Implant-retained thumb prosthesis with anti-rotational attachment for a geriatric patient.

@article{Goiato2010ImplantretainedTP,
  title={Implant-retained thumb prosthesis with anti-rotational attachment for a geriatric patient.},
  author={Marcelo Coelho Goiato and Idelmo Rangel Garcia-J{\'u}nior and Osvaldo Magro-Filho and D{\'e}lia Chaves Moreira Dos Santos and Eduardo Piza Pellizzer},
  journal={Gerodontology},
  year={2010},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={
          243-7
        }
}
This report presents the use of a dental implant with an anti-rotational attachment for the retention of a thumb prosthesis. A retention system was manufactured with an attachment (UCLA) screwed into the implant with a two-bar system that was cast in metallic silver palladium. A substructure made from heat-cured acrylic resin was joined to the retention system by clips to join the thumb to the finger (bar clip) in the cast with implant rejoinder. The silicone material, Silastic-MDX 44210, was… CONTINUE READING
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