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Treatment guidelines

Parallel implant placement

Key points

  • The drilling protocol will be influenced by the bone density and may vary depending on surgeon‘s experience and type/system of implant used
  • Drilling must be accompanied by sufficient irrigation preventing the bone from overheating
  • The surgeon should be familiar with the implant type/system and drills being used

Clinical topics

Success & failure

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