Posts Tagged ‘ tooth replacement ’

How Long do Dental Implants Last?

How long do dental implants last? Watch Dental Video about Dental Implants There exists a series of clinical and radiological criteria for the identification of an implantation success. Of course, the patient counts freedom from pain as a success, but pain is a very unreliable partner in medicine. For example, as a rule, malignant tumors […]

McGill Consensus on Standard of Care for the Edentulous.

The McGill Consensus Statement on Overdentures On May 24-25, 2002, a Symposium was held at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada during which scientists and expert clinicians presented 15 papers on the efficacy of overdentures for the treatment of edentulous patients. Strong emphasis was given to evidence from randomized controlled trials in which mandibular 2-implant […]

Replacing Back Teeth

Because missing front teeth are considered aesthetically and socially unacceptable, most people consider their replacement a higher priority than back (posterior) teeth normally hidden from sight. From a dental point of view, however, you should definitely consider their replacement, if not for cosmetic reasons, then for the loss of function created by their absence. Besides […]