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Screw-Retained Crowns

Dental Implants Restorations Over Implants

Deliver Glidewell screw-retained crowns with maximum ease as well as the confidence afforded by our no-fault seven-year warranty.

The ‘Book’ Approach to Reflecting a Surgical Flap

Volume 7, Issue 2

Case of the Week: Using Stock Abutments Versus Using Custom Abutments

Case of the Week

Dr. DiTolla details the use of a stock abutment versus a custom abutment in an implant case.

Case of the Week: Why Custom Abutments Are Preferred Over Stock Abutments

Case of the Week

Dr. DiTolla explains why the lab often insists on custom abutments instead of stock abutments.

Chairside Live Episode 96: Your Sugar Addiction May Be Inherited


The sweet news featured in this episode doesn’t mean it’s time to stock your freezer with ice cream (much to a pregnant Megan’s chagrin), but it does offer some insight into the concept of the “sweet tooth.” In the Case of the Week, Dr. D explains why we often insist on custom instead of stock abutments. Also, find out who MTV says takes the cake for the best prosthetic teeth in Hollywood. SPOILER ALERT: Glidewell Laboratories had something to do with it! Watch Episode 96 of Chairside Live now!

Chairside Live Episode 59: The Battle of the Stock Abutment Versus the Custom Abutment


Go to chairsidelive.com to subscribe to our email list. You’ll be the first to receive information on exciting new product releases, continuing education opportunities, hands-on training courses, and new releases of Chairside magazine and Chairside Live! In this episode’s Case of the Week, Dr. D explores an implant case featuring the battle of a stock abutment versus a custom abutment. Then, he explains the “Rule of 27” in response to a question sent in by a viewer. In the news, Megan discusses new research that links oral bacteria and fetal death, and if you have trouble getting your children to brush their teeth, you’ll be amazed at the record that was recently set in Nigeria.

Inclusive® Custom Implant Abutments

Dental Implants Restorations Over Implants

Inclusive® Custom Implant Abutments are designed to align with the gingival anatomy of the individual patient, ensuring a precise, comfortable fit

The Clinical Advantages of Custom Abutments: Why Customization Is Rendering Stock Abutments Obsolete

Volume 4, Issue 2

As implant therapy continues to expand its role and popularity as a treatment option for replacing missing teeth, doctors are dedicating considerable time and resources toward simplifying clinical methodology and improving clinical outcomes. Along the way, preferences are inevitably developed for certain implant systems and restorative components. Familiarity with the parts we use plays a […]

Which Custom Abutment and Why?

Volume 4, Issue 3

Custom implant abutments produced from titanium and zirconia are popular and affordable choices for cement-retained restorations. Advancements in dental CAD/CAM and manufacturing techniques make it possible to create patient-specific abutments that are both strong and esthetic.1 Custom abutments are available in three primary configurations: Figure 1: Because of their robustness and versatility, titanium abutments are […]

Obtaining Accurate Occlusal Records in Kennedy Class I and II Implant Cases

Volume 3, Issue 3

One of the challenges when restoring distal free-end cases, also referred to as Kennedy Class I and II cases, is obtaining accurate occlusal records. Clinicians will typically use bite registration material between the remaining teeth or attempt to inject enough bite registration material to fill the edentulous space. This may not be adequate to obtain […]

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