This month, in our introduction to Implants Today, let’s briefly discuss the many variations that exist in implant applications as we consider implant treatment for our patients. As the dental implant industry has grown over the past 10 years, so has the variety of options to choose from among dental implant fixtures, prosthetic components, and materials. The benefit of this variety is being able to offer our patients the best choices specific to the applications needed.
This month, we have 2 excellent articles that exemplify the diversity of implant applications. Dr. Todd Shatkin shares information based upon his many years of experience with placing mini dental implants, and Dr. Ara Nazarian presents a combination case involving standard-sized dental implants. These articles demonstrate how replacing missing teeth can be done with different size dental implants and different components………Read More