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Treatment guidelines

Hand-made templates are duplicates obtained from the denture/tooth arrangement with access holes or titanium tubes. These are located in the correct positions and axes of the planned prosthetic teeth according to the CBCT a...

Guided Surgery
Edentulous treatments
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Treatment guidelines

Accurate implant planning is the first step to achieve an optimum prosthetic result. Well-fitting, well-designed dentures can directly be used for planning and pre-surgical analysis or a new tooth arrangement and mock-up have to be considered...

Guided Surgery
Edentulous treatments
Diagnosis and treatment planning
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Treatment guidelines

Edentulous

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Anesthesia

The choice of anesthesia depends on many variables including the complexity of treatment, duration of treatment, need for patient awareness and the response during treatment, only to name a few. In general, the clinician and patient should discuss the...

Patient assessment
Preoperative procedures
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Treatment guidelines

Surgery using a drill guide fabricated on the basis of CT scan images transformed by a planning software offers several clinical advantages...

Radiology
Digital workflow
Guided Surgery
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Checklists

Primary responsibility: Nurse/Dental Assistant
Timing: End of the day
Location: OR/Surgical Suite/Operatory
Comments: Refers to one room (not patient); only performed 1x per day

Radiology
Digital workflow
Guided Surgery
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Treatment guidelines

Flapless implant surgery is a minimally invasive procedure that can be performed either using guided surgery or custom fabricated surgical guides made of casts taken at the first patient visit. Several clinical papers reported excellent short- and long...

Radiology
Guided Surgery
Edentulous treatments
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Treatment guidelines

As described in Patient Assessment, a thorough evaluation of patient factors influencing whether to proceed with surgical therapy is relevant.
Depending on the tpe of surgery prescribe pre-operative medication (for example antibiotic coverage), if...

Patient assessment
Preoperative procedures
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Patient cases

A 65-year-old female patient came for a complete-arch treatment.  The aim was to re-position the old removable denture in its original position to be able to transfer it into a cement-retained provisional denture. 

Radiology
Guided Surgery
Edentulous treatments
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Treatment guidelines

Edentulous

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Provisionals

Conceptually, a provisional prosthesis for an edentulous patient is a convenient tool that offers the patient a satisfactory level of function and esthetic appearance while definitive treatment is undertaken...

Guided Surgery
Immediate loading / provisionalization
Diagnosis and treatment planning
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Treatment guidelines

The primary goal of creating a preliminary teeth arrangement for a try-in diagnostic evaluation is the opportunity to visualize those specific morphological features that impact functional and esthetic considerations for each treated patient...

Radiology
Guided Surgery
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Patient cases

A 72-year-old female patient was affected by the poor fit of her existing mandibular complete denture, especially the constant movement while chewing. The final treatment included a new maxillary complete denture and a mandibular implant fixed complete denture. 

Radiology
Guided Surgery
CAD/CAM
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Patient cases

A 65-year-old female patient came for a complete-arch treatment.  The aim was to re-position the old removable denture in its original position to be able to transfer it into a cement-retained provisional denture. 

Radiology
Digital workflow
Guided Surgery
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Patient cases

A 50-year-old female patient with a strong fear of the dentist. A full-mouth rehabilitation of the maxilla with implants using a surgical guide was performed.

Radiology
Guided Surgery
CAD/CAM
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Patient cases

A 65-year-old male healthy patient, who had already experienced implant reconstruction of his lower jaw some 12 years previously, wished to find a fixed alternative to his troublesome removable prosthesis. A good volume of bone and of keratinized tissues remained.

Radiology
Digital workflow
Guided Surgery
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Checklists

Primary responsibility: Nurse/Dental Assistant
Timing: At least one week before surgery
Location: Stock room

Preoperative procedures