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J Prosthet Dent. 2018 Mar;119(3):319-324. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2017.04.004. Epub 2017 Jun 23.

Minimizing the discrepancy between implant platform and alveolar bone for tilted implants with a sloped implant platform: A clinical report.

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1
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. and Director, Mediterranean Prosthodontic Institute, Castellon, Spain. Electronic address: fernando@prosthodontics.es.
2
Associate Professor and Director, Post-Doctoral Periodontology Program, Laboratory for Immunoregulation and Tissue Engineering, Ostrow School of Dentistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.

Abstract

In a patient with edentulism, distally tilted implants with a novel sloped implant platform were used to minimize the discrepancy between the implant platform and alveolar bone crest and to restore complete-arch monolithic zirconia implant-supported fixed prostheses.

PMID:
28652075
DOI:
10.1016/j.prosdent.2017.04.004
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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