Implant Retained Fixed Partial Denture - A Case Report
The use of dental implants in the maxillary anterior region to replace missing teeth has gained widespread acceptance as a viable treatment option.As compared to a traditional crown and idge placement or a removable denture placement a dental implant supported fixed partial denture has a significant benefits. Non involvement of adjacent teeth, preservation of the residual ridge, better oral hygiene maintainance are the key ones.Placing dental implant in the maxillary anterior region requires precise planning, surgery, and prosthetic treatment. As this is in the aesthetic zone, a multi-step process needs to be followed that includes esthetics, phonetics, lip support, bone support, occlusion, medical and dental history, and patient expectations. This clinical report details the treatment procedure for reconstruction of the anterior maxillary arch with an implant-supported fixed prosthesis. Diagnosis, treatment planning, and appointment sequence are described, as is the importance of establishing soft-tissue outcomes that enable the patient to properly clean the area.
Keywords :implant supported fixed partial denture anterior implant supported bridge fixed bridge
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IMPLANT RETAINED FIXED PARTIAL DENTURE - A CASE REPORT, Amna Ali Elmagtuf Ezawi, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MEDICINE : Volume-2 | Issue-5 | September-2018
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