The Picasso Plus has an innovative design, 7W of power, 8 programmable presets, color touchscreen, multilingual menu, option of disposable tip system or strippable fiber, wireless foot control, and standard 2-year warranty make it the only complete laser solution for dentists who want the flexibility to integrate laser technology throughout their practice. For more information, call (866) 999-2635 or visit amdlasers.com.
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Fixed Screw Retained Prosthesis
A 77-year-old female patient had a chief complaint that she was unable to wear her upper denture. She also could not eat whatever she wanted anymore. A comprehensive examination was performed, including a clinical examination, a digital panoral, full-mouth radiographs, and photographs. I also performed an oral cancer screening using VELscope Vx (LED Dental) with negative findings. My standard of care for any patient considering implant treatment is to include a cone-beam scan with KODAK 9000 3D CBCT (Carestream Dental). The scan confirmed a severely resorbed maxillary ridge. I determined that grafting procedures would be needed to...Read More
Key Opinion Leaders
Speaker Urges Dentists to Embrace New Technologies In Practice
It seems only fitting that Ron Kaminer, DDS, draws inspiration from popular author Atul Gawande, MD. An accomplished surgeon, Gawande writes in one of his books, Better, A Surgeon's Notes on Performance, about his experiences as a surgeon and challenges readers to buck the status quo, seek out inadequacies, and look for better ways to practice medicine. A dentist with 22 years in practice, Kaminer has done precisely that throughout his career, starting early on when he became one of the first 200 dentists in the United States to use a hard-tissue laser. At the Dental Learning event held here,...Read More