What is an Andrew’s bridge in dentistry? Andrew’s bridge is the name of a removable partial overdenture that uses teeth for support. Some appear to use implants as support as well. It appears and functions in a very similar manner to a Hadar bar. When is a good time to consider an Andrew’s bridge? When […]
Changing a removable conus overdenture to a fixed implant supported prosthesis Changing a removable Conus overdenture to fixed teeth is something we can do. Most people prefer teeth that are fixed solid into place over teeth that they can remove. Even if the teeth are secure in place as with an Atlantis conus implant overdenture, […]
What are implant retained dentures or a locator denture? Implant retained dentures are a type of overdenture that you can take in and out to clean and attaches to dental implants. It differs from the bar overdenture in that it gets support from tissue and typically the implants attach directly to the denture instead of […]
Hader bar Fee for new denture over hader bar Nylon better than gold because gold too soft? Not using gold anymore. Personal preference?They both seem to work well. Nylon needs changing more, but easier to do. Metal clips that are either passive or activated for retention. Picked up directly into acrylic.
When to use which implant overdenture attachments? ERA=vertical resilient better for implants Locator=rotational better for teeth Where implant is at help decide ERA vs locator Best location for 2 implant lower overdenture is lateral incisor and then canine. However, this list will help with those implant assisted partial dentures. Molar want rotation so Locator Canine […]
Implant supported bar overdenture parts and implant overdenture cost. Implant overdentures come in a variety of styles and are very lab or doctor specific. The popularity of the All on 4 and other implant supported bridges or implant supported dentures have made the implant overdenture much less common, however there are still excellent reasons to […]