I attend a lot of dental meetings, and read the internet dental forums, so I get lots of opportunities to hear people’s opinions on dentistry and the changing face of dental technology. Maybe it has to do with the way I view the importance of what we do, or maybe it’s the amount of money we have invested in technology here, but I see a trend Read the rest of this entry »
I think that with today’s computer guided surgeries, we are seeing some amazing results. In fact, with the high success rates of these cases, and the ability to anticipate and pre-plan bone augmentation, sinus grafting, tissue modeling and even the simplified incorporation of zygomatic implants, is rapidly becoming the standard of care. Practitioners can even download free planning and surgical guide software off the internet, so cost is no excuse.
The thing I find frightening is Read the rest of this entry »
Perhaps the most frustrating part of working with implants in an interdisciplinary environment is the communication problems that occur when everything you hear is second hand information…. Read the rest of this entry »
As the cost of 3D imaging comes down, and as surgical planning and guides get less expensive, it’s becoming harder to justify NOT using one. Cases like this one are pointing in that direction.
In this case, the verdict hinged on Read the rest of this entry »