Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry

Managing a fractured one-piece zirconia abutment with a modified plastic periodontal probe: A clinical report

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      This clinical report describes the management of a fractured 1-piece zirconia stock abutment from an implant with an internal connection using a modified plastic periodontal probe. This minimally invasive approach allows for the retrieval of fractured prosthetic components without causing irreversible damage to the implant’s platform or its internal threads and does not require special equipment or costly instruments.
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