Clinical insights

The SAC Assessment Tool – my favorite go-to aid

For anyone who is unfamiliar with the SAC Assessment Tool, this is an excellent opportunity to find out why it is so popular and how it could provide you with an additional layer of confidence when planning treatment for your patients. In a quick and intuitive process, the SAC Assessment

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The verification jig in situ
Clinical insights

Multidisciplinary care: Utilization of the implant portfolio

Introduction Patient-centered treatments are at the core of how we approach treating our patients, and with developments in technology there are viable alternatives to major augmentation. In implant-supported reconstructions, if we have the ability to avoid large invasive procedures without compromising biological principles while minimizing morbidity, then this modality can

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Clinical insights

Fact or Myth: Esthetics in Implant Dentistry

Restoring function and esthetics using titanium or ceramic implants are arguably the two main goals of dental implant therapy. While assessing osseointegration is relatively straightforward in daily clinical practice by tapping on implants or using more sophisticated methods such as applying ISQ values, measuring esthetics, however, is much more complicated.

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After rehabilitation, the patient was able to take care of her teeth independently
Clinical insights

When do we need to prepare “back-off” for elderly implant patients?

Introduction The ITI Treatment Guide Vol. 9 provided us with an innovative solution called the “back off” strategy for elderly patients (Müller & Barter 2016). However, patients’ conditions vary widely, and the details of how and when to back off are unknown. The purpose of this clinical report is to discuss

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