June 19th, 2018
Practitioners have several options for treating the edentulous arch, providing a great deal of flexibility in addressing the unique needs of each case. By comprehensively assessing the patient’s chief complaint, bone volume and anatomical landmarks, as well as the fit, stability and comfort of any existing oral appliances, clinicians can confidently determine whether a traditional complete denture or an implant-supported prosthesis is indicated.
Volume 7, Issue 1
April 22nd, 2016
While most clinicians agree that a fixed restoration is the ideal option for the full-arch implant case, many patients are unable to receive this treatment due to financial, anatomical or other reasons. For example, patients who do not receive implant treatment following the loss of their teeth and have been wearing traditional dentures for an […]
Volume 1, Issue 4
November 5th, 2010
One of the most critical and life-altering services we provide as clinicians is caring for the edentulous patient. The functional and esthetic concerns the edentulous patient confronts are unique and challenging. A traditional approach to treatment frequently provides only an acceptable outcome, rather than a superior result. This article will address a better way to […]