Implant Dentures for Chicago Denture Patients
Dr. Elseweifi attended an advanced course on the use of denture implants to support and retain implant dentures.
Chicago (I-Newswire) September 16, 2013 - Dr. Elseweifi of Bucktown Dental Associates attended an advanced course on the use implant dentures (denture implants) to replace full dentures. The course was held in Los Angeles, California and was an overview of advanced surgical procedures, treatment planning protocols and restorative steps necessary to place denture implants and restore them.
Implant supported dentures are called by many names, including All-on-4 dentures, and hybrid implant denture. Implant supported dentures are a great choice for patients who cannot get fixed implant restorations because of excessive bone loss. Patients with excessive bone loss require replacement of the pink gum part. Fixed implant dentures, in addition to being fixed, restore the missing gum tissue and create a natural smile. Implant dentures are screwed down to denture implants via titanium bars. Therefore, it provides maximum stability and function. It can only be removed by the dentist at the time of periodic exams.
During the course in Los Angeles, Dr. Elseweifi received updates on the latest on 3-D imaging, treatment planning for denture implants, and the use of 3-D surgical guides. Contbeam CT scanning and 3-D digital imaging provide more precise planning for denture implants. In the second day of training, Dr. Elseweifi reviewed the latest designs and materials used for fabrication of titanium substructures for implant dentures. In addition, attendees practiced surgical techniques to place denture implants, impression taking, and the fabrication of provisional implant supported dentures. With provisional implant dentures a patient can have hopeless teeth removed, denture implants placed, and a provisional denture fabricated in one visit. This is often called Dentures in a day. The patient comes back in few months to have the final implant supported dentures delivered.
About Bucktown Dental Associates
Bucktown Dental Associates
Dr. Yasser Elseweifi
2002 N Damen Ave
Phone : 7732762757
Published in:Health & Fitness
Published On:September 16, 2013
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