Implant Case Study...............Professor Philip Russo

3/9/01


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Implant Case Study...............Professor Philip Russo

This patient has been treated for severe periodontal disease.....and requested an aesthetic fixed prosthesis...... DL-412 1

Lower view................ DL-412....2

The remaning upper teeth were exctracted...this was done to fullfill the patientís wish for a long term aesthetic solution..... Implants are in place..... DL-412 3

After a healing period of 4 months....an impression was taken.........note healing caps.... DL- 412 4

Implant cores in place...ready for pick-up impression...to be sent to the Dental Laborartory for prosthetic fabrication.......How is the realtionship of the implants maintained? Analogs are utilized...........DL-412 5

In the Dental Laboratory....The prepared abutments... on working models.....Note how the abutments are tapered to allow for proper tooth contouring....DL-412..6

Ceramic frame finished and in place on model Note coping contours...embrasures..overall design... DL-412...7

Finished fixed upper bridges....ready for insertion.... Again....Note all contours.................DL-412 8

Upper bridge is finished and seated.....Work begins on lower.....Implants are in place.........................DL-412 9

Occlusal view of lower jaw with implants.... DL-412 10

During the healing phase of the lower...the lower denture was relined to accomodate the healing caps and to allow dental function for the patient.....DL-412..11

Implants are secured together using duralay....Again..pick-up impression is taken and sent to the Dental Laboratory for fabricating.............DL-412..12

Lower ceramic frame is tried-in....Note occlusal openings to allow for retention screws into abutments. This is a screw-retained bridge..............DL-412...13

Lower fixed bridge in place....Note retention screws in occlusal areas....openings will be filled and contoured to complete the case........DL-412...14

Before......................... DL-412....15

Before.................. DL-412.....16

After.................................. DL-412.........16

Author: Philip Russo

Email: prusso1499@aol.com