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Immediate Loading of the Full Arch

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

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