Treatment plan: A how to guide
- Treatment planning should be prosthetically driven
- The prosthetic treatment planning phase guides the surgical requirements and approach
- The implant design must be chosen according to the bone density and volume
- Treatment planning guidelines
In conjunction with the diagnosis, the treatment plan is as key factor for the long-term success of any implant case.
The planning of the All-on-4® treatment concept should be prosthetically driven.
In accordance with the patient's anatomical and bone characteristics, the complexity of the case and the expertise of the surgeon, the surgical approach as well as the resulting workflow and materials are decided.
Bone volume and density
Discover how to plan your All-on-4® treatment according to the patient’s bone characteristics in this video lecture by Professor Paulo Malo.
Rationale for the surgical approach - The oral surgeon's call
Dr. Michael Danesh-Meyer discusses why we should prosthetically plan All-on-4® clinical cases digitally, from clinical and radiological exams to the final fit.
He presents full guided and pilot guided approaches to an All-on-4® cases and shows how to prepare for surgery virtually, including measurement of any required bone reduction and planning both surgical and prosthetic components.
Planning for soft bone - tips and tricks for the oral surgeon
Benefit from tips on how to adapt your drill protocol and obtain bi-cortical anchorage and primary stability in soft bone from Dr. Ana Ferro.
Step-by-step treatment planning
Click on the blue button below and be directed to the Treatment Planning Paragraph, from the IFCD e-book. This sub-section contains the step by step protocol and inputs on how to plan a full arch fixed rehabilitation.
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