This Compendium eBook offers a continuing education (CE) article on the assessment of the prosthetic parameters in patients with an edentulous maxilla. Also included in this eBook is a case study of a patient who required full-mouth reconstruction as a result of long-standing bruxism. Download to earn 2 FREE CEU now!
CE: Choosing the Ideal Implant-Supported Prosthesis for an Edentulous Maxilla: Three Key Prosthetic Parameters Hussein S. Basma, DDS, DESS, MS; Nicolaas C. Geurs, DDS, MS; and Maria L. Geisinger, DDS, MS
This article discusses three prosthetic parameters essential to determining whether a patient’s needs can be best met with a fixed or removable prosthesis: prosthetic space, lip support, and transition line. Standardized treatment planning considerations are presented to facilitate the clinician’s step-by-step diagnostic and decision-making processes. Credits: 2 Self-Study CEU Cost:$0 Provider:AEGIS Publications, LLC
Restoring Esthetics, Health, and Function in Severely Worn Dentition Wynn H. Okuda, DMD
This article illustrates the importance of the diagnostic work-up and the use of esthetic temporary prototypes in creating a successful smile design for the anterior teeth. The selection of optimal restorative materials is also described.