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Treatment guidelines

Parafunction

Key points

  • Parafunctional activities can apply high forces to implant-based restorations and may require adequate adaptation of the treatment plan and restoration design
  • Perform clinical assessment of parafunctional signs (occlusal wear, occlusion, etc.)
  • Consider reinforcement of prosthetic work (increase number of implants, choose strong implant design, rigid splinting of implants), removable restoration construction design, non-implant based prosthetic treatment alternatives

Clinical topics

Temporomandibular Joint
Implant designs
Biomechanics and occlusion
Local factors
Patient assessment

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