Paulo Malo: All-on-4® treatment concept: why, when and how
- Treatment solutions for the edentulous maxilla
- Discussion on tilted implants, cantilevers and grafting
- Bone density is more important than bone volume
- New York 2013 symposium presentation
The lecture explains the principles of the All-on-4 concept and gives insight in the treatment steps and procedures with a clinical patient treatment example in the edentulous maxilla. Dr Malo reviews important parameters like bone quality, number of implants, implant selection, surgical protocol, immediate function, gingiva design, appropriate tooth selection, impression taking and immediate provisionalization with a fixed acrylic bridge. Dr Malo highlights that bone density is more important than bone volume and presents different treatment solutions in the edentulous maxilla ranging from 6 straight implants to sqad Zygoma solution.