Mandibular Implant-Supported Telescopic Overdenture using Gold Electroforming System : A Case Report

Gold Electroforming System을 이용한 하악 임플란트 지지 텔레스코프 피개의치

  • Choi, Jee-Ha (Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Chonbuk National University) ;
  • Kim, Seung-Kyun (Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Chonbuk National University) ;
  • Yu, Byoung-Il (Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Chonbuk National University) ;
  • Ahn, Seung-Geun (Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Chonbuk National University) ;
  • Park, Ju-Mi (Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Chonbuk National University) ;
  • Song, Kwang-Yeob (Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Chonbuk National University) ;
  • Park, Charn-Woon (Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Chonbuk National University)
  • 최지하 (전북대학교 치과대학 치과보철학교실) ;
  • 김승균 (전북대학교 치과대학 치과보철학교실) ;
  • 유병일 (전북대학교 치과대학 치과보철학교실) ;
  • 안승근 (전북대학교 치과대학 치과보철학교실) ;
  • 박주미 (전북대학교 치과대학 치과보철학교실) ;
  • 송광엽 (전북대학교 치과대학 치과보철학교실) ;
  • 박찬운 (전북대학교 치과대학 치과보철학교실)
  • Received : 2008.03.23
  • Accepted : 2008.06.25
  • Published : 2008.06.30


In edentulous mandible, implant supported overdenture was considered as a first treatment option. In case of a implant supported telescopic overdenture, sufficient inter-arch space needs for arrangement of artificial teeth and attachment. Passive fit of the implant prosthesis is important factor for preventing mechanical failure. Gold Electroforming System is particularly useful to achieve a passive fit of telescopic attachment and results in precision marginal fit and the small thickness of the coping provides optimal space for narrow inter-arch space. This article presents that application of Gold Electroforming System can provide excellent esthetics and function on four-implant supported telescopic overdenture.


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