Newsletter

Our dental practice is dedicated to educating you with the latest treatments and techniques available in prosthodontics.

Immediate Loading of Dental Implants

A Professional Courtesy of: Pacific Northwest Prosthodontics

With potential advantages of shortened treatment time, patient convenience and better esthetics during and following treatment, immediate implant loading has gained wide acceptance by the profession and by our patients. This issue of Prosthodontics Newsletter takes a look at the state of the art and the current research on immediate loading.


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State-of-the-Art Applications for Zirconia in Prosthodontics

A Professional Courtesy of: Pacific Northwest Prosthodontics

Winter 2020 Dental Implants Newsletter

The use of zirconia-based dental restorations has revolutionized the way modern dentists think about restorative options, material selection and appropriate material application. The availability of a tooth-colored indirect restorative material with favorable intraoral durability, esthetics and functional properties offers patients additional treatment options. However, dental professionals must understand appropriate application of this unique material and, perhaps more importantly, the material’s strengths and weaknesses in each application. This issue of Prosthodontics Newsletter reviews several recently published studies that discuss the profession’s advancing understanding of this unique material.


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Prosthodontics Newsletter Focusing on Dental Implants

A Professional Courtesy of: Pacific Northwest Prosthodontics

Frequently cited reasons for seeking high-quality prosthodontic therapy include superior esthetics, functional improvement, enhanced phonetics and elimination of pain. While a single measure, such as masticatory ability, may shed light on one important aspect of oral health, the holistic concept of oral health–related quality of life provides a broader insight into prosthodontics’ impact on patients’ systemic health and well-being. This issue of Prosthodontics Newsletter reviews recent studies that evaluate the effects of treatment on patients’ oral health–related quality of life.


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