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Conservative Treament of the Edentulous Mandible

Description:
This presentation includes a candid discussion of the oral health care needs of the approximately 40 million edentulous adults in the USA. Many of these patients cannot afford or are too debilitated to have extensive oral care. There are several extensive and very expensive treatments for these patients that are currently being heavily promoted by companies and the lay press. However, there are less expensive and highly successful ways to treat many more of these patients very adequately including: • Two conventional diameter implants in the canine areas followed by an overdenture • Four small diameter implants in the anterior region followed by an overdenture • Four conventional diameter implants, two in the anterior region and two in the posterior region followed by an overdenture

Date Added:
8/7/2014

Author(s):

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD
Gordon J. Christensen is Founder and Director of Practical Clinical Courses (PCC), Chief Executive Officer of Clinicians Report Foundation (CR), and a ...
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Questions & Comments
Stephen Miller - (8/8/2014 9:55 PM)

Well done. This segment of our population need this type of practical and life altering. Stephen m miller

Martin Goldstein - (8/8/2014 11:06 AM)

As usual....pure GC.....practical and useful information for any dentist needing to be re-convinced that Small diameter implants have an important place in dentistry. This never gets old. Martin Goldstein DMD

Maurice Salama - (8/7/2014 7:50 AM)

This must be considered in some patients unwilling or unable to proceed with more sophisticated or expensive procedures to resolve denture issues or with limited bone. But it is often over utilized by doctors with limited or minimal implant training. Dr. Salama

Claudia Lopes - (8/6/2014 7:49 PM)

Thank you Dr. Gordon, good and affordable ideas!!!!

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