n the utilization of a screw in order to hold an abutment or prosthesis in place.
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Together with the corresponding TiBases, customized screw-retained crowns- with a number of advantages- can be produced.
3,4 Many dental professionals will agree that cement-retained crowns or screw-retained crowns are a necessity for multiple units.
The solution supports ATLANTIS abutments for cement- and screw-retained restorations as well as the ATLANTIS Conus Abutments custom for friction fit, removable restorations.
Considering the mechanical loads on un-splinted implant molar crown restorations, the mechanical strength of many types of screw-retained implant-abutment connections is too low.
Cement-retained versus screw-retained implant restorations: achieving optimal occlusion and esthetics in implant dentistry.
A screw-retained metal provisional abutment was placed into the soft tissue cast and flowable composite was injected around the abutment to the tissue height, capturing the remodeled contours of the soft tissue.
20) Even though screw retained implants are associated with a lower prevalence of peri-implant diseases, nowadays cement retained ones are the most frequent due to improved aesthetics and lack of screw-retained implant problems (screw loosening, implant annulations, passive fit, lack of screw holes) resulting in a diminished number of fractures, easier access in the posterior part of the mouth, increased cost, increased complexity of components and laboratory procedures, (21) more prone to fractures, (22) etc.
If the screw-retained left grip is also taken off, the entire bolt assembly can be removed in seconds, and all of the springs are captive units.
Eight chapters on theory examine the benefits of immediate loading, differences between traditional and immediate loading protocols, strategies for optimizing osseointegration, management of esthetics, and selection of screw-retained or cemented provisional prostheses.
ATLANTIS[TM] abutments help to expand the possibilities for cement-retained implant restorations and are available for all major implant systems and in titanium, gold-shaded titanium and five shades of zirconia, including a translucent white zirconia available for their single-tooth, screw-retained ATLANTIS[TM] Crown Abutment.
Astra Tech Dental, leader and provider of comprehensive solutions for implant dentistry, is pleased to announce the introduction of Atlantis([TM]) Crown Abutment for single-tooth, screw-retained restorations.