Oct 2017
Attachments in Prosthodontics

Dr Brenda Baker
This case study details a patient who requested a fixed replacement of the missing teeth in upper right quadrant. Implants or a removable appliance options were rejected, therefore the bridge was designed for the patient.

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Apr 2017
Successful vertical dimension change by using the Penn Composite Stent™

Dr Brenda Baker
This case study features how the vertical dimension can be altered to increased visible tooth structure for a more attractive smile. The dentist used the Penn Composite Stent™ for the upper arch and Michigan splint for the lower arch to improve dental appearance.

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Nov 2016
Minimal Intervention Dentistry – The Penn Composite Stent™

Dr Brenda Baker
This case study features the process of working out a treatment plan for a full mouth rehab, looking at using the Penn Composite Stent™ for 8 upper teeth and 4 lower teeth. After the case presentation appointment, the patient understood the implications of both non-treatment and the proposed treatment, and elected to proceed with the treatment plan.

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Sep 2016
Implant-supported Overdentures

Dr Brenda Baker
This case study details a patient who initially presented with both upper laterals fractured at the gum line (Fig. 1). Teeth 26 and 24 were missing. Intraoral examination indicated evidence of generalised moderate to severe periodontitis. After discussing options with the patient, the patient decided on replacement of missing/unrestorable teeth with implant/crowns.

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Jun 2016
Removable Partial Denture

Dr Brenda Baker
This case study details a patient whose chief complaints were of a lost filling and chipped lower front teeth (teeth 41,42), appearance of 11 and 21 not being aesthetic, and wished to have old amalgam restorations replaced.

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Feb 2016
Resorption

Dr Brenda Baker
This case study details a patient who presented to the surgery with the chief complaint of a loose front tooth which was uncomfortable upon chewing and pressure. A diagnosis of internal resorption was given and it was recommended that that tooth be removed and other restorative options be assessed.

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Oct 2015
Implant Rehabilitation 2

Dr Brenda Baker
This case study details a patient who presented to the surgery after a football accident when he was knocked in the mouth. On examination there was a crack in the tooth and the patient was advised that it was unable to be saved. After the treatment plan discussions, the patient opted to have the implant.

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Jun 2015
Implant Rehabilitation

Dr Brenda Baker
This case study details a patient who was concerned that she had been wearing the same full upper denture for 40 years. The patient expressed a desire to have the lower teeth removed and new full upper and full lower dentures constructed. The patient’s wish was not to have to go to the dentist again.

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Mar 2015
Dry Mouth

Dr Brenda Baker
This case study details a patient who has experienced xerostomia as a result of treatment for squamous cell carcinoma of the left tonsil involving surgery followed by deep x-ray therapy.

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Oct 2014
Worn Dentition and Broken Down Teeth

Dr Brenda Baker
A female aged over 70 presented with an unremarkable medical history seeking a comprehensive examination as the last dental examination was over four years ago.  The patient is a non-smoker. Her main concerns were her worn dentition and broken down teeth.

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