Cement-retained and Screw-retained Implant-supported Prostheses in Treatment of Dental Arch Defects


Authors: P. Šimůnek 1;  T. Dostálová 1;  R. Foltán 2
Authors‘ workplace: Dětská stomatologická klinika 2. LF UK a FN Motol, Praha přednostka prof. MUDr. T. Dostálová, DrSc., MBA 1;  Stomatologická klinika 1. LF UK a VFN Praha přednosta prof. MUDr. J. Mazánek, DrSc. 2
Published in: Česká stomatologie / Praktické zubní lékařství, ročník 107, 2007, 3, s. 51-56

Overview

Fixed dentures could be connected to implants by abutments, through tightening of small screws or cementation. Another option is the direct screw connection without abutments. Dentist should decide which method of connection is appropriate for a given situation. Knowledge of advantages, disadvantages and limitations of methods above is important for treatment plan and design of stable and functional denture.

Key words:
dental implants – abutment – screw-retained dentures – cement-retained dentures


Labels
Maxillofacial surgery Orthodontics Dental medicine
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