Virtual-designed and computer-milled implant abutments.

  title={Virtual-designed and computer-milled implant abutments.},
  author={George F Priest},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  volume={63 9 Suppl 2},
  • George F Priest
  • Published 2005 in
    Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery…
Computer-designed and -generated implant abutments will fundamentally change the present restorative protocols for implant dentistry. Standard implant prosthetic techniques rely on implant level impressions and costly casting technology for component fabrication. Many dentists are uncomfortable making implant level impressions and resort to time-consuming conventional techniques of intraoral abutment preparation or do not offer implants as a treatment alternative. Implant abutments generated by… CONTINUE READING

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