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Fig. 20: Impression copings were picked up in the impression taken with polyether material in the anterior region and zinc oxide eugenol material in the posterior edentulous area

Long-term success rate of mandibular locator implant-retained overdentures: How do we ensure predictable results?

Introduction Fully edentulous patients with severely resorbed ridges and unfavorable jaw relations often encounter difficulties with their conventional denture due to an impaired load-bearing capability, especially in the lower arch. Implant-retained overdentures (IODs) were proposed as an effective treatment for rehabilitating such patients to restore both function and esthetics and

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Fig. 7: Post-operative OPT showing implant position, MUA and seating of provisional prostheses

Immediate Full Arch Load – Dual Arch Case Report

The landscape of dentistry, particularly implant dentistry, is rapidly changing. More and more patients are finding themselves at the crossroads presented by failing dentition. The options available are often limited to full arch rehabilitation with implants vs progression to partial or full edentulism. The ‘All-On-X’ concept has been around for

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Fig. 5: Bond milled teeth on milled denture bases. A: maxillary denture; B: mandibular denture

Is a Digital Workflow for Removable Prosthesis Practical or Not?

Why digital? As CAD/CAM is being more widely used in dentistry, how does it facilitate clinical practice? Digital workflows consist of data acquisition, computer-aided design, and computer-aided manufacturing. As these digital tools improve, they can mostly calculate errors in each procedure. Every step can be digitized, and the whole process

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