physical, optical, and biologic properties have made zirconia a preferred material for restorative options from single units to full-mouth rehabilitations. For bilayer restorations with zirconia as a core and framework material, proper selection and application of the...

CAD/CAM
Prosthetic materials
Single and multi-unit restorations
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Treatment guidelines

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...

Patient assessment
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Patient cases

A 58-year-old male patient presented loss of multiple teeth, need for replacement of his conventional, partial removable dentures with a fixed restoration. The All-on-4® treatment concept with immediate implant placement was chosen.

Edentulous treatments
Implant prosthetics
Esthetic zone prosthetics
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Treatment guidelines

The primary goal is a proper oral function. This implies not only chewing but also speaking, smiling. Patients’ adaptability varies enormously. Some are satisfied with removable dentures, others object to the esthetics of...

Local factors
Patient assessment
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Patient cases

A 62-year-old male patient with a long history of periodontitis which resulted in extensive gingival recessions compromising the aesthetics. The treatment plan involved a combination of implant-and tooth-supported restorations.

Radiology
Posterior implants
Bone grafting and regeneration
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Patient cases

A 67-year-old male patient presented with visible black triangles and a cracked tooth in need of replacement. Failing teeth were extracted and replaced by implant-supported restorations, bridges on natural teeth and single crowns or veneers.

Posterior implants
Implant prosthetics
Esthetic zone prosthetics
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Treatment guidelines

The choice of anesthesia depends on many variables including the complexity of treatment, duration of treatment, need for patient awareness and the response during treatment, only to name a few. In general, the clinician and patient should discuss the...

Patient assessment
Preoperative procedures
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Treatment guidelines

Teeth extractions are followed by a reduction of the bucco-lingual as well as the vertical dimension of the residual alveolar ridge. The ensuing resorption is progressive and even the basal jaw may become involved. In the lower jaw, the....

Radiology
Systemic factors
Patient assessment
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Treatment guidelines

As described in Patient Assessment, a thorough evaluation of patient factors influencing whether to proceed with surgical therapy is relevant.
Depending on the tpe of surgery prescribe pre-operative medication (for example antibiotic coverage), if...

Patient assessment
Preoperative procedures