Archive for March, 2016
A case for Fixed hybrid prosthesis vs. the removable overdenture
A recent study published in the journal “Clinical Oral Implant Research” gives more weight to a fixed hybrid prosthesis (typically supported by a minimum of 4 implants) vs. the traditional removable overdenture (supported by 2 implants only). According to Kremer et al in an article titled “Mandibular bone resorption pattern with implant overdentures”, they show that despite […]
Mini Implants anyone?
Every wonder why we have never placed mini dental implants in our practice OR why have we stopped teaching the use of these implants at the University of Pacific Dental school a few years ego? Well, as of March 1, 2016; this product has been discontinued. Obviously, these mini-implants are cheaper; so when I have […]