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By Pär-Olov Östman, DDS, PhD, MD
Commercial Supporter: Zest Dental Solutions
This article provides insights into the basics of surgical and restorative prerequisites for immediate loading a full-arch fixed implant-supported restoration through various methods. Bone quality, primary stability, and other important factors for immediate loading are examined, along with options for both the temporary and definitive prostheses.
Describe important surgical guidelines for primary stability
Review chairside temporary options and time-saving protocols.
Discuss alternative definitive prosthetic options.
About the Author
Pär-Olov Östman, DDS, PhD, MD
Private Practice, Falun, Sweden