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Welcome to our new interactive live patient implant training course news and dental CE training blog for dentists and dental professionals. Stay updated on upcoming course events, and information rich continuing education topics in the fields of implantology, dental cosmetics, removable, and fixed prosthetics. Need help with clinical advice on case? CLICK HERE: 911! Case Assistance

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Dr. L 911! Antibiotics in my bone grafts. Protocols Please!

“Hello Dr. L my patient is allergic to penicillin and I know I can’t use Cefazolin in my bone graft. If I use Clindamycin 300 mg/ 2 ml  how much saline do I need to get it to liquid form and quantity needed to be added to bone graft?
What would be pre [medication] procedure dose for clindamycin?
I know we do amoxicillin 500 4 tabs 1 hr before surgery , 2 six hours and then 1 every 8 hrs.”

Thank you Dr. “L/B”  for your great question, our  dental implant live patient implant training Master Clinicians are on the case! Thank you for using our currently free online service to answer your clinical case question. The usage of antibiotics in bone graft materials…. Continue reading “Dr. L 911! Antibiotics in my bone grafts. Protocols Please!”

Dr. L 911! Trans Crestal sinus lift surgical considerations for dentists, LIVE patient implant training

Hello. Dr. L. What is the max height of crestal sinus lift.? What is the cardinal rule of graft volume and lift height?  Thanks.

Thank you Dr. “DoING Implants in Houston”  for your great question, our  #dentalimplant live patient implant training Master Clinicians are on the case! Thank you for using our free online service to answer….  Continue reading “Dr. L 911! Trans Crestal sinus lift surgical considerations for dentists, LIVE patient implant training”

Dr. L 911! Dental Implant Overdenture CDT Coding for success??

Dr. M/C a graduate of our LIVE patient implant training in Dallas, Austin, Houston, Texas wrote:

“Hi~

This is more ADA coding questions.

When you are treatment planning for implants, locator and implant-overdenture

what would be the appropriate ADA code for above procedures?”

Thank you Dr. M/C  for your great question, our  dental implant Master Clinicians are on the case!

Did you Know?  Dental implant therapy is expected to rise from a national average, according to the AAID and the ADA, of 20% to an estimated…. Continue reading “Dr. L 911! Dental Implant Overdenture CDT Coding for success??”

Dr. L 911! Implant resorption & soft tissue ingrowth. Implant course Dallas, Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Texas

Dr. “Smiles in McKinney” a graduate of our LIVE patient implant training courses, asks: “Dear Dr. L, an implant and vertical sinus lift  was performed about a year ago by another doctor. The patient lost the healing abutment awhile ago and now there is soft tissue ingrowth and resorption…. Continue reading “Dr. L 911! Implant resorption & soft tissue ingrowth. Implant course Dallas, Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Texas”

Doctor L. 911! Anterior Immediate load post opt protocols. Implant course in Dallas, Austin, Houston,Texas

Dr. “White Belt” a graduate of our LIVE patient implant training in Dallas, Austin, Houston, Texas wrote:

“I have a question about post-op recall for implants placed on #7 and #8. In addition to the implants, bone grafting, GTR with L-PRF membrane and immediate load temporary screw retained prostheses were placed.

How often do I follow up with the patient? What are the steps I should be taking until the final delivery? Thank you”

Thank you Dr. “White Belt” for your great question, our Master Clinicians are on the case.

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Doctor L. 911! Dental implant crown seating issue

Our Master Clinicians are hard at work and are passionate for our course graduates success.                                                                                                                   “Clinical excellence through truth and knowledge.”                                                   Case submission: Crown was cemented using the minimal, chairside die technique.

Clinical presentation: Contacts were explained to be very tight. Upon radiographic examination dentist determined that incomplete seating had occurred.

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