The accuracy of implant impressions: a systematic review.

  title={The accuracy of implant impressions: a systematic review.},
  author={Heeje Lee and Joseph S So and J L Hochstedler and Carlo Ercoli},
  journal={The Journal of prosthetic dentistry},
  volume={100 4},
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Various implant impression techniques, such as the splint, pick-up, and transfer techniques, have been introduced, and some techniques may be more accurate than others. Also, clinically, some factors, including the angulation or depth of implants, may affect the accuracy of the implant impressions. PURPOSE The purposes of this review were to: (1) investigate the accuracy of published implant impression techniques, and (2) examine the clinical factors affecting implant… CONTINUE READING


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