Zest FAQ & How-To's
Find Answers to Our Most Common Questions
- Product Questions
- Procedure Questions
- What products you need for your case, by brand
- What you'll need when using a Lab or Digital Processing
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Have a Product Question that we missed? Ask Us!
Q: How do I measure Tissue Height?
Q: How do I choose the correct LOCATOR Cuff Height?
Q: How do I choose the compatible abutment for a specific implant?
Q: What are the rentention strengths of processing inserts by color?
Q: What is the difference between Extended Range and the Standard Range LOCATOR inserts?
Q: How does the Core Tool work?
Q: How do I place a LOCATOR FIXED prosthesis?
Q: How do I remove a LOCATOR FIXED prosthesis?
Q: How to use the LOCATOR Wrench?
Q: Do I need to buy a driver to torque a LOCATOR in the implant?
Q: How do I use the LOCATOR R-Tx Insert Tool?
Q: How do I choose the correct abutment Analog?
Q: What do I do with patients with non-LOCATOR overdenture attachment systems?
Q: How do I use CHAIRSIDE Attachment Processing Material?
Q: How should the patient clean nylon inserts and dentures at home?
Q: What is the difference between the standard LOCATOR processing pack and the stainless steel option?
Q: How do I clean my PrepStart Tips?
Have a Procedure Question that we missed? Ask Us!
Q: How to place / plant a Zest attachment?
Q: How to do an Overdenture?
Q: How do I convert a removable overdenture to a FIXED Full-Arch?
Q: How do I place the housing?
Q: How do I replace a LOCATOR insert?
Q: How do I know when to replace a LOCATOR Abutment?
Q: How do I replace a LOCATOR?
Q: How do you remove a LOCATOR housing from an overdenture?
Q: How far above the tissue should the LOCATOR Abutment be?
Q: How much of the abutment should be above the gingival tissue?
Q: What do I torque the LOCATOR to when attaching to an implant?
Q: How to retrofit a LOCATOR Retention Insert?
Q: How to laser sodder LOCATOR to Bar?
Q: How do I sterilize LOCATOR?
Q: How to replace the retention male LOCATOR insert?
Q: How to soften denture adhesive for removal of denture?
Q: How to take a pick up impression for LOCATORS?
Q: How to reline an overdenture with Zest anchors?
Q: Should I frame my overdentures case, or not?
Q: What are the insurance billing CDT codes for an overdenture procedure?
What Will You Need for Your Case?
Don't forget the essentials!
For: The Original LOCATOR
For: LOCATOR R-Tx
For: LOCATOR Implants
For: LOCATOR FIXED
For: LOCATOR Root
For: LOCATOR Cast-To and Bar
For: LOCATOR Multi-Unit / MUA
Digital & Lab Processing Questions
Be prepared when using a lab or digital processing method.
Q: How to Lab Process LOCATORS?
Q: How do I do an intraoral scan an edentulous ridge with LOCATOR scan bodies?
Q: I am planning to send everything to the lab to process my overdenture case, what do I need to order?
Q: Do Zest analogs and impression copings register / show up on a digital impression?
Q: How to do a basic maxillary scan technique digital scan for edentulous implant patients?
Q: How to do a maxillary scan technique with scan bodies digital scan for edentulous implant patients?
Q: What is mandibular scan protocol for edentulous implant patients?