Plan dental cases and you will see more value provided for your patients.
As a clinician the job of a dentist is to give the patient treatment alternatives.
Dentists understand money does not grow on trees, making every dollar work for the benefit of the patient.
One way a patient can see a rendition of their finished case is through the fabrication of an ivory wax up.
Alginate impressions are taken, poured in stone with corrections and enhancements incorporated for display
for the patient.
The patient approves the enhancements and a temporary crown or bridge is made with agreed upon esthetics.
While waiting on the final permanent finished product, the patient gets a chance to wear a facsimile of the case.
This takes the patient from a negative to a positive position in reference to their smile.
It is not necessary to wait until the final product is delivered to the dental office to see what has been planned.
The entire dental team is involved in the case from the office staff to the porcelain ceramists causing improvements in your smile.
Dentists are up to the challenge understanding the dynamics of how hard and soft tissues work in harmony for best results in esthetics and and stability of the final case.
Surgical procedures planned before dental implants can be placed require stabilization.
Where extensive bone grafting is necessary, bone remodeling may take as long as 8 – 9 months.
Nutrition plays a key role in the stability of bone.
Patients should limit the ingestion of carbonated beverages such as soda pop.
It is the opinion of this dentist that all refined processed sugar, high fructose corn syrup, and artificial sweetness should be greatly reduced during the remodeling process.
Emergency dentist KC is a hat worn by our team that sees firsthand the ravages of sugar on oral health.
Dentists take it upon themselves to provide a quality service in spite of the poor nutritional habits of patients.
Patients are taught to keep dental implants clear of food debris and plaque for sound preventative measures.
Sound preventative measures protect the area of crestal bone, the most difficult area to maintain.
We encourage patients not to work against biology partaking in poor nutrition and unhealthy medical and dental habits.
Dentists take many continuing education hours to deliver a quality service to all patients.
The science of restoring dental implants has a success rate of over 95% with adherence to understanding tissue dynamics.
Discuss with your dentist why some implant systems are not designed for immediate loading in surgical sites after the extraction of teeth.
Plan dental cases with the proper implant system for high levels of clinical success.
From the Diary of my enlightenment,
A.L. Clark, D.D.S. http://www.dentist4you.biz