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Show Your Patients Why Dental Implants Matter

Dental implantology is the most effective way to replace missing teeth, and the most durable fix for many patients in search of a brighter and more convenient smile.

But understanding the mechanics of dental implantology isn’t always easy for lay people – and even when it’s explained clearly, the process can sound a bit…medieval. Often when they hear about screws and anchors, people’s immediate reaction is horror instead of enthusiasm.

That’s why having resources such as this one can be a boon for your implantology practice. In clear language and simple illustrations, the page explains the hows and whys of dental implantology – all in terminology that sounds promising and inviting.

Learning how to plan and execute dental implantology techniques through our implantology seminars is merely half the battle. The other half is making that pitch to your patients. For the best of both worlds, let us help you grow your dental implant practice in California today.

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The Best CEU Dental Implantology Courses

Continuing education courses must toe a line between offering substantive, credit-worthy instruction, and offering entertaining content that people actually want to enroll for.

Dental implantology seminars lend themselves especially well to both sides, as they include fascinating information which can also be delivered through a seamless mix of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on training.

At Implantology Seminars, we proudly present an ongoing series of seminars to help dental professionals throughout Los Angeles, Burbank and Orange County learn and master the most in-demand skills in this exploding area of our industry.

Our courses ran the gamut from introductory presentation to advanced training using pig mandibles and software simulators. Titles include such diverse topics as:

If you’re looking for the vanguard in CEU courses for dentists to stay at the forefront of modern implantology techniques, we’ve got you covered. Contact Implantology Seminars today.

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Harvard Health on Developments in Dental Implantology

A well-written explainer on Harvard’s Health website offers a sort of dental implantology 101 course, including some basic illustrations that help patients understand the process.

Although the page is written for patients, not professionals, it offers formal evidence that dental implantology has absolutely conquered the medical mainstream, and moved onto the lips of private citizens across the country. Dental implantology is a household name.

The reason is simple: implants are by far the best way to restore lost teeth and protect the bone of the jaw. And they’re getting better all the time, while opening up new markets to patients who previously couldn’t tolerate the procedure. Here’s Harvard:

“We’ve seen two big improvements in the last five years. First, we’ve learned how to grow bone predictably by using bone substitutes. And second, we have newer implants that are stronger and smaller in diameter, so we can fit implants into less bone volume,” says Dr. Gallucci. “With certain precautions, even people with osteoporosis may be candidates for implants.”

Your dental practice will be asked with increasing frequency whether you offer implants, what they cost, and how much experience you have in this area of oral health. Your answers will be dictated by the quality of the training you receive.

To get started with hands-on training in professional dental implantology right here in California, start here.

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Further Reading on the Health Benefits of Dental Implantology

One of the most common questions our students and partners get about dental implants is whether they are for cosmetic concerns only. In fact, although dental implants can indeed restore a perfect smile, and the confidence that comes with it, they offer a number of related benefits that aren’t visible at all.

As this article rightly explains, dental implants help to preserve bone mass in the jaw by giving the bone and surrounding tissues something to “hook” into – and resistance to keep them strong:

That said, Allen suggests when keeping natural teeth isn’t an option, a dental implant is. For example, dental implants can help maintain bone levels.

“The bone thinks it has a tooth fairy,” said Allen’s colleague, Dr. John Goodman. “When the implant is placed, the bone is maintained. It’s totally amazing.”

It’s not often that implantable medical devices have a salutary effect on surrounding tissues; for most devices, the challenge is simply to avoid rejection by the body. Dental implants are different, and that difference is helping many millions of people smile, chew, and live better, while protecting the teeth they still have.

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HuffPo Goes All In For Dental Implantology

Dental implantology is a field on the rise, as more and more people are learning about the vast benefits and affordable beauty of these permanent devices.

Now the Huffington Post is getting into the game, publishing a ringing endorsement of dental implants, and offering an explainer for any newcomers who may be interested in checking out the option:

As told by the Academy of General Dentistry, a dental implant is an artificial tooth “root” artificially placed in your mouth to support a dental prosthesis such as a crown, denture or bridge. It is made from titanium metal and it fuses around the jawbone serving as a root for the missing tooth.

This is by presently the best – if not the only long-term option for tooth replacement.

This is an article that goes into some rare depth about the why and how of dental implants, including a numbered list of benefits which covers everything from easier eating to implants’ proven tendency to protect the natural teeth around them. It’s worth a read to learn why implantology is taking off, and to use as a template when you describe these devices to your own patients.

