Dr. Shawn Van de Vyver says next-day dentures fabricated in your dental office are now a thing of the present, made possible with lower-cost 3-D printers.
This month I will address retrofitting existing dentures when placing new implants. Too often, implant placement to improve prosthesis retention in edentulous patients is attempted with suboptimal preexisting dentures.
As health-care delivery costs increase and our dental patients age, the need to find a reliable and cost-effective solution for our edentulous patients becomes of utmost importance.
This month’s tip involves revisiting the reline procedure for both removable prosthodontics and implant overdenture procedures.
Welcome back! This month’s tip involves revisiting the reline procedure for both removable prosthodontics and implant over-denture procedures.
Welcome back! This month’s tip addresses the growing demand for the use of lasers in implant overdenture therapy.
As the nation’s 77 million baby boomers are just beginning to reach the age of 65, their health-care needs are fast becoming a high priority.
Welcome back! This month’s tip involves a method of making a definitive immediate denture impression on a patient with mobile teeth.
Welcome back! Once we have completed and delivered our immediate denture, we go through a process of tissue and bone changes from the healing of the extraction sockets and remodeling of the overall boney contour.
Welcome back! In virtually every presentation, I am questioned about the uncertainties of the final esthetic result of immediate dentures.
The highest benefit, lowest risk application for dental implants is the restoration of the totally edentulous lower jaw with two to three freestanding implants to retain an overdenture.