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Treatment guidelines

Placement

Key points

  • The prosthesis should be connected to ensuring proper seating
  • Esthetics and occlusion should be carefully evaluated before torquing of retaining screws
  • Post-surgical and oral hygiene instructions should be provided to the patient

Clinical topics

Implant prosthetics
Fixed prosthetics

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