ISSN: 2394-8418 Clinical Group

Journal of Dental Problems and Solutions  Open Access


    Open Access Case Report Article ID: JDPS-4-149

    The use of a customized mounting guide for Implant-Prosthetic Restoration of the Fully Edentulous Arch

    Gregor-Georg Zafiropoulos*, Evangelos Sotiropoulos, Tae Ho Yoon and Moosa Abuzayda

    Reconstruction of fully edentulous arches with implant-retained dentures requires thorough planning and precise registration of the interocclusal relationship, to achieve a successful treatment outcome. This technical report describes three representative approaches from a cohort of 89 fully edentulous arches in 69 patients who were treated with the described mounting guide technique. A technique of using a duplicated denture as a guide is described, which allows for the accurate transfer of the occlusal relationship and vertical dimensions, while facilitating the full-arch restoration process with implantretained fixed or removable dentures and reducing the number of required in-office sessions.

    Keywords: Dental implants; Dentures; Mounting guide; Implant prosthodontic

    Published on: Jul 12, 2017 Pages: 54-57

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2394-8418.000049 CrossMark

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