Case of the Week
April 3rd, 2016
Dr. DiTolla takes a viewer’s request and shows the step-by-step procedure of placing a removable lower denture attached to implants with Locator® attachments (Zest Anchors; Escondido, Calif.).
January 21st, 2016
On this episode, Dr. DiTolla concludes his interview with Dr. Tarun Agarwal with a discussion about the evolution of implants and how they will continue to get easier to place and restore. Tune in for the third and final segment as these two clinicians show evidence of the implant industry’s new trend toward consumer friendliness. In this episode’s Case of the Week, Dr. DiTolla offers tips on how to avoid having your restorations not seat clinically in cases where they fit on the lab model.
January 21st, 2016
In this episode, Dr. Tarun Agarwal of Raleigh, North Carolina, stops by to speak with Dr. DiTolla about how he’s gone from fainting in dental school to placing implants. Tune in to hear Dr. Agarwal discuss how digital technology plays an important role in helping him assess which implant cases are right for his practice. Watch Episode 106 of Chairside Live now!
Volume 5, Issue 2
October 20th, 2014
David Casper: Jerry, you first started placing implants back in 1971. I thought it would be fun to have you tell us why you got started, how you picked your first patient, and what kind of case it was. What made you decide to take the plunge? Dr. Gerald Niznick: I was a prosthodontist in […]
Volume 4, Issue 4
March 7th, 2014
A 74-year-old female presented with eight implants that were placed in her edentulous upper jaw in 1989 (Fig. 1). These were early Steri-Oss implants with nonengaging, flat-top prosthetic connections. Some of them were threaded, while others were cylinders, and one was a blade implant. Following integration of the implants, a PFM restoration was cemented onto […]
Volume 8, Issue 3
January 16th, 2014
Let’s face it: In today’s economy, dentists are seeing more and more patients who have put off treatment for several years. However, it’s not all gloom and doom. Implant dentistry is also becoming increasingly accepted and requested by more patients. This growing population now actively seeks to replace their missing teeth with implants. New technologies […]