In this clinical case are illustrated in a very schematic way some stages of the realization of an upper and lower overdenture on eight implants, four on the upper and four on the lower jaw (Fig. 1). This solution will provide greater stability to the prosthesis during the phonation and the chewing functions, allowing the patient to relate in their social sphere with safety and confidence.
LOUISVILLE, Ky., USA: As children prepare for the start of a new school year, a dental exam should be on the to-do list, according to University of Louisville School of Dentistry. For children entering kindergarten, Kentucky law requires at least a basic dental screening. Regular dental examinations are important to diagnose and treat or prevent oral health problems.
Recipients of the 2016-2017 Osseointegration Foundation (OF) Research Grants were announced at the Academy of Osseointegration’s 2016 Annual Meeting in San Diego this spring. Grant recipients are each awarded $30,000 and will present their results at the 2017 AO Annual Meeting, taking place in Orlando, Fla., March 15-18.