ARAB DENTAL 30 (2017), No. 4 15. Jan. 2018
ARAB DENTAL 30 (2017), No. 4 (15.01.2018)
Page 4-18, Language: Arabic
Implant-Borne, Fixed Immediate Restoration - Safe Treatment Option or an Incalculable Risk?
Schweiger, Josef / Edelhoff, Daniel / Beuer, Florian / Stimmelmayr, Michael / Güth, Jan-Frederik
More and more patients request fixed prosthetic restorations. They consider the stress to be anticipated due to the necessary augmentation together with the incalculable outcome an insurmountable hurdle. In addition, they expect to be provided with a restoration requring neither time-consuming healing times nor badly fitting temporary restorations. Can patients' wishes be met by treatment involving an implantborne temporary immediate restoration or does placement of this type of restoration represent an incalculable risk? Apart from the best known All-on-4 system supplied by Nobel Biocare, in the meantime many others such as Straumann Pro Arch or Comfour from Camlog have gained market acceptance. This article explains the clinical and scientific considerations of this type of restoration, as well as the potential risks encountered with such treatment.