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December 17, 2015
By Alfonso F. Pineyro, DDS
Supported by Straumann
To optimize outcomes for immediate implants, it is essential that the entire dental team—restorative dentist, implant surgeon, dental laboratory technician, and dental hygienist—collaborate effectively in planning and executing treatment for patients needing implants. This entails achieving numerous communication goals that can be described using the acronym CALM, which means Cost, Aims of treatment, Liability, and Maintenance.
Review relevant case selection, loading protocols, and bone-grafting needs for complex full-arch cases.
Discuss the literature regarding advanced and complex therapies in the mandible and maxilla for full-arch treatment.
Describe immediate implant placement and loading to improve functional outcomes and to meet patient requirements.
About the Author
Alfonso F. Pineyro has a private practice in Seattle, Washington.Download FREE eBook now!