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Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry

A completely digital workflow for the transition from a failed dentition to interim complete-arch fixed implant-supported prostheses: A clinical report

Published:December 30, 2020DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prosdent.2020.09.037

      Abstract

      This clinical report describes a completely digital workflow for the rehabilitation of the maxillary and mandibular arches with implant-supported fixed interim prostheses. Computer-assisted implant planning was used to fabricate a multifunctional surgical template for the guided placement of transitional and endosteal dental implants. Advantages of this technique include the integration of a completely digital workflow into the production of a virtual diagnostic tooth arrangement for edentulous patients, the planning of implant placement as per a restorative-driven approach, and the delivery of implant-supported fixed interim prostheses.
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