Dental Implants

Identifying, Diagnosing and Treating Airway Disorders

How to integrate periodontal mucogingival issues alongside comprehensive dental treatment planning and treatment. The presence of attached gingival tissue plays an important role in attaining and maintaining periodontal health. Gingival anatomy and the etiology, diagnosis, and maintenance of gingival recession will be reviewed, followed by the various corrective mucogingival and grafting procedures. A discussion will […]

Dental Implants By The Numbers

My name is Tom Dawson and I recently joined the faculty here at The Dawson Academy. My charge is to bring new educational thoughts regarding dental implants.

Infographic: Is There a Demand for Implant Dentistry?

Implant Dentistry has been a huge topic, especially as of recent. You can’t pick up a dental publication without seeing multiple articles surrounding the topic. Statistics show that Implant Dentistry can actually be the highest production per hour procedure and have the greatest lifetime financial opportunity for your practice. So why leave that opportunity to […]

7 Deadly Sins of Dental Implants

Implant dentistry has become extremely predictable. However, we must pay attention to some very non-forgiving principles if we hope to create stable, long lasting results for our implant patients. I call these the Seven Deadly Sins. Each one, on its own, can jeopardize even the best implant surgery.

Dawson Quick Tip: Dental Implants & Occlusion

Hi everybody, welcome to Quick Tips. In this edition, I want to talk about dental implants from an occlusal perspective. And first, let’s begin with some key points about how implants are different than teeth.

Dawson Quick Tip: Removing Cement-Retained Implant Crowns

Cement-retained implant crowns are very, very popular and have been for the past 10 or 15 years. But one of the challenges we see with cement-retained implant crowns is the lack of retrievability, especially since most of these have been put on with permanent cement. Even the temporary cement sometimes is very difficult to remove. […]

Dawson Quick Tips: Esthetic Restorations with Dental Implants

Welcome to Quick Tips. Today I want to give you some guidance when you are planning an esthetic restoration in the front of the mouth that’s going to involve an implant. What to look at first When we look at these type of cases, the first thing we’ve got to be considering is the precision of that maxillary incisal edge. The […]

Dawson Quick Tips: Immediate Non-Occlusal Load Temporaries

So my quick tip is about immediate non-occlusal load temporaries for implant restorations. I love doing INOL temporaries. I just think it’s a great value for patients, but what I found was that there’s a lot of chair time involved in doing these. I’ve done many of them in my office and the patient would come […]

Implants and Technology: Where are we Headed?

Placing and designing implants in a restorative case can be a valuable asset to keep inside a Complete Dentist’s toolbox. With the technological advancements in the last few years, it can make a once complex procedure, predictable.

Webinar: Dental Implants by the Numbers

We have been driven by a number of market factors in dental implant treatment: those of the implant companies, those of our surgeons and so on. Yet, all of us know that this should be a prosthetically driven process, but who is making the decisions?