Category Archives: Dental Implants

“All-on-One” fixed/removable technique continues as tremendous success

Case by Doyle Freano, DMD Our precision attachment partial cases are still being fabricated in zirconia rather than metal with complete success. Use a custom tray and capture the soft tissue areas with your master impression for the preps, and most of the time we can fabricate the partial frame with set-up along with the […]

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Posted in Custom Dentures, Dental Implants, Removables, Treatment Planning, Uncategorized, Zirconia

Occlusal Measurement Plane (OMP) tool helps surgical guide fabrication and more

The OMP is an outstanding tool to help dentists determine and communicate specific functional and esthetic criteria for dentures. This has become especially important with the all-on-four protocol as a denture set-up for VDO and tooth position is required for surgical guide fabrication. Developer of the device, Josef Kolbeck, has become a valued part of […]

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Posted in Bay View Dental Laboratory, Custom Dentures, Dental Case Treatment Planning, Dental Implants, Treatment Planning, Uncategorized

Overdenture and hybrid options

The success of all-on-four type hybrid restorations has been well established in recent years and yet the options and case criteria are so varied, creating a standardized protocol is difficult. The number of implants, AP spread, and angulation are certainly a key factor, along with the vertical clearance. We have a great program already prepared […]

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Posted in Bay View Dental Laboratory, CAD/CAM Dental Technology, Clinical Articles, Custom Dentures, Dental Implants, Removables, Uncategorized

Welcome new team members

The removable team continues to jam together on bars, Conus, hybrids, Locator over-dentures, “All-on-Four,” and various forms of full arch type implant restorations including some of the newer generations of synthetic bone materials. Two new experienced technicians joined the team this year to help with our growing implant/removable work. Zdravka Simunovic, (we just call her […]

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The Zirkonzahn Prettau Bridge

Gone are the days of sacrificing top-tier beauty and precision in order to gain the strength offered from full-contour Zirconia restorations.  We’d like to introduce you to the future of highly aesthetic Zirconia bridges, The Zirkonzahn Prettau bridge.  Prettau Zirconia is far more translucent than Zirconias of the past.  Combine this with staining techniques applied […]

Posted in Bay View Dental Laboratory, CAD/CAM Dental Technology, Clinical Articles, Dental Case Treatment Planning, Dental Continuing Education, Dental Implants, Dental Laboratory, Removables, Treatment Planning, Zirconia

Implant Failure and Stock Implant Abutments

Our implant specialist, Ben Collins, has recently returned from the ICOI meeting that was held in Orlando, Florida with an insight on the lastest in the world of implants. Many of the leaders in implant dentistry presented including Drs. Carl Misch, Michael Pikos, Maurice Salama, and many others. Cement in the sulcus continues to be […]

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Posted in Bay View Dental Laboratory, CAD/CAM Dental Technology, Clinical Articles, Dental Case Treatment Planning, Dental Continuing Education, Dental Implants, Dental Laboratory, e.max, Treatment Planning, Uncategorized

Tekscan: Pulling Back the Curtain on Occlusion

It’s no secret that occlusion has been a pivotal topic of discussion in dentistry for many years, keeping some of the most studied doctors and technicians fascinated by the dynamics of what is known and pondering the depths of what is yet to be discovered.  For those who wonder what is happening to teeth during […]

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“Important Updates from the 2012 Chicago Mid-Winter Meeting”

This year we attended several meetings in Chicago including The American Equilibration Society, American Prosthodontic Society, The American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, and The American Academy of Restorative Dentistry. Several themes were repeated which I have highlighted here along with a couple of exciting new products. Sleep Dentistry/ Obstructive Sleep Apnea Obstructive Sleep Apnea was […]

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Using Facebook For The Dental Practice Pt.2

In part one of this blog, “Using Facebook for the Dental Practice”, we discussed how a Business profile can help your practice.  We went through the necessary steps it takes to set up your page as well as what to consider visually and structurally during the process.  Now it’s time to get our hands dirty […]

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Posted in Bay View Dental Laboratory, Clinical Articles, Dental Continuing Education, Dental Implants, Human Interest

Altantis Gold Hue Implant Abutments

  The popularity of gold hue CAD/CAM implant abutments soared last year, and it is now our first choice for implant cases. The warm gold color of the abutment has a reflective property you don’t get from darker colored or silver abutments. The reflective properties create a beautiful aesthetic when combined with an all-ceramic restoration. […]

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Posted in Bay View Dental Laboratory, Clinical Articles, Dental Case Treatment Planning, Dental Continuing Education, Dental Implants, Dental Laboratory, e.max, Mid-Atlantic Center for Advanced Dental Study, Treatment Planning, Zirconia

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