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A cone beam is indeed not just a cone beam…Despite guidelines, clinicians often have their own reality when it comes to CBCT usage in implantology. Unlike conventional 2D modalities, the numerous exposure parameters can drastically influence dose and image quality. In fact, the...

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Implant supported full arch rehabilitation involves a multidisciplinary approach. Bone quality and quantity, esthetics, biomechanics and interocclusal space are among the many other factors that should be taken into consideration. This presentation will show the advantages of 3D...

Radiology
Digital workflow
Guided Surgery
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The advent of CAD-CAM technology and its ever-growing optimization has rapidly caught the attention of the dental community for its potential applications. Specifically in the implant dentistry field, 3D imaging based diagnostics and treatment planning are becoming part of the...

Radiology
Digital workflow
Guided Surgery
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Patient cases

A 40-year-old male patient presented with agenesis of both upper lateral incisors and a Class III skeletal malocclusion. The treatment selected was: Orthodontic treatment, Implant placement #12 and #22 FDI  (#7 and #10 US).

Radiology
Anterior implants
Soft tissue management
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Patient cases

A 55-year-old male patient desired replacement of a previously extracted, missing lower canine #43 FDI (#27 US) which had not been previously restored. The treatment option was the placement of an implant with horizontal and vertical bone augmentation.

Radiology
Guided Surgery
CAD/CAM
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Treatment guidelines

Conventional dentures are a common treatment option, but, when bone is missing, they may not meet functional, psychological and social needs of the individual. Classical surgical approaches include different...

Radiology
Edentulous treatments
Implants in compromised sites
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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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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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Treatment guidelines

Spiral or Cone Beam CT (CBCT) data sets of the patient jaw bones and of the scan template are transcoded by a specific software to produce three-dimensional (3-D) images of the jaw bones and thickness of the mucosa. Software planning... 

Radiology
CAD/CAM
Diagnosis and treatment planning
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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

Teeth extractions are followed by a reduction of the bucco-lingual as well as the vertical dimension of the residual alveolar ridge. The ensuing resorption is progressive and even the basal jaw may become involved. In the lower jaw, the....

Radiology
Systemic factors
Patient assessment
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Treatment guidelines

At the beginning of the recall control it is necessary to define the intention of a radiograhical control and if it is needed. Radiological controls are only justified in the presence of certain symptoms, anamnesis and/or clinical examination...

Radiology
Aftercare / follow up
Peri-implant therapy
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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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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