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How to Transition a Removable Implant-Supported Solution to a Fixed Prosthesis (Part 2)

How to Transition a Removable Implant-Supported Solution to a Fixed Prosthesis (Part 2)

In the final part of his series, Dr. Ricardo Mitrani explains more about helping patients avoid misjudging the value of preexisting dental implants.

| 2 months ago
How to Transition a Removable Implant-Supported Solution to a Fixed Prosthesis (Part 1)

How to Transition a Removable Implant-Supported Solution to a Fixed Prosthesis (Part 1)

Dr. Ricardo Mitrani showcases a challenging patient who is treated with a fixed, screw-retained implant provisional restoration utilizing digital technology.

| 2 months ago
How to Use Preexisting Implants in Redesigning a Full-Arch Reconstruction
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How to Use Preexisting Implants in Redesigning a Full-Arch Reconstruction

Learn how to deal with preexisting implants and/or their restorations and decide if, and when, they can be serviceable for the forthcoming phase of treatment.

| 2 months ago
3 Fun Strategies to Increase Dental Practice Team Engagement
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3 Fun Strategies to Increase Dental Practice Team Engagement

Does dental practice team alignment and patient engagement have to be boring? Absolutely not! Dr. Ricardo Mitrani explains how his dental office keeps...

| 3 months ago
Using a Laser for Implant Uncovery

Using a Laser for Implant Uncovery

Follow Dr. Mitrani's visual essay to see how a laser removes soft tissue formed over a dental implant cover screw.

| 5 months ago
Moving Beyond Dentistry’s ‘Zoom Boom’
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Moving Beyond Dentistry’s ‘Zoom Boom’

Dentistry's lessons learned from the 2020 pandemic go beyond the 'Zoom Boom.'

| 5 months ago
Silicone Jig Technique for Cement-Retained Implant Supported Restoration

Silicone Jig Technique for Cement-Retained Implant Supported Restoration

Follow Dr. Mitrani's visual essay to fabricate a silicone jig to control the cement around an implant-retained restoration.

| 6 months ago
Customized Impression Coping for a Single Tooth Implant in a Maxillary Central Incisor
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Customized Impression Coping for a Single Tooth Implant in a Maxillary Central Incisor

Follow this visual essay for steps to fabricate a personalized impression coping to optimize the transfer of the peri-implant soft tissue architecture...

| 8 months ago
How to Temporarily Repair a Fractured Implant-Supported Zirconia Prosthesis
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How to Temporarily Repair a Fractured Implant-Supported Zirconia Prosthesis

Follow Dr. Mitrani's visual essay on how to temporarily repair a fractured implant-supported zirconia prosthesis.

| 8 months ago
Creating a New Vision for Your Dental Practice

Creating a New Vision for Your Dental Practice

Dr. Ricardo Mitrani introduces FLOW — Focus on Letting Others Win — a new way to help dentists meet the changing needs of patients, nurture...

| 9 months ago
A Simple Way to Fix Porcelain Chipping in a Full Arch Implant-Supported Prosthesis

A Simple Way to Fix Porcelain Chipping in a Full Arch Implant-Supported Prosthesis

Follow Dr. Mitrani's visual essay on how to solve a fracture problem on a full arch layered zirconia implant-supported prosthesis using veneers.

| 9 months ago
Immediate Implant Placement of a Narrow Diameter Implant on a Maxillary Lateral Site

Immediate Implant Placement of a Narrow Diameter Implant on a Maxillary Lateral Site

Follow Dr. Mitrani's visual essay on how to address an immediate implant placement and fabrication of a definitive ceramic restoration of a maxillary...

| 10 months ago