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(locked)Interim Immediate Denture-Driven, Maxillary-Screw-Retained Implant Prosthesis

January 1, 2014

Due to social, psychological, nutritional, functional, and esthetic motivations, individuals are expecting satisfactory intermediate fixed prosthetic options when seeking treatment for their compromised dentition. In addition, an interim immediate denture (IID) can be used by the restorative dentist to assess the available inter-occlusal space, create a radiographic surgical guide, direct implant placement, and provide diagnostic information for the final prosthesis. The aim of this article is to provide a case study where a maxillary immediate denture was used to drive all phases of the fullarch implant rehabilitation. Read More »

Minnesota Dental Association Announces 2013-14 Officers

September 25, 2013

The Minnesota Dental Association recently held its annual House of Delegates meeting at the Hampton Inn and Suites in Bemidji where new officers were elected. The newly elected 2013-2014 officers include: Dr. Michael Perpich, as President; Dr. Daniel Rose as President-Elect; Dr. Pete Cannon as First Vice President; Dr. Kevin Dens as Second Vice-President; and Dr. Travis Schmitt as Treasurer. Read More »

Dr. Jack Churchill Receives 2012 President’s Award

May 6, 2013

Dr. Jack Churchill was chosen as the recipient of the Minnesota Dental Association’s 2012 President’s Award by Immediate Past President, Dr. Michael Zakula. Churchill was honored by almost 9,000 dental professionals in attendance at the association’s recent annual convention, the Star of the North Meeting at St. Paul’s RiverCentre. Read More »

Dr. Kim Rauk Receives 2013 New Dentist Leadership Award

May 6, 2013

Dr. Kim Rauk of Alexandria was selected as the recipient of the Minnesota Dental Association 2013 New Dentist Leadership Award. She was honored by almost 9,000 dental professionals in attendance at the MDA’s annual convention, the Star of the North Meeting at the RiverCentre in St. Paul. Read More »