Videos -- Dr. Gordon Christensen answers your questions

Here is a compilation of videos featuring Dr. Gordon Christensen answering questions from readers.

When is a fixed partial denture preferred instead of an implant or a crown?

How many small-diameter implants are needed for maxillary edentulous arch?

What are the advantages of full-zirconia crowns?

Are direct resin veneers as reliable as ceramic veneers?

What is a predictable way to remove a fixed partial denture?

Should fiber-reinforced resin-based composite posts be sandblasted before cementation?

Ask Dr. Christensen: When a ceramic veneer comes off, or when placing a resin direct veneer, what is the best way to make it stay on?

Are allografts better than alloplasts for socket grafting?

Which is stronger – Build-up or post?

What is a filler?

What are optimum tooth preparations for veneers?

Are there good matrices for Class IV resins and resin veneers?

What is the best way to make a contact area on a Class II RBC?

Can you successfully bleach striated tetracycline stains?

Will dental or medical third party payers pay for snoring treatment?

Will third party payers cover sleep apnea treatments by dentists?

What are the major needs for small-diameter implants?

Should teeth serving as fixed partial denture abutments have posts?

What is the best way to restore a leaking crown margin?

Are locators, ERAs, or spheres with rubber washers best for complete denture retention and support?

Do superficial stains wear off IPS e.max or IPS Empress?

Do dental hygienists fit into the "mid-level" practitioner classification?

What is a good electronic caries detector?

Is the DIAGNOdent accurate?

Incremental treatment with removable partial dentures

Can removable partial dentures be more successful?

How to determine vertical dimension of occlusion on edentulous patients

Can complete dentures really be predictable?

Is the need for complete dentures increasing or decreasing?

Are custom trays better for denture impressions?

What is the best technique for complete denture impressions?

What portion of the complete denture technique can be legally delegated to staff persons?

Are dentures without implants still state-of-the-art?

Custom vs. stock impression trays for crowns

Double-arch or full-arch impressions?

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Ask Dr. Christensen: When is a fixed partial denture preferred instead of an implant or a crown?


Dr. Gordon Christensen answers questions from dentists and draws from his 30+ years of clinical practice. In this video he talks about when fixed partial dentures might be preferred instead of an implant or crown.

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