My Logic of Doing Things in This Sequence

Obtaining jaw relation records for full arch implant therapy is nothing more than the usual steps that we do for complete dentures.  Ultimately, we have to determine where to arrange the teeth in the oral cavity that would look good aesthetically and function well occlusally for the p
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A Case Documentation of An Upper and Lower Immediate Complete Dentures

I have been documenting a bunch of immediate denture cases this year knowing this is what my students do in dental school frequently. After watching all their self reflective videos on their learning in prosthodontics this year, I just want to put another post on immediate dentures on
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How I Managed This Broken Screw

One of the more common implant complications is broken implant screws. This was a simple case to manage but I decided to document every step and share the thought process here. I hope some of my colleagues will find this helpful in managing this common prosthetic implant complication.
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Some Fundamental Steps in Full Arch Implant Therapy

I did this case  more than 10 years ago of a full mandibular implant reconstruction. A little dated but it is still showcasing some fundamental steps in implant dentistry. I will be discussing more in-depth the why and the how for the more advanced prosthetic implant cases offered thr
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Securing Your Trial Denture Bases (Recording Bases)

Whether you are dealing with a fully edentulous patient or a partially edentulous patient, you may at times need to fabricate an occlusion rim for your jaw relation record.  Your occlusion rim will be supported by a trial denture base or recording base that should be rigid, accurate a
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Deconstructing the Steps in Inserting an Implant Overdenture

Over the years, delivering an implant supported overdenture carries a bit of apprehension on my end. If I pick up the attachments chairside, will the denture be stuck in the mouth? If I take an impression, will there be errors during the fabrication process that not all of the attachm
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What are Occlusion Rims?

Back to basics….when my patient has many missing teeth or teeth that have been badly broken down, I don’t rely on the remaining teeth to support the jaw relation record. I need a substitute to support the jaw relation record. I need something to stabilize the models from f
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