- 1.Insert the interim restoration in the patient’s mouth, add bonding agent (Optibond FL; Kerr Corp), and place the composite resin (Premise Body; Kerr Corp) on the facial surface of the interim restoration to form a 2-mm-diameter button. Light polymerize. (Fig. 1)
- 2.Make an implant-level impression using polyvinyl siloxane impression material (Extrude Extra-High Consistency, Extrude-Low Consistency; Kerr Corp) (Fig. 2A).
- 3.Remove the interim restoration, and secure it with the implant analog (Nobel Active 4.3 mm diameter; Nobel Biocare). Insert this assembly into the definitive impression by using the negative of the composite resin button as a reference for correct positioning. (Fig. 2B)
- 4.Pour soft tissue cast in Type 3 dental stone (Microstone; Whip Mix Corp).
- 5.Fabricate the definitive crown.
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