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A 45-year-old female patient who was referred re-failing post crown in tooth #21 FDI (#9 US), multiple failed veneers, generalized tooth wear and loss of OVD. The treatment involved the extraction of the root and immediate implant placement with a Connective Tissue Graft.

Anterior implants
Implants in compromised sites
Bone grafting and regeneration
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A 53-year-old female patient with #22 FDI (#10 US), which was endodontically treated and discolored, was esthetically unpleasing. The tooth was hopeless due to root fracture. A treatment plan was formulated to replace the non-vital tooth with an implant.

Radiology
Anterior implants
Soft tissue management
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A 39-year-old male patient with large diastemas. The following case was solved by a combination of orthodontics and prosthodontics, along with tools used to predictably achieve the desired result.

Radiology
Biomechanics and occlusion
Single and multi-unit restorations
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In this presentation, emphasis will be placed on clinical situations that are best served aesthetically with zirconia. While the main advantage of zirconia is its mechanical strength, it is possible to design the restoration to maximize its esthetic potential and also to blend it...

CAD/CAM
Prosthetic materials
Implant prosthetics
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Unique physical, optical, and biologic properties have made zirconia a preferred material for restorative options from single units to full-mouth rehabilitations. For bilayer restorations with zirconia as a core and framework material, proper selection and application of the...

CAD/CAM
Prosthetic materials
Single and multi-unit restorations
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Patient cases

A 68-year-old female patient wearing an implant-supported restoration with a very high mobility due to periimplantitis. The treatment consisted in placement of new implants and a new prosthesis to re-establish function, esthetics and provide overall comfort.

Radiology
CAD/CAM
Edentulous treatments
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Treatment guidelines

Implant supported overdentures are an evidence-based treatment option for edentulous patients leading to a significantly increased quality of life.
There are various retention elements available which connect the implants directly...

CAD/CAM
Prosthetic materials
Implant prosthetics
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Treatment guidelines

Implant overdentures are an excellent treatment option for edentulous patients and lead to significant improvement of quality of life. There are various options for their retention mechanism...

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Prosthetic materials
Implant prosthetics
Removable prosthetics
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Patient cases

A 62-year-old male patient with a long history of periodontitis which resulted in extensive gingival recessions compromising the aesthetics. The treatment plan involved a combination of implant-and tooth-supported restorations.

Radiology
Posterior implants
Bone grafting and regeneration
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Patient cases

A 67-year-old male patient presented with visible black triangles and a cracked tooth in need of replacement. Failing teeth were extracted and replaced by implant-supported restorations, bridges on natural teeth and single crowns or veneers.

Posterior implants
Implant prosthetics
Esthetic zone prosthetics
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Treatment guidelines

Removable prostheses should always be removed over night. Since the acrylic denture base is tightly covering the keratinised mucosa, it often leads to fungal/candida infections of the ginigiva under the prosthesis....

Aftercare / follow up
Fixed prosthetics
Removable prosthetics
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Treatment guidelines

The objective of systematic periodic recalls for patients wearing overdentures are three-fold...

Aftercare / follow up
Removable prosthetics
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Treatment guidelines

All tissue surfaces, prosthesis surfaces and implant surfaces should be accessible by oral hygiene aids like toothbrushes, interdental brushes and dental floss or dental tape. It is paramount that, during treatment planning...

Aftercare / follow up
Fixed prosthetics
Oral hygiene instructions
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Treatment guidelines

The regular recall control appointment, at least every 6 months, should comprise a hygiene check by the dental/oral hygienist or other auxiliary, and include professional cleaning of the restoration, prosthetic components, sulcus and any...

Aftercare / follow up
Fixed prosthetics
Oral hygiene instructions
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Treatment guidelines

Attachment selection

The relative merits of different prosthodontic treatment objectives - resilient versus rigid attachments - are controversial and empirical. A resilient retention mechanism is recommended on the assumption that this will protect implants from overload; while in...

Prosthetic materials
Implant prosthetics
Biomechanics and occlusion