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Misfit of implant fixed complete denture following computer-guided surgery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19344035     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Recently, computer technology has made it possible to simulate implant placement, fabricate a precise surgical template based on the simulated implant locations, and fabricate a prosthesis prior to surgical placement of implants. Many successful patient treatments have been reported using this process, but little has been published regarding complications. This article reports on the misfit of an immediately loaded definitive fixed complete denture that had been fabricated prior to implant surgery. The prosthesis was designed and fabricated using computerized implant data. A surgical template was fabricated (Nobel Guide) from the computer data to guide implant placement using an "All-on-Four" design concept. Management of the prosthesis misfit is discussed along with subsequent clinical complications.
Kotaro Oyama; Joseph Y K Kan; Alejandro S Kleinman; Kitichai Runcharassaeng; Jaime L Lozada; Charles J Goodacre
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The International journal of oral & maxillofacial implants     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0882-2786     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants     Publication Date:    2009 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-04-06     Completed Date:  2009-06-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8611905     Medline TA:  Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  124-30     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, Loma Linda, California, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Alveolar Bone Loss / etiology,  surgery
Computer-Aided Design
Dental Abutments
Dental Implantation, Endosseous / instrumentation,  methods
Dental Implants*
Dental Prosthesis Design
Dental Prosthesis, Implant-Supported*
Dental Restoration Failure*
Denture Design
Denture, Complete, Upper*
Guided Tissue Regeneration, Periodontal / methods
Image Processing, Computer-Assisted / methods
Imaging, Three-Dimensional / methods
Maxilla / surgery*
Middle Aged
Osseointegration / physiology
Patient Care Planning
Surgery, Computer-Assisted*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dental Implants

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