ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit house by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp/
Approved PACE Program Provider. FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry, or AGD endorsement. 1/1/2017 to 12/31/2022. ID # 209722.
April 12, 2018
By Pär-Olov Östman, DDS, PhD, MD
Supported by Zest Anchors, LLC
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