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Flowered dental implant

flowered dental implant

Do you have a flowered dental implant? Flowered dental implant, huh? Well that sucks. Time to remove it as that is a big dental implant problem. What is a flowered dental implant? A dental implant that has flowered is one in which the top portion broke and opened up more the same way a flower […]

DIY braces problems

DIY braces not fitting

Solutions to some DIY braces problems. Assuming you are referring to mail order clear aligners, like Invisalign. DIY braces problems are something that we are starting to see more and more now that the companies are marketing their mail order clear aligners more. If you want to know who you can complain to about the […]

All on 6

all on 6

What is the all on 6 implant prosthesis? All on 6 implant procedure consists of 6 dental implants that support the entire upper or lower jaw of teeth. How do the all on 6 and all on 4 differ? As the name implies the main difference is that the all on 6 has 6 dental […]

Black triangle bioclear

black triangle Bioclear

Closing a black triangle with Bioclear Black triangle treatment with Bioclear is straight forward and easy treatment with predictable results. To see more before and after Bioclear black triangle treatments click the link. What is Bioclear? Bioclear is a brand name of a dental matrix system we use that have the proper shape built in. […]

Groper appliance

Dr. Bauers family and the pediatric dentist

The pediatric Groper appliance Groper appliance is a is a space maintainer for children who have lost their baby front teeth early in life. This may be from an accident or caries. The Groper appliance attaches to the posterior molars with cement and should not come out. Some of these appliances are made with posterior […]

Microwave denture

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Can I microwave my denture? – How to microwave dentures. Can you microwave a denture? Well, not only can you, but you probably should to help clean it! However, with newer materials coming out all the time it is hard to say with any certainty if your  particular denture has research behind it and is […]

Selective Root Retreatment

Selective Root Retreatment failure

Selective Root Retreatment of an endodontic failure Selective root retreatment is an endodontic retreatment procedure of a failing root canal. The difference is that in selective retreatment we only treat the root(s) that shows evidence of failure. When is it advisable to do selective root retreatment? Typically this will be a tooth with a root […]

G6PD deficiency

G6PD deficiency

Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD deficiency) in dentistry G6PD deficiency is a genetic condition that causes the red blood cells to lyse more easily. It is likely an evolutionary development to malaria, as we find the trait in individuals whose ancestors are from parts of the world with malaria. G6PD deficiency impact on dental care There […]