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Treatment guidelines

Implant placement - maxilla

Key points

  • Limited risk for damaging anatomically relevant structures
  • Four implants are already sufficient if proper bone quantity and quality and anterior – posterior spread of implants can be guaranteed
  • Choice between fixed prosthesis and removable overdenture relate to patient age and dexterity, preference, esthetics and antero-posterior intermaxillary relation
  • Esthetic outcome is often a major concern if the patient has a high lip line

Clinical topics

Edentulous treatments
Soft tissue management
Implant prosthetics

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