An extended guide pin for a direct implant impression.


A precise implant impression is essential for the passive fit of an implant superstructure. Although digital impressions are becoming more popular, conventional impression techniques are still frequently used. A direct (pick-up) open tray impression technique uses a guide pin. When an implant is deeply placed, the guide pin may not extend through the hole… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2016.03.011


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