August 15th, 2017
In this episode of Chairside Live, Dr. Siamak Abai confronts a more challenging implant case.
Across the Chair
August 14th, 2017
Proper use of dental photography can make all the difference in a fast-paced practice. Initial patient photos used toward a diagnosis come in handy when patients are apprehensive about scheduling treatment or would simply like a better understanding of the proposed procedures. Intraoral and extraoral photography is even more critical during the communication phase with […]
June 27th, 2017
In this episode, Dr. Siamak Abai replaces ill-fitting dentures, and discusses how to fine-tune form and function when fabricating a complete denture.
May 17th, 2017
When restoring a single-tooth implant, clinicians have the option of delivering a screw-retained restoration or cementing a crown over an abutment. Clinicians are increasingly recognizing the benefits of CAD/CAM-designed abutments that control the soft-tissue margins and align with the peri-implant gingival anatomy. In addition, screw-retained restorations provide additional security in situations where the clinician wants […]
April 18th, 2017
Whether you’re preserving the ridge following an extraction or performing a sinus augmentation to create the site for a dental implant, bone grafting is an invaluable surgical technique in today’s general practice. For clinicians interested in learning more about bone grafting, along with its diverse applications in implant therapy and its benefits for patients, I […]
April 18th, 2017
In this episode of Chairside Live, Dr. Siamak Abai utilizes digital treatment planning and the guided surgery technique to place implants on #18 and #19.