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Treatment guidelines

Guided vs non-guided

Key points

  • Accurate implant planning is critical to achieve an optimal prosthetic result
  • Accurate implant placement can be performed in a template assisted, semi-guided and guided procedure
  • Implant surgery benefits from template-assisted surgery in complex situations

Clinical topics

Guided Surgery
Edentulous treatments
Diagnosis and treatment planning

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