Archive | Implant supported dentures

RSS feed for this section

Implant supported bridge – full mouth rehabilitation Full list of blogs

full mouth dental implants

All blogs for implant supported bridge Dental codes implant supported denture bridge and implant retained denture Treatment planning options Fabrication of temporary lab Creating temporary dentist Fabrication steps for dentist Lab work – Titanium substructure Lab work – Zirconia substructure Lab work – Composite teeth Lab work – Cement retained bridge Fiber substructure Delivery of […]

All on 4 home care

dental code hybrid denture

Full arch prosthesis maintenance or all on 4 maintenance This information applies to acrylic, composite, or porcelain prosthesis and to all on 4 or implant supported denture or implant supported full arch bridge (or any other name). All on 4 home care and office care Waterpick or airflosser and/or superfloss twice a day. You can […]

Dental code hybrid denture

dental code hybrid denture

What is dental code hybrid denture? 2015 ADA codes This post covers dental codes for both hybrid dentures, bars and over-dentures, locators/ERA dentures and implant supported full arch bridges.  For those of us providing FFS care, the codes are kind of irrelevant because we are maxing out any dental insurance plan and the cost is […]

All on 4 maintenance

all on 4 full arch hybrid

All on 4 maintenance or All on 4 cleaning This information applies to acrylic or porcelain prosthesis and to all on 4 or implant supported denture or implant supported full arch bridge (or any other name). Patient take home sheets are found on this implant supported denture link.  Very similar to this information. There are […]

Telescopic attachment retained prosthesis


Removable implant-supported dental prostheses with telescopic attachments Just getting this blog going.  Telescope is defined here Deutsch or Olaf Syncope is similar. Not true telescope but similar and is removable by patient. Locator F-Tx is removable by dentist only.  Has plastic attachments that “break” when inserting so can not take in and out.  Once […]

Final on four – immediate metal-resin full arch dental implant supported prosthesis – wheaton dentist

all on 4 full arch hybrid

Delivery of final prosthesis just 2-3 days post surgery is possible BUT As this OSU (Yilmaz Aug 2015) case shows it is possible to deliver a final prosthesis shortly after the surgery.  The case example they show is ideal for the situation as it is mandibular case against an upper denture.  The major potential issue […]

Final impression and verification of impression


Visit #1  Full arch impression with implant impression copings This should be with an abutment level impression, multi-unit abutments placed at 35Ncm.  Shoulder should be supragingival.  Or can be implant level impression with temporary Ti cylinders that are used to determine angles of mutli-unit abutment required.  No matter which is used implant should have healing […]



Should now have prosthesis and NEW screws. Remove healing abutments or temp prosthesis Ensure multi-unit abutments at 35Ncm Seat primary bar and tighten screws. Hand-tighten the prosthetic screws, alternating from one side to the other. Once 2 in, one each side, check ischemia.  If still there in 3 minutes remove and reduce area and polish. […]

Telescope crown or konus (conus) crown?

wheaton dentist

Telescope, konus (conus), or insertion coping Diagram showing the differences – This is all Uwe Mohr’s info from this DT blog.  If you are considering a case, just use Uwe.  If you are a patient, looking for a Wheaton dentist, Uwe makes mine. Telescope v. Konus (Conus) Telescope Primary and secondary telescope slide on top […]

Implant supported zirconia bridge (all on 4 denture upgrade)

all on 4 full arch hybrid

Implant supported zirconia bridge – What is it? Screw retained implant supported zirconia bridge framework (a hybrid denture upgrade) Case of the week Jane’s implant supported zirconia bridge story The implant supported zirconia bridge and Jane…..  Jane had suffered from Sjorgen’s for years.  Due to the dry mouth that Sjorgen’s causes, she slowly lost nearly […]