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Maxillary anterior fixed implant prosthesis using customized nonprecious metal casting abutment: a case report

비귀금속 주조 맞춤형 지대주를 이용한 상악 전치부 임플란트 보철수복 증례

  • Lee, Jae-In (Department of Prosthodontics, College of Dentistry, Wonkwang University and Institute of Wonkwang Dental Research)
  • 이재인 (원광대학교 치과대학 치과보철학교실 및 원광치의학 연구소)
  • Received : 2014.10.10
  • Accepted : 2015.01.08
  • Published : 2015.03.31

Abstract

It is hard to restore and manage anterior teeth esthetically and functionally; because of peri-implantitis, not only hard and soft tissue problem such as alveolar bone resorption and interdental papilla loss but also esthetic problem caused by metal abutment exposure can occur. This case presents patients using customized abutment made of Co-Cr alloy that can be made by conventional casting and compensate the shortcomings of prefabricated titanium abutments, and cement-retained prosthesis.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 원광대학교

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