What happens when a tooth becomes painful? Can this tooth be saved? When a tooth is painful, the decision whether to save or remove a tooth must be determined. If this tooth can be saved, we determine whether the patient wants to save it. Time constraints and financial concerns are just two of the … [Read more...] about Can This Tooth Be Saved?
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Here is an article that appeared in The ACP Messenger (Winter 2017) called "The Art of Blending Digital Dentistry and Implant Prosthodontics," by Thomas J. Balshi, DDS, PhD, FACP and Joanne Balshi. … [Read more...] about Blending Digital Dentistry and Implant Prosthodontics
Erosion of the Earth and Dental Bone Loss in the human mouth share some similarities. Both are devastatingly damaging; both are financially costly; and both have similar solutions. We have all seen images of hillside homes toppling from cliffs in California and heard about the destruction of … [Read more...] about The Slippery Slope of Dental Bone Loss
Pi Dental Center recently held a photo caption contest. Patients, social media followers from Facebook, Twitter and newsletter readers were invited to submit captions for a photo featuring a Budweiser horse. Over thirty-four humorous, creative and imaginative captions were submitted. … [Read more...] about Pi Dental Center Holds Photo Caption Contest
Patients, who have been told that they do not have enough bone for successful dental implant treatment, feel discouraged and overwhelmed by the limited number of options presented to them by their dentists. Many of these patients are presented with a choice of removable dentures or lengthy and … [Read more...] about The No Bone Solution of Dental Implant Treatment
Rehabilitation of the severely atrophic maxilla presents significant challenges for the restoring dental team. Inadequate bone volume often results in bone grafting procedures that delay treatment and delivery of the final prosthetic solution. This article discusses the use of implant anchorage … [Read more...] about Dental Implant Treatment Using The No Bone Solution