For CE training in dental implant design, software, and more, please contact Implantology Seminars of Los Angeles and Arizona today.

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It’s Dental Implant Month

The American Academy of Implant Dentistry has named August Dental Implant Month, in an effort to help spread the word about what this revolutionary technology to can do for people who are missing teeth.

Leave aside the message itself; the very fact that dental implants are being elevated through such a big marketing push should be evidence alone that a vast consensus of experienced physicians and technicians believe they are here to stay. Unlike earlier medical technologies, which did not always provide a consistent experience for eating or speaking, dental implants simply represent a permanent fix – one which is as comfortable as it is effective:

Dental implants have revolutionized dentistry by offering a much more stable and natural-looking replacement for missing teeth. They can be utilized for single or multiple missing teeth in a variety of different ways. A dental implant is a titanium post that simulates the root of a natural tooth and can support a crown, bridge or overdenture. They are very durable and can last a lifetime when properly cared for with regular brushing, flossing and routine check-ups.

The only way to ride this wave and keep your practice at the forefront of dental tech is to train in dental implantology and procedures. The Implantology Seminars team proudly offers the best hands-on training for dental professionals looking to expand their services into this exploding area.

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Better Dental Implant Courses for Better Implants

The title of this recent article says it all: “Dental Implants Are Not Created Equal.”

Read the piece and you’ll find some good basic information about how implants work, how they fit together, and what constitutes a completed product. But the piece also emphasizes something valuable, namely that not every grade of titanium and variety of ceramic is the same:

From the design of the threads, the chemistry of the surface, and the connection to the crown that goes on top of it, implants can vary greatly. These factors all attribute to performance and long-term outcome. You need to be sure your periodontist only works with dental implant manufacturers with great track records—ones who have invested the time and research in their products and can prove clinical success.

At Implantology Seminars, we offer solid background information to let you choose vetted and appropriate vendor partners for the implant services in your office. Our courses are designed with an eye toward the very top of the market, where patients see the best results and dental professionals see the highest margins.

To learn more and get started with dental implant training today, contact us here.

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Dental Implantology is Essential for Your Practice

Dental implantology offers patients options they would never get otherwise. People who are severely edentulous through disease or trauma can today recover a full smile in a matter of days.

One recent article summed up the paradigm shift that dental implants have ushered in, noting that training in this emerging field is still hard to find:

“Implant technique is not taught in the dental colleges at the undergraduate level and the dentists get trained by the senior dentists who gained expertise in the field at the study clubs of ISOI and the other programmes it organises”, Dr Shetty said.

Implantology Seminars offers outstanding dental CE courses for every part of dental implantology, from beginning concepts through advanced techniques. Students can practice on live models and witness in-person demonstrations, getting swift answers to all their toughest questions along the way.

If your practice wants to stay at the head of the pack with the latest technologies, you need to learn this skill. Sign up for one of our popular implantology seminars today.

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Why Flawless Implant Placement Matters

Some readers have noticed this piece in recent weeks: a warning about the rare but real danger of lingering pain following a routine dental implant procedure.

As the article describes, for the unlucky few, this pain can be debilitating:

Chronic pain is a rare complication, which may be due to damage to nerves in the jaw, either directly from drilling during surgery or indirectly from swelling or bleeding after surgery. Chronic post-surgical dental pain does not respond to painkillers and is difficult to diagnose, as patients often have no abnormality that is visible or can be detected on scans.

Now for the good news: these are exceedingly rare symptoms, the appearance of which may be mitigated by taking a full medical history and executing very careful drill procedures, such as those with the aid of a dental surgical guide.

Avoiding complications and ensuring patient satisfaction are paramount to us at Implantology Seminars. If you’d like to keep your practice well above the national average for revision surgeries, seek the best training possible in Los Angeles, Arizona, and beyond.

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A Great Demonstration of Dental Implants

Sometimes local news stories on dental implants and implantology can be hit or miss, but this video offers some nice examples of how dental implants are designed, executed and perfected:

It is a nice look at the kind of coveted services your practice can offer, and a lucid description of what dental implants can do for patients who have struggled with chewing, biting, and self-confidence.

For the best dental implant training in Southern California and Arizona, we invite you to check out our implantology courses. With current information and a faculty of eminent figures in the field, this is the best place to learn the ropes and perfect your craft in an educational setting.